PREORDER NOW BOOK WILL BE RELEASED AND DISPATCHED ON 15th MARCHGITA SUBODHINI is a systematic study guide for the Bhagavad-gita. Gita Subodhini unveils the exciting structure and flow of the Gita by giving the connections between its chapters, subsections and verses in a lucid and colourful manner. Gita Subodhini gives a bird’s eye view of the expanse and the depth of the teachings of Lord Krishna in the Gita with simplified flow charts, summary tables, diagrams, additional notes from the commentaries of acharyas, special descriptions on vital verses, along with interesting thematic compilations and many other features. Gita Subodhini simplifies the apparent complexity in understanding the Bhagavad-gita, by integrating the explanations of our great acharyas, Srila Prabhupada, Srila Visvanatha Cakravarti Thakur and Srila Baladeva Vidyabhushana, thus catering for the taste and the needs of avid readers, scholars and newcomers. Following a similar style like that of his earlier books Bhagavata Subodhini and Caitanya Subodhini, Gauranga Darshan Das presents Gita Subodhini for easy readability and assimilation of the Bhagavad-gita and delight in the splendor of its message. About Author : – Gauranga Darshan Das is dean of the Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha (www.vidyapitha.in) at ISKCON Govardhan Eco Village (GEV). He teaches scriptural courses at several places in India. He has written study guides including Bhagavata Subodhini, Caitanya Subodhini and Gita Subodhini, and compiled vital scriptural verses in the form of the Ratnamala and Tattvamala series. He runs a free monthly e-magzine called Bhagavata Pradipika.
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Did you ever feel stuck in life? Everyone does, occasionally or all the time! The solution is a personality update – an update that can reboot you into a smarter version of yourself. But how? Just as smart phones have smart apps, smart people have smart ‘Life-apps’. Where do I download these life-apps from? Don’t worry – this book shall be your one-stop app store where you will find 14 life-apps to excel in all spheres of life- the life compass app to help you make prudent decisions; the habits reprogramming app to rebuild your personality bit by bit; the time treasurer app to invest your time wisely; the forgive to live app to heal and deal with emotional injuries; the friendships forever app to build the truly unsinkable ship of close friendships; and many more. These smart life-apps are zipped in with relevant concepts, models, wisdom tales and worksheets to enable faster assimilation and application. So why wait? Make the smart move to read this book today and become the Smarter You.
About the AuthorRasikraman Das is a monk, author, life-coach and an inspirational speaker. He serves in Ashram at ISKCON Chowpatty, Mumbai. Rasikraman Das did his post-graduation in engineering from IIT Bombay and after a short stint in the corporate world decided to become a lifestyle engineer at ISKCON. He has a keen interest in the field of training and education and has been instrumental in developing the GBC College for Leadership Development and the Bhaktivedanta Vidyapitha Research Center (affiliated to the Mumbai University). He also conducts leadership and life skills seminars for youth and working professionals.
Losing sleep over what others think about you? Or can't care less? Happiness in life nonetheless depends on what you think about yourself. Social media has certainly given us individual authorship over how we present ourselves to the world. Susceptible to live by the dictates of 'likes' and 'comments' of others, we network with the world in a carefully filtered image of ourselves. But is it truly our authentic self that we are presenting to the world? Can it cater lasting happiness and honest relationships? In this first volume of Yoga Stories, Gauranga Das takes you on an inner journey to explore your inner self, beyond the hills of expectation, through the valleys of disapprovals and beneath the layers of self-deception. Thus, bringing you closer to the home of your heart, enabling you to open the door and introduce yourself, to finally meet, the real you.
About the AuthorGauranga Das is a leadership and mindfulness coach based in Mumbai. A graduate of IIT Bombay, he found his calling to become a monk to best serve society. A member of ISKCON's Governing Body Commission, he is actively involved in enhancing leadership effectiveness and governance of temples and communities globally. He is dedicated to helping people transform their hearts, improve their attitudes, establish sustainable and spiritual communities, and drive positive change in society. A multifaceted spiritualist on a mission to create a value-based society, Gauranga Das is a mindful meditation expert, strategic character educationist, sustainability and climate change warrior, and social welfare catalyst. Gauranga Das is director of ISKCON's Govardhan Ecovillage (GEV), The GEV, representing India, has won over thirty-four national and international awards, including the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Award in 2017 for its innovative model of 'Eco-Tourism as a Catalyst for Rural Development'. He has also strategized and led execution for GEV's synergistic solution for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for Climate Change and enabled GEV's accreditation to multiple United Nations bodies like the ECOSOC, UNEP and UNCCD. The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) has recognized him as an IGBC Fellow for his contribution to the green building movement. He sits on the board of the Govardhan School of Public Leadership, an institution that prepares students for the civil services exam. He has led several youth empowerment initiatives while successfully inculcating clarity in purpose, purity in character and compassion in relationships in thousands of youths globally. He is also the administrative director of Bhaktivedanta Research Centre (BRC), an initiative of ISKCON to connect working professionals, housewives and students to the academic study of philosophy, create libraries of Vedic literatures and manuscripts, and facilitate MA and PhD programmes in philosophy.
Aids visual learningThe captivating and bright illustrations are perfect to grasp kids’ attention, making them turn the pages to read more. This book is great for picture comprehension and color recognition.
Imparts ethics and moralsThe book is filled with stories that are passed down from generations and continue to fascinate young readers and adults alike. Lord Ram’s heroism and Sita’s grit and devotion symbolise the triumph of good over evil. The stories throughout the book impart moral values and teachings.
Age-appropriate contentThe book is carefully designed keeping in mind age-appropriate content to help your child comprehend and enjoy the pleasures of reading. Its easy and engaging illustrations, writing style and stories filled with lessons and morals make reading fun for your little one.
About the AuthorShubha Vilas is a storyteller, motivational speaker and an author, who holds a degree in engineering and patent law, but he chose to leave the mainstream society to live a life of contemplation, and study scripture in depth. As a child, his grandmother regaled him with stories from the Ramayana, which captured his heart and soul, and thus began his tryst with scriptures. He started writing stories inspired by the Ramayana and how it is still as relevant to us as it was in the Treta yuga. Some of his popular works include Open Eyed Meditations, and Mystical Tales for A Magical Life: 11 Unheard Fantastic Vedic Stories which transform Vedic literature and epics into relatable stories and contemporary life lessons. Shubha has also penned down a fun-filled version of Panchatantra stories for children titled Pandit Vishnu Sharma’s Panchatantra: Illustrated Tales from Ancient India, to captivate them with beautiful illustrations, and lessons that sharpen their thinking abilities. Shubha is deeply passionate about imparting education that helps build character in children. This has led him to create a value-education module which can be incorporated into children’s existing syllabi. With this module, he guides young minds towards an inspiring life, filled with values and principles. Ishan Trivedi is an award winning Illustrator-Storyteller from New Delhi, India. After completing his Masters in Fine Arts from Lucknow University, Ishan has worked with several top children book publishers of India and abroad. His unique art style combines several traditional Indian Folk styles and presented with a contemporary taste. Some of his notable books are Boondi and Nimboda. He also enjoys sculpting and customizing action figures.
₹ 220.00Love is the most mystical feeling. “It makes us laugh, it makes us cry. It showers with nectar, the heart that is dry. “ And this feeling finds it’s culmination in the loving yet esoteric bond between the Supreme Lord and His devotees. ‘Bound by Love’ explores that bond and takes us through a plethora of emotions. There is love, adventure, drama, suspense, test of faith, surrender and much more! Above all, it makes us realise the enchanting sweetness of the Supreme, in a world where most people are only enamoured by or aware of His greatness. There are inspiring, true stories of hope, both contemporary and ancient , which more than being just entertaining, will provide solace to our suffering hearts, especially in these troubled times. No matter who we are, at every moment, we are being tested even if we are on a divine path. Sometimes we pass and sometimes we fail losing ourselves in the process. Grace coupled with Effort, Humility as against False Ego, Enthusiasm along with Faith and Patience is what we all need to survive to sail through and survive. Nityanand Charan Das is a practicing monk at Sri Sri Radha Gopinath Temple, ISKCON Chowpatty, Mumbai & a visionary who wishes to revolutionize the current urban scenario by aiding people in leading a life of purpose, fulfilment, and satisfaction. He also specializes in guiding today's youth including children & teenagers to reconnect with their roots and lead a simple yet happy life. Coming from an army background, his childhood desire was to become an army officer. But, Krishna had other plans for him, and orchestrated his life beautifully. Life led him to fail the NDA interview despite being one of the best in the group, to an engineer instead, and eventually, becoming a monk when he was just 24. He specialises in making the sacred teachings of our holy scriptures simple that resonate with anyone and everyone and his message is simple: “Spiritual Life is not a life of Rejection. It is a life of Connection”. We do not have to give up anything, We simply have to add this valuable dimension to our life. His divine radiance can be felt far and wide: his discourses are heard in every major city of India and in more than 50 countries across the globe.
Sale!THE RAMAYANA IS NOT A STORY. IT IS A WAY OF LIFE. IT IS THE GAME OF LIFE. How one responds to difficult situations when faced with challenges determines the outcome. The ability of Rama’s army of vanaras to envision building the bridge from the mainland to Lanka to rescue Sita is one of the many lessons on faith. Here are some invaluable lessons on overcoming obstacles. Think big. The tiny squirrels contributed in their small ways to build the mammoth bridge to Lanka. Aim high. Sugriva, leading a vanara army, dared to win a war without any armor or training against a sophisticated demon army. Recognise opportunities and adapt. Hanuman could expand his size or contract, focusing on his goal to serve Rama. Are you thinking big to succeed in life? THINK BIG TO WIN is the sixth book in Ramayana: The Game of Life series. A modern retelling of the Yuddha Kanda of Valmiki’s epic, this book highlights the efforts of the various characters who irrespective of their size, stature or abilities, succeeded in helping Rama rescue Sita from Lanka. Teeming with lessons in self-belief and daring to take up tasks which may seem beyond your capacity and accomplishing them, the book evokes progressive attitudes to help you overcome self-perceived limitations and achieve your dreams.A spiritual seeker and motivational speaker, SHUBHA VILAS helps people in dealing with modern-day life situations through the teachings of the Bhagavad Gita, Ramayana and other dharmic traditions. He conducts leadership seminars in premier institutes across the world.