Mysticism of Devi Mahatmya (Worship of God as Mother)
An inspiring and comprehensive exploration of the mysticism behind Devi Puja or Mother Worship. The Devi Mahatmya is a unique scripture dedicated to God as the all-compassionate Divine Mother. Highly mystical stories depict the journey of the soul from the misery of bondage to the Bliss of Liberation. Swami Jyotirmayananda gives us the philosophical meaning of these fascinating stories.
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The comprehensive philosophy of Yoga-Vedanta, unparalleled in its profound wisdom, serves as a template for every individual to break the fetters of the psychological illusions projected by the conditioned mind, and live a life of purpose, poise, and contentment, in full knowledge of one’s True Essence.
In this masterful rendition of the Yoga Vasistha, Sri Swami Jyotirmayananda sifts through the highly complex mystic truths as presented by Sage Vasistha to Lord Rama, rendering them crystal clear for the serious spiritual aspirant to read, reflect, and imbibe.
Volumes I, II, and III of Swamiji’s original Yoga Vasistha books are combined into this newly bound book.
Yoga philosophy delightfully brought out through stories and dialogue from “Shanti Parva” and “Anushasan Parva” of the Mahabharata—the well-known epic of India. With the phenomenal story of the great Mahabharata War as the background, these incredible books present life in all its ramifications and allow one to see and understand the mystical implications and Divine Plan behind all conditions of life.
In this book, one can study the mysteries of the three states of consciousness, gain a deep understanding of the mental projections that provide illusory credibility to the world of names and forms, and unravel the puzzles of dream and sleep that baffle modern medical science to this day. Further, through its lucid explanations and helpful instructions in higher forms of meditation, this advanced study will prove an indispensable tool in entering the fourth, transcendental state beyond Waking, Dream, and Deep Sleep.
Pages: 64 | ISBN: 978-0-934664-10-3 | Year Published: 1974
The Narada Bhakti Sutras composed by Sage Narada centuries before Christ are an incomparable treasure for those who seek to cultivate this Love through the practice of devotion or bhakti. A close study and deep reflection of these Sutras allows one to experience this Divine Love that abides in all. In this book, Swami Jyotirmayananda brings clarity of understanding to this noble work through his profound insight and intuition, conveying the power of Love that melts all differences created by sect, creed or color, allowing the mind to see the Oneness in all.
Pages: 240 | ISBN: 978-0-934664-42-4 | Year Published: 1982