Two E-Books for Free Download
The first E-Book, ‘Edifying Parables’ contains over 100 parables on moral values for happy and spiritual living; the other E-Book “Yoga Enlightenment and Perfection” deals with topics such as the Control of mind and Meditation, Hatha Yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Self-enquiry and, finally, Nirvikalpa Samadhi culminating in Spiritual Enlightenment. These two books are now offered for free download, in commemoration of the birth centenary of His Holiness Jagadguru Shankaracharya of Sringeri Sharada Peetham, Sri Abhinava Vidyatheertha Mahaswamiji.
More on the book “Edifying Parables”
How can we be at peace even in stressful situations? Why are we unhappy even when we have wealth and comforts? Are all the events of our life predestined? Is it possible to overcome destiny and if so, how? If God is just, why do innocents suffer and the wicked prosper? How may we effectively control our anger and how should we deal with those ill-disposed towards us? Was Lord Rama justified in killing Vali? How is one to firmly adhere to Dharma and also be pragmatic and efficient? How does an enlightened Guru spiritually uplift his disciple? How may one avoid being misled by pseudo-gurus? What is the benefit of karma-yoga and how is it to be practised? How are we to discern the Self in ourselves? How do we comprehend the Vedantic position that the world is illusory? Answers to these and many other such questions, as also topics such as the subtleties of Dharma, Meditation, Samadhi and the inspiring lives of great ones have been interestingly presented in about hundred parables by His Holiness Jagadguru Shankaracharya Sri Abhinava Vidyatheertha Mahaswamiji of the Sringeri Sharada Peetham. These stories have been culled from His public discourses and personal conversations.
Links for free download of other e-Books as also some short video clippings pertaining to the Jagadguru have been included in this e-Book, “Edifying Parables.” Readers can navigate to these links from the “Contents” page of the E-Book.
More on the book “Yoga, Enlightenment and Perfection”
How to control the wandering mind and meditate? How is Pranayama useful for controlling the mind? How are the exalted states of meditation, the Samadhis, attained? How do the study of and reflection on Advaita-vedanta culminate into direct realization and enlightenment? These are some of the questions that usually confront seekers in the path of enlightenment and liberation.
This e-book contains a wealth of information on Self-enquiry and meditative practices leading to enlightenment. Covering many other facets of spiritual sadhana such as Karma yoga, Kundalini Yoga, Nada Anusandhana and the like, this book walks us through the spiritual journey of a great Yogi, an unmatched Advaita-Vedantin and a Jivanmukta par excellence of the last century, Sri Abhinava Vidyatheertha Mahaswamiji of Sringeri Sharada Peetham. It is noteworthy that the Swamiji attained Enlightenment at a very young age thanks to His intense spiritual sadhana.
This E-book has three video links, one of which shows the great Swamiji in Nirvikalpa Samadhi.