Just Be: Transform Your Life and Live as Infinity by Suresh Ramaswamy has been selected as a 2018 Nautilus Award Winner.
Established in the U.S. in 1998, Nautilus is considered a major book award and has been conferred to prominent authors including The Dalai Lama, Deepak Chopra, Thich Nhat Hanh, Amy Goodman, Charles, Prince of Wales and Desmund Tutu. Nautilus Book Awards are held in particular high-regard for recognizing outstanding print books that nurture positive change to co-create a Better World. Dedicated to excellence and the highest literary standards, the award identifies exceptional literary contributions to spiritual growth and other related genres.
Just Be has been honored in the category of Spirituality that is beyond conventional traditions, both eastern and western. This category addresses perspectives, insights, and practices that speak to the common spirituality of all beings and their connection to the Divine.
The Nautilus Book Award recipients are selected through a rigorous and intensive three-tier process presided over by an assembly of highly qualified and experienced editors, professors, writers, librarians, publishers, schoolteachers, and bookstore owners.
The awards are named for the beautiful, pearl-lined nautilus shell containing chambers of increasing size that the mollusk constructs for itself as it grows. The shell symbolizes both ancient wisdom and expanding horizons: both the elegance of nature and a continual growth of understanding and awareness.
Note from Nautilus Awards Team to Suresh Ramaswamy
We are deeply glad to welcome you to the honored and respected group of Nautilus Book Award Winners. You can be justly proud of your book’s selection as an Award Winner in the 2018 Nautilus season, which brought a marvelous number of entries and a magnificent diversity of high-quality books.
You have written a book that carries a potent message and we are grateful for the chance to help promote and celebrate your book by making it visible as a Nautilus Award Winner. We hold the intention with you that your book will find much recognition and success with this significant award.
May your book’s message bring hope, wisdom, healing, and joy to many people. We are proud that your book’s journey as a Nautilus Winner will contribute to Better Books for a Better World.
About Nautilus Book Awards
The award seeks to recognize books in multiple categories that “make a difference and inspire.” Most Nautilus Awards have been granted to books from major academic presses such as Stanford University Press, Princeton University Press, University of Michigan Press, University of California Press, Columbia University Press, and Michigan State University Press as well as large commercial publishers such as Penguin, W.W. Norton, Random House, Simon & Schuster, and Little, Brown. However, several independent presses, including Island and Bloomsbury, are represented in the registry of past awards. [Source: Wikipedia]
“Better Books for a Better World”
During the past 20 years, this unique book award program has continued to gain prestige with authors and publishers around the world as it seeks, honors, celebrates and promotes print books that inspire and connect our lives as individuals, communities, and global citizens.
Dedicated to excellence and the highest literary standards, the Nautilus Awards program supports its winners in getting wider recognition, exhibiting opportunities, media coverage, industry exposure and enhanced prospects for sales.
Nautilus honors and celebrates exceptional literary contributions to spiritual growth, green values & sustainability, high-level wellness, responsible leadership and positive social change & social justice, as well as to the worlds of art, creativity and inspirational reading for children, teens, and young adults.
One of the goals of Nautilus Book Awards is to energize the interconnections between books, authors, publishers, and readers, and to be responsive to the world through words. [Source: Nautilus Book Awards]
In the recent past, Just Be has also been honored with the International Soul-Bridge Book Award and the Body, Mind, Spirit Book Award.