SHRI LAXMINARAYAN WALAVAL, SINDHUDURG, MAHARASHTRA,
MY PARENTS DR. JANARDAN NARAYAN KASHALIKAR
SOU RUKMINI JANARDAN KASHALIKAR
Sadguru Shri Brahmachaitanya Maharaj Gondavalekar
Gondavale, Dist Satara, Maharashtra, India
GURUH SAKSHAT PARABRAHMA
TASMAISHRI GURAVE NAMAH
I salute my Guru, who is Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh called Gunamaya i.e.
the penultimate truth; and the Parabrahma; i.e. the ultimate truth.
(Jap, Jaap, Jikra, Sumiran, Simaran; i.e. remembering God or True Self)
Total Stress Management
(Total Well Being, Holistic Renaissance, Superliving, Holistic Health Etc)
A Heart to Heart Dialogue
Dr. Shriniwas Janardan Kashalikar
MBBS (POONA), MD (BOM), FICG (BOM), FFFBMS (USA), D Sc (OIUCM-COLOMBO)
Professor and Head
Department of Physiology
Hind Institute of Medical Sciences
Safedabad (UP); India
Indeed; this is a heart to heart dialogue! It depicts the absorbing story of a
progressive inner blossoming; from the initial stage of struggling to overcome
stress; to the stage of victorious fulfillment.
On page 7 the dialogue begins with a question resulting from the problem
commonly faced by us. This is the beginning of conscious process of stress
management! Before this; there is a stage of ignorance and darkness; devoid of any
questions. It is speechless.
On pages 8 to 9 there is a focus on importance of practice of NAMASMARAN
On page 10 we find a discussion on whether the day to day problems are real or
God or true self is real.
On pages 11to13 there is a narration of the early perceptions of the teacher about
stress, NAMASMARAN and Total Stress Management; and a depiction of his
ideas about charity.
On pages 14 to17 teacher’s feelings about Marxism are revealed.
On pages 18to19 there is an explanation about teacher’s outlook about the
prevalent spiritual traditions and practices.
On pages 20 to 22 there is a discussion on the restless seeking of answers and self
On pages 23to24 we g