Advanced Course in Yogi Philosophy and Oriental Occultism

Advanced Course in Yogi Philosophy and Oriental Occultism

Yogi Ramacharaka (William Walker Atkinson)

The twelve lessons forming this volume were originally issued in the shape of monthly lessons, known as “The Advanced Course in Yogi Philosophy and Oriental Occultism,” during a period of twelve months beginning with October 1904, and ending September 1905. These lessons were intended as a continuation of, or sequel to “The Fourteen Lessons in Yogi Philosophy and Oriental Occultism” issued during the previous year.

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Hatha Yoga

Hatha Yoga

Yogi Ramacharaka (William Walker Atkinson)

To the healthy man and woman this book is respectfully dedicated. They have done certain things (consciously or subconsciously) in order to bring themselves from infancy to healthy, normal maturity. And if you (who may not be so healthy and normal) will do just these same things, there is no reason why you, too, should not be just as are they. And this little book is our attempt to tell you just what this healthy man and woman…

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The Hindu-Yogi System Of Practical Water Cure

The Hindu-Yogi System Of Practical Water Cure

Yogi Ramacharaka (William Walker Atkinson)

This book is a health classic that covers topics such as water and prana, water as the basis for life, how much water to drink daily, repercussions of consuming too little water, overview of the organs of assimilation and elimination, how to remove toxins from the digestive tract, the importance of internal cleanliness, using the skin as an organ of elimination, how to take cleansing baths, wet pack treatments, sweat pack…

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Yoga and Yoga Discipline, A Theosophical Interpretation

Yoga and Yoga Discipline, A Theosophical Interpretation

Charles J. Ryan

“Does the Theosophical Society teach or recommend what are popularly known as yoga practices such as breath control, the development of psychic powers, or astral traveling, for seekers hungry for spiritual wisdom and who long to help humanity?” This natural question is often asked because it is well known that the Theosophical Movement was founded by Oriental teachers and was associated for a short time…

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Esoteric Teachings of the Tibetan Tantra

Esoteric Teachings of the Tibetan Tantra

C. A. Muses

This book contains three separate, and very important, works detailing Tibetan Tantric Buddhist thought and practice: Seven Initiation Rituals of the Tibetan Tantra, The Six Yogas of Naropa, and The Vow of Mahamudra. These were translated and edited by Musés assisted by exiled Tibetan monks from manuscripts in the Library of Congress. There are some very strange passages here. There is the mysterious prophecy of Mi-Gyur-Dorje found in one…

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Autobiography of a Yogi

Autobiography of a Yogi

Paramhansa Yogananda

Autobiography of a Yogi introduces the reader to the life of Paramahansa Yogananda and his encounters with spiritual figures of both the East and West. The book begins with his childhood family life, to finding his guru, to becoming a monk and establishing his teachings of Kriya Yoga meditation. The book continues in 1920 when Yogananda accepts an invitation to speak in a religious congress in Boston, Massachusetts, USA…

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Verses of Vemana

Verses of Vemana

C. P. Brown

Kumaragiri Vema Reddy popularly known as Vemana was a great Telugu philosopher and poet, who lived sometime in the seventeenth century. He composed numerous poems in the vernacular of Telugu. His poems are four lines in length. He traveled widely across south India, acquiring popularity as a poet and Yogi. So high was the regard for Vemana…

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Bhakti Yoga

Bhakti Yoga

Swami Vivekananda

BHAKTI-YOGA is a real, genuine search after the Lord, a search beginning, continuing, and ending in Love. One single moment of the madness of extreme love to God brings us eternal freedom. “Bhakti,” says Nârada in his explanation of the Bhakti-aphorisms, “is intense love to God.”—”When a man gets it, he loves all, hates none; he becomes satisfied for ever.”—”This love cannot be reduced to any earthly benefit,” because so long as worldly…

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Lectures on Raja Yoga

Lectures on Raja Yoga

Sri Swami Chidananda

Consists of seven lectures: Raja Yoga Is A Universal Science; Value Of Raja Yoga; Mind And Its Activity; Right Application In Yoga Brings Success; Asmita, Raga And Dvesha (Egoism, Likes And Dislikes); The Essence Of The Four Yogas; and The Awakened Mind.

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The Science of Pranayama

The Science of Pranayama

Sri Swami Sivananda

From the Introduction: ‘Pranayama occupies a very important place in Indian religion. Every Brahmachari, and every Grihastha also, has to practise it three times every day morning, noon and evening in his daily worship during Sandhya. It precedes every religious practice of the Hindus. Before he eats, before he drinks, before he resolves to do anything, Pranayama should be performed first and then the nature of his…

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Thought Power

Thought Power

Sri Swami Sivananda

Swami Sivananda’s Thought Power, is a book that tells you how to control your mind, enhance your concentration, focus your thoughts and direct it the way you want. A simple, straightforward, inspiring book that holds out many methods for the culture and nurture of thought power.

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The Hindu-Yogi Science of Breath

The Hindu-Yogi Science of Breath

Yogi Ramacharaka (William Walker Atkinson)

For thousands of years, yogis have believed that breath is the essential link between body and mind, energizing a subtle body which connects the physical and mental aspects of our being. In this book, Swami Rama and two noted American physicians explore the science of breath as the missing key to both physical health and the attainment…

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