Author: Paramahamsa Prajnanananda

A Life of Compassion

Speaking of compassion, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda tells us, 'Compassion is an inherent human value that needs to flourish and become fruitful in the hearts of human beings in order for them to have a better life, a peaceful coexistence, and experience the manifestation of love. Compassion is a symbol of human evolution in spirit and consciousness.'

A Life of Compassion contains infinite wisdom that can help bring more compassion into your life, making life more beautiful and meaningful. Lord Jesus said that God is love. Compassion is love in action. May this book inspire you to share the treasures of your heart - a warm smile, soothing words, and a helping hand to those in need. Not only will you become an instrument for healing this wounded planet, you will become an inspiration for others to do the same.

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A Successful Lifestyle

As the entire creation is God's play, it follows that you and I are all part of the game. We should all therefore try to play the game of life with the intention of winning. If you want to be a yogi, be balanced, be a successful actor and constantly aware that life is a mere drama.

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A Transformation of the Heart - St. Francis

Throughout history few men have left an indelible mark on humanity as profound as Saint Francis, the humble monk from Assisi. After a reckless and worldly life as a youth, his time in the military became the catalyst of a deeply spiritual life. In this book, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda explores the great Saint's compassion, courage, and his commitment to his chosen master, Lord Jesus.

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A Traveler on the Path of Truth: The Life and Teachings of Swami Satyananda Giri

Swami Satyananda Giri walked gently on the Earth while he was here; yet his footprints remain deeply etched in the hearts of all who knew and loved him. As a young man, he was carefully molded by the powerful hands of his incomparable Master, Swami Shriyukteshwarji, who understood that he, along with his childhood friend Paramahamsa Yogananda (author of Autobiography of a Yogi), would play an integral role in the spiritual evolution of humankind.

Described by many as an “integration of Buddha and Shri Adi Shankara,” Swami Satyanandaji’s calm, detached manner and deep inner beauty attracted the company of such renowned beings as Mahatma Gandhi and Ramana Maharshi. No doubt as you read Paramahamsa Prajnanananda’s touching tribute to this great yogi, you too will soon discover that he has left his footprints in your heart.

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Akshara Tattva

Each Sanskrit letter represents a mantra, a word with a multiplicity of meanings, useful not only for studying the scriptures but also for contemplation in deep meditation.

In Aksara Tattva, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda teaches how in practical spiritual life, one should weigh every word as well as every thought very carefully to gain inner peace, love, and wisdom, ultimately leading to the experience of Aksara, the Eternal.

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At Thy Feet

On June 11, 1938, a hot, steamy day in India, an extraordinary young Bengali man boarded a train to the holy city of Puri, Odisha, with a deep longing to fulfill his highest spiritual aspirations. Accompany this Kriya Yoga disciple on his journey of transformation from Rabindranath Bhattacharya, a brilliant and devoted seeker of Truth, to the highly realized, incomparable master, Paramahamsa Hariharananda.

'At Thy Feet: Paramahamsa Hariharananda in Puri' is a book unlike any other book written about the twentieth century Kriya master. With each turning page, you will discover Hariharananda's magnanimous heart and indomitable spirit through the loving words of Paramahamsa Prajnanananda, his closest and most beloved disciple.

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Changing Nature of Relationships

Relationships begin with knowledge, grow with understanding and ripen through love. A successful relationship brings about completeness in life and allows us to develop harmoniously physically, emotionally, intellectually and spiritually.

While we live in a changing world we should multiply our relationships based on love and oneness, but retain awareness that nothing is permanent except the immortal self.

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Daily Prayers - 3rd Edition

Prayer is communication with God. Prayer is the art of expressing our love to God. Through prayer, the mind is purified and the heart is sanctified. Prayer has a healing effect on the body, the mind, and the soul. Prayer is common to all religions and transcends age. In this second printing, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda has included a variety or prayers from the Vedas as well as the Bible and more modern times.

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Daily Reflections -hard cover

The pages of this book are dripping with simple, yet profound wisdom. Whether you choose to read a page a day everyday for a year, or randomly open the book to a page, you are sure to find guidance and comfort in Paramahamsa Prajnanananda's eternal teaching of love.

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Dancing with Death

What is death? Few in this world can answer with authority. Starting in childhood we consider death a terror, a fearful and foreboding sword that can sever us from all we love. Is it possible that our assumptions are wrong? Perhaps death is our friend, not our enemy. Instead of hiding or running from death, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda explains how we can gracefully dance with death. With incomparable insight, the God-realized master helps us see that both birth and death are joyful celebrations, and that death is not an end, just a footstep on the ultimate journey. Undoubtedly, Dancing with Death will empower us to take that step fearlessly.

“In this dance of life and death we all should learn how to dance to bring joy to both living and dying.”
– Paramahamsa Prajnanananda

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Discourses on the Bhagavad Gita: Book One

Collected from various speeches given by Paramahamsa Prajnanananda over the years, this two volume set will give readers a deeper understanging of the symbolism and philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita.

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Discourses on the Bhagavad Gita: Book Two

Collected from various speeches given by Paramahamsa Prajnanananda over the years, this two volume set will give readers a deeper understanging of the symbolism and philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita.

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Divine Blossoms

Divine Blossoms is a much needed handbook on the lives and teachings of the lineage of Kriya Yoga Masters. It gives a concise background to interested seekers, answering many of their questions and inspiring them to know more.

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Divine Instructions: Shikshastakam (2nd Ed.)

Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was a brilliant Sanskrit scholar, logician, and teacher, who went on to become one of the greatest devotees of God. Intoxicated with divine love and filled with compassion, he traveled far and wide in order to spread the message of inner freedom and transformation through love for God. He spent much time absorbed in contemplation on various devotional verses, including eight which he composed himself. These eight verses are known as Shikshastakam, and in this work Shri Chaitanya summarizes the essence of his beautiful spiritual life of love and devotion. Containing profound teachings to guide us throughout our spiritual journey, these verses are like eight precious gems for all seekers and lovers of God.

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Divine Motherhood

The word 'mother' is not just said with the lips, it is also said with the heart. The mother was our first link to a strange and unfamiliar world, and a constant source of tender care and compassion. No wonder that blessed word evokes such a sense of comfort and love in the heart of the listener. But where did the mother get her angelis qualities, and what is this mysterious concept known as motherhood? Is it simply a label bestowed on a woman who nurtures and raises children? Or is there more to this notion than meets the eye? Divine Motherhood is an enlightening and fascinating exploration into the multi-faceted, multi-dimensional concept of the divinity of motherhood.

Paramahamsa Prajnanananda approaches this subject with the unparalleled sensitivity and reverence of one who intimately knows the mother's most profound secrets. Although the divinity of motherhood has been virtually ignored in the West for centuries, the yogis of India have long understood Her significance. Under Paramahamsa Prajnanananda's loving direction, we quickly discover that to see the Mother in the outer world is not enough, we must also find the Mother within.

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East meets West

The journey of civilization, the passage of time, and the spread of commercialization have resulted in social lifestyle changes in the latter part of the nineteenth century. The West witnessed a great upsurge of materialism and downswing n human values such as love and compassion. To bring a balance in both the materialism of the West as well as the eternal human values of love, kindness,and compassion of the East, the enlightened spiritual masters of India brought their beautiful teachings to enrich human civilization and to seamlessly blend the spiritual with the material.

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Expression of Love

Driven by an unrelenting desire for nectar, the butterfly flies from one flower to the next. When it discovers the one that holds the sweet treasure, it gently alights, becoming completely still, as it blissfully enjoys the nectar. Similarly, our restless mind is like the fluttering butterfly, going here and there in a constant pursuit to find the sweetness of happiness and peace - but it is only when we become absorbed in meditation and prayer and the mind is still and tranquil that we will enjoy the divine nectar. Transform your mind through meditation and prayer and your life will be transformed. It will become peaceful, full of love, and complete. This divine life is always at our hand - if we really want it.

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Forgive My Forgetfulness

Long ago, a brilliant and enlightened young monk named Shri Adi Shankara breathed new life into India's long-standing monastic order and left humanity a treasure trove of his wisdom and teachings in the form of prayers, hymns, and commentary. In Shiva Aparadha Ksamapana Stotram, he reminds us how we have forgotten the One who is the source of our life and our divine nature.

In this commentary by Paramahamsa Prajnanananda, a great, God-realized Kriya Yoga Master, his deep love and reverence for Shri Adi Shankara lend themselves to this beautiful, sensitive, and thought-provoking commentary. Ever attuned to the Divine, his words emanate from the fathomless wisdom that abides within.

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Freedom from Fear

Just think how it would be to wake up every morning feeling confident and secure, knowing that you have all the skills and talent to deal with whatever lies ahead. Wouldn't it be wonderful to fully live your life free from doubt, free from inhibition, free from imagined disasters, unafraid to joyfully open your mind and heart to others?

'Is it possible?' you may ask. The answer is yes! Paramahamsa Prajnanananda, a great Kriya Yoga Master of our time, tells us all these things and more are possible for one who is free from fear. In Freedom From Fear, Paramahamsaji skillfully examines the various aspects of fear and the disastrous effect it has on our life and the world around us. We learn that fear is the fundamental drive behind many of our daily thoughts and actions. But do not despair - take heart! Fear can be conquered, and in this book the Master tells us how.

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Friendship: The Story of Two Loving Mothers

Paramahamsa Prajnananandaji lovingly narrates the sweet and awe-inspiring story of friendship and love between two truly remarkable and heroic women; one was his mother, and the other his aunt. It is a story that is told with implicit honesty, admiration, beauty, and love. It is a story that teaches us that true friendship is a most precious gift from God. In a world filled with selfishness and superficial relationships, Benguli and Shukuti, later known as Swami Gurupremanandaji and Swami Amritanandaji, found a rare treasure, a treasure that will remain with them forever.

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Gautama Buddha - Hardbound

The outstanding life and teachings of Gauthama Buddha represent a beacon for humankind. His followers were not only guided by the example of his life, but his teachings served to inspire sincere seekers on the path of truth and non-violence, and continue to do so in the present. In this small volume, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda sheds light on the life of a privileged prince who renounced everything in search of spiritual perfection.

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Gautama Buddha - Softbound

The outstanding life and teachings of Gauthama Buddha represent a beacon for humankind. His followers were not only guided by the example of his life, but his teachings served to inspire sincere seekers on the path of truth and non-violence, and continue to do so in the present. In this small volume, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda sheds light on the life of a privileged prince who renounced everything in search of spiritual perfection.

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Jnana Sankalini Tantra - Hardbound

With the passage of time, the real meaning of Tantra was misunderstood. From a highly evolved spiritual science Tantra was demeaned as a tool for magical or occult power or an enhancer of sensual enjoyment.

Tantra is none of these. It is an ancient discipline that provides a vast learning, a deep understanding of life, and a methodology to attain Self-realization.

In Tantric meditation, inner bliss can be obtained by arousing energy latent in humankind, and uniting it with Shiva. Tantra uplifts consciousness in order to embrace the cosmic spirit.

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Jnana Sankalini Tantra - Softbound

With the passage of time, the real meaning of Tantra was misunderstood. From a highly evolved spiritual science Tantra was demeaned as a tool for magical or occult power or an enhancer of sensual enjoyment.

Tantra is none of these. It is an ancient discipline that provides a vast learning, a deep understanding of life, and a methodology to attain Self-realization.

In Tantric meditation, inner bliss can be obtained by arousing energy latent in humankind, and uniting it with Shiva. Tantra uplifts consciousness in order to embrace the cosmic spirit.

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Know Your Mind

Despite the amazing advancements made in science and technology, we have made little progress towards unraveling the mystery of the human mind. What is the mind? How does it influence our lives? Can we really control our mind and thereby change how we perceive the world? Although modern-day experts may find it difficult to answer these questions, those who are masters of the ancient science of yoga hold a key that unlocks the mind's mystery.

In this book, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda takes us on a fascinating journey into our own mind. Possessing a keen insight into the human psyche, Paramahamsaji has the remarkable ability to take this complex knowledge and explain it in a manner that is easily understood by all.

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Krishna Katha

The deeper meaning of Lord Krishna's divine play is often overlooked by the casual observer. With clear, concise, language Paramahamsa Prajnanananda provides insight into the symbolic meaning of the beautiful stories that surround the Lord. Not only does this volume serve to familiarize one with the stories of the Lord, it elucidates key aspects of Vedic philosophy.

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Kriya Yoga: Path of Soul Culture

Our lives are blessed with divinity and love. To make life more meaningful and, at the same time, more beautiful, we are fortunate to have the opportunity to bring mystical knowledge and practices into human life. There are many spiritual paths and teachers. All spiritual paths, lead to the same goal. Kriya Yoga is a path for self-unfoldment through the practice of silent meditation and sincere prayer. In this book, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda gives an introduction to the ancient, scientific practice of Kriya Yoga and teaches how we can change and enrich our lives.

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Lahiri Mahasaya: Fountainhead of KY-2nd ed.

While leading an ordinary life amidst every sort of adversity possible to the worldly man, Lahiri Mahasaya was able to reach the apogee of Self-realization, keeping it as his ultimate goal, solely through his spiritual practice and his love for his master. Through the practice of the divine and immortal Kriya Yoga, he not only sanctified his life, but was able under the guidance of his master Mahavatar Babaji to spread the teaching and practice of Kriya Yoga throughout India, and through his disciples, throughout the world.

Through Lahiri Mahasaya’s company and blessings, many worldly people were able to transform the aimless voyage of their lives into one of perfect communion with God. The history and influence of his sixty-seven years on this earth continue to inspire and rekindle divine impulses within spiritual seekers, even today.

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Life and Values

Man has succeeded in making the world a great place to live, but in the midst of wealth and prosperity, he lives a life of worry and anxiety. Excessive indulgence in sense enjoyment leads to sorrow. Intelligent self-restraint and discipline help us attain a state of permanent joy.

Life and Values presents an easy, clear-cut path for living a productive and happy life. Paramahamsa Prajnanananda, in his inimitable and compassionate style, explains how through meditation and moderation, by analyzing our weaknesses and strengths, cultivating values and living consciously, we can smooth the struggle of everyday life.

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Lord Jagannath: Through the Eyes of a Yogi

Within the hallowed confines of Puri, one of India’s most holy cities, stands the Jagannath Temple. This magnificent monument is dedicated to the Supreme Lord of the Universe, Shri Shri Jagannath Mahaprabhu. It is fitting that the temple is surrounded by myriad legends and mysteries, for it houses the greatest mystery of all — the formless form of the Divine, Lord Jagannath. Like a great and powerful magnet, the temple has attracted countless devotees and pilgrims throughout the centuries. In the words of Paramahamsa Prajnanananda, “For eons saints, sages, and devotees have come to Puri from different parts of the world searching for liberation, searching for a more evolved form of life. They come for a glimpse of Lord Jagannath.”

In this remarkable collection of fifty essays, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda offers the reader unique insight into the supreme reality of life: He offers the reader a glimpse of Lord Jagannath. Based on the teachings of his beloved Gurudev Paramahamsa Hariharananda, the master invites us to view one of India’s greatest mysteries through the clear, unobstructed lens of an omniscient and enlightened yogi.

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Mahavatar Babaji: The Eternal Light of God

The life of a realized master is mysterious. The life and teaching of the great master Mahavatar Babaji is even more mysterious and hidden. Although nothing is known about his life, his mission and teachings are well-known throughout the world.
Originally written in Oriya by Paramahamsa Prajnanananda Giri, this book is a loving tribute to the Deathless Guru.

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My Brother, Brahmanandaji

From their first pilgrimage to the Himalayan Mountains, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda and Swami Brahmananda formed a bond of friendship that would serve them both as a source of strength and support in their pilgrimage through life. Their complementary natures and uniformity of mind brought them together in their love and devotion to Gurudev Baba Hariharananda and their service in bringing Kriya Yoga to the world.

For over twenty years, their friendship was the personification of Kriya principals: spiritual growth, love without attachment or expectation, and selfless service to God, masters, and humanity. The story of their friendship is an inspiration to all and conveys invaluable lessons for both practical life and progression on the spiritual path.

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My Time With the Master - Hardbound

'What is started by me has to be completed by him.' These words were used by the omniscient Guru Paramahamsa Hariharananda regarding his young disciple, long before he made him a monk, years before he was designated as his chosen spiritual successor.

In this touching book, filled with the private memories of his life with his Master, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda shares with us the world of his early youth and training. We get a glimpse of the journey of a seeker, who under the loving guidance of his beloved Guruji, was able to reach his true potential.

This is the story of two exceptional beings, who gave their utmost to each other, so that in turn they could lead and guide many others along the path of realization.

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My Time With the Master - Softbound

'What is started by me has to be completed by him.' These words were used by the omniscient Guru Paramahamsa Hariharananda regarding his young disciple, long before he made him a monk, years before he was designated as his chosen spiritual successor.

In this touching book, filled with the private memories of his life with his Master, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda shares with us the world of his early youth and training. We get a glimpse of the journey of a seeker, who under the loving guidance of his beloved Guruji, was able to reach his true potential.

This is the story of two exceptional beings, who gave their utmost to each other, so that in turn they could lead and guide many others along the path of realization.

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Nava Durga, The Multiple Forms of Mother

Through beautiful stories and scriptural references, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda describes the deeper meaning of the Divine Mother as well as explains the significance of the Argala stotram, which is sung in her praise.

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Only Her Grace

Durga Saptashati, also known as the Chandi or Devi Mahatmya, is an ancient scripture with 700 verses that extol the power of the Divine Mother in battle. Paramahamsa Prajnanananda beautifully explains how the raging battles actually demonstrate the love of the Mother. In this three volume commentary, he describes the nurturing power of the Mother, marveling over how She simultaneously wakens the sleeping child, disciplines the restless one, and uplifts the one seeking liberation.

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Paramahamsa Hariharananda: A Life and Legacy in pictures

In his 95 years, Paramahamsa Hariharananda's radiant love and ability to guide seeker's spiritual progress compassionately, in very individual ways, deeply touched the lives of all who encountered this divine master, known affectionately as 'Baba' (father). Using Krya Yoga meditation techniques as the basis of his teachings, he nurtured the spiritual development of each sudent. Often, Baba encouraged, 'Watch every breath.' 'Kriya Yoga is a short-cut technique for soul culture.' 'In just 5 minutes time, you can achieve it.'

Printed to commemorate the centenary of our loving Baba, this pictorial biography offers a rare glimpse into the life of this spiritual master.

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Path of Love

A step by step approach on how to transform our life and reach the supreme stage of union with God.

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Pebbles from the Pond: Timeless Wisdom Tales

Who does not have fond memories of hearing wondrous tales and fables from the earliest days of youth? Since ancient times storytelling has played a predominant role in our educational, moral, and spiritual development. Storytelling takes concepts and applies them to human situations so that complex spiritual truth becomes easier to understand, assimilate, and remember. The pages of this book contain rare stories that comprise a treasure trove of wisdom, insight, and guidance. Unique in their appeal to people of all faiths and backgrounds, they are merely a sampling of the endless fountain of stories flowing from the divine storyteller, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda. These stories will continue to teach you long after you have finished reading them.

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Prapanna Gita

The Prapanna Gita, also known as the Pandava Gita, is a beautiful compilation of quotes from many great personalities, from the puranic age, that glorify the Lord in an inimitable manner. This text is in the form of prayers. Although small in size, since it has only eighty-three verses, each verse of the Prapanna Gita has a depth of devotion and total surrender which inspires a spiritual seeker to become immersed in the ocean of love for the Lord.

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Rama Katha

Beautiful stories of one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu, Lord Rama, are interspersed with Paramahamsa Prajnananandas metaphorical interpretations, enabling the reader to understand and apply the deeper spiritual meaning of the simple mythological story of Lord Rama.

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River of Compassion

This book contains the precious recollections of Paramahamsa Hariharananda’s loving disciple and successor, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda, who had the opportunity to hear and witness first-hand many of the incidents recorded here. Prajnananandaji gives a vivid picture of the life and the unique personality of a realized master of yoga. What emerges is a portrait of Paramahamsa Hariharananda as a truly great, yet extremely humble soul, with a deep compassion for humanity. This fascinating biography contains a wealth of details not only about the life and teachings of this enlightened master, but also about India’s spiritual heritage and the sacred truths extolled by our ancient wisdom.

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Sanyal Mahashaya: A Life of Humility

No doubt Shri Lahiri Mahasaya, the omniscient Kriya Yoga master, perceived the divine destiny of his youthful student, young Bhupendranath Sanyal (Shri Sanyal Mahashaya), the youngest disciple to ever receive initiation from him. For deep within the heart of this youth a fire was ablaze, a fire that would illuminate his life and become an interminable torch on the sacred path of godhood.

Shri Sanyal Mahashaya was one of those rare beings who lived as he believed. The story of this esteemed master of the great Kriya Yoga lineage is a story of hope, encouragement, and inspiration for all. It is a story that says to us that one day we too will overcome the odds and reach the divine destination.

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Seek God Alone

Shri Adi Shankara's time on Earth was brief, but his contribution to the world was immeasurable. A poet, philosopher, and reformer of India's age-old monastic order, he composed many of India's most renowned spiritual treasures. Among his most acclaimed Vedantic works, the Bhaja Govindam stands alone in its ability to rouse the reader from the illusory state of ordinary human consciousness. For this reason, it has also been called moha mudgara,'the hammer that crushes human delusion.” That its origin was nothing less than pure, divine compassion is undeniable. In the Bhaja Govindam, Shri Adi Shankara cuts through to the heart of the human dilemma. Reminding us that God is the only unchanging principle of permanent bliss and happiness, he implores us, “Love God, love God, love God, O fool!”

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Swami Shriyukteshwar: Incarnation of Wisdom (2nd Ed.)

Swami Shriyukteshwar Giri is still one of the most respected and accomplished masters known today. It can easily be stated that few men have ever been blessed to play such a pivotal role in the spiritual evolution of humanity as he. His life's message was to awaken human beings to the Truth that the primary goal in life is spirituality rather than chasing after fleeting pleasures. As a master and guru, he was renowned for his strict discipline and rigorous training, which molded the lives of many prominent disciples, most notably Paramahamsa Yogananda. His spiritual mission continued with yet another of his devoted disciples, Paramahamsa Hariharananda. Swami Shriyukteshwar Giri was the epitome of poise and dignity, and his exemplary life and inspiring teachings continue to serve as a polestar for seekers on the spiritual path.

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The Attitude of Gratitude

The Attitude of Gratitude contains infinite wisdom and the key to unlocking the secret of true happiness. In a simple, eloquent, and soul-stirring manner, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda helps the reader see that gratitude is not just a gift we give to others; rather, we are the real benefactors whenever we express this feeling of thankfulness. Although a simple, heartfelt gesture of thankfulness may seem small and insignificant, the gift we receive by appreciating and being grateful to others, and indeed life itself, opens the door to lasting peace and contentment in life. You will want to read and reread this beautiful and inspiring booklet time and time again, especially during such times when you lack direction or need encouragement in your spiritual practice.

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The Body's Dance, The Soul's Play

We see the puppets dance, but often forget that the string puller orchestrates the movements. It is the body’s dance we see, but the soul is at play within. Casual observers often ignore this truth and consider the body as the ultimate manifestation of reality. Such gross misunderstanding is the cause of all suffering. A spiritual seeker through the step-by-step teaching and gradual unveiling from a divine guide, realizes that an individual is not the body, but the soul free from all boundaries and one with the eternal Creator, God. This is the path towards real freedom from all suffering.

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The Flower Garland

In India, flower garlands are usually offered to God and the spiritual masters as a symbolic offering from the heart with love and devotion. Upon the seventy-fifth anniversary of Master Paramahamsa Hariharananda's renunciation of worldly life and his arrival in Puri, the author offers this collection of his beloved master's teachings to inspire others. Each reminiscence or story is a beautiful and precious flower of lover and wisdom given to disciples twice; first by the master in the instances described, and now by Paramahamsa Prajnananandaji for our ongoing spiritual development. 'The Flower Garland: Teachings of a Great Master' includes reminiscences of Paramahamsa Hariharananda's childhood, episodes of ashram life, and many tales of his travels and lectures given around the world. Filled with encouragement, humor, love, and practical wisdom, this book will inspire and teach countless spiritual seekers in years to come.

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The Last Decade: A Loving Recollection

A masterpiece from Paramahamsa Prajnanananda, current spiritual head of the unbroken lineage of Kriya Yoga masters. The Last Decade is a touching and poignant recollection of a worthy disciples experiences and learning, spanning a decade at the feet of one of the greatest Kriya Yoga masters, Paramahamsa Hariharananda.

The beauty of the master manifests in the disciple. A sincere disciple, with surrender and love, becomes one with the master. The experience of that oneness is beyond all attachment.

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The Mahabharata: The Entrance to the Temple of the Gita

Paramahamsa Prajnanananda calls the Mahabharata the greatest spiritual book ever written. No other scripture captures the essence of Truth as completely and powerfully as this unparalleled masterwork. Within this work of infinite knowledge is found a rare and priceless jewel, the Bhagavad Gita. The Bhagavad Gita narrates a battle between cousins, the Pandavas and the Kauravas, which is the battle between good and evil, a battle that rages in the minds and hearts of all human beings.

Join the incomparable master Paramahamsa Prajnanananda as he leads us on a sacred journey to the temple door, the Bhagavad Gita, the soul of the Mahabharata. Through the master’s insightful commentary, we can acquire an intimate and in-depth understanding of the characters in this timeless epic and what they mean for our lives. This knowledge can inspire us to be victorious in our holy battles to reclaim the divine kingdom within. Like the Mahabharata, this commentary is one of a kind; it is an amazing, microscopic examination of our tendencies and desires and of the fallacy of the mind.

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The Path of Perfection

Life is the ultimate teacher. Who am I? Where am I going? This invaluable text reassures us that we are not alone, that walking the Path of Perfection is the journey home. This compilation of talks given at the Kriya Yoga Centre in Tattendorf, Austria was intended to help us along the spiritual path, reminding us that human life is a special gift from God. We can make life beautiful by living with love, service, and spiritual discipline. Written in a conversational style that approximates the feeling of listening directly to Paramahamsa Prajnanananda. The Path of Perfection is filled with captivating stories and vivid parables. Topics include living purposefully, developing positive behavior patterns, cultivating spirituality with joyful work, discovering what we truly need, communicating with skill, interacting lovingly with others, maintaining inner strength and determination, discriminating clearly in word and deed, and integrating head, heart, and hands.

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The Ten Commandments of Yoga

In The Ten Commandments of Yoga, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda explains in detail the origin and meanings of the major steps in the path to enlightenment, from the path of self-discipline, Yama and Niyama, to the path of surrender to the Divine, Ishwara Pranidhana. Through clear explanations of abstract concepts and illustrative anecdotes, this discussion makes pursuit of a God-consciousness and moral life seem possible and appealing. Cultivating the virtues of non-violence, truthfulness, and self-awareness, we may know inner contentment and what it means to be a yogi.

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The Torah, Bible, and Kriya Yoga - Hardbound

Metaphorical Explanation of the Torah and the New Testament in the Light of Kriya Yoga.

'The essence of all religious practices, all scriptures and the teachings of all the Prophets, Saints and Sages and Realized Masters is to get calmness and love through proper understanding and meditation. The religions bring understanding, unity and universal love. This work is a sincere effort to bring the common spiritual understanding, experience and unity of all faiths ...

It is a synthesis of the spiritual books of many religions realized through deep meditation. Swami Prajnanananda, my loving disciple, has tried his utmost to bring this work to the hands of spiritual aspirants. Surely the readers of his book will get extreme spiritual impetus for meditation and God-realization.' ---From the foreword by Paramahamsa Hariharananda.

$25.00

The Torah, Bible, and Kriya Yoga - Softbound

Metaphorical Explanation of the Torah and the New Testament in the Light of Kriya Yoga.

'The essence of all religious practices, all scriptures and the teachings of all the Prophets, Saints and Sages and Realized Masters is to get calmness and love through proper understanding and meditation. The religions bring understanding, unity and universal love. This work is a sincere effort to bring the common spiritual understanding, experience and unity of all faiths ...

It is a synthesis of the spiritual books of many religions realized through deep meditation. Swami Prajnanananda, my loving disciple, has tried his utmost to bring this work to the hands of spiritual aspirants. Surely the readers of his book will get extreme spiritual impetus for meditation and God-realization.' ---From the foreword by Paramahamsa Hariharananda.

$20.00

The Yoga Sutra of Patanjali

The classic Sanskrit text of Sage Patanjali's Yoga Sutra is deceptively concise: in fact, it is dense with profound insights into the spiritual path of Kriya Yoga as both the means and end of Self-realization, or merging with the Divine. As such, it has drawn much commentary over the years from sages and scholars alike.

This new treatment of the Yoga Sutra includes key translations of the Sanskrit as well as an original foreword and treasured commentary by acclaimed Yogiraj Shri Lahiri Mahasaya. Paramahamsa Prajnanananda builds upon this substantial foundation with insightful metaphorical explanations that will render the sutras more intelligible to contemporary seekers. Following the example of Shri Lahiri Mahasaya, these new explanations are delivered in accessible and clear language to aid the modern reader's understanding.

$25.00

Who Are You? Talks on Dasha Shloki of Acharya Shankara

Centuries ago the legendary and gifted spiritual master Shri Adi Shankara left the world a priceless treasure: ten brief, powerful verses known as the Dasha Shloki. Shri Shankara, a spiritual genius, spontaneously spoke these gems of Truth as an eight-year-old child in response to a simple question put forth by his guru: “Who are you?” His inspiring answers can ignite the flame of knowledge within the minds of all sincere seekers, all those seeking to know who they really are. Shri Adi Shankara’s concise and incomparable teachings prove to the world that one need not say much to say it all.

As a result of his timeless devotional attunement to Shri Shankara, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda, a God-filled, realized master, is able to convey the heart and soul of Shri Shankara’s teachings with enlightening commentary. He helps us probe deeply into our souls to find the answer to life’s greatest mystery.

$12.00

Yoga: The Pathway to the Divine (3rd ed)

Yoga, Pathway to the Divine clarifies the real meaning of the often-misused term yoga, dispelling the frequent misconception about this eternal and sacred science. The author brilliantly captures our attention revealing the powerful truth of breath control as the tool to mind control and emphasizes that the inner meaning of yoga is a state of balance and equanimity, giving us hints on how to attain a yogic state where one may, eventually, experience the union of the individual self with that Supreme Self.

$12.00

Beatitudes - mp3 (9hours)

Imagine sitting among the crowd as Lord Jesus delivered one of the most beautiful and beloved discourses of the Holy Bible — immortal words that have withstood the test of time for over two thousand years.

The Beatitudes, also known as the Sermon on the Mount, have long been recognized as some of Jesus’ most inspiring teachings. In the Gospel of Matthew (5), Jesus instructed his disciples on the art of right thinking and virtuous living, painting a picture of the road to spiritual success, a road accessible to us all. We now have the rare opportunity to hear inspiring commentary on this sermon from another spiritual giant: Paramahamsa Prajnananandaji provides rich and deep insight into this remarkable sermon, suggesting practical ways we can apply its timeless wisdom to our daily lives. Understanding this revered wisdom can make us and the world around us more beautiful. Many of Prajnananandaji’s favorite stories and parables are woven into these teachings, which eloquently guide us along the amazing personal journey toward enlightenment and self-perfection.

The Beatitudes: Divine Guidance was recorded in Miami, Florida at a retreat in 2009, presented here as nine 45-60 minute discourses in mp3 format.

$25.00

Daily Prayers - CD

Prayer: a simple act of spirituality, a form of communication with God, an expression of love for God. Prayer has a healing effect on body, mind, and the Soul. This small collection contains a variety of prayers from the Vedas until modern times. We hope that this garland of prayers compiled from different scriptures and saintly figures will enhance your relationship with God and help you to intensify your spiritual practice. A companion prayer booklet is also available.

$10.00

Hymns for Him (6 Vol set)

A Meditative Interpretation of the Bhagavad Gita in the Light of Kriya Yoga - 6 tape album.

$36.00

Nirvana Shatakam - Who am I? (5 CD-set)

A commentary on Adi Shankara's Nirvana Shatakam. This inspiring commentary on an ancient text illuminates the seeker, who discovers that beyond the finite body and mind shines the infinite soul, pure and ever free. 5-CD set.
ISBN 978-3-99000-000-7

$40.00

Sacred Chants - PP - (3 CD-set)

A tribute to Paramahamsa Hariharananda offered with love and devotion by his beloved disciple, Paramahamsa Prajnananandaji - 3 CD set.
CD One: Bhajans with Metaphorical Interpretation, recorded in Vienna, Austria, July 1998
CD Two: Devotional Songs, recorded in Cleveland, OH, August 1998
CD Three: Sumananjali-A Tribute to Paramahamsa Hariharananda, recorded in Cleveland, OH, May 1999.

$20.00

The Lord's Prayer

The gospel according to Luke, Chapter 11, verses two, three, and four, are among the most beloved in all of the Bible. Commonly referred to as the Lord's Prayer, our understanding is deepened by the insight and love or Guruji Paramahamsa Prajnanananda's commentary.

This MP3 Audio Disk contains 4 - 1 hour discourses

$12.00

Vedanta in Daily Life

The Yoga Vasishtha is an ancient scripture in which Sage Vasishtha taught the principles of Vedanta to his student, Shri Rama, when he was in a state of despondency. The teachings are presented in the form of intriguing stories aimed at helping us to understand the concepts of consciousness, creation, dispassion, longing for liberation, existence, dissolution, and ultimately attaining liberation.
Recorded at a retreat in Florida Paramahamsa Prajnanananda helps us explore how to bring these beautiful and practical spiritual teachings into our daily lives.

$50.00

You are Everything to Me

In the ashrams of Paramahamsa Hariharananda, the devotional prayer 'Tvameva Mata' is recited every night at vesper. Join Paramahamsa Prajnanananda as he offers a loving glimpse into this simple verse of adoration to the Guru.

This MP3 Audio Disk contains 5 - 1 hour discourses

$15.00

Change Your Life - DVD

Our life is like a book and each one of us is the author of our own life story. In this five-DVD set, titled 'Change Your Life' Paramahamsa Prajnanananda teaches the necessary and practical skills needed to make our lives a divine masterpiece.

Filmed at a retreat in Denmark, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda delivers five beautiful and enlightening discourses that captivate the hearts, and expand the minds of his audience. The master explains why we must first change our attitude towards the world, our friends, our family, and most importantly, ourselves, before we can change our lives. Using metaphors from the scriptures, personal recollections, and even Aesops Fables, he lovingly inspires and encourages us on our journey back to God.

Proceeds benefit the Hariharananda Balashram, a home and school for the poor children of Orissa, India.
5-DVD Set

$100.00

Integrating Study & Spirituality (Harvard Talk)

This dvd features the rare meeting of two beautiful, diverse, traditions. Harvard Divinity school, the oldest and most prestigious divinity school in America, hosted realized Kriya Yoga master Paramahamsa Prajnanananda in a beautiful discussion about the presence of God in our daily lives.

$15.00

P.H. 95th Birthday Celebration - DVD

Paramahamsa Hariharananda's 95th Birthday celebration, 27 May 2002. His mahasamadhi followed soon after in December 2002.

$20.00

The Ancient Science of Breath & Meditation -DVD

A profound understanding of our true nature and how Kriya Yoga can once more awaken us to our divinity.

$20.00

The Ancient Science of Breath & Meditation -Video

A profound understanding of our true nature and how Kriya Yoga can once more awaken us to our divinity.

$20.00

Kriya Yoga - An Introduction to this Scientific Process DVD

This most inspiring and thought-provoking lecture, filmed at a 2004 Kriya Yoga retreat in Denmark, begins by Paramahamsa Prajnanananda discussing the need for inner growth - growth in heart, spirit, love and joy. For this growth, real knowledge of the Self is needed. He speaks about how to attain Self-knowledge, Truth, and complete awareness through the practice of Kriya Yoga. He provides an understanding of Kriya Yoga, why to practice it, and the beauty and benefits of this spiritual path.

Proceeds benefit the Hariharananda Balashram, a home and school for the poor children of Orissa, India.

$20.00

Divine Glories - Teachings of Bhagavatam

Divine love is the ultimate attainment of every spiritual seeker. But how is it possible to obtain this lofty goal that seems to be beyond the reach of our everyday existence?―an existence filled with the problems and pitfalls of human life. Paramahamsa Prajnanananda reveals that we can not only reach the heights of divine love, but we can use our everyday problems and challenges as stepping stones to help us achieve it.

Recorded at a retreat in Florida, the master takes us on a spiritual pilgrimage into the heart of the Shrimad Bhagavatam, an epic literary masterpiece of Vedic wisdom, and uncovers the deep metaphorical teachings hidden within its rich mystical tales. We find that these sacred teachings are just as relevant today as they were 5,000 years ago when written by the great Sage Vyasa.

Through the beauty and wisdom of Paramahamsa Prajnanananda’s metaphorical interpretations, we are able to leave the confines and limitations of our ordinary understanding to adopt a more panoramic view of life and its true purpose. Due to the vastness of this scripture, only some of the essential topics were selected in this twenty-one-day series.
21-CD set

ISBN 978-3-99000-005-2

$90.00

The Law of Karma

Over the past few decades, the word “karma” quietly made its way into the mainstream vernacular of modern Western culture. Once considered an Eastern concept, the karmic law is now generally accepted by both religious and non-religious masses as a universal and systematic law that automatically delivers the consequences of good or bad actions. Although the concept of karma is no longer foreign in the West, its intricate workings remain elusive.

Are there different kinds of karma? How do our actions create karma? How is karma carried to the next life? Can we be free from the bondage of karma? The fascinating subject of karma opens the door to an infinite number of unanswered questions. But take heart! In this rare and essential handbook, The Law of Karma, the Kriya Yoga master, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda, skillfully explains the often misunderstood inner workings of this dynamic law. He gives us the tools we need to break free from the karmic prison.

$15.00

Path of Knowledge:Talks on Acharya Shankara’s Tattva Bodha

Within ourselves, we all cry out for the freedom that comes from realizing the truth of our divine nature. Countless paths lead to this truth, but whichever path is chosen, the necessary qualities to tread it remain the same. Path of Knowledge: Talks on Acharya Shankara’s Tattva Bodha provides a clear and concise outline of what is required to achieve freedom and immortality. It illuminates the eternal message of achieving moksha — liberation in this life. Archarya Shankara’s original commentaries encapsulated the very essence of Vedantic thought and infused new life into a philosophy that had become misunderstood and stale. Vedanta is Truth, and Truth is beyond religion, culture, space, and time. Acharya Shankara’s teachings are for everyone, for any path, for any time.

Paramahamsa Prajnanananda’s commentary is profound and thought provoking as well as highly practical. We become keenly aware of Paramahamsaji’s love for Acharya Shankara as he gently takes us by the hand and guides us along the path of the venerable master’s thought, clearing obstacles along the way. This skillful step-by-step journey leads us to the coveted goal, realization of the Self, our true identity. Any seeker with a sincere desire to know the truth, who wants to take a courageous step towards freedom, will find the wisdom contained in this book invaluable.

$15.00

Humble Submission: Reflections on the Guru Paduka Stotram

No bond is more enduring, no love more everlasting, than the bond between the guru and the disciple. Under the guru’s omniscient guidance, a disciple travels swiftly and safely on the path of inner illumination. The “Guru Paduka Stotram” is a poignant and heartfelt hymn by Swami Bharati Krishna Tirtha, the former Shankaracharya of Puri and the sannyasa guru of the renowned Kriya Yoga master Paramahamsa Hariharananda. Within the pages of this book, Paramahamsa Hariharanandaji’s worthy disciple and successor, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda, discusses this hymn of adoration dedicated to the guru. The words of this hymn are captivating and inspiring, as it beautifully describes the role of the guru–preceptor in the lives of spiritual seekers. Indeed, the role of the guru in the life of a disciple is unparalleled. The master becomes both mother and father to a disciple, caretaker of his or her soul, so it is said that one without a guru is an orphan. To a disciple, nothing is more sacred than the master, and nothing is more precious than to humbly sit at the master’s feet; indeed, even the sandals that grace the guru’s feet are deemed holy. This commentary eloquently describes how the devotional practice of guru paduka, worshipping the sandals of the guru, is a beautiful way to strengthen one’s love and cultivate humility, two keystones for spiritual growth.

$12.00

The Mystical Torah: A Yogi's Perspective

Throughout the ages, countless millions have read and followed the teachings of the Torah. It is considered to be the word of God. The Torah influenced and inspired the three major Abrahamic religions that developed in the Middle East — Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Most notable among its teachings are the Ten Commandments, revealed to Moses by God eons ago, yet still considered the moral code for many today. One can only imagine the impact the Torah has had on the world. In the glimmering annals of sacred world scriptures, the Torah stands as significant. One can safely surmise that its long-lasting influence has been powerful.

As with all sacred texts, the Torah is often understood at only one level by the masses, when its words are taken literally. When describing the Torah, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda has said, “The Torah is a treasure trove of wisdom, but one must know how to extract its riches.” The Torah is a deep, vast ocean of Truth, meant to be dived into, not just admired from the shore. In The Mystical Torah:
A Yogi’s Perspective, we are given a glimpse of the hidden treasures found in the Torah’s depths. With remarkable insight and clarity, Paramahamsa Prajnanananda’s commentary breathes life into this ancient text, revealing its deep inner meaning, understood by only a few. The master takes us beyond the man-made boundaries of this most hallowed text so we can discover that its stories and teachings are beautiful representations of our own sacred journeys back to divinity.

$15.00