Within a short period of time, the Ramakrishna Order has produced a number of spiritual stalwarts whose sterling qualities have been greatly inspiring and deeply influencing countless spiritual aspirants all over the world. Revered Swami Tapasyananda Maharaj was one such phenomenon in the intellectual and spiritual world whose personality embodied a plethora of values – a sharp intellect yet tender heart, high thinking yet simple living, learned yet humble, humorous yet grave, devotional in temperament yet rational in approach, strict with himself yet generous with others, an erudite scholar yet practical administrator. In short, his life was a confluence of several noble values worthy of emulation.
This volume provides interesting and illuminating insights into the life and personality of Revered Tapasyananda Maharaj through the biographical sketches and the reminiscences of both monastics and lay.
Arindam Chakroborty –
How much devotion a Sannyasi can have to the Sangha cannot be understood without reading this book.