CONTENTS: Foreword; Author’s Note; Narayana Guru; Guide to Malayalam Pronunciation; Vowels; Consonants; Verse 1 to 100;
A modern day Upanishad, Narayana Guru’s unparalleled Hundred Verses of Self Instruction is a complete and intensive course for the intelligent seeker of wisdom. The title Neither This Nor That But Aum is taken from the conclusive hundredth verse. The one hundred steps embrace the gamut of ancient and modern wisdom, synthesizing it into a unitive vision of exceptional power and profundity. Pitfalls of religious faith are avoided, and the aspirant’s mind is engaged directly and is familiar modern terms. The reader will find simple instructions and practical methods throughout. He or she will be convinced to eagerly effect positive personal transformations, both short term and long and long germ. The effect is like sitting at the feet of Narayana Guru himself. As is true with the original Upanishads, the work requires a sympathetic commentary of one both knowledgeable in its meaning and also well versed in the language and mental orientation of the reader. Nitya Chaitanya Yati is a grand disciple of the author, a poet-seer, and a psychologically and scientifically astute instructor. His insights shine directly into the heart and mind of the reader to untangle knot after knot of confusion regarding the scope and problems of life. Using everyday examples to clarify the text, Nitya has made this brilliant masterwork accessible to all.