Category: Hinduism

Autobiography of a Yogi

This life story of Yogananda was instrumental in introducing meditation and yoga to the West. At once a riveting account of an extraordinary life and a remarkably accessible introduction to a little-known spiritual science, Yogananda’s Autobiography is something of a publishing phenomenon. Autobiography of a Yogi is one of the best-selling spiritual autobiographies of all […]

Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita is one of the great scriptures today, which guides the life and thought of people all over the world. It is believed to have been written by Lord Krishna. The Bhagavad Gita, also more simply known as Gita, is a 700-verse Hindu scripture that is part of the ancient Hindu epic, the […]

Mahanirvana Tantra

The best known of the Tantric scriptures. These texts describe the esoteric teachings of Tantra, a belief system which originated in India, practiced by a number of Hindus and Buddhists. Tantra has become a synonym in the West for unbridled sexuality; however, sexuality is only one faucet of this elaborate spiritual practice. Framed as a […]

How To Be A Yogi

A short treatise on the various forms of yoga, including Hatha, Raja, Karma, Bhakti, and Jnana. The book also has chapters on the science of breathing, and the possibility that Christ was a Yogi. An effort has been made to keep the text free from technical and Sanskrit terms which makes it invaluable for not […]

THE HINDU-YOGI Science of Breath

A Complete Manual of THE ORIENTAL BREATHING PHILOSOPHY of Physical, Mental, Psychic and Spiritual Development. This book provides a complete Yoga practice including an extremely comprehensive classic book on Yogic Breathing, by Yogi Ramacharaka. The book teaches that Yoga is divided into several branches, ranging from that which teaches the control of the body, to […]

The Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali

One of yoga’s most important and influential works, The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali forms a keystone of Indian philosophical and religious thought. This book provides a complete manual for the study and practice of Raja Yoga, the path of meditation and mental focus. This original interpretation of these timeless teachings is a treasure to be […]

Thirty Minor Upanishads

The Upanishads are philosophical works considered to be sources for the Hindu religion. In sum, roughly 200 Upanishads exist. This collection consists of thirty minor, categorized Upanishads. This is a selection of translations from the ‘minor’ Upanishads. These are texts which have been incorporated into the list of 108 Upanishads, principally dealing with Yogic philosophy […]

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

The Hatha Yoga Pradipika is a classical text describing Hatha Yoga. Possibly the oldest extant text about Hatha Yoga, The Hatha Yoga Pradipika was written about the 15th century CE, by Swami Swatmarama, a disciple of Swami Goraknath. While the text describes : asanas (postures) purifying practices (shatkarma) mudras (finger and hand positions) bandhas (locks) […]

Great Systems of Yoga

This is a short review of the major schools of yoga, including Hindu, Buddhist and Sufi varieties. Wood, whose translation of the The Garuda Purana is also at this site, was a founding Theosophist and wrote extensively on Hinduism, and Yoga in particular. His works on the subject are written for Western readers, and where […]

Kundalini, The Mother of the Universe

India is the mysterious land chosen as her own by Kundalini,The Mother of the Universe. What we read in old histories and Holy Bibles, and the records,can be seen there today. This little self-published work could be most charitably described as an anthology of material on Kundalini Yoga. Very little of this book was actually […]

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