A selection of inspirational quotes by Swami Jyotirmayananda drawn from his writings, lectures, and interviews on Yoga and Vedanta.
Pages: 240 | ISBN: 978-0-934664-27-1 | Year Published: 1975
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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.
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.
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