ISBN 9788189430207,Hope For A Better World: The Small Communities Solution

Hope For A Better World: The Small Communities Solution



Ananda Sangha Publications

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9788189430207

ISBN-10 8189430203


Number of Pages 276 Pages
Language (English)

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In this intellectual tour de force Swami Kriyananda analyzes with deep insight the views expressed by many of the great thinkers in the West, including Plato, Copernicus, Machiavelli, Malthus, Adam Smith, Charles Darwin, Karl Marx, and Sigmund Freud .He studies their conceptions and misconceptions about the individual?s relation to himself and to society. He shows where their influence has proved adverse, then offers deeply considered, fresh alternatives. Kriyananda urges the reader to resist the hypnosis of ? intellectual authority.? Seek the keys to a happy and fulfilled life, he says, in personal integrity. About the Author Swami Kriyananda , a direct disciple of the great master, Paramhansa Yogananda, is an internationally known author, lecturer, and composer. Widely recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on meditation and yoga, he has taught these principles and techniques to hundreds of thousands of students around the world. In 1968, Kriyananda founded Ananda Village in Nevada City, California, dedicated to spreading the spirit of friendship, service, and community throughout the world. Ananda is recognized as one of the most successful intentional communities in the world; over 1,000 people reside in Ananda communities in the US, India, and Italy. The European retreat and community located in Assisi, Italy, also serves Ananda meditation groups in Europe, Croatia, and Russia. Ananda India has been serving people all over India for the last 5 years. With centers in Gurgaon, Pune, Delhi, Noida, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, and Mumbai, Ananda's influence is beginning to be felt all over India. Swami Kriyanandaji can be seen nightly on AASTHA TV, where his message reaches over 27 million viewers across India and southeast Asia.