These are the well known hundred verses on renunciation by Bhartrihari the great poet and the elder brother of King Vikramaditya of Ujjain. These have been translated into English with an illuminating introduction by Swami Madhavananda. The book also contains the original text. The poetical beauty of this work makes it indispensable to all lovers of literature. And the value of this book for a spiritual aspirant need not be emphasized for it expounds that fundamental quality which is to be acquired by every spiritual practitioner on which stands the grand edifice of God-consciousness.