“Wisdom’s Blossoms is a rich and varied collection of inspiring stories from India’s oral tradition. Because this book is timeless, universal, and rich with wisdom, every reader will find just the right story to fulfill that special need. A great gift for teachers and students, or a wonderful way to inspire a friend.”— Robert Arnett, author of India Unveiled
And the day came when the risk it took to remain tight inside the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.~ Anais Nin
Contrary to appearances, all are on the path of attainment, and so it is that wisdom must eventually bloom.
Here is a timeless collection of traditional stories that recount the personal spiritual journeys and true acts of selflessness by saints from various religious traditions indigenous to India, including Buddhism, Hinduism, Jainism, Sikhism, and Sufism. The authors present a diverse selection of these inspirational tales—about both men and women saints, from a variety of time periods, and from all over India—and make them relevant for a modern audience. The stories reveal that, despite their perceived differences, the same spiritual principles underlie all the great religious traditions.