Sri Ramah Charanam Mama
(Old) Kanpur 2
are various angles through which ancient historical Scriptures can be studied.
of the viewpoints from which to study these writings is its symbolic aspect, or
to express it more appropriately,
its philosophical point of view.
religious records are looked at through their symbolic window there is a
possibility that one may erroneously conclude that these narrations have no
historical bearing but are coined to teach certain eternal principles.
I first attempted to draw the attention of the symbolic or spiritual aspect of
the Ramayana it created a delusion in some people’s mind that I was negating
the Great Epic its
historical status. That was
however not the case.
only aim was to bring to people’s notice that whichever incidents occur in the
Ramayana have their spiritual/philosophical counterpart in the inner recess of
an aspirant’s being.
symbolic and philosophical viewpoints are being widely propagated these days.
Shakun Narainji has a quest for spiritual knowledge, an urge to listen and
introspect and a soul-searching ability. These three qualities have blended in a
beautiful manner in her personality. The above qualities have chanellised
themselves in the form of this book.
has presented the Ramayana in its symbolic form. A blend of listening and
introspecting she has gone through is seen while going through its pages.
has made a praiseworthy attempt to condense the vast ocean of wisdom of the
Ramayana into the vessel of her
have faith that alert aspirants in the spiritual path will find this book an