Conversations with Gurudev

Mahamandaleshwar Swami Nityananda shares the philosophy and practices of yoga by answering seekers' questions.

Author: Swami Nityananda


ISBN: 0988602571

Category: Religion

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Mahamandaleshwar Swami Nityananda shares the philosophy and practices of yoga by answering seekers' questions.
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Conversations with Dada Vaswani

And my beloved Gurudev Sadhu Vaswani taught me that it is better to meditate
on the Name Divine than to read books. ... Sister Shanti, Gurudev's spiritual
daughter, came to visit us and to enquire whether there was anything in particular
that ...

Author: Ruzbeh N Bharucha

Publisher: Penguin UK

ISBN: 9789386057655

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 288

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The master is also the greatest disciple. The followed is the biggest follower. And in his humility lie the greatest lessons of life. The first thing that strikes the author about Dada Vawasni is his extraordinary humility and how his laughter reaches his sparkling eyes—the signs of a great master and yet a reluctant one at that. Their conversations are light, fun and full of cheer and yet, within them there is the depth and wisdom of life and beyond. What is prayer? What are the duties of a householder? What is the life of surrender... Their talks range from the concept karma to the role of the guru; from leading a spiritual life to the light of God. And within these questions and conversations are answers to the many spiritual questions that a seeker might have. Conversations with Dada Vaswani is a spiritual biography and a journey; it is also dialogue between the Sage and the seeker...
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Paramartha Katha Prasang

Presents Hindu point of view.

Author: Swami Muktananda


ISBN: UOM:39015001717621

Category: Hindu philosophy

Page: 356

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Presents Hindu point of view.
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Conversations and Transformations

But Gurudev and I early discovered certain differences, and it cannot suffer by
Gurudev's latest utterance on my linking the Bihar calamity with the sin of
untouchability. He had a perfect right to utter his protest when he believed I was
in error.

Author: Ananta Kumar Giri

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 0739103229

Category: Philosophy

Page: 347

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In this work, the author issues a call for scholars of contemporary social history and practice to grapple with late modernity's most pressing social and political issues. He counterposes Western thought with Indian social theory across an array of Indian texts and ideas.
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So You Re a Spiritual Being Now What

One Californian devotee remembers talking to Gurudev in a car while driving him
to the airport. Their conversation was interrupted when they arrived at their
destination. They were not able to speak again until Gurudev's next trip the
following ...

Author: Manisha Melwani

Publisher: Balboa Press

ISBN: 9781982229429

Category: Self-Help

Page: 252

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Do you consider yourself spiritual rather than religious? Are you craving clarity for your path and purpose? Would you like to learn more about how you can grow spiritually? So You’re a Spiritual Being—Now What? sets out to provide the answers. It presents fundamental spiritual concepts, the mind-set, practices, and disciplines of a spiritual seeker. “...perfect for all seekers on the path of spirituality, no matter their level. Everyone will find much to kindle their thinking in this book.” —Swami Advaitananda This book delivers classical spiritual teachings from India in an easy, contemporary style. The knowledge originates from a wisdom tradition called Vedanta. Manisha Melwani, who has learned directly from teachers of Vedanta, shares her understanding and first-hand experience as a spiritual seeker. “Manisha has a gift. Utilizing a friendly, conversational style, she has taken complex philosophical concepts from the Vedanta tradition of ancient India and expressed them in a simple and understandable manner for the Western reader. She has demonstrated that the wisdom that originated thousands of years ago is ageless and universally relevant today, as it was in the past. This book is a must read for any seeker of wisdom.” —Tony Murdock, M.A., Meditation Instructor Hindu Religious History and Christian Studies, McMaster University Count on this book for clarity, inspiration, and tools for your spiritual journey.
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A Collection of Biographies of 4 Kriya Yoga Gurus by Swami Satyananda Giri

He used to say, “In the Presence of Gurudev, many problems would be resolved
in ordinary small talk. ... think a little bit after having settled down, I would realize
that it was almost as if I had received Divine Knowledge in those conversations.

Author: Yoga Niketan

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 9780595386758

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 328

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This book is a collection of 4 spiritual biographies written by Swami Satyananda Giri, eminent disciple of Swami Sriyukteshvar Giri. In this collection are the biographies of revered Yogiraj Shyama Charan Lahiri Mahasaya, as well as biographies of his disciples Yogacharya Shastri Mahasaya (Hansaswami Kebalananda) and Swami Sriyukteshvar Giriji Maharaj, as well as the biography of Paramahansa Yogananda entitled "Yogananda Sanga."
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Seeking Health and Joy

... ofspiritual life Gurudev Siddha Peeth, Ganespuri, Maharashtra, India: SYDA
Foundation Muktanada, Swami 1981 Paramartha Katha Prasang: Spiritual
Conversations Gurudev Siddha Peeth, Ganespuri, Maharashtra, India Jacobs
Alan 2003 ...

Author: Dr. Antonietta Francini, MD, MA

Publisher: iUniverse

ISBN: 147592710X

Category: Psychology

Page: 200

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Dr. Antonietta Francini has not had an easy life. Stricken with post-traumatic stress syndrome after World War II and subsequent terminal cancer, she is a true example of courage, determination, faith, and the ways in which one woman can walk through struggles and come out a better person for it in the end. Now retired, Dr. Francini shares the compelling details of the second part of her life and how she has attained a happy, rewarding life—even into her eighties. She divides her story into two parts that first detail the story of her life and then explain the philosophy that guided her behavior throughout her extraordinary spiritual journey. Upon receiving her cancer diagnosis in 1965, Dr. Francini shares how she found healing with the help of surgery, diet, yoga, meditation, visualization, and breathing exercises. But it was not until she experienced a spiritual awakening in India that she learned to completely heal her soul and understood the power of unconditional love. As she offers a glimpse into her journey, she shares the cultural and spiritual factors that influenced her well-being and how she eventually evolved through forgiveness and selfless love. Seeking Health and Joy shares the extraordinary life story of one woman’s hard-earned, joyful wisdom as she learns to embrace the cosmic powers for successful aging.
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Rabindrasangeet Vichitra

Gurudev broke those Hindi and Bengali songs and turned them into one worthy
of conversation of his musical drama . In the conversations of the different
characters of the drama there are descriptions of anger , sorrow , laughter , tears ,
fear ...

Author: Śāntideba Ghosha

Publisher: Concept Publishing Company

ISBN: 8180693058

Category: Music in literature

Page: 321

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This English translation of Santidev Ghosh's Rabindrasangeet Vichitra makes an in-depth study of the music of Rabindranath Tagore.
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Gurudev R D Ranade

Why talk of last year ? Am I the same Rambhau as I was yesterday ? ” The
conversation ended there . After the Sitting , I asked Lele what Gurudev might
have in his mind when he said that he was not what he was the day before . " He
only ...



ISBN: UOM:39015041637177

Category: Educators

Page: 180

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Gurudev Hardev

This book unfolds many manifestations of Gurudev as revealed in trying times—
soon after the assassination of his father and Guru— and later during his tours,
discourses, conversations, interviews, etc. Perhaps the most striking feature of
this ...

Author: J. R. D. Satyarthi


ISBN: UOM:39015024778972


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Reminiscences of a personal secretary of Hardev Singh, b. 1954, head of the Nirankari Mission; includes his sayings.
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The Master s Touch

A group of devotees was speaking to Gurudev in front of the Ashram in
Connecticut . After the conversation , the ... Gurudev avoids praise and magically
steers conversations away from himself , directing any praise to God . A curious
reporter ...


Publisher: Integral Yoga Dist

ISBN: UVA:X001205966

Category: Religion

Page: 116

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Just as a tree is known by its fruits, a spiritual teacher is known by the fruits that his teachings bear in the lives of his disciples. This book is a collection of uplifting, moving, amusing and inspiring stories. Its passages give the reader glimpses of one of the great joys and miracles a person can know; the spiritual unfolding that takes place through the transforming touch of a spiritual master.
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Autobiography of Gurudev R D Ranade

This is exactly what is said about the fact of Sambhashana ( conversation ) in the
case of highly developed mystics . They may have a talk with the highest Reality ;
but that is apart . We canot say anything about it . unless we have actual ...

Author: Vinayak Chintaman Kelkar


ISBN: UVA:X001333719

Category: Hindus

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Biography of Ramchandra Dayyatraya Ranade, 1886-1957, Indian mystic, gleaned from references in his writings.
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The Video Source Book

Talk So They Listen , Listen So They Talk 1985 Provides a guideline for reading
nonverbal behavior and sending effective nonverbal messages . 28m ; VHS . A :
Adult . ... known distributor . A Talk with Sri Gurudev II 1978 Sri Gurudev speaks ...

Author: David J. WEINER


ISBN: 0787634115

Category: Video recordings

Page: 4029

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Sri Swami Satchidananda Apostle of Peace

Really , I never feel that I am the one giving a talk . Someone Else does the
talking . So I'm not worried ; I'm just enjoying playing with this little one . “ Then
who will talk ? " Gurudev looked up at the journalist . " Well , you just go , have a
seat ...

Author: Joan Wiener Bordow

Publisher: Integral Yoga Dist

ISBN: UOM:39015017968366

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 435

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Sri Swami Satchinananda: Apostle of Peace tells the life story of this remarkable being. Born into a deeply spiritual family, he became a successful businessman and happy family man. After the death of his wife, he chose the path of renunciation and devoted himself completely to spiritual life. Years of studying with many great sages and saints led him to his guru, the legendary Sri Swami Sivananda. Swami Satchidananda soon became know as a great spiritual teacher in both the East and the West.
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In the Company of a Siddha

Interviews and Conversations with Swami Muktananda Swami Muktananda ... K -
47 , Navin Shahdara , Delhi - 32 Shree Gurudev Dhyan Kendra , Shri Babubhai
C . Patel , Shri Dayaji D . Patel , Shri Thakur D . Patel , Mota Joojava , Dist .

Author: Swami Muktananda


ISBN: UOM:39015000235625

Category: Spiritual life

Page: 192

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You Are Therefore I Am

Chapter 9 Self and the World A YEAR AFTER I had joined the monkhood , when I
was ten years old , Mother came for the darshan of gurudev Tulsi , so I asked him
, “ My mother wishes to see me and talk to me . May I have your permission to ...

Author: Satish Kumar

Publisher: Uit Cambridge Limited

ISBN: STANFORD:36105114492270

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 191

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Tracing his own spiritual journey, Satish Kumar - child monk, peace pilgrim, ecological activist and educator - considers the sources of inspiration which formed his understanding of the world as a network of multiple and diverse relationships, encapsulated in the dictum 'You are, therefore I am'.
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Behta Bayda

... incense that draws on. While afternoon haze plays puppeteer who dances
dawdling shadows across peacocks' outstretched fans as they strut and. 144

Author: Baron James Ashanti

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

ISBN: 9781479730391

Category: Poetry

Page: 183

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Baron James Ashanti accomplishes a remarkable success in presenting multifaceted aspects of Indian culture. Ashanti touches its intimate radiance by writing about women in diff erent times and spaces. Th e character of Indian women has been domineering, accommodating and suppressible as well, in diff erent circumstances. Th e poor women have suff ered male domination in some tribes, families and sub-cultures. Th is has been ably highlighted. Baron James Ashanti’s narrative poetry incorporates in this volume the images like jewels imbedded inside an oriental monument that refl ect the shades of the times as light falls on them. Dr. H. K. Kaul President Th e Poetry Society (India) An esoteric drift in the beginning ‘from another time I come to redeem’ along with authoritative repetitions imparts a bardic quality in the opening poems but we are soon to enter the 21st century India and confront a determinate modern tone of a powerful poet ruthlessly vocal about the evils of society still persisting in many parts and within many cultural groups of India. As we visit Irom Sharmila Chanu or Manorama, look at Delhi and Udaipur through the sensitive eyes , revisit personalities like Gandhi and Tagore in the ‘garden’ of the poet’s mind or trace the course of Maa Ganga pausing briefl y at Varanasi where the rapture of the devotees might seem “organized chaos” to the unaccustomed eye, we are to realize that we have only been following the trail of conscience as the poet disquietens our inner stirrings and looks around at the scenes of human suff ering. Th e perspective of time sharply locates the poems in Indian present or Indian past, with an unfl inching insistence less concerned with the aesthetics of philosophical realm, asserting the content as the prime matter of the poems, yet achieving a graceful sense of motion taking the readers along in the Behta Bayda /Floating Raft towards scruples where ancient Indian gongs resonate. Dr. Zinia Mitra English Department Chair Nakshalbari College Behta Bayda Baron James Ashanti written by Baron James Ashanti f l o a t i n g r a f t Behta Bayda Th e poems in this volume would affi rm that Baron James know his India is in love with her! Dr. Jagannath Prasad Das
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Know Your Child

How do we measure success after all? And how do we help our children live a successful and fulfilled life? In this book, His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar highlights simple points for parents and teachers about raising children.

Author: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Publisher: Arktos

ISBN: 9781907166235

Category: Psychology

Page: 158

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Raising children can be a big challenge in this competitive world. We want our children to be successful. How do we measure success after all? And how do we help our children live a successful and fulfilled life? In this book, His Holiness Sri Sri Ravi Shankar highlights simple points for parents and teachers about raising children. These subtle cues go a long way in laying the foundation for children to grow into fine human beings - happy yet responsible, focused but with a large perspective on life, having a strong character with the softness of human values.
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Gurus of Modern Yoga

... the comfortable conversation of the faithful. Though contact with Muktananda
still required substantial effort, since disciples had to travel to Ganeshpuri to meet
him in the isolated context of the Shree Gurudev Ashram, Muktananda reached ...

Author: Mark Singleton

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780199374953

Category: Religion

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Within most pre-modern, Indian traditions of yoga, the role of the guru is absolutely central. Indeed, it was often understood that yoga would simply not work without the grace of the guru. The modern period saw the dawn of new, democratic, scientific modes of yoga practice and teaching. While teachings and gurus have always adapted to the times and circumstances, the sheer pace of cultural change ushered in by modernity has led to some unprecedented innovations in the way gurus present themselves and their teachings, and the way they are received by their students. Gurus of Modern Yoga explores the contributions of individual gurus to the formation of the practices and discourses of yoga today. The focus is not limited to India, but also extends to the teachings of yoga gurus in the modern, transnational world, and within the Hindu diaspora. Each section deals with a different aspect of the guru within modern yoga. Included are extensive considerations of the transnational tantric guru; the teachings of modern yoga's best-known guru, T. Krishnamacharya, and those of his principal disciples; the place of technology, business and politics in the work of global yoga gurus; and the role of science and medicine. As a whole, the book represents an extensive and diverse picture of the place of the guru, both past and present, in contemporary yoga practice.
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