Sages Through Ages - Volume IV: India's Heritage

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AuthorHouse, Sep 1, 2007 - Literary Collections - 104 pages
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For the first time, here is an opportunity to learn and understand India's rich cultural history, philosophy, religion and spirituality. These five volumes on the Saints and Seers of India is a wonderful collection of thrilling stories, patiently written over a period of five years by the author K.K. Nair. Many of these stories have not been covered in English so far, though one may find a few in regional languages. The purpose of these volumes is to kindle the interest in the young mind and satiate their quest for knowledge. This work is a yeomen service done by the author to the budding youths all over the world. They will benefit immensely. This work will give them an exposure to basic culture, ethics and religion. These chapters give lessons for harmonious living, lofty ideas, inspiration and a sense of direction to face the tribulations of life. India is rich in its spiritual wealth. Innumerable bhaktas/devotees and mystics have taken birth here and have shown that the path of devotion is open to all. God is that infinite spirit. Though these Sages and Seers are not physically with us; yet one can revel in their presence by reading about them. These volumes of spiritual treasure should ornament every home in any part of the globe. Children, youth and the old will certainly enjoy and benefit by reading them.

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Born at Alatur as the eldest son of Shri Malamal Velayudhan Malamal Nair, a leading Advocate of Palghat and Kaltusseri Kizhakke Veettil Ammini Amma, Kunhi Krishnan (known as K.K. Nair) had his education at Government Victoria College, Palghat, and at Annamalai University, Chidambaram.  He secured first class in M.A. with History, Politics and Economics as subjects.  He was awarded the Shri Neelakanta Shastri Prize for proficiency in Indian History and the C.R. Reddy Prize for securing the first rank.

Mr. Nair started his Journalistic career with the Indian Express, Madurai.  Soon, he joined The Times of India, Bombay, where he stayed on for about 20 years.  He was a regular contributor to Blitz and Current Weeklies, specializing in investigative stories.  He left the Times in 1978 to join as Editor, Arab News, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

In 1987, he came under the spell of the well-known Saint Mata Amritanadamayi, which gave a new direction and a new meaning to his life.  Though writing stories began as a leisure time activity, it took a serious turn over the years.  With the grace of the Divine Mother, he patiently completed the work in five years.  His wish was to write specially selected stories with morals for the young.  Mr. K.K. Nair passed away on March 21st, 2004 in Mumbai, INDIA.

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