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THE HEART OF HINDUSTHAN

by S RADHAKRISHNAN

  1. ISBN: 9.79E+12
  2. Pages: 124 pages
  3. Date: 2002

ABOUT THIS BOOK

The Heart Of Hindusthan is a collection of seven essays by the eminent philosopher and former President of India, S. Radhakrishnan, centered around the theme of Hindu religion and philosophy. The essays dealing with the various aspects and the philosophical basis of Hinduism included in this collection are: The Heart of Hinduism; The Hindu Dharma; The Hindu Idea of God; Islam and Indian Thought; Hindu Thought and Christian Doctrine; Buddhism; and Indian Philosophy. The book brings together Radhakrishnan’s thoughtful and inspiring discourses, that appeared in various periodicals over a period of time. The essays bring out the central features of Hinduism, its philosophical doctrines religious experience, ethical character and traditional values.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

One of modern India s greatest sons,S.Radhakrishnan (1888-1975) was a prominent philosopher,author and educationalist.Despite the slight association with politics,he was elected to the prestigious position as Vice-President of India in 1957.He became the President of India in 1961 and held this rank until 1967,when he retired from public life.