|The Four Yogas
A GUIDE TO THE SPIRITUAL PATHS OF ACTION, DEVOTION, MEDITATION & KNOWLEDGE
by Swami Adiswarananda
A practitioner’s guide to the four spiritual paths of karma-yoga, bhakti-yoga, raja-yoga, and jnana-yoga. This comprehensive and accessible book, Swami Adiswarananda outlines the message and practice of each of the yogas as well as its philosophy and psychology, preparatory practices, methodical spiritual disciplines, common obstacles and ways to overcome them.
The Spiritual Quest and the Way of Yoga:
Guidance for followers of all traditions in quest for spiritual fulfillment. Drawing on the wisdom of the Vedic scriptures, Sri Ramakrishna, Swami Vivekananda and other sources, this book is a valuable companion on your journey through the triumphs and challenges on the path toward spiritual transformation and the achievement of life's highest reward.
Meditation & Its Practices
The complete sourcebook of Hinduism's two most time-honored traditions of meditation. By exploring the transformative powers of meditation, this inspiring volume shows us time-tested ways to refresh our souls and empower our physical and spiritual selves with innovative ways of meeting the challenges of modern life.
The Vedanta Way to Peace and Happiness
The practical volume examines ways to overcome the problems of life and many of the common bostacles to spiritual fulfillment - such as questions about human suffering, doubt of God's existence, the meaning of life, and liberation of the soul. In language that is accessible to people of all faiths and backgrounds, this book introduces the reader to the teachings of Vedanta.
Hymns and Prayers
A compilation of fifty hymns, including hymns to Guru, Shiva, Krishna, Rama, Divine Mother, Sri Ramakrishna, and Brahman. Sanskrit texts with English translation.
Aratrika Hymns and Ramanam
Swami Tapasyananda, translator. Aratrika hymns (vespers) sung in connection with the worship services in the centers of the Ramakrishna Order, and the "Ramanam Sankirtan" - verses expounding the glory of Sri Rama. Sanskrit texts of verses, with English transliteration and translation.
Book of Daily Thoughts and Prayers
Swami Paramananda. Provides a rich library of thoughts and prayers for daily practice, by a disciple of Swami Vivekananda.
Living Wisdom -- Vedanta in the West
This collection of forty-three articles offers contemporary insights into the timeless philosophy of Vedanta. A variety of noted authors, including Swami Adiswarananda, offer their wisdom on topics ranging from Vedanta Philosophy to Spiritual Practices. The articles have been divided into four major headings: Philosophy, Practice, Paradigms and Perspectives.
In the Hours of Meditation
Frank Alexander. The reflections of a western devotee of Swami Vivekananda on the "hours when one approaches that region of blessedness in which the Soul is Self-contained and in the presence of the Highest."
Monks of the Ramakrishna Order. Articles on meditation by Senior Swamis of the Ramakrishna Order.
Meditation and Spiritual Life
Swami Yatiswarananda. A most valuable, authoritative, and popular volume by a widely respected monk of the Ramakrishna Order. Serves as a practical manual of spiritual life for sincere aspirants eager to attain spiritual fulfillment. Contains guidance on meditation in all its aspects, from preliminary preparations to genuine spiritual experiences.
Meditation, Its Theory and Practice
Hari Prasad Shastri. This lucidly written book gives in brief the methods of prayer and meditation taught by the God-realized sages. Chapters on the theory of meditation and on its simple and advanced practices.
Paths of Meditation
A collection of essays by Swamis of the Ramakrishna Order and scholars on diverse theories and techniques of meditation according to different faiths.
Siva-Mahimnah Stotram: The Hymn on the Greatness of Shiva
Swami Pavitrananda, translator. "Considered by many to be the best of all hymns found in Sanskrit literature." Sanskrit texts of verses and notes.
Spiritual Practice: Its Conditions and Preliminaries
Swami Ashokananda. A traveler in the spiritual path charts the course to the Supreme in this instructive guide-book, with chapters on all stages of spiritual life.
Towards the Goal Supreme
Swami Virajananda. Valuable instructions for the spiritual aspirant by a monastic disciple of Swami Vivekananda. Foreword by Christopher Isherwood. Frontis.
Swami Yatiswarananda, translator. Collection of prayers and hymns from the Vedas, Puranas, etc. Introduction and Sanskrit texts of verses.
The Mind and Its Control
Swami Budhananda. Sets forth the teachings of Vedanta and Yoga on the nature of the mind and ways of understanding and controlling it.
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