The book is a brief character sketch of Shivaji's soldier i.e. Dadoji Konddev Gochivde. He was a disciplined personnel in the Maratha Army, so only Shahaji appointed Dadoji as the guardian for Shivaji since his childhood. Dadoji Konddev was a loyal servant for Shahaji Maharaj and Jijabai who laid the foundation of Swarajya with imparting training to Shivaji since childhood. Along with a devoted soldier in the army he was a teacher, mentor to Shivaji or can also be called as a 'Kingmaker'.
He taught Shivaji Maharaj various tactics on war front like, horse riding, swords manship, bow arrows, other weapons and also introduced few epics like ramayan, mahabharat, ancient stories and languages like Sanskrit, Persian etc.