HolyBooks.com - download free ebooks http://www.holybooks.com Download holy books, sacred texts and spiritual PDF ebooks in full length for free. Download the Bible, The Holy Quran, ancient Asian texts and thousands of free pdf ebooks on yoga, buddhism, magic, meditation, self-improvement and many other catagories. Remember to bookmark and tell your friends.. Sun, 19 Oct 2014 13:35:31 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.0 Realizing Change – Vipassana Meditation in Action by Ian Hetherington http://www.holybooks.com/realizing-change-vipassana-meditation-hetherington/ http://www.holybooks.com/realizing-change-vipassana-meditation-hetherington/#comments Sun, 19 Oct 2014 00:00:34 +0000 http://www.holybooks.com/?p=6026 Realizing ChangeRealizing Change – Vipassana Meditation in Action by Ian Hetherington was published in 2003 by the non-profit organization Pariyatti. Vipassana is an ancient meditation technique of India. The Buddha discovered it, attained full enlightenment using it and made it the essence of this teaching, which spread throughout the Indian subcontinent and then on to neighboring countries. For five hundreds years Vipassana flourished in India but then eventually it became polluted and was lost there. However, in Burma (now Myanmar) a chain of devoted teachers maintained the theory and the practice of the technique from over the centuries. This books give both an introduction to the meditation technique, practical guidance and it contains essays on how the practises are implemented in different walks of modern life. Download Realizing Change – Vipassana Meditation in Action here (253 pages/:4.1MB):

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Parables Of Rama By Swami Rama Tirtha http://www.holybooks.com/parables-rama-swami-rama-tirtha/ http://www.holybooks.com/parables-rama-swami-rama-tirtha/#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 23:54:29 +0000 http://www.holybooks.com/?p=6018 Parables Of Rama By Swami Rama TirthaParables Of Rama By Swami Rama Tirtha is here presented in the fourth revised and enlarged version. The special feature of the speeches and writings of Swami Rama Tirtha is that in order to make the tough, knotty and serious subject of Vedanta easily understandable by common man, he has taken recourse to narrating popular stories and suitable parables wherever necessary. Religious literature of practically all the religions abounds in such type of instructive and interesting parables. There are altogether 171 stories with morals, given in 27 chapters. Download the free pdf ebook here (628 pages/2MB):

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Handful of Leaves VOL I and II http://www.holybooks.com/handful-of-leaves/ http://www.holybooks.com/handful-of-leaves/#comments Wed, 15 Oct 2014 02:33:34 +0000 http://www.holybooks.com/?p=6012 Handful of leaves Handful of Leaves an anthology from the Digha Nikaya of the Pali Canon is translated by Thanissaro Bhikkhu (Geoffrey DeGraff). The suttas selected and translated here for these volumes were chosen for the interest they might hold for a person intent on understanding and practicing the Buddhist teachings, or Dhamma. Some have been chosen for their detailed discussions of basic doctrines; others, for the vivid stories or similes they use to illustrate those doctrines. Although they constitute only a small portion of the Sutta Pitaka, taken together they present a fairly comprehensive picture of the Pitaka’s essential teachings. Unfortunately only volume I and III are available at the moment, please let me know if you have information about volume II and IV.

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Dialogues from Upanishades by Swami Sivananda http://www.holybooks.com/dialogues-from-upanishads-swami-sivananda/ http://www.holybooks.com/dialogues-from-upanishads-swami-sivananda/#comments Mon, 13 Oct 2014 22:54:41 +0000 http://www.holybooks.com/?p=6008 Dialogues From The Upanishads by Swami SivanandaDialogues from Upanishads or Knowledge of Self) by Swami Sivananda was published in 1936. The books focuses on dialogues from the Upanishads which deals with Jnana or Knowledge of the Self. These topics are hard to decipher from the original texts but are here presented in a more lucid manner. Especially the dialogues between Uddalaka and Svetaketu in Chandogya Upanishad and the ones between Yajnavalkya and Raja Janaka in Brihadaranyaka Upanishad are highly instructive and contains advanced lessons on subjects such as non-duality.

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Stories of Indian Saints Volume I+II http://www.holybooks.com/stories-of-indian-saints/ http://www.holybooks.com/stories-of-indian-saints/#comments Sat, 11 Oct 2014 20:39:02 +0000 http://www.holybooks.com/?p=6003 Stories of Indian Saints Volume I+IIStories of Indian Saints Volume I+II (in one book) is the translation of the Indian classic by Mahapati’s Marathi, Bhaktavihaya. Mahipati was a Brahman born in Ahmednagar in 1715. He became interested in the lives of those who had given up their secular lives and he began to collect and write down the biographies of the Bhaktas (those who with love and devotion worships God). This book is the result of a life of research and inquiry into the lives of extraordinary men. Download Stories of Indian Saints Volume I+II here (549 pages/20 MB):

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