The Principles behind the Holy Name Nama Tattva is meant for anyone who is interested in attaining perfection of life by following the most powerful and sublime process of chanting the name of God. It unravels the secrets behind the chanting of the Name, and describes the proper methodology of chanting, which will lead to the desired goal.
Translator / Commentator: Satyanarayana Dasa Satyanarayana Dasa, born in 1954, was drawn to the spiritual traditions of his home country India since his childhood. After receiving a postgraduate degree in 1978 from IIT Delhi and working in the United States for four years, he returned to India. There he studied the formal systems of Indian philosophy known as Ṣaḍ-darśana under the direct guidance of his guru Śrī Haridāsa Śāstrī Mahārāja and Swami Syama Saraṇa Maharaja. This education was taken up in the traditional manner for more than 25 years, while he dedicated himself as a practitioner of bhakti yoga. In 1991 he accepted the traditional Vaiṣṇava order of renounced life, bābājī-veṣa. His main focus has been with the works of Jiva Gosvami, particularly on translating the Ṣaṭ Sandarbhas, into English and commenting on them. He also earned four śāstric degrees, and received both a law degree and a PhD in Sanskrit from Agra University. Satyanarayana Dasa is the director of the Jiva Institute of Vaishnava Studies in Vrindavan, India. He is a visiting professor at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. In 2013 he was honored by the president of India, Pranab Mukherjee, for his extraordinary contribution in presenting Vedic culture and philosophy, both nationally and internationally.
ISBN:8187153288 Cover: Paperback Illustrations or col. pages: Two-color print Language: English Page count: 60 Publication date: 2001
Many of the actions we do in our life to get the feeling of superiority. Introspect and try to see this subtle truth. It is not the guru’s job to point it out to you, even if he sees it. It is your job to see it and take responsibility for it yourself.