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  • Rama and Krishna as Ramakrishna

    Rama and Krishna as Ramakrishna

    Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai Model:BK 0001674 Availability: In Stock

    This book is based on the Sri Ramakrishna’s statement to Narendra, “He who was Rama and Krishna is now, in this body, Ramakrishna – but not in your Vedantic sense” and the uniformity of divine qualities exhibited by the incarnations. It throws light on how Sri Ramakrishna exhibited the divine qualities that are similar to His earlier avatar of Rama and Krishna.

  • Swami Vivekananda’s Concept of Service

    Swami Vivekananda’s Concept of Service

    Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai Model:BK 0000278 Availability: In Stock

    This book contains a bouquet of thought provoking essays on Karma Yoga and other aspects of spiritual life by Swami Swahananda of the Ramakrishna Order. All these essays are remarkable for their clarity of thought, depth of insight, comprehensive of vision and lucidity of expression. They cover quite a wide spectrum of the problems confronting the truth seekers in these days and will amply repay careful study.

  • Tirumantiram

    Tirumantiram

    Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai Model:12354 Availability: In Stock

    Tirumantiram is the seminal text of Saiva-Siddhanta which has produced a galaxy of saints and has powerfully influenced the day-to-day life of millions in South Indiageneration after generation. Its author Tirumular was according to legend a yogi who took compassion on a herd of cattle that had lost their shepherd and entering the body of the shepherd by his yogic power continued to look after the flock. So when we find in this great classic such splendid gems as “”Anbe Sivam– God is Love — we realize that the great yogi preached only what he lived. His fervent message that the ultimate Reality is One and all of us belong to the same family has special relevance to us moderns who have lost our moorings of faith and and arewandering between two worlds one dead the other powerless to be born. Apart from the literary meritsTirumantiram blazes a number of spiritual trails any of which the aspirant can follow with the full confidence that the Goal Suprerme is within the reach. The English translation and part of the notes are by the Late Dr.B.Natarajan who was not only a profound tamil scholar but also a noted economist. The book has the original Tamil verse and the English translation.

  • Indian Culture – Its Ageless Charm and Timeless Appeal

    Indian Culture – Its Ageless Charm and Timeless Appeal

    Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai Model:BK 0001977 Availability: In Stock

    Indian culture is one of the most ancient and diverse cultures in the world. What is more, it is a living culture, not tucked away in museums and dusty volumes but a living force in the daily and social lives of millions of Indians, in India and abroad.

    India is one of the most religiously diverse nations in the world. Continuity, diversity and vitality of Indian culture have astonished the scholars and commoners alike. Despite these ennobling truths, it is also a fact that much needs to be done to preserve and cultivate Indian culture especially amongst youth. Dwelling on various aspects of our cultural heritage and the grand philosophy, this volume tries to bring together the scholarly and everyday approach to Indian culture. This aims at promoting understanding of Indian culture in a simple and easy-to-read style, yet retaining the seriousness and profundity of the subject.

  • Journey of the Upanishads to the West

    Journey of the Upanishads to the West

    Publisher: Advaita Ashrama Model:BK 0000566 Availability: In Stock

    The sacred subject of the eternal living spiritual culture of the Upanishads and their journey to the West deserves attention of a wider public. This book is a comprehensive treatment of the broad achievements of India’s civilization and spiritual culture as it is revealed through the works of Western scholars.

  • Vedanta – Concepts And Application

    Vedanta – Concepts And Application

    Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai Model:BK 0000994 Availability: In Stock

    Vedanta – Concepts And Applications: Papers from a Seminar held from 26 Dec to 30 Dec 1997 at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture Kolkata.

    Vedanta the end and import of the Vedas has innumerable aspects both philosophical and religious. Swami Vivekananda used this comprehensive term to define the essence of his message. For this reason and also because of the increasing interest in the subject the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission sponsored an International Seminar entitledVedanta Concepts and Application to observe the Centenary of the founding of the Ramakrishna Mission on 1 May 1897. The Seminar was held from 26 Dec 30 Dec to 1997 in Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture Kolkata with 21 participants 11 from India and 10 from abroad.

    Four all-day sessions were held at which papers were read and discussed. The papers covered a wide range of philosophical and religious thought

  • Arati Songs of the Ramakrishna Order

    Arati Songs of the Ramakrishna Order

    Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai Model:BK 0000180 Availability: In Stock

    This book comprises four hymns in praise of and supplication to Sri Ramakrishna and Sri Sarada Devi. These hymns are sung in the ashramas of the Ramakrishna Order and also in thousands of homes of their devotees during vespers. Swami Harshananda’s translation of these beautiful hymns and commentaries on them reveal their hidden meaning and help the readers comprehend their spiritual significance.

  • Kamarpukur And Jayarambati

    Kamarpukur And Jayarambati

    Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai Model:BK 0001134 Availability: In Stock

    Sri Ramakrishna and his consort, Sri Sarada Devi, were prophets, unparalleled in the history of spirituality, who have left us a legacy of religious harmony and love much needed in the present era. The places where they were born, Kamarpukur and Jayrambati, bear witness to the unique phenomenon of their lives-lives of intense spiritual realization and universal love. The soil, stones, trees, air, and streams of these two pilgrimage centres continue to remind us that here once walked divinities on earth. These places invite us to take a dip in the ocean of spirituality and merge with the source of infinite bliss.

  •  Christ the Messenger

    Christ the Messenger

    Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai Model: BK 0001079 Availability: In Stock

    wami Vivekananda was a great admirer of Jesus Christ. We find his heartfelt adoration of this Messiah spread throughout his Works. This booklet contains a lecture delivered by him on Christ at Los Angeles in 1900.

  • As The Apostles Saw Her

    As The Apostles Saw Her

    Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai Model:BK 0001290 Availability: In Stock

    Sri Sarada Devi as a spiritual yet human consort of Bhagvan Sri Ramakrishna came with him to help in his divine play like Sita Devi with Sri Ramachandra, Bishnupriya with Sri Chaitanya and so on. But very few people recognized Sri Sarada Devi because she never gave any clue about her divinity except on a few occasions. Only people who understood her greatness in the early years were the Apostles of Sri Ramakrishna. Thus, in this book, a humble effort has been made to compile the utterances of the Apostles on Sarada Devi that will help as an easy guide for a genuine spiritual seeker trying to understand her divinity.

  • Ramakrishna’s Naren And Naren’s Ramakrishna

    Ramakrishna’s Naren And Naren’s Ramakrishna

    Publisher: Sri Ramakrishna Math, Chennai Model: BK 0001156 Availability: In Stock

    Author: Swami Budhananda

  • Vedanta Voice of Freedom

    Vedanta Voice of Freedom

    Publisher: Advaita Ashrama Model:BK 0001177 Availability: In Stock

    This book is for sale in India only and cannot be exported.

    This book is compiled from the Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda and presents the message of Vedanta in a clear and concise form. It explains Vedanta philosophy – its goals , its universality and how to bring it into practice.

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