In the Presence of the Masters

by Romola Butalia


  • ISBN Hardcover: 9789393214836, 9393214832
  • ISBN Paperback: 9789393214904, 9393214905
  • Year of Publication: 2022
  • Edition: 2nd Revised
  • No. of Pages: 135
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishing House
  • Regular price ₹ 650.00

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    About the Book:

    This book is reputed journalist Romola Butalia’s  account Of meetings with Himalayan masters. It traverses the spiritual path and practices that have been transmitted through untold ages. A spiritual journey, a narration of circumstance events that took the writer  ‘home’ on an uncharted path.

    About the Author:

    ROMOLA BUTALIA did her Masters in Economics from Delhi School of Economics. As a media person. She worked in print, visual media and digital media. India Travelogue is a website initially created  by her in  1997, and she continues to be the Editor. She is co-founder of Save Kumaon, which supports initiatives to Preserve, protect foster and rejuvenate the natural ecology, traditions, culture and spiritual heritage of the Kumaon Himalaya.

    She has written two books : In the Presence of the Masters and Sri Babaji Immortal Yogi of the Himalayas. She spent many years in sadhana or spiritual practice, bhraman or wandering, swadhyaya or Introspective study and anushthan or prescribed ceremony.  As a practitioner in the traditions of the Himalayan yogis, she is known as Sriji. The search for wisdom and joy led to a continuing tryst with the Himalaya.  Since 2012, she lives a reclusive life in the Uttarakhand Himalaya.