Discourse & Book Release by Swami Parthasarathy
September 24, 2015
Swami Parthasarathy, acclaimed as the greatest living exponent of Vedanta, is the founder of the Vedanta Academy, a world resource for Vedanta knowledge. In the course of dedicated service to humanity, Swamiji’s outstanding contribution has been to translate subtle philosophical themes into contemporary thought and language for practical living.
Swamiji has authored several books, three of which are best-sellers. His seminars on self-management have met with outstanding response from premier corporate bodies worldwide.
Swamiji’s latest book titled ‘Governing Business and Relationships’, is to be released in Chennai on Aug.31st at Kamaraj Memorial Hall, Chennai.
‘Governing Business and Relationships’ – A Preview
The book gives the formula for managing the perennial confrontations of the world you live in and rising above to attain complete sovereignty over it.
All the problems that people encounter in their business and relationships converge to one rudimentary issue. It is the total lack of development and use of the intellect. The entire human race is unaware of the power and grandeur of the intellect and makes little use of it while combating the multifarious problems of life.
The intellect and the mind are the two equipments which drive the body to act. Of the two the intellect is more powerful. It is the faculty of thinking, reasoning, judging. The mind is the seat of impulses, feelings and emotions. When the intellect guides the mind, actions would be discretionary and mature. When the mind overpowers the intellect, the actions would be impulsive, immature. Thus all management emanates from these two equipments. And the calibre of management would depend upon the use of the intellect in deciding the course of action.
Furthermore with the lack of development of the human intellect, spouses and parents are overwhelmingly emotional, rather than rational, in their approach to each other and their children. And religious practitioners pursue dogged, pertinacious procedures set by their leaders’ baseless beliefs, superstitions and rituals. While the leaders in the fields of education, politics and religion helplessly gaze at the internal and external crises that humanity faces.
The Live webcast of the event, powered by purple stream, will be available at www.vedantaworld.org from 6.30 pm onwards on Aug 31st.