The Four Gatekeepers at the Palace of Liberation
Befriend even one of these four… and the gates to Enlightenment will open for you! Allegorically speaking, there are four gates to the Palace of Liberation, flanked by four gatekeepers – serenity, contentment, good association and spiritual enquiry. If one were to embrace any one of these, then “All else will be added unto you.” This booklet says it all in a nutshell.
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The Upanishads constitute the essence of the teachings from the Vedas, laying the foundation for the non-dualistic school of Advaita Vedanta. In this book, Swami Jyotirmayananda brilliantly conveys the wisdom of four major Upanishadic texts – Kena, Mundaka, Prashna, and Ishavasya – in a concise and simple manner. The author’s translation and commentary of these ancient works enumerate for the spiritual seeker, in fine detail, the timeless truths realized through the spiritual revelations of the ancient sages and saints of India.
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
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