Overview for Saints, Gurus and Mystics of India ( In 2 Volumes)
This twin volume book is designed to acquaint the readers with the basic principles enunciated by the great religions of the world-Santhan Dharma (Hinduism), Buddhism, Jainism, Sikhism and Islam as interpreted and expanded upon by the Ansavtars, Prophets, Saints and Sages who appeared at different cycles of time. These volumes have been embellished with a carefully prepared glossary which inquisitive seekers and readers of religion and philosophy shall find of abiding interest and help. The readers will particularly appreciate the systematic classification and simple language treating them to the secluded, sometimes secret, accounts of life journeys of these Sages, Saints and Mystics through a realm which is denied to most of us.
Giri Raj Shah (Author)
Dr. Giri Raj Shah, a distinguished police officer and writer, did his M.A. in History and Law and was inducted in the Indian Police Service in 1972. He was posted as Deputy Superintendent of Police in Bareilly and Unnao Districts. He was promoted as Supdt. Of Police/Commandant and was posted at Fatehgarh at a time when it was reeling under the impact of Alwar gang. After Fatehgarh he had brief halt at Lucknow and then moved on to Bareilly. He is Director of Uttarakhand Sodh Sansthan and is a life member of Royal Geographical Society, London. He has won a number of awards including the Govind Ballabh Pant Piuraskar instituted by the Ministry of Home Affairs and Hindi Sahitya Sammelan Golden Jubilee Award, Samagra Sahitya Puraskar of Hindi Sansthan, Uttar Pradesh and International Kusum Kumari Award. He has published twenty books since the publication of his first book India Rediscovered.