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eBooks on Mysticism

My Life
The autobiography of Swami Krishnananda. A moving story.
The Guru-Disciple Relationship
In Swamiji's unique, penetrating and comprehensive style, he outlines the origin and development of Sannyas from earliest times until the present day, the relationship of disciples with their Gurus, and his own experience as disciple of Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, founder of the Divine Life Society.
Sri Swami Sivananda and His Mission
Here is a potent account that will give the heart a glimpse into the journey of a great saint and master of our times, and the struggles, trials and tribulations which were the foundation of what is The Divine Life Society.
The Heart and Soul of Spiritual Practice
A comprehensive guide covering the essential aspects of spiritual practice, especially love of God and meditation.
Self-Realisation, Its Meaning and Method
A concise and concentrated monograph going directly into the essence of the eternal question of 'rediscovering oneself'.
The Problems of Spiritual Life
This book furnishes apt replies to subtle philosophical queries, and benefits everyone on the path of experience of the ultimate values of life. Of great utility in clearing misconceptions and providing invaluable tips.
The Struggle for Perfection
On the relevance of all events to the cosmic purpose.
The Development of Religious Consciousness
Describes the awakening of religious consciousness, the descent theories of religious creationism and big bang vs. the ascent theory of Darwinian evolution, and the history of religious consciousness including Kant, Hegel, Descartes and Shankaracharya.
The five different stages of religious consciousness are described.
The Philosophy of Religion
A rational foundation of the rise of religions in the world, and a fitting sequel to the author's earlier books, An Introduction to the Philosophy of Yoga and Yoga as a Universal Science.
The Nature of the True Religious Life
Swamiji describes what a true religious life is and how to attain it.
Interior Pilgrimage
Contains a variety of 65 subjects in Swami Krishnananda's own handwriting, representing the quintessence of Swamiji's thought.
A Messenger of Peace and Wisdom
The souvenir published for the occasion of the 75th birthday of Swami Krishnananda. Contains writings by Swamiji as well as articles by devotees about Swamiji.
Fruit from the Garden of Wisdom
Various themes of Swami Krishnananda's writings compiled for his 75th birthday. Covers a wide range of interesting topics.
Thus Awakens the Awakened One
A compilation of quotations, divided into 7 categories, on important subjects relevant to the spiritual seeker.