eBooks on
Mysticism



My Life

My Life

The autobiography of Swami Krishnananda. A moving story.

The Heart and Soul of Spiritual Practice

The Heart and Soul of Spiritual Practice

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

The Guri-Disciple Relationship

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

Swami Sivananda and His Mission

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

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

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

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

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 Philosophical Foundations of Religious Consciousness

The five different stages of religious consciousness are described.

The Philosophy of Religion

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

The Nature of the True Religious Life

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

Interior Pilgrimage

The Foundation of Spirituality

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

A Messenger of Peace and Wisdom

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

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

Thus Awakens the Awakened One

A compilation of quotations, divided into 7 categories, on important subjects relevant to the spiritual seeker.

Interior Pilgrimage

Interior Pilgrimage

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