The contemporary society is a vastly developed and advanced social order, where in the ancient values such as non-violence, truth etc. have been redefined and reinterpreted to suit the changing circumstances. Similarly these has been tremendous material progress with the evolution of human psyche, but it has also brought along with it illness such as heart attach, mental disorders, stress and anxiety to name a few. The primary cause for these diseases and disorders is the 'un-healthy mind'. An un peaceful mind maker men sick, where as a peaceful mind heals and brings men to the highest happiness. "There is no happiness beyond peace says the Buddha Dharma Pada-202". The book contain the analysis of the meaning of dukkha, the sources of dukkha and types of dukkha, the relation between Karuna and dukkha, analysis of the cycle of births by using the principle dependent orgination-pratitya Samutpada and also deals with the four divine abiding principles Brahmaviharas in relation with Karuna as expanded in the Pali texts, Jatakas with emphasis in the meaning, description and kinds of enlightenment, finally it also deals with meaning of peace, types of peace namely internal and external and inter-relationship between them. The significance of mind as the source of peace and importance of peace of mind has been presented. The progress of the purification of the mind leading to the super mundane state viz., Nibbana, the supreme and eternal peace is also expanded.
This is a new and novel approach, an integrated and comprehensive approach to Buddhist Philosophy, it relevance to the 21st century human problems, psychiatric and mental problems, mental diseases etc. The researches, young scholars, Buddhist monks and general readers can desire benefit out of the book.