There are many books on Hinduism. Why another book? The reason is to present a simple short book for the common man, kids, Hindus and others. I am not a saint. I am a common Hindu who hopes to simplify the concepts of Hinduism for a common person irrespective of his faith. This is not meant to be an in depth review, but is meant to be a short summary of scriptures in a common man’s language. My knowledge comes from reading scriptures, listening to some experts in the field and listening to Yakshagana, a form of folk dance-drama popular in and around Udupi, a small holy city the southern part of India known for the famous Krishna Temple and for Jagadguru Madhwacharya.
In this era of flattening of the globe and easy dissemination of knowledge across the globe Hindus have spread all over the world. When I grew up in India, Hinduism was all around me and I never questioned my identity. Now that I am in
The contribution of all the Gurus is immeasurable and I apologize for not being able to mention all their names and their contributions.
‘There is divinity in everything and everybody’. I feel this is probably the most important principle of being a Hindu. Other ways of putting this point across are, I have enjoyed repeating this time and again and I hope you will too. I think this is a solution to lot of problems in the world.
I hope I have created enough interest in the reader to read more and share this book with your family members, Hindu and non-Hindu friends and public library in your area.
Have a blissful reading,