Creativity & The Arts

Creativity & The Arts

“Normally, the test of greatness in the arts is the ability to state deep feelings and perceptions simply, clearly, and well. Indeed, it may well be said that until a person can express a thought clearly and simply, he hasn't yet fully understood it himself.

— Swami Kriyananda, from the book
Art as a Hidden Message

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Art as a Hidden Message

Art as a Hidden Message
A Guide to Self-Realization

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

Offers a blueprint for the future of art, and shows how art can be a powerful influence for meaningful existence and positive attitudes in society.

$7.67 Book Club Price
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Crystal Hermitage Gardens

Crystal Hermitage Gardens
A Photographic Pilgrimage to the Spiritual Heart of Ananda Village

Barbara Bingham, inspired by Swami Kriyananda

This book is filled with stunning photos of a magical place . . .

$17.46 Book Club Price
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$24.95 List Price
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The Singer and the Nightingale

The Singer and the Nightingale

Swami Kriyananda

An allegory of soul yearning, this book reveals the true secret of music, art, and life itself, when one lives it successfully.

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Space, Light, and Harmony

Space, Light, and Harmony
The Story of Crystal Hermitage

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

The true story of the evolution of a home—from initial planning to interior decorating—that serves as a powerful metaphor for personal development.

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The Story Behind the Story

The Story Behind the Story
My Life of Service Through Writing

Swami Kriyananda

Step "behind the scenes" and explore the inspirations that led Swami Kriyananda to each of his first 80-plus books, from the one that started it all to some that are more recent.

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Listening to Nature

Listening to Nature
How to Deepen Your Awareness of Nature

Joseph Bharat Cornell

Listening to Nature will help you experience more fully the serenity and mystery of the natural world. Use this book and its gentle exercises for personal meditation, or as an aid for teaching nature awareness to children and adults.

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Sharing Nature

Sharing Nature
Nature Awareness Activities for All Ages

Joseph Bharat Cornell

Sharing Nature with Children, selling more than half a million copies, sparked a worldwide revolution in nature education. Now that classic has been rewritten, with newly added activities and games—and combined with Sharing Nature with Children II in one complete volume.

$14.97 Book Club Price
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