Short stories for all; for happy living and spiritual fulfilment.
How can we be at peace even in stressful situations? Why are we unhappy even when we have wealth and comforts? Are all the events of our life predestined? Is it possible to overcome destiny and if so, how? If God is just, why do innocents suffer and the wicked prosper? Was Lord Rama justified in killing Vali? How is one to firmly adhere to Dharma and also be pragmatic and efficient? How may we effectively control our anger and how should we deal with those ill-disposed towards us? How does an enlightened Guru spiritually uplift his disciple? How may one avoid being misled by pseudo-gurus? What is the benefit of karma-yoga and how is it to be practised? How are we to discern the Self in ourselves? How do we comprehend the Vedantic position that the world is illusory?
Answers to these and many other such questions, as also topics such as the subtleties of Dharma, Meditation, Samadhi and the inspiring lives of great ones have been interestingly presented in about hundred parables by His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Abhinava Vidyatheertha Mahaswamiji of the Sringeri Sharada Peetham. These stories have been culled from His public discourses and personal conversations and included in this book “Edifying Parables”. This e-book is now offered free of cost to all, in commemoration of the centenary of the great Acharya’s birth.