A compact treatment of Hinduism's complex religious tradition.More info →
A colorful and inspirational portrait of Indian monastic life drawn from the author's personal contact with many senior swamis belonging to the second generation of monks of the Ramakrishna Order.More info →
A practical guide to techniques of controlling the mind with special emphasis on meditation. The author has mainly relied on Patanjali's monumental word, the Yoga-Sutras.
Chapters in the book are: Why We Should Meditate; Teacher and Student Relationship; Steps to Yoga; Yama; Niyama; Asana; Pranayama; Pratyahara; Dhahrana; Dhyana; Obstacles to Meditation; Hazards in Meditation; Kundalini Power and the Six Chakras; The Sankhya Theory of Creation; Samadhi; What Happens After Samadhi; Japa; Judging Our Own Spiritual Progress; and Stress Relief.More info →