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Hindu Literature Collection (24 Books)


Religious scriptures of Hinduism and Hindu philosophy, the puranas, the vedangas , darshanas and devotional literature and the Bhagavadgita

 
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The Master Course, Level One, Book One Professional Teachers Guide

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Eaivite Hindu Religion, The Master Course, Level One, is a seven - book children?s course. Books One to Four contain some illustrations and text from eaiva Neri, a course prepared by the Educational Publications Department of the Government of Sri Lanka and copyrighted in 1979 by the Government of Sri Lanka. Material from eaiva Neri is used with the permission of His Excellency, the Honorable Ananda W.P. Guruge, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States. Sri ...

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The Master Course, Level One, Book Two Professional Teachers Guide

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Eaivite Hindu Religion, The Master Course, Level One, is a seven - book children?s course. Books One to Four contain some illustrations and text from eaiva Neri, a course prepared by the Educational Publications Department of the Government of er? Lanka and copyrighted in 1979 by the Government of Sri Lanka. Material from eaiva Neri is used with the permission of His Excellency, the Honorable Ananda W.P. Guruge, Ambassador of er? Lanka to the United States. er? ...

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Saivite Hindu Religion

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Saivite Hindu Religion is a six - book children?s course. Books One to Four contain some illustrations and text from Saiva Neri, a course prepared by the Educational Publications Department of the Government of Sri Lanka. The original course, first edition, is copyright 1979 by the Government of Sri Lanka.Material from Saiva Neri is used with the permission of the His Excellancy, the Honorable Ananda W.P. Guruge, Ambassador of Sri Lanka to the United States. Sri...

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Saivite Hindu Religion

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Lord Ganesha: Lord Ganesha has an elephant head. His elephant head makes Him easy to recognize. No other God has an elephant?s head. The elephant is very smart and very strong. Lord Ganesha is smart and strong. He loves children and sweets. We always pray to Him before we start something new. He will let us know by a sign if we should go ahead or not. We don?t just pray and then do what we want. We pray and wait for His sign. Then he can protect us. Lord Ganesha...

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Saivite Hindu Religion

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Fire is Gods head. The sun and moon are His eyes. The Vedas are His speech. The wind is His breath. The universe is His heart. From His feet the earth has originated. In truth, He is the inner Self of all beings. Atharva Veda, Mundakya Upanishad 2.1.4 ...

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Saivite Hindu Religion

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Yamas - There are ten yamas and ten niyamas. Yamas tell us what not to do. The niyamas tell us what we should do. We should all memorize the yamas and niyamas. // 1. ahimsa: Non - injury. I will not harm others by thought, word // or deed. // 2. satya: Truthfulness. I will not lie or betray promises. // 3. asteya: Nonstealing. I will not steal, nor covet, nor enter into // debt. // 4. brahmacharya: Divine conduct. I will control lust by remaining // celibate whe...

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Saivite Hindu Religion

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Eaivite Hindu Religion, The Master Course, Book Two has been earned entry into through the completion of Book One. Now we are older and more able to understand this most wonderful religion based on the ancient Vedas. The Vedas, the Holy Bible of Hinduism, is the oldest scripture on this planet. Some say it is six to eight thousand years old. That is very, very old. We can see that in those days the people had the same problems as today but they had better answer...

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Saivite Hindu Religion

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Saivite Hindu Religion, The Master Course, Level One, is a seven - book children?s course. Books One to Four contain some illustrations and text from eaiva Neri, a course prepared by the Educational Publications Department of the Government of er? Lanka and copyrighted in 1979 by the Government of Sri Lanka. Material from eaiva Neri is used with the permission of His Excellency, the Honorable Ananda W.P. Guruge, Ambassador of er? Lanka to the United States. er? ...

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Self Realization

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Who Am I? // Where Did I Come From? Sloka 1: We are not our body, mind or emotions. We are immortal souls on a spiritual journey. We came from God. We live in God. And we are growing into oneness with God. Where Am I Going? // What Is My Path? Sloka 2: We are all growing toward God. We learn through experience. So, experience is the path. Experience teaches us not to be angry, not to fight and not to be afraid. Someday we will experience union in God.

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The Nature of Our Soul

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: What Is the Nature of Our Soul? Sloka 26: Our soul is a body of light which never dies. It reincarnates, taking a new physical body again and again to create and resolve karma. After many lives of experience, it knows God fully. Then it does not need to reincarnate again.

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Four Dharmas

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: What Is Dharma? What Are Its Forms? Sloka 56: Dharma is the natural order of things, the divine law of life. It is the fulfillment of our highest nature and destiny. Dharma has four main divisions: universal, human, social and personal.

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Ways of Wisdom

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: How Do We Overcome Life?s Obstacles? Sloka 86: The past can confuse the present and hide our divinity, just like a small leaf can obscure the sun when held before our eyes. With Vedic spiritual practices, we remove obstacles to reveal the ever - present inner light.

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Monastic Life

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: What Is the Hindu Monastic Tradition? Sloka 116: In the Hindu tradition there have always existed a few men for whom the world held no attraction and karmas had almost gone away. Some of these great souls live alone. Others reside with their spiritual brothers in monasteries.

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Invocation to Vinayaka

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: One Is Many. The One is He, the Two His sweet Grace, In Three He stood, in all the Four witnessed, The Five He conquered, the Six He filled, The Seven Worlds pervades, manifests the Eight And so remains. 2: Defies Death The Holy One who all life sustains, Lord of Her, beloved of all the world, He who spurned Yama, the Southern Quarter?s King Of Him I sing, His glory and praise.

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Lemurian Scrolls

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: These pages are truly mystic in more ways than one. The siddhi that was used to read these revealing manuscripts in two ancient languages was impregnated in me by my satguru during sannyasa initiation. It is a very special siddhi that is only activated by the great ones on ?the other side? - not unlike a real vision, which one does not attain at will but which comes as a grace - an opening allowed by the inner plane masters when they want to be seen or have thei...

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Hinduism's Contemporary Culture

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Noninjury and Truthfulness; Nonstealing and Other Virtues; Compassion Honesty and Diet ...

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Loving Ganesha Hinduism's Endearing Elephant-Faced God

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Published by Himalayan Academy, India, USA. Second Edition, Copyright 2000 Himalayan Academy. India's rich spirituality begins with Ganesha. Even the most austere yogi starts his inward journey by invoking the God who softens karma and guides dharma. He reigns over our beginnings, our changes, earthly decisions and problems - always there when needed, never aloof. Here a Hindu master invites us into Ganapati's interior meanings, rites, mantras and sacred symbols...

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Merging with Siva Hinduism's Contemporary Metaphysics

By: Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: The Purpose of Life; The River of Life; The Story of Awareness; Wisdom's Path; Willpower; The Clear White Light; Lotus of the Heart; From Darkness to Light; The Power of Affirmation; Beginning to Meditate; Five Steps to Enlightenment; Life, the Great Experience; Facing Life's Tests; I'm All Right, Right Now; The Eternal Now; Love Is the Sum of the Law ; Part Two: Living in the Now; Love of the Gods; The Esoterics of Worship; Total Surrender; The Path of Egoity; ...

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Twenty-One Chakras

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Seven Upper Chakras. The most subtle of the 21 chakras lie above and within the crown chakra at the top of the head. Agamic Hindu tradition delineates seven levels of Paranada, the first tattva and the highest stratum of sound. They are ...

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F Vedic Agamic Cosmolog

Hindu Publication

Excerpt: Narakaloka (7 hellish planes of lower consciousness) : 1) Put (atala chakra), 2) Avichi (vitala chakra), 3) Sa?hata (sutala chakra), 4) Tamisra (talatala chakra), 5) Aijisha (rasatala chakra), 6) Kudmala (mahatala chakra), 7) Kakola (patala chakra) ...

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