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Wisdom of the Sadhu – Teachings of Sundar Sing pdf ebook

Wisdom of the Sadhu – Teachings of Sundar Sing – is a book with teachings, poems and biographical information about the Indian Sundar Singh. He was born in a Sikh-family 1889 in Punjab an at the age of 16 he took on the ascetic lifestyle of a sadhu after he was baptized by a Christian […]

Life of St. Francis of Assis by Paul Sabatier

  Francis of Assisi was the founder of the Franciscans order. He saw it as his task to preach. His sermon was simple, and joy and peace was important to him. And he was in all contexts a peacemaker. His brothers were sent out in all directions to preach. Francis himself was responsible for the […]

The Essential Yoga Sutra

The Essential Yoga Sutra – Ancient Wisdom for Your Yoga – by Geshe Michael Roach & Christie McNally, is an ancient text that examines the purpose and practice of yoga. Experienced American Buddhist teacher Michael Roach, who holds the distinguished title of geshe (comparable to a Ph.D. in Buddhist religious studies), provides commentary to McNally’s […]

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Dalai Lama Kalachakra teachings

These 3 PDF-documents are transcripts of a 3-day symposium held by His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama under the name Kalachakra for World Peace Graz in 2002. The teachings centers around the topics: The middle stages of meditation, The thirty-seven practices of the bodhisattvas and The lamp for the path to enlightenment. Download the 3 […]

Dark Night Of The Soul by Saint John of the Cross

Dark Night Of The Soul describes the painful experiences and their significance on the spiritual journey of St. John. The dark night is perceived by mystics and practicing monks from several religions to be a blessing in disguise, whereby the individual is stripped (in the dark night of the senses) of the spiritual ecstasy associated […]

Advaita Bodha Deepika or The Lamp of Non-dual Knowledge

Advaita Bodha Deepika or The Lamp of Non-dual Knowledge now available as a free PDF Ebook. Originally Sri Shankaracharya and other great Sages had written several commentaries on the Vedanta Sutras. From these, Sri Karapatra Swami condensed the salient points into twelve chapters of Sanskrit verse. Those chapters were later translated into Tamil. This translation […]

Facing the Future – Four essays on the social relevance of Buddhism by Bhikkhu Bodhi

Facing the Future consists of four essays on the social relevance of Buddhism: A Buddhist Social Ethic for the New Century; A Buddhist Approach to Economic and Social development; The Changing Face of Buddhism; Sangha at the Crossroads. In Facing the Future, Ven. Bhikkhu Bodhi uses the Buddha’s teaching to examine some of the confusions […]

Sri Aurobindo Vol 8 Karmayogin

Sri Aurobindo launched the Karmayogin, “A Weekly Review of National Religion, Literature, Science, Philosophy, &c.,” on 19 June 1909, six weeks after his release from jail on conclusion of the Alipore Bomb Trial. Between then and February 1910, when he left Calcutta, he edited this journal, writing most of its contents himself. In addition to […]

Studies in Occultism by H. P. Blavatsky

Studies in Occultism by H P Blavatsky. From the intro: “Occultism is not magic. It is comparatively easy to learn the trick of spells and the methods of using the subtler, but still material, forces of physical nature; the powers of the animal soul in man are soon awakened; the forces which his love, his […]

Pure-Land Zen, Zen Pure-land – letters from patriarch Yin Kuang

Pure-Land Zen, Zen Pure-Land is a translation of selected passages from the letters of Elder Master Yin Kuang, the Thirteenth Patriarch of Pure Land. The original Chinese titles are Yin Kuang Fa Shih Wen Ch’ao and Yin Kuang Ta Shih Chia Yen Lu. Except for the two pictures of Master Yin Kuang, nothing has been […]

A book of Five Rings by Miyamoto Musashi – Free PDF Ebook

A book of Five Rings. Kendo, the Way of the sword, has always been synonymous with nobility in Japan. Since the founding of the samurai class in the eighth century, the military arts had become the highest form of study, inspired by the teachings of Zen and the feeling of Shinto. Schools of Kendo born […]

Dream Psychology by Sigmund Freud (Psychoanalysis for Beginners)

Dream Psychology by Sigmund Freud was a revolutionary work at its time.  First of all, Freud pointed out the connection between some part of every dream and some detail of the dreamer’s life during the previous waking state. This positively establishes a relation between sleeping states and waking states and disposes of the widely prevalent […]

Thus spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche

Thus spoke Zarathustra is the classic full text work by Friedrich Nietzsche. The book is considered among his most well-known and important works. The book is a dense and esoteric treatise on philosophy and philosophy, featuring as a fictionalized prophet descending from his recluse to mankind, Zarathustra. Thus spoke Zarathustra also contains the famous dictum […]

Taoist Secrets of Love – Cultivating Male Sexual Energy

Taoist Secrets of Love – Cultivating Male Sexual Energy was among the first modern works on Tantra in Western book stores. It reveals the ancient sexual secrets of Taoist sages. These secrets enables men to conserve and transform sexual energy through its circulation in the microcosmic orbit, invigorating and rejuvenating the body’s vital functions. Hidden […]

From Darkness to Light by Krishnamurti

From Darkness to Light is a collection of poems by Krishnamurti. He uses a multitude of similes in describing his feelings that reflect everywhere the beauty and the wonder of nature. The effect of these descriptions is one of immense tenderness and great strength, of love of God and mankind, of acceptance and surrender at […]

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri

The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri is an epic poem written between 1308 and his death in 1321. The Divine Comedy is not a comedy at all, the title Commedia refers to fact that the journey starts from hell and ends with Dante’s visit to heaven and meeting with God and understanding of the mystery […]

The Messenger of God – Muhammed – An Analysis of the Prophets Life

The Life of the Prophet Muhammad has been a topic for many books and studies. The Messenger of God – Muhammed – An Analysis of the Prophets Life differs from other books on the Prophet in the sense that Gülen assumes a psychological and sociological analysis on the various aspects of the Prophet’s life portraying […]

Manual of Zen Buddhism

Manual of Zen Buddhism by Daisetz Teitaro Suzuki (1935) was fully intended to be an actual Zen manual, full of liturgy, ritual and explanations. D.T. Suzuki, the preimminent and enthusiastic ordained Japanese Zen Scholar, presents the subject matter as always with perfect confidence and numerous flying sparks. Good book to have on hand if learning […]

A Record of Meetings & A Further Record by Ouspensky

A Record of Meetings & A Further Record are detailed and impressive collections of transcriptions from meetings Ouspensky held with various groups between 1928 and 1947. The talks, often formed as question and answer sessions or discussions, centers about the teachings Ouspensky recieved earlier by Gurdjieff. The texts give us a deeper understanding of concepts […]

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