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Biography of a Yogi - Satyananda, Volume 1

760 pp, more than 90 illustrations/photos, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-877854-60-6,
US $85.00 + postage and handling (CA residents please include additional 8% sales tax)

This is the thoroughly revised 3rd edition of this volume, including three biographies of Lahiri Mahasay, Kebalananda, and Sriyukteswar. Published in 1941, these were the first biographical sketches in the entire history of Kriya Yoga. The volume also includes 81 handwritten letters from Swami Satyananda to the author, in Bengali and English, as well as elaborate discussions on Kriya with Satyananda.



Biography of a Yogi - Yogananda, Volume 2

938 pp, more than 70 illustrations/photos, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-877854-56-9,
US $99.00 + postage and handling (CA residents please include additional 8% sales tax)

This is the long awaited "Yogananda Sanga," written by his boyhood best friend, brother disciple, Swami Satyananda. Translated and edited by Swami Satyeswarananda, Himalayan Hermit, a Yogi Vedantist. Part 1- Satyananda's brief life sketch, Part 2- history of the Kriya discipline, Part 3- contains several chapters including life sketches of his colleagues: Swami Dhirananda, Nirad Choudhuri. The book includes Yogananda's historical handwritten letters in Bengali, English and combinations of Bengali and English with translations, notes and annotations, and the documentations.

It is informative, interesting, and includes a life sketch which was left out of his own book. This book will bring out the "complete picture of Yogananda" as the world knows him now. For that reason alone, it is a must read book.



Stories of Shyama Charan Lahiri Mahasay, The Polestar of Kriya, The Householder Yogi of the Century

338 pp, more than 40 illustrations/photos, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-877854-59-0,
US $75.00 + postage and handling (CA residents please include additional 8% sales tax)

The current edition about Lahiri Mahasay, the Polestar of Kriya, the famous Householder Yogi of the Century, is a revised 6th edition, with additional information that will enlighten the readers.



The Kularnava Sastra, For Both Bhukti (Enjoyment) and Mukti (Liberation)

600 pp, 18 photos, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-877854-58-3,
US $95.00 + postage and handling (CA residents please include additional 8% sales tax)

The Adinath, the first Lord Siva, never disclosed this path Kularnava to Brahma (the creator), Visnu (the preserver) and Kartikeya (the first son of Lord Siva and the commander-in-chief of the gods, devatas) including his divine consort, Parvati.

For the first time he has revealed a tiny fraction of which had been established in the heart of Yoginis (women Yogis) who control all the mantras remaining inherently in the letters (aksaras or varnas) of the Sanskrit alphabet (both vowels and consonants) as the matrikas (mothers).

Therefore, it is a tremendously important book in that respect. Besides, Lord Siva said, "If I am worshiped with devotion and sincerity, then I provide 'Enjoyment' (bhukti) and 'Liberation' (mukti)".



The Lord's Lay (The Bhagavad Gita)

328 pp, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-877854-57-6,
US $50.00 + postage and handling (CA residents please include 8% sales tax)

This includes interpretations of The Bhagavad Gita, in the light of Kriya. The war of Mahabharata through The Bhagavad Gita, brought to everybody's breath, in day to day life, through the practice of Kriya Pranayam.



An Amazing Autobiography of A Siddha YOGI - Khoka Bhattacharya

942 pp, 59 Illustrations, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-877854-55-2,
US $125.00 + postage and handling (CA residents please include $10.00 sales tax)

Long awaited, the best and amazing "Autobiography of a Siddha YOGI - Khoka Bhattacharya (Sri Panchanan Bhattacharya)" is finally released; translated from the original Bengali (Jagat O Ami) into English and edited by Swami Satyeswarananda in the service of the world community.



The Kriya Sutras

544 pp, 36 Illustrations, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-877854-54-5, US $75.00

This long awaited book finally sees the light of day, published in eleven languages.



The Journey of a Himalayan Hermit, Part 2

390 pp, 44 Illustrations, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-877854-53-8, US $75.00



The Siva Sanghita
Sanskrit Texts by Lord Siva
The Satha Chakra
The Brahma Sanghita

342 pp, 39 Illustrations, 5 1/2" x 8 1/2", Hardcover, ISBN 978-1-877854-52-1, US $75.00

The Siva Sanghita, the Satha Chakra (the Six Centers) and the Brahma Sanghita are the classic books in Sanskrit literature. These are very important books of the Vedic culture on the scriptural field. The Siva Sanghita explains the Yoga system in the light of Yoga and tantra. The Six Centers provides information how the Kundalini functions and the Brahma Sanghita explains how the Brahma became Brahmana and the Govinda (Krisna) is praised.

In the present edition, we have published all three books in one for the reader's convenience.