Our ancient texts are a virtual treasure-trove of wise sayings, and teachings on correct living. And this book is an attempt to draw on this inexhaustible wealth. Here is a collection of Subhashitas (noble sayings in Sanskrit). These sayings reveal a simple, down-to-earth philosophy and convey important morals for the common people with enlightening examples from Nature. Material has been drawn fom celebrated ancient thinkers and philosophers such as Kalidasa, Bhavabhuti, Kalhana, Bhartrihari and others. This book brings together many of their noble sayings with translation and elaboration in simple English. Material for the book has also been sourced from the Vedas, Upanishads, Mahabharata, Ramayana, Puranas, Panchatantra, Hitopadesha, Neeti Shataka and other celebrated works. Besides being enjoyable reading, the book shows the path to true happiness and contentment. Some Immortal Sayings:
Hail the animals, for they serve even after their death, by their skin. *Mind wanders everywhere like an intoxicated elephant. Intelligence with God-like knowledge, stops the wandering of the mind and calms it down.