Parables for the Soul

K. Venkataraman


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At one stage or other in life everyone has felt the need for spiritual support for drawing on the accumulated wisdom of millennia. Parables are an easy way to access that wisdom. All spiritual Masters of the East and the West have used the parable to telling effect as a medieum of their teaching. The globalisation of communciations and the intermingling of cultures has changed the perspectives of the intelligent man and woman.

A missing element in the emerging global village is the recognition of the commonality of matters f spirit and of the benefits of sharing insights to a better life. About Author : Krishnaswamy Venkataraman, Ph.d. has a family background of the Hindu advaitic tradition. He kept up his spiritual reading through long years of national and international service which gae him an exposure to different cultures, religion and school of thought, thus strengthening his conviction that all over the world there are shared insights in matters spiritual.

Contents : Preface Sources Know what you Are Know What the World Is Illusions, Delusions and Discrimination Does Mind Matter What Colour is your Ego The Ultimate Experience One Relaity Many Forms Importance of Being Earnest Several Paths, Same Destination Prayer and Surrender Let Go Balance Act your part

What will you learn from this book

  1. Universal Wisdom: The parables in the book convey timeless wisdom and moral lessons that are relevant to people of all ages and backgrounds, transcending cultural and religious boundaries.

  2. Simple yet Profound: Each parable is presented in a simple and accessible manner, making it easy for readers to understand and relate to the underlying message.

  3. Reflection and Contemplation: The stories encourage readers to reflect on their own lives and contemplate deeper truths, fostering introspection and self-awareness.

  4. Values and Virtues: Many of the parables highlight the importance of virtues such as compassion, honesty, humility, and forgiveness, emphasizing their transformative power in shaping character and relationships.

  5. Guidance for Life's Challenges: Through allegorical narratives, the book provides guidance for navigating life's challenges and dilemmas, offering insights into handling adversity, making ethical choices, and finding inner peace.

  6. Spiritual Growth: The parables inspire spiritual growth and personal development, encouraging readers to cultivate qualities like faith, patience, resilience, and gratitude on their journey towards self-realization.

  7. Teaching through Stories: The use of storytelling as a teaching tool allows complex spiritual concepts to be conveyed in a relatable and engaging manner, making it easier for readers to grasp and internalize the teachings.

  8. Empathy and Compassion: Many parables highlight the importance of empathy and compassion towards others, urging readers to extend kindness and understanding to those in need.

  9. Interconnectedness: The stories underscore the interconnectedness of all living beings and the universe, promoting a sense of unity, harmony, and interconnectedness among humanity.

  10. Transformation and Redemption: Several parables explore themes of transformation and redemption, illustrating how individuals can overcome past mistakes, grow spiritually, and embark on a journey of self-discovery and enlightenment.

Language English
ISBN-10 8187075694
ISBN-13 9788187075691
No of pages 192
Font Size Medium
Book Publisher Srishti Publishers & Distributors
Published Date 02 Jan 2002

About Author

Author : K. Venkataraman


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