What is the meaning of life? Why do we suffer? How do we find joy and contentment? Such questions about the human condition have vexed men and women throughout the ages. Sages, philosophers, thinkers, ascetics, and renunciates the world over have given great thought to these questions and have found ways to achieve a life of purpose and joy.
This volume collects together over 400 pieces of wisdom from a variety of teachers and spiritual and uplifting texts. With teachings from various gurus including Thich Nhat Hanh, Kahlil Gibran, Rumi, Rabindranath Tagore, Sister Nivedita, Mahatma Gandhi, Vivekananda, Ramana Maharshi, Sri Sarada Devi, and many others, and drawing from diverse world philosophies including Vedic, Christian, Islamic, Zoroastrian, Taoist, Buddhist, Jain, Sufi, Bhakti, and more, the gems collected in this volume will help the reader deal with life’s complications and lead a happy and fulfilled life.
Finding Happiness And Purpose In Life
Aleph Book Company
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9 October 2023
Arpita Mitra is Assistant Professor at the Department of History, Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol. She has a PhD in History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, and was a Fellow at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, from 2015 to 2017. Her recent book is ‘Liberate Your Mind’: Life Lessons from Sri Ramakrishna (Aleph, 2023). Her areas of interest are Indian intellectual history, Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Studies, Vedanta, the history of Hinduism, history writing in colonial India, Sister Nivedita, and Indian nationalist thought.