Icons Of Grace: Twenty One-Lives That Defined Indian Spirituality
- Author: Nityanand Charan Das
- Publisher: Westland
- ISBN: 9789391234034
The path to spiritual understanding can be a confusing one. The manic pace of the present age has loosened the threads that tied our ancestors to prayer and faith. But role models could still help us find our way back. In Icons of Grace, respected ISKCON monk Nityanand Charan Das introduces readers to the lives of twenty-one extraordinary people who served as spiritual guides, through their teachings and through personal example.
At one level, the lives of these great souls—from Mirabai and Ramanujacharya to Sant Tukaram and Adi Shankaracharya—are a practical demonstration of the most essential spiritual principles. In relating them, though, Nityanand Charan Das aims not just to record the richness of their cultural and spiritual legacies but also to convey to readers the lessons one can learn through their daily actions and choices. Icons of Grace is inspiring. It also offers hope: however imperfect our journey has been thus far, spiritual redemption is accessible to us all.