Vedanta in Brief
Acquire a knowledge of the basic structure of Vedanta philosophy in a very short time.
Pages: 244 | ISBN: 978-0-934664-37-0 | Year Published: 1978
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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.
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.
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.
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