In this book the author has presented a view of ancient Indian Culture and Civilisation as seen in some of their best representatives. It gives a reality and concreteness to what may appear to be the somewhat shadowy and abstract ideals of Indian thought.
The history of Hindu India is very well represented in five characters brought to gether here. Each of them presents as aspect of India thought and life.yajnavalkya is the typical and most historical example of Vedic thought the foundation-head and perhaps the high water-mark, too of the entire stream of Indian thought.
About the Author(s)
Noted historian and politician, Dr. Radhakumud Mookerji, started life as Professor of History in the Bengal National College under the Principalship of the late Sri Aurobindo. Subsequently, he joined the Mysore University where he was Professor of History from 1917 to 1921. Thereafter he became Professor and Head of the Department of History in the Lucknow University and remained there for an unbroken period of twenty-five years. After retirement he continued to be Emeritus where his friends had endowed a Lectureship in his name. He was a prolific author and had to his credit 15 books on different aspects of ancient India.