The book was intended to cover nine streams of Marathi literature generally lesser known to the common Marathi reader. They are as follows: Jain, Veershaiva, Ganapatya, Nagesh, Madhva, Ramanuj, Harinarayan and Anand. Due to constraints of the number of pages, the book only discusses the first four.
The author explains the rationale for a book in the preface.
The book consists of four sections :
1. Marathi literature by the Jains.
2. Marathi literature by the Veershaivas.
3. Marathi literature by the devotees of Ganapati.
4. Marathi literature by the followers of Nagesh sect.