July 13, 2024
Shivas Grace

Shivas Grace

In one of the most prominent Hindu Scripture, the Bhagavad Gita, it is mentioned that, “Yoga is the key to unlock the hidden potentials of the body, mind, and the spirit!” Interestingly, with a very similar theme along with the aim of aiding and guiding the readers towards their spiritual quest, Author Guru Shri Siddhartha Shiv Khanna presents his book, “Shiva’s Grace – The Journey Through The Study Of Yoga And Practice!” Well, the book acts a comprehensive guide to the transformative power of yoga and spiritual awakening. Moreover, in this captivating journey through the ancient practice of yoga, the author invites the readers to embark on a life-changing adventure that transcends the boundaries of time and space!

Author Guru Shri Siddhartha Shiv Khanna, born into a traditional Hindu family in New Delhi, was introduced to the meditation at a young age. Alongside the family’s practice of Bhakti Yoga (devotional yoga) and Karma Yoga (yoga of selfless service), this early exposure to mindfulness laid the foundation for his spiritual journey. Despite achieving success as a professional swimmer and earning a degree in fashion retail and merchandise management, a significant turning point arrived with his participation in the Indian reality show “Big Switch!” While winning the show was an accomplishment, the most profound impact was the internal shift it ignited. He transitioned to managing his father’s business and became the business head of a fashion label. However, a yearning for deeper meaning led him to leave his corporate life and embark on a pilgrimage across India’s holy sites, seeking the true purpose of existence. This exploration led him to Gyan Yoga (yoga of knowledge) and a pivotal encounter with Samara Kamui Bodhisattva. Under his guidance, Guru Khanna delved into meditation techniques and discovered profound wisdom. He furthered his practice with Hatha Yoga under the tutelage of Indian Guru Shri Yogi Anoopji. These experiences transformed him physically and spiritually, fostering balance, stability, and a path towards self-realisation.

Inspired to share this newfound peace, Guru Shri Siddhartha Shiv Khanna’s life mission became dedicated to healing others, guiding them towards inner harmony and the ultimate state of bliss – a mind perpetually still and serene. While this particular title, Shiva’s Grace – The Journey Through The Study Of Yoga And Practice is published by Evincepub Publishing and was released during the period of April 2024. The book is available in the e-book format and the readers can find this title on all the top online marketplaces!

At its core this remarkable title, “Shiva’s Grace” serves as a testament to the holistic nature of yoga, presenting it not merely as a physical practice but as a way of life. The book delves into the rich tapestry of the Yogic Philosophy, exploring the ‘Six Darshans’ and the essence of yoga as a means of attaining spiritual liberation. Through its pages, the readers are invited to embark on a profound journey of self-discovery and spiritual growth, guided by the timeless wisdom of Sanatan Dharma. Moreover, the book explores the path and the purpose of ‘Hatha/Raja Yoga’ by shedding light upon the techniques and the practices that lead to spiritual awakening and self-realisation. Readers are encouraged to embrace yoga as a tool for inner harmony, bliss, and transcendence, guiding them toward their highest potential.

It is interesting to note that through this book, author Guru Shri Siddhartha Shiv Khanna shares several heartwarming stories of yogis and rishis, alongside the personal anecdotes that inspire and uplift. These narratives serve as a reminder of the profound impact that yoga can have on one’s life, transforming not only the body and mind but also the spirit. In addition, the book unfolds the multifaceted layers of the Sanatan Dharma, inviting the readers to delve into its profound philosophies, vibrant realities and the divine practice of yoga and meditation. On top of that the author’s logical presentation of the concepts ensures that the book is accessible to the today’s generation, fostering an understanding of yogic practices as well as the Sanatan value systems beyond the cultural boundaries!

Now coming to the Readers’ Connect part for this title, “Shiva’s Grace” I must mention that this book is indeed a precious read. One of the standout features of the book is its rich visual content. The strength of this book lies its exploration of the history and the origins of yoga, tracing its lineage back to the ancient times. From the sacred texts to the teachings of revered sages and yogis, the readers are bound to gain a deeper understanding of yoga’s profound significance in Indian culture and spirituality. However, this book is not just a theoretical treatise on yoga; it is also a practical guide to incorporating yoga into one’s daily life. The book offers detailed instructions on various aspects of the yoga practices, including the Asanas, Surya Namaskar and the Power of Mudras. Through accessible language and step-by-step guidance, the readers can learn how to connect with their inner energy and harness the transformative potential of yoga.

The author indeed deserves to be praised as the fusion of art and wisdom in this book creates a harmonious reading experience, making the complex concepts accessible to the readers of all backgrounds. Beyond its visual and intellectual appeal, the book also serves as a “Book of Life” by encouraging the readers to embrace the spiritual aspects of the rich Sanatan culture. It emphasises the interconnectedness of all aspects of life – from understanding philosophies and meditating on the universal forces to leading an ethical lifestyle and celebrating unity with all beings!

Finally, coming to the Book’s Verdict part where I must begin by mentioning that this title, “Shiva’s Grace” is for sure a MUST READ one. Since, the book is a masterpiece that transcends the traditional boundaries of a book. It is a visual treat, an intellectual guide, and a spiritual companion. It is a captivating and enlightening guide to the transformative power of yoga and spiritual awakening. Whether you are a seasoned practitioner or a newcomer to the practice, this book offers profound insights and practical techniques to help you unlock your highest potential and embrace a life of inner harmony, bliss, and transcendence. This title, “Shiva’s Grace” is more than just a book as it is a celebration of the timeless wisdom, which continues to resonate in the hearts of those seeking spiritual enlightenment.

Book: Shiva’s Grace

Author: Guru Shri Siddhartha Shiv Khanna 

Publisher: Evincepub Publishing (2024)

Reviewed By: Neel Preet

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