“Yoga for Health and Peace” on 2nd Jan. 2015
Swami Anubhavananda, truly, the name echoes his being. He is the Experience of Happiness. Happiness which spreads like a divine breeze amongst all who have come in contact with him.
Swami Anubhavananda's personality reflects both the simple being and the erudite scholar. He is suave and witty. He is equally at home with people of all ages, be it the kids or teenagers, or middle aged or old aged. He communicates the most difficult of the philosophy in a simple and direct manner. His words directly address the heart and breathes into us a new life of joy.
Dr H.R. Nagendra ME, PhD
“Annamaya Kosha” on 3rd Jan. 2015
Dr HR Nagendra is the Vice-Chancellor of the Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA), a deemed university in Bangalore with research as a focus.
Born in 1943, Dr Nagendra qualified in mechanical engineering and held research posts in a number of esteemed international universities and research centres, including Harvard University in the USA. From 1970 to 1971 he was a post-doctoral research associate at NASA in the USA.
In 1975 he joined the Vivekananda Kendra, a service mission, to pursue “human engineering” rather than mechanical engineering. He served for many years as Secretary of the Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Therapy & Research Committee, and later as Secretary of the Vivekananda Kendra Yoga Research Foundation. From 1993 to 1999 Dr Nagendra held the post of all-India Vice President of Vivekananda Kendra, and in 2002, Dr Nagendra became the first Vice-Chancellor of S-VYASA.
Sawmi Madhavananda (Dr. Madhav Nagarkar)
“Abhyas Yoga (Bhagwat Geeta)” on 4th Jan. 2015
Swami Madhavanand is a doctorate in Mycology & for 25 years was engaged in scientific research at the Agharkar Research Institute, Pune. He has developed a scientific approach as a result of his work in the field of scientific research. He was rewarded a fellowship to conduct his research on rare species of plants in the Smith Sonian Institute of Washington D. C. (USA) In spite of this Dr. Madhav Nagarkar has not lost his appreciative interest in spiritual literature. On the contrary, his insight has further developed while working in the spiritual domain, which has resulted in a beautiful and macroscopic coherence of science and spirituality in his elaborations.
He has developed a method for practicing the science of meditation by studying and experiencing the different stages of meditation. Dr. Madhav Nagarkar belongs to the Yoga tradition viz. Nath Sampradaya. He was named Swami Madhavananda and was declared spiritual master of the tradition by his Guru Swami Madhavnath, the spiritual descendant of Swami Swaroopananda of Pawas, Dist. Ratnagiri,
Maharashtra. Presently he has been devoting his entire time to the propagation of spirituality.
Dr. Ravin Thatte
“Anandmaya Kosh” on 4th Jan. 2015
Internationally renowned PLASTIC SURGEON, first recipient of THE LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD of the association of plastic surgeons of India, Credited with more international papers on his subjects than anyone in India, He has selflessly given his services free to hundreds of poor patients over the years .
His contribution to social issues ranging from ENVIRONMENT, LANGUAGE, CULTURE, SCIENCE AND CIVIC MATTERS such as RTI are to known to half of Mumbai and beyond. A deep thinker ,his translation of DNYANESHWARI ,the great Marathi work of thirteenth century poet –SAINT DNYANESHWAR, into English introduced a new generation to the ever green ,ever relevant masterpiece.
त्यांची ज्ञानेश्वरी वरील पुढील पुस्तके लोकप्रिय ठरली आहेत.