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Book Review : Selected Stories From Shiva Purana by Dr. A.V. Subrahmanyan

ByThe Rise Insight

Mar 12, 2022

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Evincepub Publishing
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 225 pages
ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-9354465796

“We know that we need spirituality in order to keep our work life balanced however, we often neglect spiritualism. Therefore, it is our very own duty to keep finding out ways, which shall keep us on the paths of spiritualism!”

This remarkable book, “Selected Stories From Shiva Purana” by Author Dr. A.V. Subrahmanyan is written with a beautiful aim of imparting knowledge by creating spiritualism in the life of the people, who are seeking wisdom to have peace and to excel in their lives. This book changes your mindset and attitude and teaches you several lesser known facts of the life. Through this book, Selected Stories From Shiva Purana, the Author had made sure to create a great impact on the sagacity of the readers!

Author’s Background: The Author Dr. A.V. Subrahmanyan, is a popular Neurologist of South India known fondly among his patients as Dr AVS had a distinguished academic career culminating in a Neurology Specialisation from the prestigious PGIMER (Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research), Chandigarh. His educational journey saw him move all over India starting from the south of India to the west and finally the northern part of India. He is in active Neurology practice for more than twenty five years. Apart from being a popular Neurologist, he is also a sought after speaker in various colleges, societies and clubs for his talks on Public health, Mental health and Mind body medicine. He has a passion for writing Fiction and Religion genres. Themes which fascinate him are Deep thinking, Emotions, Empathy, Ethics, Symbolism and Knowledge. His debut book ‘Selected stories from Shiva Purana’ is on sale now. Three more books in Contemporary fiction, nonfiction and a Travelogue genre are in the pipeline.

Book’s Introduction: The book, “Selected Stories From Shiva Purana” by Author Dr. A.V. Subrahmanyan comes under the category of “Religion & Spirituality” and this book portrays the importance of spirituality in a person’s life. The book has a collection of some of the best stories from the Holy Shiva Purana. The aim of the book is to provide the uninterrupted transmission of the knowledge contained in the Puranas to the future generations!

The book picks out some of the best stories in the Shiva Purana in order to give a crisp and concise overview of the Shiva Purana to the reader in a short time. This in turn can be narrated to our children and grandchildren who remain unaware of our great texts in this materialistic world.

This book will kindle anybody’s interest and revive the childhood memories on Shiva Leelas. It reveals a clear message that in many aspects, the Gods, Devas and Asuras represent the existing human characters. As much as being the story of Lord Shiva, this is also a tale of the Jyotirlingas. The book is a wonderful effort by the Author, Dr. A.V. Subrahmanyan as he has carried out the task of re-interpreting the tales through the illustrations too along with the texts and sincerely citing their sources!

Readers’ Connect: The beauty of this title, Selected Stories From Shiva Purana is that the Author has discussed the significance of the term ‘Spirituality’ in the most perfect sense with the readers, through this book. He has explained how much valuable & precious a person’s life can become by choosing the path of spirituality and this is something, which is bound to touch the mind of the readers.

The book is a well carved gift to spirituality, culture and reflecting a high order of devotion to Lord Shiva. Whoever visits Kasi after reading the Book will feel a very close proximity to Lord Shiva. The Author encourages to fulfill the bridge between you and your desires. This book begins where many ends, since you will find the same theories and formulas elsewhere, while through this book, the Author is making an incredible attempt to bring the change in the readers’ lives. So that the ones, who are following the Author’s guides can reach out to something that has no limitations and boundations!

Book’s Verdict: Well, a book like ‘Selected Stories From Shiva Purana’ could be described as a true spiritual guide and a saviour for the people, who are looking out for the answers to the questions pertaining to the very existence of the human life! The title is incredibly inspiring and creating a desire to know and understand. After reading the book, the readers will get the feeling of divinity and maturity. Stories are best selected with high sense of devotion. They are current, relevant and useful to present generation, which makes this book a MUST READ for sure.

Moreover, the Author has made a very sincere effort to take the wisdom of the Puranas forward to the future generation, which is indeed praise worthy and he must get a chance for his honest work, which reflects in his book too!

Book Link: https://www.amazon.in/dp/935446579X/

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