Category: Religion & Spirituality

Some Fruits Of Solitude

Some Fruits Of Solitude

Born in 1644, William Penn’s wisdom reflects a simpler time in history when the focus was on moral principles for living. These proverbs and teachings are the product of Penn’s life, faith, and Quaker roots. An exquisite reproduction of a 1901 vintage edition, his short quotes and simple truths still resonate today. Covering 165 subjects […]

How To Take The Stress Out Of Christmas

How To Take The Stress Out Of Christmas

“Don’t Let The Stress and Worry Ruin Your Christmas, Help Is At Hand To Help You Relax and Have Fun Over The Holidays!” Do you find yourself running around at the last minute buying gifts that you forgot? Are you credit cards crying out please, no more? Those were my Christmas Pasts I feel you […]

Within You Is The Power

Within You Is The Power

Throughout his life Hamblin experienced a divine presence. He described this experience as totally peaceful. As he became successful these experiences were exchanged for night terrors. Hamblin realized that he must retire from his success and at that time his peace returned. Through this book we can learn to use the power from within to […]

The Pilgrim’s Progress

John Bunyan (1628-1688) was a Christian writer and preacher. He was born at Harrowden, in the Parish of Elstow, England. He wrote The Pilgrim’s Progress (1678- 1684), arguably the most famous published Christian allegory. In the Church of England he is remembered with a Lesser Festival on 30 August. Bunyan had very little schooling (about […]

Mother Stories From The New Testament

These Bible stories are perfect for use in Sunday Schools, Bible study groups, personal Bible study (any age), and of course for reading to children at bedtime (or any other time). This book includes the best stories from the Old Testament that mothers can tell their children. The book is richly illustrated with forty-five great […]

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) […]

Yoga Lessons For Developing Spiritual Consciousness

Yoga is a subject which has enthralled the attention of the world from time immemorial. The author, Swami Mukerji, was a Yogi who came out of a successive generation of Yogis, and in these lessons, he prepares for the layperson an understanding of the Yogic Mind and, impresses the reader with the necessity for rising […]

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 […]

Yoga Vashisht or Heaven Found

This is a translation of the Laghu Yoga Vashishta, traditionally written by the sage Vasistha, one of the teachers of Rama. This is the ‘shorter’ Yoga Vashishta. This is not an academic or critical translation, but it may appeal to the casual reader. The author of this book, Singh Gherwal, may have been a westerner […]

Karma-Yoga

In this book, Swami Vivekananda takes up the concept of Karma Yoga from the Bhagavad Gita, covering topics such as work, motivation, non-attachment, character and action. This a set of lectures by Swami Vivekananda on the subject of Karma Yoga, one of the several yogic paths to enlightenment. Karma Yoga is a mental discipline which […]

Siddhartha

Siddhartha is a wonderful fictional story based on the life of a young Brahmin from an Indian village who leaves home to seek fulfillment. Siddhartha is wise beyond his years as a young boy, as a young man, and even as a middle aged man. Siddhartha leaves his childhood home of wealth and privilege to […]

The Holy Bible

The King James Version of the Bible contains the text of the Holy Bible in the traditional language. This translation, despite being five-hundred years old, is widely praised for its accurate rendering of the Hebrew and Greek texts. King James Version of the Bible with interactive table of contents, perfect for bible studies, church, reference, […]

Easton’s Bible Dictionary

Easton’s Bible Dictionary (formerly known as the Illustrated Bible Dictionary) is a classic source for Bible scholars. It was published in 1897, three years after the author’s death. Easton was a Scottish Presbyterian minister who is known primarily for his masterful reference work. Easton’s contains both short, dictionary-like entries on words, people, and places, as […]

Leaves Of Life For Daily Inspiration

Daily Inspirational Readings: Taken from the book for January 19th; Hans Sachs died 1576 William Cosgrove died 1720 James Watt born 1736 Robert E. Lee born 1807 Edgar Allan Poe born 1809 I stand amid the roar Of a surf-tormented shore And I hold within my hand Grains of the goldend sand- How few! Yet […]

How to Live a Holy Life

This volume is written for all those who desire to please God with a well -spent life. It is sent forth in Jesus’ name, with a prayer–that God bless and help both the reader and the writer to live life at its very best and fulfill the purpose of God concerning them.

Men, Women, and God

Rev. Arthur Herbert Gray (1868-1956) was the author of: As Tommy Sees Us (1917), Men, Women and God (1922) and With Christ as Guide (1927). “This book has been written at the request of the Student Christian Movement, and is addressed in the first place to men and women of the student age. I have […]

Little Folded Hands: Prayers for Children

Charmingly nostalgic and yet perfectly appropriate for today’s youth, this classic collection of prayers for children includes a variety of simple appeals and devotions: morning prayers * evening prayers * prayers for before and after meals * prayers for healing and health * birthday prayers prayers for school and church * Christmas prayers * and […]

Mystic Christianity

Mystic Christianity is a book written by Yogi Ramacharaka (a pseudonym of popular new thought author William Walker Atkinson). This work is an alternative way of looking at the history of Christianity as it is known today, and is valued by many scholars for its uniqueness and ability to provoke thought in its readers at […]

Quiet Talks On Prayer

This early twentieth-century guide by S. D. Gordon, abridged and updated for today’s reader, explains the meaning and mission of prayer, hindrances to prayer, the “how to’s” of praying, and Jesus’ habits of prayer. Identifying prayer as the world’s greatest “outlet of power,” Gordon encourages a vibrant, two-way communication with the God who longs for […]

Short Stories Old and New

Alphonso Smith (28 May 1864 – 13 June 1924) was an American Professor of English, college dean, philologist, and folklorist. Professor Smith’s collected and edited short stories in this title is a must read for anyone interested in literature. His chosen stories in this volume are: 1.Esther – from Old Testament 2. Ali Baba and […]

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