Swami Brahmananda As We Saw Him (Of Monastic and Lay Devotees)
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- Publisher : Sri Ramakrishna Math
- Edition : 2010
- Pages : 589
- Weight : 550g.
- Size : 5.8 x 1.2 x 8.7 inches
- Cover : Hardcover
- Auther : Swami Atmashraddhananda
- Language : English
- ISBN-10: 8178235498
- SKU: BK11516
About the Book
Swami Brahmananda (1863-1922)was a direct disciple of Sri Ramakrishna who regarded him as his spiritual son. Also known as Raja maharaja or simply maharaj Swami Brahmananda was the first President of the Ramakrishna Order. A Man of deep meditative temperament and down to earth wisdom and hamour, Maharaja quietly carried the mantle of guiding the fledling ramakrishan order in its first 21 year as also provided spiritual guidance to numerous spiritual aspirats monastic and lay, who came in touch with him. This book is a compilation of their reminiscences and personal accounts culled form various sources.
Swami Brahmananda As we Saw Him is yet another addition to the rich reminiscences literature published by the Ramakrishna Order. Like the other books of the same genre, we are sure this book too will be received with enthusiasm and fervour. Reminiscences, on account of their sheer real-life connectivity, are an easy method to abstruse principle or concept of spirituality. They are, hence, widely welcomed by spiritual seeks everywhere.
As noted the Publishers Note, this book may be considered as a companion volume to The Eternal Companion, the book containing Swami Brahmanandas short life and teachings. Though some of the reminiscences were included in the earlier edition of Eternal Companion, this volume contains many more additional reminiscences. These reminiscences have been culled from diverse sources, a complete list of which is provided at the end of the book. Many of these reminiscences are appearing in his from for the first time (for instance the one by Swami Ashokananda). A good number of reminiscences included were originally written or recorded in Bengali but their English translation have appeared in var