Among some of the important cultures of human development ‘Reading’ possess its own place. The activities of reading relates with knowledge acquisition, human and societal development .A society that is not literate cannot progress. Reading opens the door of infinite learning and the tireless scope of gaining knowledge .The benefits of reading cannot be listed in one place but here are some of them .Reading is the best way to absorb and acquire knowledge. Be it a magazine or a paper or novel or a book — it widens your basement of knowledge as well as your point of views. It broadens your ability of thinking and imagination. Good writing skill develops when you have a passion of reading. When you do not have; you cannot give. So if you do not have styles; you cannot develop styles in your writing. Reading books tremendously improves your vocabulary. A good stock of words enables you to build up a sentence more meaningfully and nicely. That’s why reading is regarded a good way to brush up language. Reading improves our span of knowledge. Whatever you read be it a poem or a story or a novel, it makes you better in understanding the world. Books relating to science helps us to discover our own world by logic. It erases superstition from our mind and makes us know the true reason behind every activity. Where books of poems, stories, novels emphasis on our feelings and sometimes informs the real picture of the society. As we know “Philosophy is the mother of arts.” Philosophy says that the knowledge, the thinking of different person is unique. Philosophy emphasis on absorbing everyone’s point of view. Reading is the most beneficial way to extend that process. Reading makes us educate every time. Swami Vivekananda said “Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man.” No one in the world is perfect but everyone tries to be perfect in every moments. Sri Sri Ramakrishna Dev said “As long as I live, so long do I learn.” Reading is the most precious source of learning. Autobiographies, biographies of famous persons reflects their society, their struggle and their thoughts. If one goes through history of mankind, he learns the mistakes of his predecessors and make himself prepare for such situation and never repeats those mistakes again. Moreover, reading of different spiritual books motives one to lead a life in its true sense. Even when you go through a piece of poem or a prose it usually draws your attention in its depth and influences you to search the actual language of literature. In this way reading aids concentration. Reading can also prove to be an excellent stress killer at times. Reading of funny stories and comics gives one the space to laugh at his heart’s content. Meanwhile, one forgets his stress. Reading moral stories, inspirational pieces can positively affect ‘You’ and ‘Your thinking’. Besides all of these reading provides you almost a free entertainment. These are just handful benefits of inculcating reading as a culture and as a part of your life.