This book is a collection of thirty-five Essays written over a period of two decades. Most of these essays are published in different journals and proceedings of seminars, both national and international.
'Why Dhammacakkam?' explains why Dhamma has been compared with a wheel (cakka).
'Nature of Buddha-Dhamma' 'An In-Depth Analysis of Early Buddha-Dhaimna' and 'Spiritual Foundation of Buddha - Dhamma' etc bring out different aspects of Buddha-Dhamma. Buddha-Dhamma means the teachings and Views of the Buddha based on universal Laws that operate in the moral - Spiritual world.
The Buddha's Law of Kamma and Rebirth vis a vis Social Order". 'Buddha's Social Philosophy in relation to Equality, and ' Freedom and Justice' etc throw light on the Buddha's view on caste, on good governance, on how problems of law and order can be solved, on human rights, on the duties of a King or Government and on his view of women.
'Buddhism and Modern Issues', 'Bio - Ethics and the Buddha', 'Buddha's View on Transplantation of Human Organs', 'Ecological Reflections in Pali Canonical Literature' bring out Buddha's thought about some modern problems like transplantation of human organs and ecological problem.
Some of the essays in this collection throw light on the Buddha's view of Education and the ideal educational system. Some essays enunciate the cardinal teachings of the Buddha.
‘Ethicization of the Concept of Beauty' lucidly brings out the Buddha's concept of beauty, which is not Physical but ethical.
Bhavanamaya panna-An Invaluable Contribution to World Culture' highlights that not only knowing but also living what one knows in life constitutes the best clement of culture.
Two of the last four essays in this collection bring out the salient features of Pali literature and show how this literature takes off from where other literatures based on imagination land and two of them show its impact on Hindi and English literature.