Ordained a monk at a young age by a great sage of the Himalayas, Swami Rama was involved in a learning journey from monasteries to caves, studying and living with more than a hundred sages in the solitude of the Himalaya Mountains and the plains of India. Among those with whom he studied were Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi, Sri Aurobindo, and Ramana Maharshi. In this collections of stories, Swami Rama relates his experiences with the great teachers who guided his life.
Drawing from ancient Sanskrit texts and an oral tradition unbroken for more than 5,000 years, Pandit Rajmani Tigunait reveals the ancient teachings of the Himalayan sages. The lives and timeless wisdom of eight Himalayan sages are rendered in absorbing, lively tales that both inspire and instruct in the manner of the great stories of all times. These stories provide a complete map of the spiritual journey for contemporary seekers.
In The Art of Joyful Living, Swami Rama imparts a message of inspiration and optimism: that every person is responsible for making his life happy and emanating that happiness to others. This book shows how to maintain a joyful view of life even in difficult times and gives methods for transforming habit patterns, developing intuition, cultivating strength and will power, and more. Whether you are on a spiritual quest or are simply looking for a way to improve your life, The Art of Joyful Living offers a simple philosophy of living and practical suggestions for being happy. A consistent Himalayan Institute Press bestseller (over 22,000 copies sold), this revised edition includes a new foreword by Pandit Rajmani Tigunait and an updated cover.
Author : Swami Rama
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This is a book of inspirational stories of Swami Rama's experiences and lessons learned with the great teachers who guided his life including Mahatma Gandhi, Tagore and more. "Buy this book for yourself. Each page is filled with joy and cheer. What I like best us that Swami Rama's message does not require us to transform ourselves, it teaches that we are already perfect." -- Judith Benn Hurley, author of The Good Herb, Savouring the Day and Healing Secrets of the Seasons "One of the great spiritual classics of all time. An insider's view of hidden adepts who live outside time and space as we know it, yogis and yogis who can't possibly exist- but do!" -- Linda Johnsen, author of The Living Goddess: Reclaiming the Tradition of the Mother of the Universe