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Close Encounters of the Mystical Kind

Vanitha Vaidialingam

Mystical experiences make ordinary, extraordinary
The universe is a vibrant, dynamic, interactive participant in your daily life. Mystical experiences are nothing but an awareness of the extraordinary in the ordinary. Constant attention to the interplay of varying forces in the events in your life will reveal to you the play of the divine; the mystical in experiences that are dished out to you. It is a non-sensuous awareness that dissolves all boundaries and manifests as grace or whatever you may choose to call it..

What is this book about?
This is an autobiographical account of the extraordinary interventions in the author's life by mystical forces. All events narrated in this book are presented as they happened with no interpretations, philosophical ruminations or even comments. The reader must interpret the event in accordance with his/her own experience of life.
The book is written in a racy, lucid style and is a first person narrative that is the natural forte of autobiographies. The book begins with early childhood events that shaped the personality of the author and goes on to speak of visitations, visions, dreams and a host of other events that made ordinary events assume a mystical quality. The intensity of a prayer or a deep seated longing seems to activate the mystical and the universe seems to respond in myriad ways.

Who is this book for?
This book is for everyone. The believer, the non-believer, the atheist and the agnostic will find the book interesting. It is not a book about a particular religion or faith (though several words from Hindu mythology are used --that is because the author was born into a Hindu family and was brought up in the Hindu tradition). However, the book is about personal spiritual experiences of the divine and such experiences are common whatever the religion or faith one is born into. The atheist and agnostic may dismiss the narrated events as mere coincidences, the believers may see the hand of God. Either way, the book speaks to everyone in different ways and is a good read. The style of narration and the organization of the book holds the reader's attention and one cannot put the book down until one has finished with it!. Happy reading...

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Book Details

  • Publisher: Vanitha Vaidialingam
  • Publish Date: Apr 24th, 2023
  • Pages: 172
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 0.37in - 0.52lb
  • EAN: 9798223226949
  • Categories: MysticismSpirituality

About the Author

Vaidialingam, Vanitha: -

Dr. Vanitha Vaidialingam, Ph.D., IRS, is a Doctorate in English, MBA in Operations Management; a voluntarily retired Civil Servant, and a practicing freelance management consultant. She was born into a middle-class Tamil speaking family and has lived a large part of her life in Chennai. She currently works as a management consultant.

Vanitha loves writing and has been writing on and off for several years now. Much of her published writing has been on technology and management subjects to date. This is her first attempt at publishing fiction. She published a collection of short stories titled "The War Within" in September 2014 on Amazon and later on Smashwords in December 2014.

The second collection of Short Stories titled "Coffee Bites: A tale with your cuppa" is in the making.

A book on spiritual experiences titled "Close Encounters of a Mystic Kind" was published by Life Positive Private Limited, Mumbai in 2015 in print edition and was completely sold out within two years of launch. The second edition of the book with updates is published on