Book Review: Wisdom from the Ramayana by Chaitanya Charan

Book Name: Wisdom from the Ramayana

Author: Chaitanya Charan

Publisher: Fingerprint

Rating: 5/5

Book Blurb: What turns friends into worst enemies?
Is accepting misfortunes as our destiny fatalistic or pragmatic?
Can we regulate our emotions without repressing them?
Seeking answers to such universal questions, Wisdom from the Ramayana: On Life and Relationships taps into the timeless wisdom of the Ramayana, encompassing many of its characters and reflecting on the complex dynamics of their relationships.
By analyzing the thought processes of these characters and the principles they lived by, this self-help book offers guidelines to build lasting relationships and lead a spiritually fulfilling life.

Review: Wisdom from the Ramayana is a neat little handy book that discusses the ancient wisdom found in various stories of the timeless Indian epic, The Ramayana. The Author is well versed and has presented the material in a very easy to understand language suitable even for the layman.

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Picture Credit: Fingerprint

The various tales have been presented and discussed in detail in this book. Each one of them is then discussed and the reader finds out how to implement the learning for improvements in his life. This is a treasure trove and the best part is that it does not come across as a book full of sermons but is meant specifically for the common reader.

Each of the tales selected deal with specific issues encountered in daily lives such as relationships, fear, morality and aspect of God.

It is a very well compiled book, rich in its selection and discussion. Even readers who are not acquainted with the stories of the Ramayana will find it easy to follow the book since the tale is narrated first and then the issue is discussed in detail.

 

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