This small book is a boon. It is your pocket Guru, handy friend, invigorating tonic and soft
goad. The flaming words of Sage Sivananda are stored in this unique treasure-trove for you to take
the fullest advantage of. Every word is directly addressed toyou.
Perhaps you are faced with a problem that defies your solution; turn to any page and you are
sure to find a way if not to solve better still dissolve it. Perhaps you are assailed by doubt or despair
that threatens to envelop you in the darkness of gloom; it is then that you will realise the fullest
benefit that you can derive from this volume—turn to any page and the light that emanates from it,
is sure to dispel the darkness of despair. Every page is filled with Divine Light, Power and Wisdom.
It is the spiritual aspirant, however, who will find that this handy volume is more
indispensable to him than his eye-sight; walking the path to the great Goal, through the darkness
that is Samsara he needs Light to overcome the obstacles on the Path; to sustain his continuous
vigilance, to resist temptations and to march vigorously forward, he needs Power; to save him from
error, to keep the flame of discrimination burning bright, and to enable him to realise his own
essential nature, he needs Wisdom. They are found in this volume.
—THE DIVINE LIFE SOCIETY