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Penguin to publish Rishi Nityapragya’s new book on ‘Celebrating Life’

New Delhi, 11 August 2020: Penguin Random House India announces the acquisition and publication of a new book by Rishi Nityapragya, a devout disciple of His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar. Titled Celebrating Life: Six Steps to the Complete Blossoming of Your Consciousness, this is Rishi Nityapragya’s first book. The book will be published under Penguin Ananda, Penguin’s cutting-edge literary imprint in the mind-body-spirit category, in October 2020 and is currently available for pre-order on e-commerce websites.

In these times of uncertainty and chaos, Celebrating Life will present the opportunity for readers to become the master of their circumstances through honest introspection and transformative changes. This book will give readers an in-depth understanding of, and practical techniques for, exploring the human consciousness and the key to altering negative energy to neutral, and neutral to positive. It will help readers identify negative emotions and show them how they can free themselves from these. It will bring readers closer to experiencing and relishing the beautiful flavours of life, like enthusiasm, love, compassion and truth, whenever and wherever they want.

Commenting on the book, Rishi Nityapragya says, ‘Throughout this spiritual endeavour of almost two and a half decades, one marvellous revelation became more and more clear to me, that every individual soul is a treasure chest of extraordinary powers. Once you recognise your infinite siddhis, you will realize that the nature has already ingrained all the necessary abilities in an individual’s consciousness to help you in creating the life that you want and becoming the master of your circumstances. My purpose of writing the book is to help readers to explore their infinite potential within and celebrate life’.

For twenty-seven years, Rishi Nityapragya has been a dedicated disciple of His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and currently holds the position of director of programmes at the world’s largest volunteer-based NGO, the Art of Living Foundation. A qualified chemical engineer, motorbike racer and professional singer, Rishi Nityapragya is also an acclaimed speaker and conducts community programmes and spiritual meets. He has travelled to more than sixty countries and has addressed such international forums as the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Cape Town (in 1999), the Global Dharma Conference in New Jersey (2003) and the World Health Organization (2009).

Milee Ashwarya, Publisher, Ebury Publishing and Vintage Publishing says, ‘Celebrating Life by Rishi Nityapragya is a practical and valuable guide to realize your full potential by focusing on your inner strengths and discarding the negative tendencies. I feel blessed to have worked closely with Rishi Nityapragya on the book, and in the process learn from his wisdom, kindness, and devotion for selfless service. I feel readers will greatly benefit from reading the book, and I am delighted to publish it.’