Reading good books is one of the best investments one can make with time and money. With spiritual knowledge, children are able to get a bright future and become decent in practice.
After reading the holy books, people can think in a positive way in which they become more ambitious. The purpose behind spiritual books is to help one realize and receive a divine purpose and light.
Sacred literature is not only a great source of informative knowledge, but they are also a useful source of creativity. Books of this type cover many primary topics in history, from economics to human relations.
The great thing about reading the history of religion is that it saves us from the repetition of the same errors of the past.
Here is a list of 10 spiritual books that, for various reasons, have been considered some of the greatest books in India.
The Vedas are the only means of knowing the culture and civilization of the Aryans of the Vedic age. It is considered to be the oldest book in the literature of world.
The knowledge of how the human race and especially the Vedics developed religion and society in their infancy is known only from the Vedas.
From the point of view of knowledge, Vedas are one, but from the point of view of the subject, four divisions have been made which are the following
~ Rigveda is the storehouse of knowledge,
~ Yajurveda is the symbol of karma,
~ Samveda is rich in music,
~ Atharvaveda is the father of science.
2. Shrimad Bhagvat Gita
It is generally believed that Maharishi Krishna Daipayan Vyas has written the Gita. There are 335 chapters in Shrimad Bhagwat.
This is the very best Purana composed by Vyas Ji out of 18 Puranas. Shrimad Bhagwat Katha consists of 18 thousand verses, 335 chapters, and 12 skandhas.
The message has been given in Gita Saar on the point of view of looking at man, it is written in it that the intelligent person who sees knowledge and action as one, his point of view is correct.
And the person who is arrogant, because of his lack of knowledge, sees everything from a wrong perspective. It depicts the greatness of devotion, knowledge, and dispassion.
In these very philosophical and knowledgeable descriptions of the nature and relationship of the Supreme Lord, Paramatma-Brahm and the soul have been given.
In the Upanishads, knowledge was given importance by calling rituals ‘inferior’ because knowledge leads from the gross (world and matter) to the subtle (mind and soul).
The basic teaching of the Upanishads is to attain the knowledge of Brahman, Jiva, and the world.
It is the cornerstone of the Christian cult and the holiest scripture of Christians. It has two parts: The former constitution and The New constitution.
The first half of the Bible is also the scripture of the Jews, and the latter is based on Jesus Christ and his teachings.
It is believed that the Bible is written by a man with the inspiration of God. It tells about the personality, miracles, works, teachings, etc. of Jesus Christ. It is told about how Jesus Christ founded the church.
5. The Guru Granth Sahib
The glory of The Guru Granth Sahib, the holiest scripture of the Sikhs, is immense. It is filled with the soul, the knowledge of the worship of God, and the light of Guru.
The book was edited by the fifth Guru of Sikhs ‘Guru Arjan Dev Ji’ in 1604 AD, but the real work of compiling and writing this great book was started by Guru Nanak Dev Ji first.
The solution to every problem of Sikhs is present in this holy book. Narrated in 1430 pages, the Ragamayi Gurubani enhances the beauty of the Guru Granth Sahib.
The history related to the compilation, writing, and pronunciation of this great book is as golden as its golden words. In this holy book, from the 12th century to the 17th century, the divine bani composed in every nook and corner of India has been written.
Its author Valmiki is also called Adi Kavi. Because in this wonderful book, he wrote the life story of such an idealistic man to whom everyone can look. It’s the story of Maryada Purushottam like Dasharatha and Kaushalya’s son Ram.
The Ramayana is the story of Rama, the king of the Hindu Raghuvansh. The couplets of Ramayana, not only teach you to walk on the path of religion in life but also give you benefits at every turn of life.
In this epic, not only Dashrath Nandan Shri Ram and Mata Janaki but there is complete knowledge to live a social life. There are many benefits from reading these lessons of Ramayana.
There are seven chapters of Ramayana known as Kanda, it has 24,000 verses.
The Quran is the supreme book of Islam, which is a compilation of the messages of Allah.
In spite of differences of opinion, fantasies, and other such differences, it is the belief of all Muslims that the Quran is heavenly and the last book sent by Allah.
Each chapter of the Quran is named a surah and each surah consists of several verses. Different Surahs are of different lengths and consist of 3 to 286 verses. There are a total of 6,666 verses in the whole Quran.
It was conveyed by Allah to Paigambar-e-Islam, Hazrat Muhammad Sahab through his angel Jibril.