ISBN 9789350293911,Understanding Joy And Sorrow

Understanding Joy And Sorrow



Harper Collins Publishers Inc

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9789350293911

ISBN-10 9350293919


Number of Pages 184 Pages
Language (English)

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Twenty-one concise chapters in Understanding Joy and Sorrow explain all facets of unhappiness. They also discuss the role of stress, anger and desire, all of which contribute to our sorrows. The author quotes several examples and anecdotes and helps us overcome our innermost concerns and fears. The book also includes five key exercises, including kayotsarga (the process of relaxation of all the muscles in the body in order to release stress), antaryatra (focussing of attention on the body's centre of energy to reach a state of balance and peace). The book will certainly help readers transform their understanding of joy and sorrow. About Acharya Mahapragya Acharya Mahapragya was the tenth Acharya of the Jain Shwetambar Terapanth sect. He was a popular scholar of Indian and Western philosophies and religion. The Acharya traversed over 100,000 km on foot in his lifetime and visited more than 10,000 villages to spread the message and significance of non-violence. He has also authored several books, including The Family and the Nation with A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, The Happy and Harmonious Family, and Transform Your Self.