eBooks on Mysticism

My Life

The autobiography of Swami Krishnananda. A moving story.
German translation

The Heart and Soul of Spiritual Practice

A comprehensive guide covering the essential aspects of spiritual practice, especially love of God and meditation.

The Guru-Disciple Relationship

Swamiji 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.
Spanish translation | German translation

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.

Self-Realisation, Its Meaning and Method

A concise and concentrated monograph going directly into the essence of the eternal question of 'rediscovering oneself'.
Japanese translation

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.
Spanish translation | Japanese translation

The Struggle for Perfection

Mystical relations obtaining between the internal and external realities, together with instructions on the methods of internal meditations.

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 Philosophical Foundations of Religious Consciousness

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

Swami Krishnananda describes what a true religious life is and how to attain it.

The Foundation of Spirituality

A series of lectures that Swamiji gave during the Ashram's annual Sadhana Week in July 1983.

Interior Pilgrimage

Contains a variety of 65 subjects in Swami Krishnananda's own handwriting, representing the quintessence of Swamiji's thought.

Rare Quotes from a Rare Master

Handwritten instructions for sadhana and various topics from diaries in 1967-68.

The Drama of Consciousness

A pictorial of Swami Krishnananda along with quotations from Swamiji's writings.

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.

Glorious Fifty Years of Wisdom and Service

The souvenir published on the occasion of the 50th birthday of Swami Krishnananda.

Swami Krishnananda Shashtyabdapurti Mahotsava Commemoration Volume

A Souvenir released on Swami Krishnananda's 60th Birthday.

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.

The Mighty Godman of Our Age

A compilation of various talks that Swami Krishnananda gave on his Guru, Swami Sivananda, over the years. All these discourses, and more, are in html format in the section of articles on Swami Sivananda.