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Principles and Practice of Hindu Religion
A Comprehensive Study of the
Ancient Tradition and the Perennial Philosophy

Acknowledgments

 

 

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I offer my "pranams" and thank their Holinesses Pujyasri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal and Pujyasri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Swamigal, Jagatguru Sankaracharyas of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam for their blessings and encouragement to write this book. I thank all my teachers and all the authors and publishers of the books listed under reference pages and many others who have written and published books on Hinduism that were useful in preparing this book.

I thank Sri N. Mahalingam, Professor N. Subramaniam and Sri S.V. Narasimhan of Tamil Nadu, India and Sri Rajarathna Bhattar, Chief Priest, and other priests at Sri Meenakshi Temple, Pearland, [Houston], Texas, USA for their blessings and guidance and assistance in collecting the religious texts and various books and assist me in the preparation of this work. I also thank many other friends and relatives in Houston, Texas and other parts of USA and in India for their encouragement, guidance and support in the preparation of this document and collecting various pictures, books and religious works.

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I dedicate this book to the memory of my parents
Srimathi N. Rukmani and Sri (Dr.) S. Narayana Iyer
of Thuraiyur, Thiruchi District, Tamil Nadu, India.
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July, 1999.
Bala N. Aiyer, M.D.
 
"Principles & Practice of Hindu Religion"

 

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