Swami Sivananda’s language is simple and the teachings are direct. He explained the most subtle subjects of Hindu scriptures in such a simple way that anyone can easily understand them even at first reading. He preached only those things which he himaself had practised for along time. His teachings are not empty words of bookish knowledge. They penetrate the heart of the reader and inspire the reader onto spiritual pursuits and sincere sadhana. The author brings out the sterling qualities of the life of the great sage such as austerity, highest sadhana and total inner detachment and dispassion.