Devanagari text, word-for-word meanings, English translation, and explanatory notes based on Shankara's commentary.More info →
A wide ranging collection of essays on aspects of Hinduism, its deities, its ideals and modes of practice.More info →
A collection of reminiscences of a great disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, who was found to be by all who came to him, a motiveless ocean of mercy. Translated from the three volume Bengali work, Sivananda Smrti Sangraha.More info →
A collection of essays on spiritual disciplines according to the exponents of various Indian philosophical schools along with articles on specific spiritual practices, like meditation, papa, prayer, etc. Most of these articles were published in various journals over the years.
Types of Meditation; Japa or Repetition of Holy Words; Japa in Different Traditions; The Divine Name; Prayer; Ritual; Image-worship; Self-effort in Spiritual Life; Self-negation or Self-expansion? Nine Means of Devotion; The Holy Mother and Simple Faith; Spiritual Discipline and Shankara; Spiritual Discipline and Ramanuja; Spiritual Discipline and Madhva; Spiritual Discipline and Nimbarka; Spiritual Discipline and Vallabha; Spiritual Discipline and Chaitanya; Spiritual Discipline and Shrikantha; and In the Scriptures.More info →
Talks and articles on the topic of service covering a wide spectrum of the problems confronting truth seekers in today's society.More info →
A collection of articles and lectures given by Swami Swahananda on many aspects of the message of Ramakrishna-Vivekananda. The author, a senior monk of the Ramakrishna Order, has taught for many years in the West and is an articulate interpreter of modern Vedanta.More info →