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Description - Centred in Truth by Shelley Brown

This is the first major work about Swami Nitya-swarup-ananda (1899-1992)-the visionary monk of the Ramakrishna Order who created the UNESCO-acclaimed Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture in Calcutta and who spent a lifetime striving to bring the timeless wisdom of Vedanta into the mainstream of global thought and endeavour. His plans for a humane world civilisation inspired some of the greatest public figures of our time. Centred in Truth captures the spiritual elegance of the man-his irresistible personality and his intellectual genius that drew the world's elite to his door. Beautifully written and richly illustrated, this two-volume work brings the Swami's life and work into focus from many points of view-through biography and memoir, writings and reminiscences-to create an unforgettable portrait of a contemporary sage.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780970636805
ISBN-10: 0970636806
Format: Hardback
(229mm x 152mm x mm)
Pages: 1128
Imprint: Kalpa Tree Press
Publisher: Kalpa Tree Press
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2001
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Shelley Brown

Dr Shelley Brown was a leading haematologist in New York before retiring to become the author, editor, and publisher of quality books on Vedanta. A Vedantist since 1953, she began a spiritual dialogue with Swami Nitya-swarup-ananda in 1987 that continued until the day he died. She also lectures in the United States and during her annual visits to India.