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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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 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 Essays for Self Improvement is a collection of universally applicable, practical, and
insightful writings in the light of Yoga and Vedanta philosophy that allows an individual to enrich one’s understanding to successfully navigate the road of life. In this book, Swami Jyotirmayananda articulately addresses commonplace questions such as “How to Remove Anxiety” or “How to Develop Compassion” that often assail the mind of an individual seeking to achieve greater harmony and meaning in the fast pace of the modern world.
Pages: 248 | ISBN: 978-0-934664-39-4 | Year Published: 1981