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Tara Tantram
A.K.Maitra
1913 A.D.
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BijaKosa
Sri Daksinamurti Muni 1888 A.D.
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Devi Rahasyam Sri Raghunatha Sarma
1905 A.D.
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Jnanarnava Tantram
Ganesa Sastri Gokhale 1912 A.D.
Org. HB
Mantra Mahodadhi
Mahidhara
1932 A.D.
Lithoprint
Sri Rudra Bhasya
Abhivava Sankaracharya 1916 A.D.
Org. HB
Saktananda Tarangini
Brahmanandagiri 18?? A.D.
Org. HB
Satachakra
Purnananda Gosvami
1899 A.D.
Org. HB
Siddha Siddhanta Paddhati
Kalyani Mallik 1954 A.D.
Org. HB
Tantroktaprayogah
Sri Nivarana Chandra Smrititirtha
1915 A.D.
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Kunda Kalpadrumah
babu Varanasi Prasada 1879 A.D.
Org. HB
Sri Bhuvanesvari Stotram
Sri Prithvidharacharya 1955 A.D.
Org. HB
Devyah Kavacham
early 19th cent.
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Yogacintamani
18th cent
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Varivasya Rahasya
Sri Bhaskararaya Makhin 1976 A.D.
Org. HB
Sambhala-Lam-Yig
Blo-bzam-dpal-Idaan-ye-s
1966 A.D.
Org. HB
Lalita Sahasranama
R. Ananthakrishna Sastry
1925 A.D.
Org. HB
Shakti & Shakta Sir John Woodroffe
1922 A.D.
Org. HB
Mahimnastava (The Greatness of Shiva) Sir John Woodroffe
1925 A.D.
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Principles of Tantra (TantraTattva) Vols. I & II
Sir John Woodroffe
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Sataratna Samgraha with Sataratnollehani ; Introduction by Shrimat Swami Bhairab
ananda ; Edited by Pandit Panchanana Shastri, Varanasi. 106 pages.
Sir John
Woodroffe
1984 A.D.
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Hymns to the goddess, translated from the Sanskrit by A. Avalon. 2nd edition. 19
52. Ganesh & co, Madras . 236 pages
Sir John Woodroffe
1952 A.D.
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Indrajalavidyasangraha, published by Kalikata Vacaspatyayantra
1915 A.D
.
Facsimile
Todala Tantram, Publisher:Prayaga,Kalyana Mandira
1961 A.D.
Facsimile
Brihan Nila Tantram, Printed by Kashmir Mercantile Press, Srinagar, Kashmir
Ramchandra Kak & Harabhatta Shastri
1938 A.D.
Facsimile
Sarvollasa Tantram of Srimat Sarvanandanatha
Forward by Gopinath Kaviraj
1862 A.D.
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Sarvollasa Tantram of Srimat Sarvanandanatha, intro by sri dinesachandra bhattac
harya, edited by sri rasamohana chakravarti. Revised edition, Calcutta Forward
by Gopinath Kaviraj
1953 A.D
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A Catalogue of Palm leaf and selected paper Manuscripts belonging to the Durbar
Library Nepal , Calcutta, [Volume # II] MM Haraprasad Shastri, 1915 A.D.
Org. HB
A Descriptive catalogue of Sanskrit Manuscripts in the Government collection und
er the care of The Asiatic society of Bengal; Vol # 8 - In 2 parts (Tantra Manus
cripts) MM Haraprasad Shastri 1939/1940 A.D. Org. HB
Notices of Sanskrit Manuscripts (Deposited in the library of the Asiatic Society
of Bengal, Calcutta & other collections)
Ist series - in 11 Volumes (Vol # 11 missing) Cataloged by Raja Rajendra Lala M
itra. Published under order of Govt. of Bengal, Calcutta, Baptist Mission Press,
1871-1895 A.D.
2nd series - in 4 Volumes (complete) Cataloged by MM Haraprasad Shastri, 1898-19
11 A.D.
Raja Rajendra Lala Mitra and MM Haraprasad Shastri

1871-1911 A.D.
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A descriptive catalogue of sanskrit mss. in the Sampurnanada university. Vol VI,
in 3 parts - Tantra Shastra
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Tantrik sadhana O Siddhanta : B.S. 1369, 352pp Bengali script Gopinath Kaviraj
1962 A.D.
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Sri Sri Kali Kula Kundalini Prathama Khanda
Pranita Pabna, B.S. 1344 264pp
Bengali Script Sri Jukta Bhulua Baba 1937 A.D.
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Pranatoshini Tantra (Bengali script/trans)
Edition: 1st edition, B.S. 1266, 564pp
Publisher: Kalikata Samachar Sudhabarshan
Sri Prankrishna Biswasdista Sri
Ramtoshan Vidyalankar Bhattacharya Birachita
1859 A.D.
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Goraksa Paddhati - Published & Printed at Lakshmi Venkateshvar Press, Mumbai. 19
81 Vikram era Edited and translated in Hindi by Pt. Mahidhara Sarma 1924 A.D
.
HB
Sakta Pramodah - with several line illustrations, printed in Mumbai,1968 Vikram
Revised by Pt. Raghuraja Dubey
1911 A.D.
HB
Mantramahanava - compiled from various sources by Mantrasastri Pt. Madhavaraya V
aidya of Prayaga - Purvakhanda and Uttarakhanda - 732 leaves (over1460 pages) be
aring scores of Yantras and diagrams - slightly damp stained in 1st and middle f
ew leaves, also moth eaten in few leaves damaging 2-3 letters and neatly repaire
d. Careful handling is needed. Loose leaves edn., Mumbai, 1981 Vikram era.
1924 A.D.
(Loose- Leaves)(Letter-Press)
Siddhanagarjunakakkshaputham, Calcutta, Bengali Script.
late 18th / earl
y 19th Org. HB
Vividhatantrasamgraha R.M.Chattopadhyaya
1885 A.D.
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Tantrabilasir Sadhusangha Vol 2 Calcutta, 310pp
Pramod Kumar Chattopadhy
aya
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Adbhut Kamakhya Tantra 3rd rev Calcutta 120pp Bengali Script, 1354 Bengal
Sri Pranakrishna Pal Kartika sangrihita 1947 A.D.
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Asal O prachin Indrajala sampadana, Calcutta, 96pp Bengali Script, 1375 Bengal
Sri Tarashankar Mukhopadhyaya 1968 A.D.
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Sanuvad Pithamala Mahatantram, Kenachita tantrikacharya sankalita, 2nd ed Calcut
ta 280pp Bengali script, 1333 Bengal
Sri Sri Krishna Bhattacharya sanshodhita
m
1926 A.D.
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Kalpataru Kamadhenu Grantha, Calcutta, Bengali Script By Sri Ramdasji Tapaswi
Birachita
1950 A.D
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Mahasammelan Tantra sadhana parishad Varanasi Sanskrit Visvavidyalaya
1965 A.D
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Tantravarttika - Dhrta sloka Barnanukramik, title page missing, Devanagari Scrip
t, Varanasi, 1186p.
mid-late 18th cent.
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Shyamarahasyam Mul O Banganuvad. Samet, Kartika Sankalita O Phakashita. Calcutta
, 146pages, Bengali Script, 1908 Sambat Sri Probodh Chandra Pal & Bros
Org. HB
Rudrayamalam, with commentary by Pandit Jivananda Vidyasagar. Pages 1-34 missing
. Devanagari Script, Calcutta, 488pages.
Late 18th cent. Org. HB
Brhat Adbhut Jaduvidya, Title page missing, few pages worm eaten,240pp, Bengali
Script, 1315 Bengal
Sudev Chandra Chattopadhyaya
1908 A.D.
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Pranatoshini tantra, Publisher: Basumati sahitya Prachar, Publication date 1335
Bengal Ramtoshan Vidyalankar 1927 A.D
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Mahavidyasutradi Samgrahah, with english intro by A. Madhukesvara Rao. Vijayanag
aram
Ganapati Muni 1972 A.D.
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Brihat Tantrasara (Bengali Script) Mahamahopadhyaya Srimat Krishnananda Bhattach


arya Samkalitam. Translated by Prasanna Kumar Shastri Bhattacharya. 4th edition
. 1912, Calcutta, Rebound, few pinholes.
Mahamahopadhyaya Srimat Krishnan
anda
1912 A.D.
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Kalitantram, Edited by Satishchandra Siddhanta Bhushanam Bhattachrayya, Calcutta
, 1923. Translated into Sanskrit and Bengali. Sanskrit portion complete. (in Ben
gali up to 10 th Patal). 66 pages. Sanskrit Sahitya Parishad Series No.2. Rebou
nd.
1923 A.D.
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1. YOGA, TANTRA, AND ADVAITA-VEDANTA
Adams, Robert -- Silence of the Heart -- 1997 -- Talks with an American self-rea
lized master, who was also a disciple of Ramana Maharshi.
Adamson, "Sailor" Bob -- What's wrong with Right Now, Unless You Think About It?
-- 2004 -- Discussions on Advaita-Vedanta in the tradition of Nisargadatta Maha
raj.
Adriel, Jean -- Avatar -- 1947 -- The life story of Meher Baba.
Aiyar, KN -- Thirty Two Vidyas -- 1962 -- Excerpts of knowledge from the twelve
major Upanishads.
Anandi Ma -- This House is on Fire --2004 -- The life of Shri Dhyanyogi.
Aranya, Swami Hariharananda -- Yoga Philosophy of Patanjali -- 1963 -- A classic
translation and commentary on Patanjali s Yoga Sutras.
Arya, Usharbudh -- Superconscious Meditation -- 1974 -- A survey of methods of m
editation.
Arya, Usharbudh -- Philosophy of Hatha Yoga -- 1977 -- On the relationship of mi
nd, body, worship, practice, kundalini and human spiritual transformation.
Arya, Usharbudh -- Mantra and Meditation -- 1981 -- The use of syllables and men
tal process to cross over to the inner realm of pure bliss consciousness.
Arya, Usharbudh -- Yoga Sutras of Patanjali -- 1986 -- An overview of Samkhya Yo
ga, and translation of the first chapter (with Vyasa's commentary) of the ancie
nt scripture that defines the eight-limbed system of yoga practice. Chapters 2-4
are not covered, and it is unknown if a volume 2 was written.
Atmananda Krishna Menon -- Notes on Spiritual Discourses (3 volume set) -- 2009
-- Covering the life and Jnana/Advaita/Vedanta teachings of this lesser known, b
ut highly influential, contemporary of Ramana Maharshi and Nisargadatta Maharaj.
Atmananda Krishna Menon -- Atma Darshan (out of print - search for available int
ernet downloads) -- 1991 -- A short, potent book encapsulating the Jnana/Advaita
/Vedanta teachings of the author.
Aurobindo -- The Life Divine -- 1939 -- The author's masterwork, a synthesis of
western thought and eastern spirituality, covering human aspiration, the emergen
ce of life in the cosmos from out of a divine source, the evolution of matter to
spirit in the universe, the division and dualities inherent in human consciousn
ess, the way out of ignorance through the evolution of consciousness, and the sp
iritual destiny of life on earth.
Aurobindo -- The Mother -- 1972 -- God as the Divine Feminine, the Kundalini Sha
kti, manifesting as every aspect of the Creation. This book expounds on the many
aspects of relationship human beings can have with the Divine Feminine. Aurobin
o placed particular focus on his human associate, named "The Mother," regarding
her has an incarnation of the Divine Feminine and pointing his disciples toward
her in worship.
Aurobindo and The Mother -- A Practical Guide to Integral Yoga -- 1955 -- Extrac
ts on yoga compiled from the writings of Aurobino and The Mother.
Aurobindo/Pandit -- Guide to the Upanishads -- 1967 -- An alphabetical guide to
the Upanishads with selected quotes.
Balsekar, Ramesh -- Consciousness Speaks -- 1992 -- Wide-ranging discussions on
Advaita-Vedanta and the life of Nisargadatta Maharaj, with is leading disciple.
Balsekar, Ramesh -- Pointers from Nisargadatta Maharaj -- 1982 -- A series of es
says covering meetings with and the teachings of the great 20th century AdvaitaVedanta master.
Beloved, Michael -- Kriya Yoga Bhagavad Gita -- 2008 -- A translation and commen

tary, exposing the kriya yoga techniques taught by Lord Krishna to Arjuna. This
was inspired by Babaji Mahayogin.
Beloved, Michael -- Yoga Sutras of Patanjali -- 2008 -- A fresh translation, wit
h word-for-word meanings and precise commentary. New insight into the advanced p
ractices of meditation, kriya yoga and raja yoga.
Bhattacharyya, Narendra N. -- History of Sakta Religion -- 1974 -- Chronicles th
e rise of tantra since Vedic times, with detailed discussion on developments sin
ce 600 BC.
Braha, James -- Ancient Hindu Astrology for the Modern Western Astrologer -- 198
6 -- An easy to understand book on Hindu Astrology (Jyotish).
Broad, William -- The Science of Yoga: The Risks and Rewards -- 2012 -- An infor
mative assessment of research over the past century on what is behind the remark
able effects of asanas (postures) and pranayama (breathing techniques), includin
g cautions for the Yoga postures industry.
Brunton, Paul -- A Search in Secret India -- 1934 -- The 1935 classic that intr
oduced Ramana Maharshi and yoga to a large audience in the West, influencing mil
lions.
Byrom, Thomas -- The Heart of Awareness - Ashtavakra Gita -- 1990 -- A translati
on of the short but great Advaita (non-dual) scripture.
Campbell, Anthony -- Seven States of Consciousness -- 1974 -- A vision of possib
ilities suggested by the teachings of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi.
Chapman, Rick -- How to Choose a Guru -- 1973 -- How to spot real spiritual teac
hers and teachings, at least until your inner guru can do it for you.
Chawdhri, LR -- Practicals of Mantras and Tantras -- 1984 -- Over 200 pages of m
antras and tantric rituals and techniques.
Chawdhri, LR -- Practicals of Yantras -- 1985 -- Yantras for every purpose from
Hindu, Muslim, Jain, Buddhist and Brahmin traditions.
Choudhury, Bikram -- Bikram's Beginning Yoga Class -- 1999 -- A kinder, gentler
way into the rigors of Bikram Yoga.
Ciunaite and Nezhinsky -- Gateless Gatecrashers: 21 Ordinary People ... 21 Extra
ordinary Awakenings (free ebook) -- 2012 -- Case studies on utilizing the "direc
t pointing method" for non-dual self-inquiry, taken from the Liberation Unleashe
d website, a modern approach to Advaita-Vedanta.
Colton, Ann Ree -- Kundalini West -- 1978 -- On kundalini, chakras, etc., with f
ocus on astrology, imagery and Christ.
Coulter and McCall -- Anatomy of Hatha Yoga: A Manual for Students, Teachers and
Practitioners -- 2001 -- A new look at hatha yoga, from the standpoint of anato
my and neuro-physiology.
Curtis, Kevin -- The Accidental Yogi's Manual (free download) -- 2013 -- Hands-o
n practice manual focused on pranayama, mudras and bandhas.
Datta, Aswini Kumar -- Bhakti Yoga -- 1959 -- An overview of bhakti yoga, and ho
w to cultivate it.
Dattatreya -- Avadhuta Gita -- 1984 -- Translation of this concise Vedantic scri
pture which means "Song of the Ever-Free."
Davis, Roy Eugene -- Life Surrendered in God: The Philosophy and Practices of Kr
iya Yoga -- 1995 -- A good overview of Kriya and Raja (eight-limbed) yoga by a d
irect disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda.
Desai, Gita and Mukesh -- Yoga Unveiled (DVD) -- A beautifully done history of y
oga, East and West, with many interviews with contemporary yogis, researchers, s
cholars and teachers. The focus is somewhat skewed toward hatha yoga.
Desikachar, TKV -- The Heart of Yoga: Developing a Personal Practice -- 1999 -On the yoga system of Sri Tirumalai Krishnamacharya (Iyengar's teacher), coverin
g asanas, pranayama, meditation, and philosophy.
Dunn, Jean -- Consciousness and the Absolute -- 1994 -- Final talks of Nisargada
tta Maharaj in the year before his passing.
Egenes, Thomas-- Introduction to Sanskrit - Part One -- 1989 -- An easy to follo
w text book for beginning Sanskrit students.
Esmann, Jan -- LoveBliss - The Essence of Self-Realization -- 2011 -- The develo
pment of Self-Realization to abiding "LoveBliss" through meditation, non-dual se
lf-inquiry, kundalini awakening and shaktipat.

Feuerstein and Payne -- Yoga for Dummies -- 1999 -- Making yoga available to eve
ryone - mainly on postures.
Feuerstein, Georg -- Tantra: Path of Ecstasy -- 1998 -- A broad, scholarly work
on Hindu Tantra.
Feuerstein, Georg -- The Yoga Tradition: Its History, Literature, Philosophy and
Practice -- 2001 -- One of the broadest overviews on yoga yet, by the noted yog
a scholar.
Gambhirananda, Swami -- Brahma Sutra Bhasya of Shankaracharya -- 1977 -- A Trans
lation with extensive commentary on this primary scripture by Shankara, the grea
t reviver of Vedanta and Yoga in India.
Gardner, Adelaide -- Meditation -- 1968 -- A Western examination of Eastern medi
tation methods.
Gheranda/Mallison -- Gheranda Samhita -- 2004 -- Classic Hatha Yoga scripture. A
n up to date translation, with illustrations of asanas - circa 1700.
Goldberg, Phil -- American Veda -- 2010 -- The best account to date on how Yoga
came to the West, and how it is being adapted in modern culture.
Goldberg, Phil -- Road Signs - Navigating Your Path to Spiritual Happiness -- 20
03 -- On navigating the ups and downs of the spiritual path, using the analogy o
f a road trip.
Goode, Greg -- Standing as awareness -- 2009 -- Western style Advaita/Vedanta, i
nspired by the teachings of Atmananda Krishna Menon, a direct path to realizatio
n.
Goswami, Shyam Sundar -- Laya Yoga -- 1980 -- On mantra meditation, pranayama, a
sanas, kundalini, tantra, chakras, and purification of the body.
Griffiths, Bede -- Vedanta and Christian Faith -- 1973 -- A Catholic monk synthe
sizes the religions of East and West.
Griffiths, Bede -- Yoga and the Jesus Prayer Tradition: An Experiment in Faith - 1984 -- A Catholic monk attempts to integrate the teachings and practices of h
esychasm and tantric yoga, utilizing the experiences of St. Symeon the New Theol
ogian and Indian tantric yogis.
Gupta, Sisir Kumar -- Bhagavad Gita with commentary by Madhusudana Sarasvati -1977 -- A scholarly translation and commentary of the Gita.
Hanson, Virginia -- Approaches to Meditation -- 1973 -- A survey of meditation m
ethods from a Western point of view.
Harshananda, Swami -- Sandilya Bhakti Sutras -- 1976 -- Translation and commenta
ry on "the other" bhakti sutras, not to be confused with the Narada Bhakti Sutra
s. Sandilya's is a more philosophical work. Both are helpful.
Harvey, Andrew -- Hidden Journey - A Spiritual Awakening -- 1991 -- Harvey's spi
ritual autobiography which also introduces the young woman saint, Mother Meera,
to the world.
Isherwood, Christopher -- Vedanta for Modern Man -- 1945 -- Essays on Vedanta (o
neness of life) by Isherwood, Prabhavananda, Watts, Huxley, Tagore, and more.
Iyengar, BKS -- Light on Yoga -- 1965 -- The classic work on modern Hatha Yoga.
Still the leader.
Iyengar, BKS -- Light on Pranayama -- 1981 -- Iyengar on pranayama.
Iyengar, BKS -- Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali -- 1993 -- The Iyengar per
spective on this great yoga scripture.
Johari, Harish -- Chakras - Energy Centers of Transformation -- 1987 -- A good o
verview on chakras in relation to kundalini, tantra and yoga philosophy.
Johari, Harish -- Tools for Tantra -- 1986 -- An overview of tantra, including,
mantras, yantras, mahavidyas and worship. Nicely illustrated.
Judge, William Q. -- Bhagavad Gita -- 1890 -- One of the early translations of t
he Bhagavad Gita by a founding Theosophist.
Kamala -- Flawless Mirror -- 1969 -- A direct disciple's experience with Paramah
ansa Yogananda and his teachings.
Khanna, Madhu -- Yantra - Tantric Symbol of Cosmic Unity -- 1979 -- A classic wo
rk on yantra energy, symbolism and construction.
Klein, Jean -- I AM -- 2006 -- A refined presentation of the the author's teachi
ngs on Advaita/Vedanda as taught by Ramana Maharshi and Atmananda Krishna Menon.
Knapp, Stephen -- Secret Teachings of the Vedas -- 1990 -- An easy to read synop

sis of the essential teachings of the Vedas.


Krishna, Gopi -- Kundalini:The Evolutionary Energy in Man -- 1967 -- Gopi Krishn
a's first book - his spiritual autobiography covering his difficult journey with
prematurely awakened kundalini.
Krishna, Gopi/Kieffer -- Kundalini for the New Age -- 1988 -- Selected writings
of Gopi Krishna on kundalini, the "evolutionary mechanism in human beings, slowl
y drawing the race to a golden future of harmony, peace and happiness."
Krishnabai, Mother -- Guru's Grace -- 1963 -- Autobiography of leading disciple
of Swami Ramdas of Anandashram, Kerala.
Krishnamurti, J -- Life Ahead -- 1963 -- The famous spiritual teacher writes on
the meaning of mature human life.
Krishnamurti, J -- Freedom from the Known -- 1969 -- Practical advice on realiz
ing the non-dual nature of life.
Kriyananda, Goswami -- Spiritual Science of Kriya Yoga -- 1976 -- A detailed ove
rview of Kriya Yoga, but lacking the key esoteric practices.
Kriyananda, Swami -- The Path -- 1977 -- Spiritual autobiography of Kriyananda (
Donald Walters), direct disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda and founder of the Ana
nda spiritual community.
Kriyananda, Swami -- Keys to the Bhagavad Gita -- 1979 -- Based on the Bhagavad
Gita interpretations of Paramahansa Yogananda.
Love, Robert -- The Great OOM: The Improbable Birth of Yoga in America -- 2010 - The story of Pierre Arnold Bernard, 1876-1955, flamboyant American promoter, y
ogi and tantrika -- one of the first to teach hatha yoga in America.
Lucille, Francis -- Eternity Now -- 2008 -- A direct approach to Advaita/Vedanta
and non-dual realization from a leading student of Jean Klein and the tradition
of Atmananda Krishna Menon.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi -- Science of Being and Art of Living -- 1963 -- The proce
ss of unfoldment through meditation.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi -- Bhagavad Gita Chapters 1-6 with Commentary -- 1967 -- T
he first third of the Bhagavad Gita through the eyes of the Maharishi
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi -- Bhagavad Gita Chapters 1-6 - Concordance -- 1971 -- Con
cordance for the Maharishi's commentary on the Bhagavad Gita, chapters 1-6.
Maharishi Mahesh Yogi -- Love and God -- 1973 -- The Maharishi on his guru, medi
tation, love, God and enlightenment.
Maharshi, Ramana -- The Spiritual Teaching of Ramana Maharshi -- 1972 -- Instruc
tion on the principles and practices of spiritual attainment and realization fro
m this leading 20th century Advaita-Vedanta teacher.
Maharshi, Ramana and Arthur Osbourne -- Ramana Maharshi and the Path of Self-Kno
wledge -- 2010 -- (Arabic edition) A comprehensive selection of dialogues with t
he great sage, with brief, insightful explanatory notes that clarify and simplif
y the practical application of his teachings.
Maharshi, Ramana and Arthur Osbourne -- Collected Works of Ramana Maharshi -- 19
72 -- Poems, prose and commentary on Advaitic scripture by the great 20th centur
y sage of non-duality.
Maharshi, Ramana and David Godman -- Be As You Are -- 1989 -- An excellent pres
entation of the teachings of Ramana Maharshi.
Maharshi, Ramana -- Talks with Ramana Maharshi -- 2000 -- Dialogues between the
great sage and his many visitors on realizing abiding peace and happiness.
Maharshi, Ramana -- The Essential Teachings of Ramana Maharshi - A Visual Journe
y -- 2001 -- Pictures from the sage's life, with a summary of his teachings.
Mallinson, James -- The Khecarividya of Adinatha -- 2009 -- Translation of this
ancient Hatha Yoga treatise, devoted entirely to Khecari Mudra (also spelled kec
hari or khechari).
Meera, Mother -- Answers -- 1991 -- Mother Meera on bringing down the paramatman
light, avatars, world transformation, darshan, prayer, devotion, service, reali
zation, and more.
Mitchell, Stephen -- Bhagavad Gita - A New Translation -- 2002 -- Mitchell adds
the Bhagavad Gita to his impressive list of scripture translations, and does a g
ood job.
Mooji -- Before I Am: The Direct Recognition of Our Original Self -- Dialogues w

ith this contemporary Advaita-Vedanta teacher.


Motoyama, Hiroshi -- Theories of the Chakras - Bridge to Higher Consciousness -1981 -- An excellent little book on kundalini yoga, by a Japanese yogi and rese
archer, with a tie in to Theosophist, CW Leadbeater's early work.
Muktananda, Swami -- Play of Consciousness -- 1974 -- Muktananda's classic spiri
tual autobiography.
Muktananda, Swami -- I AM THAT -- 1978 -- Muktananda comments on the Vijnana Bha
irava and explains the use of the "Hamsa" mantra.
Muktananda, Swami -- Kundalini - The Secret of Life -- 1979 -- A short book on t
he nature of kundalini and how it is awakened in the human being.
Muktananda, Swami -- Kundalini Stavah -- 1980 -- Translation and commentary on t
his scripture on the nature of the kundalini energy in man.
Muktananda, Swami -- Light on the Path -- 1981 -- About guru, God, guru/disciple
relationship, meditation and the path of knowledge.
Muktananda, Swami -- Does Death Really Exist? -- 1981 -- Muktananda explores the
nature of death and the meaning of immortality.
Murphet, Howard -- Sai Baba - Avatar -- 1977 -- A continuation of the story begu
n in "Man of Miracles."
Murphet, Howard -- Sai Baba - Man of Miracles -- 1977 -- The story of Sai Baba.
Murthy, TS Anantha -- Maharaj -- 1972 -- Biography of Shriman Tapasviji, a mahat
ma who lived for 185 years. A case study on the rejuvenating effects of kaya-kal
pa.
Narada -- Bhakti Sutras -- 1940 -- Ancient and very instructive scripture on Bha
kti Yoga.
Narasimhan, CV -- Mahabharata -- 1997 -- Easy to read abridged version of the gr
eat epic struggle between two related families (the Pandavas and the Kauravas) i
n ancient India. The Bhagavad Gita is contained within the Mahabharata, but bett
er to get a separate, more detailed, translation for that.
Narayanananda, Swami -- The Primal Power in Man or The Kundalini Shakti -- 1950
-- On kundalini and how to raise it through yogic methods. Symptoms of partial a
nd full raising of kundalini. The three Gunas. Kundalini as a disease - taking t
he wrong course. Light on points of doubt and controversy.
Narayanananda, Swami -- The Secrets of Prana, Pranayama and Yoga Asanas -- 1979
-- A good overview of kundalini, pranayama, asanas, mudras and bandhas.
Narayanananda, Swami -- Gist of Religions -- 1979 -- A brief integrative review
of the world's religions by an accomplished yogi.
Narayanananda, Swami -- Within You -- 1981 -- Short book on the divinity of each
person: one consciousness, kundalini, purification of nerves (nadis) and mind,
role of emotions, and the unfoldment of samadhi.
Narayanananda, Swami -- Life Behind Death -- 1980 -- An overview of life, death
and reincarnation.
Nikhilananda, Harvey and Burroughs -- Selections From The Gospel of Sri Ramakris
hna -- 2002 -- A condensation of the great spiritual classic.
Nikhilananda, Swami -- The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna -- 1942 -- Compiled from th
e detailed notes of the anonymous "M" taken during Ramakrishna's life, this is t
he classic on Ramakrishna. His words of divine wisdom are alive in these 1000 pa
ges.
Nisargadatta Maharaj -- I AM THAT -- 1973 -- A masterwork on non-dual enlightenm
ent from one of the leading Advaita-Vedanta teachers of the 20th century.
Niranjanananda, Swami -- Prana Pranayama Prana Vidya -- 2002 -- An extensive tre
atise on pranayama (breath control) practices, from the Satyananda/Bihar teachin
g tradition.
Nityaswarupananda -- Astavakra Samhita -- 1940 -- A short treatise on Advaita Ve
danta - the philosophy of the divine non-dual nature of life.
Osho/Rajneesh -- Book of Secrets -- 1974 -- A 1000 page commentary on the 20 or
so page "112 centering practices" drawn from the Vigyan Bhairava Tantra in Paul
Reps classic little book, "Zen Flesh, Zen Bones."
Osho/Rajneesh -- Meditation - The First and Last Freedom -- 1996 -- An overview
of many different kinds of meditation.
Osho/Rajneesh -- Courage - The Joy of Living Dangerously -- 1999 -- On developin

g the courage to change in inward ways.


Osho/Rajneesh -- Autobiography of a Spiritually Incorrect Mystic -- 2000 -- Osho
's life, compiled from his talks and published long after his death. A wild ride
.
Pandit, MP -- Gems from the Tantras -- 1969 -- Translation and commentary on the
short Kularnava scripture focusing on the practical aspects of tantra - particu
larly meditation (japa).
Pandit, MP -- Gems from the Tantras, Second Series -- 1971 -- Selections and com
mentary from several Tantra texts, with emphasis on the consciousness aspect of
divine reality.
Pandit, MP -- Bases of Tantra Sadhana -- 1972 -- Translation and comments on the
brief "Preliminary Sutras of Parashurama." A short booklet on the methods of ta
ntra yoga practice.
Pandit, MP -- Kundalini Yoga -- 1979 -- A brief study of Sir John Woodroffe's "T
he Serpent Power" (also on this list).
Parsons, Tony -- The Open Secret -- 1995 -- A direct approach for realizing the
non-dual nature of existence, from a leading "Neo-Advaita" teacher.
Paulsen, Norman -- Sacred Science - Meditation, Transformation, Illumination -2000 -- The main spiritual practice taught by Paulsen - in his own style and str
ucture - revealing the details of kriya yoga spinal breathing pranayama for the
first time in a book.
Paulsen, Norman -- Christ Consciousness - Emergence of the Pure Self Within -- 1
980 -- Spiritual autobiography of this disciple of Paramahansa Yogananda. A wild
ride of spiritual unfoldment. The book includes a remarkable version of the his
tory of the Earth, including the role of aliens in the evolution of the human ra
ce.
Philp, John -- Yoga, Inc.: A Journey Through the Big Business of Yoga -- 2010 -A critical and sometimes humorous exploration of the intersection of ancient tr
aditional Yoga with the bottom line business mentality of North America, which h
as led to the vast "Yoga for Fitness" industry.
Powell, Robert -- Talks with Ramana Maharshi: On Realizing Abiding Peace and Hap
piness -- 2000 -- A compilation of Ramana Maharshi's talks from 1935-39.
Powiull, Nick -- Nonduality - Awakening to the Embodiment of Enlightenment -- 20
14 -- Honest discussions on self-inquiry with this young teacher, with emphasis
on penetrating our deepest feelings in witness/presence.
Prabhavananda and Isherwood -- Song of God - Bhagavad Gita -- 1944 -- A classic
translation and commentary on the great scripture. Easy to read and discern.
Prabhavananda and Isherwood -- Shankara's Crest Jewel of Discrimination -- 1947
-- Jnana yoga as expounded by the great Shankara.
Prabhavananda and Isherwood -- How to Know God - The Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali
-- 1953 -- An easy-to-read translation and commentary on Patanjali s Yoga Sutras.
Very well known and highly regarded.
Prabhavananda, Swami -- Upanishads -- 1948 -- An easy to read summation of the c
ore scriptures of Vedanta.
Prabhavananda, Swami -- Sermon on the Mount according to Vedanta -- 1963 -- The
words of Jesus from the point of view of yoga philosophy and practice.
Prabhavananda, Swami -- Srimad Bhagavatam -- 1983 -- Translation of Vyasa's gre
at Vedantic scripture by the Vedanta Society/Ramakrishna Math.
Prabhupada, Swami -- Srimad Bhagavatam -- 1972 -- The Srimad Bhagavatam is an
elaboration on the Vedanta Sutra by its author, Vyasa, who also wrote the Mahabh
arata (of which the Bhagavad Gita is a part). This commentary is from the point
of view of the Krishna Consciousness movement.
Prabhupada, Swami -- Perfection of Yoga -- 1972 -- A brief overview on yoga thr
ough the eyes of the Krishna Consciousness movement.
Prabhupada, Swami -- Beyond Birth and Death -- 1972 -- On life after death and
liberation from the material planets.
Prime, Ranchor -- Ramayama: A Journey -- 1999 -- An abridged, readable version o
f the great epic story of Rama, his love and his struggle to recover his bride a
nd his kingdom.
Radha, Swami Sivananda -- Kundalini Yoga for the West -- 1978 -- An extensive in

troductory exposition on kundalini, leaving out the esoteric methods, from a lea
ding female disciple of the great Swami Sivananda.
Radha, Swami Sivananda -- Sivananda Companion to Yoga -- 2000 -- A complete guid
e of postures, pranayama, diet, relaxation and meditation techniques.
Ram Dass -- Be Here Now -- 1971 -- A Western flower child icon (Richard Alpert)
delving into Eastern wisdom. He would never be the same, and neither would we. A
journey from psychedelics to yoga.
Ram Dass -- Still Here -- 2000 -- A sequel to his 1971 classic, "Be Here Now." I
t is 30 years later. After decades in service, sadhana, and a debilitating strok
e, Ram Dass is still here. He always will be in our hearts.
Rama, Swami -- Living with the Himalayan Masters -- 1978 -- The spiritual autobi
ography of Swami Rama. A classic.
Rama, S. and Ajaya, S. -- Creative Use of Emotion -- 1976 -- How to use emotiona
l energy to fuel spiritual progress. This is the essence of bhakti.
Rama, S., Ballentine, R., Ajaya, S. -- Yoga and Psychotherapy - The Evolution of
Consciousness -- 1976 -- On body and hatha yoga, breath and energy, the mind, b
uddhi/unknown mind, meditation, sleep, psychosis to mysticism, and chakras.
Rama, Swami -- Book of Wisdom - Ishopanishad -- 1972 -- A translation and commen
tary pointing out both profound and practical aspects of this short Vedantic scr
ipture.
Rama, Swami -- Joints and Glands Exercises -- 1977 -- Simple stretching exercise
s that increase circulation to all parts of the body and improve overall flexibi
lity, restoring natural vitality. These are preparation for hatha yoga.
Rama, Swami -- Science of Breath - A Practical Guide -- 1979 -- An introductory
work on pranayama, preceding his deeper works under the "Fire and Light" title.
Rama, Swami -- Enlightenment Without God -- 1982 -- Translation and commentary o
n Mandukya Upanishad regarding states of consciousness and the ultimate realizat
ion.
Rama, Swami -- Choosing a Path -- 1982 -- A good review of the major systems of
yoga, and how we each might lean toward one or the other.
Rama, Swami -- Inspired Thoughts -- 1983 -- A compilation of previously ungather
ed lectures and articles delivered during his decade of teaching in the USA.
Rama, Swami -- Path of Fire and Light -- 1986 -- Advanced practices of pranayama
and hatha yoga.
Rama, Swami -- Path of Fire and Light, Volume 2 -- 1988 -- More on advanced prac
tices of pranayama and hatha yoga.
Rama, Swami, et al -- Inner Paths -- 1979 -- A series of essays on Raja Yoga, Au
robindo, Buddhism, Jainism and Jnana Yoga.
Ramacharaka -- Fourteen Lessons in Yoga Philosophy -- 1903 -- An easy to read p
rimer on Eastern philosophy and yoga. One the best ever done, which is why it i
s still print after 100 years. The Ramacharaka books (about 14 still in print) w
ere written in Chicago by William Walker Atkinson in collaboration with Baba Bha
rata, a pupil of the late Yogi Ramacharaka.
Ramacharaka -- Advance Course in Yogi Philosophy and Oriental Occultism -- 1904
-- A comprehensive overview of yoga philosophy and methods.
Ramacharaka -- Science of Breath -- 1904 -- A very good little book on pranayama
, published in the USA a century ago.
Ramacharaka -- Spirit of the Upanishads -- 1907 -- Inspiring quotes from the Upa
nishads -- a wonderful little book.
Ramdas, Swami -- In Quest of God -- 1925 -- The spiritual autobiography of this
sage who founded Anandashram in Kerala, South India.
Ramdas, Swami -- In the Vision of God -- 1935 -- A continuation of the spiritual
autobiography (first volume is "In Quest of God") of this sage who founded Anan
dashram in Kerala, South India.
Ramdas, Swami -- Hints to Aspirants -- 1959 -- Excerpts from letters written by
Swami Ramdas to disciples around the world.
Rawson, Philip -- Tantra - The Indian Cult of Ecstasy -- 1973 -- A nicely illust
rated overview of traditional tantric concepts and symbols.
Reps, Paul -- Zen Flesh, Zen Bones -- 1957 -- A collection of ancient Indian wri
tings, including the ancient Vigyan Bhairava, Sochanda, and Malini Vijaya Tantra

s, comprising the "112 Centering practices," reflecting much of what we find in


effective systems of yoga today.
Sannella, Lee -- Kundalini - Psychosis or Transcendence? -- 1976 -- Considering
the rise of Kundalini as a rebirthing process occurring in humanity. Includes cl
inical case studies of people experiencing kundalini symptoms.
Sankara/Ayyangar -- Saundarya-Lahari (Ocean of Beauty) -- 1965 -- One of the bes
t known ancient scriptures of Sri Vidya Tantra, said to be by Sankara himself, b
ut no one knows for sure.
Saranam, Sankara -- God Without Religion -- 2005 -- It is spiritual practice (ma
inly Kriya Yoga style pranayama), minus the trappings of religion and tradition,
though he adds back some trappings of his own.
Sastriar, Kapali -- Sri Chakra -- 1970 -- The development and spiritual symbolis
m of the great tantric symbol, Sri Chakra, or Sri Yantra.
Satyananda, Swami -- Asana Pranayama Mudra Bandha -- 1968 -- A comprehensive gui
de to the title techniques. A primary teaching book in the Bihar School of Yoga.
Satyananda, Swami -- Yoga Nidra -- 1976 -- Techniques for yoga nidra - lucid yog
ic sleep.
Satyananda, Swami -- Kundalini Tantra -- 1984 -- One of the most thorough books
available on kundalini, tantra and kriya yoga.
Schmidt, Carl -- A Recipe for Bliss -- 2001 -- A primer on non-traditional kriya
yoga.
Segal, Suzanne -- Collision with the Infinite: A life Beyond the Personal Self - 1996 -- An account of "sudden enlightenment," and the years of psychological c
hallenges encountered in coming to grips with the reality of experiencing no per
sonal self.
Singh, Jaideva -- Siva Sutras - The Yoga of Supreme Identity -- 1979 -- Translat
ion and commentary on this ancient scripture of Kashmir Saivism.
Singh, Jaideva -- Vijnanabhairava, or Divine Consciousness -- 1979 -- Also spell
ed "Vigyan Bhairava." The 112 types of yoga practice going directly to the heart
of human spiritual transformation, eschewing mechanical worship, external rites
and ceremonies. This scripture is about 4000 years old and is one of the best e
ver written on yoga. That is why it is still around.
Singleton, Mark -- Yoga Body: The Origins of Modern Posture Practice -- 2010 -Revealing the role of western fitness gurus over the past century in what has be
come the vast modern yoga postures industry, all but drowning out the other seve
n limbs of yoga in the process.
Sivananda/Divine Life Society -- Sivananda: Biography of a Modern Sage -- 1985 - The life and works of Swami Sivananda. This great sage wrote several hundred b
ooks. Only a few are available in the West. For the rest, visit the Divine Life
Society book and eBook store at: http://www.dlshq.org/books.
Sivananda, Swami -- Sadhana -- 1978 -- Excellent book on practice in all the bra
nches of yoga.
Sivananda, Swami -- Bhagavad Gita -- 1979 -- A straight translation by the great
Sivananda.
Sivananda, Swami -- Tantra Yoga, Nada Yoga and Kriya Yoga -- 1980 -- Discussions
on Kechari Mudra, Mahamudra, Yonimudra Navi Kriya, and four levels of Pranayama
.
Sivananda, Swami -- Kundalini Yoga -- 1997 -- The principles and practices of ku
ndalini yoga.
Sivananda, Swami -- Sure Ways for Success in Life and God Realization -- 2003 -Sivananda writes on culture of will and memory; raja yoga; psychic influence; c
ultivation of virtues; eradication of negative qualities; garland of yoga. With
a guide to keeping a spiritual diary.
Sivapriyananda, Swami -- Secret Power of Tantrik Breathing -- 1983 -- Theory and
practice of tantric pranayama.
Spalding, Baird T -- Life and Teaching Of the Masters of the Far East (6 volumes
) -- 1924 -- The marvelous story of the author's encounters with enlightened yog
is in the Far East. Some of the events challenge the imagination of what is real
, but it is great inspiration anyway.
Spira, Rupert -- The Transparency of Things -- 2008 -- A series of contemplation

s on the non-dual nature of existence, in the Advaita/Vedanta tradition of Franc


is Lucille, Jean Klein and Atmananda Krishna Menon.
Subramuniya -- Everything is Within You -- 1958 -- A small booklet beautifully a
ffirming the oneness of all life.
Svatmarama, Swami -- Hathayogapradipika of Svatmarama -- 1972 -- The 500 year ol
d Hatha Yoga Pradipika, one of the most thorough handbooks on hatha yoga ever wr
itten.
Svatmarama/Akers -- Hatha Yoga Pradipika -- 2002 -- Classic Hatha Yoga scripture
. An up to date translation, with illustrations of asanas - circa 1500.
Swenson, David -- Ashtanga Yoga: The Practice Manual -- 1999 -- The "eight-limbe
d" path. An illustrated guide to personal practice.
Tigunait, Pandit Rajmani -- Seven Systems of Indian Philosophy -- 1983 -- An in
depth survey of the seven systems of India philosophy: Buddhism, Nyaya, Vaisesik
a, Samkhya, Yoga, Mimamsa, and Vedanta.
Thoreau, Henry David -- Walden; Or, Life in the Woods (150th Year Anniversary Il
lustrated Edition) -- 1854 -- The great ecological and philosophical book writte
n after an extensive (and little known by Walden readers) study of the Indian sc
riptures available in his day.
Tirtha, Swami Rama -- Practical Vedanta -- 1978 -- The life and inspiring teachi
ngs of this 19th century sage.
Turiya Nada -- Cave of the Siddhars Audio CD -- 2004 -- Yoga/Meditation/Healing/
Manifestion -- A sacred transmission of powerful and potent mantras that have be
en passed down through the Siddhars of south India for thousands of years.
Van Lysebeth, Andre -- Yoga: Self-Taught -- An excellent little book on hatha yo
ga by this long-time European teacher.
Van Lysebeth, Andre -- Tantra - The Cult of the Feminine -- 1995 -- A overview o
f tantra covering philosophy, sexuality, myths and symbols, ritual, and sexual c
ontrol methods.
Vivekananda -- Religion of Love -- 1900 -- A short book on bhakti yoga outlining
the process of transforming desire for objects of the senses to desire for a ch
osen ideal of the divine.
Vivekananda -- Karma Yoga and Bhakti Yoga -- 1955 -- The sacred words of a great
sage on two vital yoga topics - divine love and service.
Vivekananda -- Jnana Yoga -- 1955 -- Vivekananda on the path of the intellect.
Vivekananda -- Raja Yoga -- 1956 -- Vivekananda on the eight-limbed path as expo
unded by Patanjali in the Yoga Sutras.
Waite, Dennis -- Back to the Truth: 5000 Years of Advaita -- 2007 -- This scient
ist turned Vedanta scholar discusses everything about Advaita (and Yoga) you wer
e afraid to ask in this weighty tome, with extensive quotations from spiritual t
eachers up and down the line.
Wheeler, John -- Awakening to the Natural State -- 2004 -- Discussions on Advait
a-Vedanta in the tradition of Nisargadatta Maharaj.
Whitman, Walt -- Leaves of Grass -- 1891 -- This is Whitman's ode to a new Ameri
ca in a new style of poetry. He was an avid student of the Bhagavad Gita and oth
er Indian scriptures.
Wolfe, Thomas -- And the Sun is Up: Kundalini Rises in the West -- 1978 -- An Am
erican s story about his kundalini awakening.
Woodroffe, Sir John -- Tantra of the Great Liberation -- 1913 -- A translation o
f the Mahanirvana Tantra with commentary.
Woodroffe, Sir John -- Principles of Tantra Part 1 -- 1913 -- Two volume overvie
w of tantra dealing with points on scripture, tantra versus veda, ritual, etc. a
ll leading up the "The Serpent Power," his crowning achievement.
Woodroffe, Sir John -- Principles of Tantra Part 2 -- 1913 -- Two volume overvie
w of tantra dealing with points on scripture, tantra versus veda, ritual, etc. a
ll leading up the "The Serpent Power," his crowning achievement.
Woodroffe, Sir John -- Hymns to the Goddess and Hymn to Kali -- 1913 -- Hymns to
the Devi (goddess) in Her many forms from Tantra, Purana, Mahabharata and Shank
ara.
Woodroffe, Sir John -- Shakti and Shakta -- 1918 -- Essays and lectures by Woodr
offe on Tantra and Shakta scriptures and doctrine.

Woodroffe, Sir John -- The Serpent Power - The Secrets of Tantric and Shaktic Yo
ga -- 1919 -- The great classic on Tantra and Kundalini Yoga. Still a vital reso
urce for modern yogis.
Woodroffe, Sir John -- Introduction to Tantra Sastra -- 1920 -- An overview of S
iva, Sakti, the creation, and the elements of spiritual practice.
Woodroffe, Sir John -- The World as Power -- 1921 -- Exploring Power (Kundalini
Sakti) as the ultimate reality and animator of life, mind, matter, causality, co
ntinuity, and as consciousness itself.
Woodroffe, Sir John -- The Garland of Letters -- 1922 -- A study of mantra in ta
ntra.
Yogananda, Paramahansa -- Autobiography of a Yogi -- 1946 -- One of the best sp
iritual books written in the 20th century -- said to radiate pure uplifting ener
gy. It has inspired millions to take up the spiritual path.
Yogananda, Paramahansa -- Whispers From Eternity -- 1929 -- A book of "answered
prayers" by the great yogi.
Yogananda, Paramahansa -- Cosmic Chants -- 1938 -- A book of spiritual chants b
y Yogananda, with sheet music included.
Yogananda, Paramahansa -- Sayings of Yogananda -- 1952 -- Wonderful sayings from
the great sage. Open this book anywhere and you will find answers.
Yogananda, Paramahansa -- Science of Religion -- 1953 -- The basics of all relig
ion: universality/oneness, suffering transforming to bliss, God as bliss, the fo
ur religious methods, instruments of knowledge and the validity of religious met
hods.
Yogananda, Paramahansa -- Scientific Healing Affirmations -- 1953 -- Affirmation
s and yoga techniques to aid in wellness.
Yogananda, Paramahansa -- Metaphysical Meditations -- 1967 -- A small book of pr
ayers on finding God, expansion of consciousness, material concerns, self-improv
ement and Christmas.
Yogananda, Paramahansa -- Songs of the Soul -- 1983 -- A compilation of poems of
prayers written by Yogananda in the 1920s and 1930s.
Yogani -- Advanced Yoga Practices - Easy lessons for Ecstatic Living -- 2004 -A pragmatic integration of the world's most effective advanced yoga practices,
presented in plain English.
Yogani -- Advanced Yoga Practices - Easy lessons for Ecstatic Living, Volume 2 - 2010 -- A continuation of the AYP lessons, covering practices and experiences
related to middle and end stage enlightenment.
Yogani -- The AYP Enlightenment Series - Eleven Small Books -- 2005-2012 -- Con
cise step-by-step instruction books on practices, including Deep Meditation, Spi
nal Breathing Pranayama, Tantra, Asanas/Mudra/Bandhas/Kundalini, Samyama, Diet/S
hatkarmas/Amaroli, Self-Inquiry, Bhakti & Karma Yoga, Eight Limbs of Yoga (struc
ture and pacing of self-directed practice), Retreats, and end-stage Liberation (
moksha).
Yogani -- The Secrets of Wilder - A Story of Inner Silence, Ecstasy and Enlighte
nment -- 2005 -- The story of a young man uncovering the secrets of yoga, withou
t the yogic terminology, presented from a modern Christian perspective. This nov
el, the first book written by Yogani (though not published first), played a sign
ificant role in inspiring the extensive Advanced Yoga Practices (AYP) instructio
nal writings that followed.
Yogashakti, Ma -- Yoga Vashishtha -- 1975 -- A short book on yoga and human evol
ution to enlightenment.
Yogashakti, Ma -- Chhandogya Upanishad -- 1976 -- A short treatise on yoga and m
editation.
Yogashakti, Ma -- Yoga Syzygy (Gherand Samhita) -- 1984 -- A translation and com
mentary on the Gherand Samhita, one of the two most detailed ancient scriptures
on hatha yoga. The Hatha Yoga Pradipika is the other.
Yukteswar, Swami -- Holy Science -- 1949 -- The only English book by Paramahansa
Yogananda's guru. Translated from Sanskrit and published in 1949.