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Great Spiritual and Socially Path Breaking Leaders (Gurus) in 21st Century

by Ashok Kumar Anand

  • ISBN Hardcover: 9789357600194, 9357600191
  • ISBN Paperback: 9789357600200, 9357600205
  • Year of Publication: 2024
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 323
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishing House
  • Sale price ₹ 395.00 Regular price ₹ 395.00

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    Book Description:

    The book throws a bright light on various paths and options offered by the vast cultural heritage, ethos and traditions of India for the sake of spiritual development. It shares detailed information for various institutions including missions, meditation centres, foundations, ashrams, trusts, sects, yoga centres etc., that have been teaching the spiritual values successfully. Besides, the book provides various relevant details for these institutions including time of their establishment, founders, locations, strengths, gains (spiritual) for the investors etc., that might help those aiming to contact or visit these institutions for the spiritual upliftment.

    About the Author: 

    ASHOK ANAND was born at Dehradun in a family with strong roots in the Vedic culture and keen leanings towards Arya Samaj movement inculcating its practical manifestation in the people’s day to day lives.

    Leading a Spartan and disciplined life from his early years, Anand grew up to be a highly conscious person with strong inclinations towards social causes. To earn a living, he went on to join the Central Government of India a few years after completion of his studies and retired distinguishingly after serving it for nearly four decades.

    He devoted his spare time to various social activities including founding a cultural club at Delhi, free distribution of medicine to slum dwellers, organising medical and blood donation camps, disbursement of the old age pension to the deserving in rural area, free distribution of the school books and uniforms to name only a few. One of the significant achievements of Anand’s work includes the founding of “Ayudham - Home for Aged and Infirm” with like-minded persons and serving the same for more than 25 years.

    Besides, he has been visiting various national and international institutions helping the mankind to develop spiritually.