The Hindu tradition goes back
to several mil1enia. SANATANA DHARMA is how it
is referred to internally. Its very ancientness gives it a bewildering complexity.
The factsof the religion and its philosophy
that have come down to us have so many multifaceted connotations that the
modern young person is usually left with several questions unanswered.
Hence this series of charts entitled Sanatana Dharma Ratna Mala.
Each of these dwells on one particular topic from the vast spectrum of the tradition and/or the philosophy, and elaborates on it, giving adequate visual support. The treatment generally starts from the elementary level and sometimes reaches a reasonable depth within the same chart. Seekers of spirituality, students, young and old, of Hinduism, and Hindus who, by reason of their living and growing in a non-Hindu environment, feel they have lost all perceptionof the roots of tradition-all will benefit by pondering over these presentations. The charts are not just decorative piece for the drawing room. Their general purpose is to inform and educate. As such they are intended to be read, reflected on, thought about and discussed.If they ultimately provoke further reading and deeper enquiry their purpose is achieved.
The charts are self-contained and in addition, each is mostly independent of the others.
The first twelve charts have the following titles: