GUWAHATI: Assam Governor Prof. Jagdish Mukhi released a book titled Shiva, co-authored by Jaydeep Majumdar and Partha Sarathi Mahanta, at a programme at Sukreswar Temple premises here on Sunday. The book is an attempt to provide readers with an understanding of the omnipresence and supremacy of Lord Shiva.
Speaking on the occasion, Governor Prof. Mukhi said that the book would give an opportunity to readers to understand several aspects of Shiva. He also said that the book would take its readers on an enlightening journey to know the creation of the universe and traverses through the legends associated with Bhagwan Shiva and Devi Parvati.
He also said that the two authors of the book, though they are not religious scholars, have done a commendable job of explaining Bhagwan Shiva to a lay reader. He also said that the book will do great service of bringing the youth of today into the realm of spirituality which will help them grow into responsible inheritors of this ancient civilization of India. The authors of this book need to be commended for this, the Governor added.
Prof. Mukhi also commented that there should be intrinsic relationship between education and life beyond materialism that is spirituality. He also said that education can never be complete without ethics and ethics is the harvest of spirituality. He also hoped that the book will be course correction of bringing the youth of today in the realm of spiritualism and help them to enjoy life to its fullest.
Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, Minister of State for Urban Development Pijush Hazarika, Minister of State for Irrigation (Independent) Bhabesh Kalita, Minister of State (Independent) for Labour and Employment Pallab Lochan Das, former DGP GM Srivastava, Mukesh Sahay, temple priests and others were present on the occasion, a press release said.
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