- Publisher : Rupa & Co (1 January 2008)
- Language : English
- Paperback : 180 pages
- ISBN-10 : 8129113198
- ISBN-13 : 978-8129113191
- Item Weight : 340 g
- Country of Origin : India
Not many are aware of the fact that the blockbuster Hollywood movie Matrix is based on stories from the Yoga Vasistha and that New York University has printed a commentary on Yoga Vasistha. Yoga Vasistha: Vedanta Wisdom through Miniature Paintings is an introduction to this unique subject an epic that provides insights into the ancient Vedanta wisdom, the nature of existence, reality and governance. It contains timeless wisdom on questions regarding the self and Brahma, the creator through a series of ancient paintings depicting stories from Yoga Vasistha. It explains how intellectual mastery bestows upon a man a power that far exceeds any external empowerment.
In this book, the powerful philosophy is depicted in story-form through the beauty of miniature paintings, resulting in an exquisite and poignant work. A treasure which carries a wealth of information about consciousness, the book is a collector's item—a remarkable compilation of art and philosophy aesthetically presented.