This book is for all those persons, who desire prosperity, success, knowledge, pleasure and need practical solutions to their practical problems. The general reader, as well as the scholar, will find this book eminently readable. Within these pages, an easy rendering in English is presented, of the thirteenth book of the Mahabharata. The various questions troubling Yudhishthira and the answers given by Bhishma, comprise the content of this book. These questions are universal in nature; hence, the appeal of this book is universal and equally so, is the effectiveness of the answers. Rajen Jani's translation is sound and his insights on Shri Shiva Sahasranama Stotram and Shri Vishnu Sahasranama Stotram are extremely illuminating. The easy translation in English, without any complex diacritical marks for Sanskrit words, enables readers to recite the chants effortlessly. This book shows how righteousness, wealth, pleasure and liberation may be attained. Without any doubt, readers shall indeed find this book to be their true friend, philosopher and guide.