From the River of Heaven: Vedic Knowledge for the Modern Age| Author: David Frawley | List Price: $12.95 | Pages: 180 | Type: Paper Back | ISBN: 0910261385 | First Published: 1990, Editions: USA, India (Motilal Banarsidass), Korea, Russia
Vedic knowledge is the ancient and universal root, not only of Hinduism, but of many of the world’s religions and mystical traditions going back to the most ancient times. It presents a complete system of spiritual science, including all the practices of yoga as part of a rich field of spiritual culture encompassing all of life.
From the River of Heaven may be the most accessible and relevent overview of the spiritual tradition of India and its clearest presentation to the modern mind. It provides an excellent overview of the different branches of Yoga, Ayurveda, Vedic astrology, Varnashrama Dharma, Sanskrit and much more. Places the Yoga tradition in its greater Vedic context. It presents all this information simply, clearly, concisely and in an easy to understand manner. The American edition is only available in a kindle format.