Prof. V. Krishnamurthy

Prof.V. Krishnamurthy is a former professor of mathematics and the deputy director of BITS Pilani with over two decades of association with that great institution. Born in 1927 into the family of an erudite Vedic scholar, Shri. R. Visvanatha Shastrigal, he has been systematically trained and has drunk deep of the Vedic tradition and Shastras from boyhood. This shines also in the present offering. He has lectured widely to both domestic and foreign audiences on our ancient scriptures like the Upanishads, Valmiki Ramayana, Shrimad Bhagavatam and Bhagavad Gita. He is a voracious writer with Read More...


Achievements

+16 moreView All

An Anthology of Essays on Vedanta

Books by Prof. V. Krishnamurthy

This is a modest compilation of 8 essays in Vedanta and around 40 summaries of speeches given by experts in Global Festival of Oneness 2021. Among the first 8 essays the eighth one is what is called Vedanta Sopanam in 27 shlokas; this constitutes the crux of the book as indicated by the design of the cover. These give you spiritually graded levels of shlokas from various scriptures. They take you from rock bottom to the highest spiritual level catering to succ

Read More... Buy Now

Night Sky Tells the Time

Books by Prof. V. Krishnamurthy

In an era even prior to sundials and mechanical clocks the ancients told time by recognizing the position of stars and planets in the night sky. In this treatise Prof. Krishnamurthy presents, and in this process preserves, a rare unknown set of time delineating Sanskrit formulae which would have been lost to posterity. Also discussed in this monograph is a corresponding Tamil Tradition for the same.

Read More... Buy Now

250 Titbits from Sanatana Dharma

Books by V. Krishnamurthy

This is a compilation of 250 snippets mostly on Sanatana Dharma. They are a variegated mix of anecdotes from scriptures and puranas, facts related to Hindu beliefs and some pieces of history. They also contain bits of Vedantic philosophic arguments and clarification of widely-held misconceptions of it. Also sprinkled throughout the work are comments from famous authors both Eastern and Western on various aspects of Sanatana Dharma. Each snippet stands on its o

Read More... Buy Now

Ramayana Advayam

Books by V. Krishnamurthy

This book, Ramayana Advayam, is a 243-verse piece in Sanskrit presenting the under-current of Advaita in Valmiki Ramayana. It was composed by late Brahma Sri R. Visvanatha Sastrigal in the fifties of the last century, later translated into English by V. Krishnamurthy, the son of the author. 

Read More... Buy Now

Paramacharya on Soundarya-Lahari

Books by Prof. V. Krishnamurthy

Sri Chandrasekharendra Saraswathi MahaSwamigal (born as Swaminatha Sharma 1894 – siddhi as Kanchi Paramacharya 1994) lectured on Soundaryalahari in the first quarter of the last century. Ra.Ganapathy, one of his ardent students, recorded and published them as a voluminous tome of 700 pages in the sixth volume of ‘Deivathin Kural’. These Tamil lectures have now been condensed, translated into English and published herein. The exposition style here is one

Read More... Buy Now

Ramayana Trio

Books by Prof. V. Krishnamurthy

This book offers 150 of the author’s favorite choices from the Ramayana epics of Valmiki, Kamban and Tulsi. Comparative analysis and informative interpretation of the exposition by the three poets make this narration valuable. Illustrations at appropriate points and appendices with ready applications to spiritual life add special value. The result is an enjoyable sojourn through the Ramayana along with a taste of the narrative styles of the three master poet

Read More... Buy Now

A Primer of Spirituality

Books by Prof. V. Krishnamurthy

Thanks to the many seekers for their questions on different concepts of deity, worship and spirituality in Sanatana Dharma, which propelled the author to provide a graded, elaborate response for clarification. The answers herein cover a wide range of topics in copious detail from the most elementary processes to the peaks of Vedanta. Even a random opening of the book can be revelatory.

Read More... Buy Now

NA

Books by Prof. V. Krishnamurthy

NA

Read More... Buy Now

THUS SPAKE KRISHNA

Books by Prof. V. Krishnamurthy

Is Bhagavad Gita difficult to understand? Take any verse and this book gives, simultaneously, a simple introduction to the novice, a philosophical understanding for the initiated and plenty of cross-references for the nuanced reader. The writing is mathematically precise in unravelling the jargon, making Krishna’s teachings accessible and relevant for you today. You may feel that Krishna Himself is talking to you in an intimate way, motivating you into worki

Read More... Buy Now

Thoughts of Spiritual Wisdom

Books by Prof. V. Krishnamurthy

Openany page of this book of 365 Thoughts of Spiritual Wisdom, and you will drift into a cornucopia of various voices from towering scholars of spirituality speaking from personal experience.

Read More... Buy Now

Edit Your Profile

Maximum file size: 5 MB.
Supported File format: .jpg, .jpeg, .png.
https://notionpress.com/author/