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Theory of Karman in Indian Thought

The problem of suffering and diversity of human nature is a great riddle which has been discussed widely in the eastern spiritual traditions for thousands of years. This book, the Theory of Karman in Indian Thought, outlines how the different schools have worked with the problem of Karma from the Upanishads, the Tantric sects to […]

A Systematic Course in the Ancient Tantric Techniques of Yoga and Kriya

A Systematic Course in the Ancient Tantric Techniques of Yoga and Kriya is Swami Satyananda Saraswati’s impressive and adequate work on yoga and tantra. The techniques unfolded here are handed down over the centuries from guru to disciple and have their foundation in the ancient Vedic traditions. The book presents a synthesis of the various paths of […]

Tantra yoga, Nada yoga and Kriya yoga

Tantra yoga, Nada yoga and Kriya yoga is hallmark of Sri Swami Sivanandas teachings. The introduction to the yogas are highly practical and also serves as an inspiration for the reader to establish a regular practice of doing he sadhanas.  Sri Swami Sivananda wrote 296 books on various topics centering about Hinduism, Vedanta, spirituality, yoga […]

Philosophy of Dreams

Philosophy of Dreams is a book about dreams, dream states and spiritual work with dreams. It states that it is possible for a dreamer to remain cognisant during his dream state of the fact that he is dreaming. By learning to be the witness of your thoughts in the waking state, you can be conscious […]

The Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo in one PDF

The Complete Works of Sri Aurobindo in one PDF. Here on Holybooks.com you can find all the works of the Indian scholar, yogi, revolutionary and mystic Sri Aurobindo. Some years ago I started uploading the 35 volumes, every single book in a single file. For some time I have wanted to collect all of them […]

The Bhagavata Purana

The Bhagavata Purana, literally meaning Divine-Eternal Tales of The Supreme Lord, is considered the most important of the Puranas. The Puranas are belived to be compiled by Vyasa, the narrator og Bhagava Gita, whose birth is dated at 3374 BC. The Puranas, along with the Vedas and Itihaasas form the massive religious bedrock of the Hindu tradition. They go back […]

Cultivating Inner Peace

Cultivating Inner Peace was written to animate in readers a myth of possibility, to inspire through  captivating biographical images, to evoke sympathetic realignment rather than to convince. The people whose stories are told in this books do not represent spiritual homogeneity. They can’t necessarily be considered on the way to mystical union; nor are are […]

Om Yoga Its Theory and Practice by Swami Nirmalananda Giri

Om Yoga Its Theory and Practice by Swami Nirmalananda Giri published in 2006 by Atma Jyoti Press is an introduction to classic yoga as thought in the Bhagavad Gita.  It goes into details on breath and sound in both yoga and meditation. The book also has an extensive glossary. Download it here (113 pages): Om Yoga Its […]

The Sacred Books of the East – all 50 volumes

The Sacred Books of the East is an enormous  project undertaken by Max Müller and various authors from 1879 and 1910. The group’s work was published by Oxford University Press and to this day many of the translations are the only ones existing or the most precise. It is not possible to buy the complete set of these works, but Google […]

Hatha Yoga Pradipika

Hatha Yoga Pradipika the original Sanskrit Swatmarama translated by James Mallinson and published in 2004. Hatha Yoga Pradipika is a classic root text of Hatha Yoga written in 15th century CE. The book is build around four chapters, including material on asanas, pranayama, chakras, kundalini, bandhas, kriyas, shakti, nadis and mudras among other topics. Download […]

A Series of Lessons in Gnani Yoga by Yogi Ramacharaka

A Series of Lessons in Gnani Yoga by Yogi Ramacharaka. The Yogi Philosophy may be divided into several great branches, or fields. What is known as “Hatha Yoga” deals with the physical body and its control; its welfare; its health; its preservation; its laws, etc. What is known as “Raja Yoga” deals with the Mind; its control; its development; […]

Green Dharma by Georg Feuerstein & Brenda Feuerstein

Green Dharma is a free PDF e-book about the connection between Dharma and the environment by Georg Feuerstein & Brenda Feuerstein. The authors have previously published their work ‘Green Yoga‘ and Green Dharma can be seen as an independent pursuit. From the intro: “The Buddha was a great healer of human hearts and minds. If […]

What is Advaita Vedanta? Experience and Knowledge

What is Advaita Vedanta? – Experience and Knowledge by James Swartz is a short but well written and compact guide to Advaita Vedanta and non-duality from 2003. From the book: “The Upanishads, the source of Vedanta, say that before this creation was, the self, limitless being, was. It further says that this self continues to […]

Complete works of Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda was the chief disciple of Ramkrishna Paramhamsa (Ramakrishna) Ramkrishna Paramhamsa’s first spiritual teacher was an ascetic woman skilled in Tantra and Vaishnava bhakti. Later an Advaita Vedantin ascetic taught him non-dual meditation, and according to Ramakrishna, he experienced nirvikalpa samadhi under his guidance. Swami Vivekananda expanded on this knowledge and he is considered a […]

THE DOCTRINE OF MAYA – In the Philosophy of the Vedanta

The Doctrine of Maya is the core principle in the Advaita Philosophy– the final pronouncement of Indian speculation on the conception of Reality and Appearance. In Advaita Vedanta philosophy, Maya is the limited, purely physical and mental reality in which our everyday consciousness has become entangled. Maya is held to be an illusion, a veiling of […]

The Tibetan Yogas of Dream and Sleep

Hello all, sorry for the 3 weeks break. I have spend some time in Arunachal Pradesh in northeast India, up near the border to China, but now I am back and ready to serve the lions fresh meat. Thanks to all who have signed up for the newsletter, and those of you who have joined […]

Yoga Vasishta Maha Ramayana

Yoga Vasishta Maha Ramayana. The Brihat (the great) Yoga Vasishta or Yoga Vasishta Maha Ramayana as it is also called, is a work of about 32,000 Sanskrit couplets, traditionally attributed to Valmiki, the author of Srimad Ramayana. It is a dialogue between Sage Vasishta and Sri Rama, during which Advaita (the doctrine of non-duality) in […]

The Ultimate Medicine by Nisargadatta Maharaj

The Ultimate Medicine by Nisargadatta Maharaj was compiled during the last year of Nisargadatta’s life. The Ultimate Medicine gives detailed, advanced and precise instruction for spiritual aspirants seeking powerful antidotes to unawareness. Nisargadatta Maharaj is an extraordinary teacher from the Tantra Nath lineage. His style is abrupt and provocative, he cuts to the core and […]

The Science of Breath & the Philosophy of the Tatwas

The Science of Breath & the Philosophy of the Tatwas by Rama Prasad is an ancient text translated from Sanskrit. It deals with breathing and breaths potential as a tool for spiritual enlightenment.  The book goes in deep details about the nature of breathing from a scientific viewpoint and thereby give us both an understanding of […]

The Science of Breath by Yogi Ramacharaka

The Science of Breath by Yogi Ramacharaka. For thousands of years, yogis have believed that breath is the essential link between body and mind, energizing a subtle body which connects the physical and mental aspects of our being. In this book, Swami Rama and two noted American physicians explore the science of breath as the missing […]

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