Vedic Management Center (VMC) was founded in 2016 by U. Mahesh Prabhu and David Frawley. The organization offers practical and balanced solutions for complex situations in the areas of Leadership, Management, Politics, Finance, Investing, Economics, and Diplomacy. VMC is a self-funded, non-religious, non-partisan organization that aims to bring ethical, innovative, profitable, and sustainable practices to its clients, students, and mentees.
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The search for happiness and fulfilment is a universal human experience. Many of us spend our lives pursuing external sources of happiness – money, status, relationships – but often find that these things don’t bring lasting satisfaction. The ancient wisdom of the Vedic rishis offers a different approach to finding happiness and inner peace.
“Essentials of Vedic Wisdom for Blissful Living” is a book that seeks to introduce readers to the key concepts of Vedic wisdom in a clear and accessible way. The book is a third-anniversary edition, updated and expanded to provide even more guidance on how to live a fulfilling and meaningful life.
At the heart of Vedic wisdom is the concept of Atman, which refers to the true self or soul. According to the Vedic texts, we are not our bodies or our minds, but rather, we are eternal souls that are part of the divine consciousness. When we connect with our true selves, we can experience true happiness and inner peace.
The book also explores the concept of Paramatma, which refers to the divine consciousness that exists within all beings. The Vedic texts teach that we are all interconnected and that the same divine consciousness exists within us all. When we recognize this interconnectedness, we can cultivate compassion, love, and understanding towards others, which can lead to greater happiness and fulfilment.
The concept of Karma is also explored in the book. Karma refers to the law of cause and effect, which states that our actions have consequences. The Vedic texts teach that we can create positive karma by performing selfless actions and by living in harmony with the natural world. By understanding the concept of Karma, we can take responsibility for our actions and make choices that lead to greater happiness and fulfilment.
The book also explores the concept of Dharma, which refers to our life’s purpose or duty. According to Vedic teachings, we all have a unique purpose in life, and by fulfilling that purpose, we can experience a sense of fulfilment and happiness. The book provides guidance on how to discover one’s Dharma and how to live in accordance with it.
One of the strengths of “Essentials of Vedic Wisdom for Blissful Living” is that it provides practical advice on how to apply these teachings to daily life. The authors recognize that many of us lead busy and stressful lives, and they offer guidance on how to cultivate inner peace and happiness amid the chaos.
The book covers a wide range of topics, including relationships, work, and spirituality. Each chapter offers practical exercises and guidance on how to apply Vedic wisdom to specific areas of life. For example, the chapter on relationships provides guidance on how to cultivate compassion and understanding towards others, while the chapter on work offers advice on how to find meaning and purpose in our careers.
Throughout the book, the authors emphasize the importance of mindfulness and self-awareness. They encourage readers to take the time to reflect on their own lives and to develop a deeper understanding of themselves and their place in the world. By cultivating mindfulness and self-awareness, we can break free from the cycle of stress and anxiety and find true happiness and fulfilment.
Overall, “Essentials of Vedic Wisdom for Blissful Living” is an excellent resource for anyone seeking to live a more fulfilling and meaningful life. The book provides a clear and accessible introduction to the key teachings of the Vedic texts and offers practical advice on how to apply these teachings to daily life.
What sets this book apart from other self-help books is its emphasis on the spiritual dimension of life. The Vedic teachings remind us that we are not just physical beings, but also spiritual beings, and that true happiness and fulfilment come from connecting with our true selves and with the divine consciousness.
Reading “Essentials of Vedic Wisdom for Blissful Living” can help you gain a deeper understanding of yourself and your place in the world, and provide practical guidance on how to live a more fulfilling and meaningful life. Whether you are looking to improve your relationships, find meaning in your career, or cultivate inner peace and happiness, this book offers a wealth of wisdom and practical tools to help you along the way.
by U. Mahesh Prabhu with Dr David Frawley | Pages 320 | Format: Hardbound & eBook | Price $29 INR 500 |