An Introduction to Positive Discipline, with 14 Proven Strategies for Raising Children without Blame, Shame or Pain

In the mid-1990s, my gurudeva, satguru sivaya subra muniyaswami (1927-2001), founder of Hinduism Today, had a startling and discouraging revelation. He learned from several youth among his international Hindu congregation that many of his family devotees were using corporal punishment to correct their children. Shocked that parents supposedly on the spiritual path would follow this common, worldly pattern, he immediately set about to catalyze a change.