Swami Kriyananda

Swami Kriyananda

“Lord, I offer up the little light that is in me into Thy blazing light of Infinity. Grant me the grace to know Thee, and make me ever-increasingly a pure channel of Thy Love to all.”

— Swami Kriyananda, prayer from
The Festival of Light

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Paramhansa Yogananda: A Biography

Paramhansa Yogananda: A Biography
With Personal Reflections & Reminiscences

Swami Kriyananda

One of Yogananda’s close and direct disciples tells the untold story of this great spiritual master and world teacher: his teenage miracles, his challenges in coming to America, his national lecture campaigns, his struggles to fulfill his world-changing mission amid incomprehension and painful betrayals, and his ultimate triumphant achievement.

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Self-Expansion Through Marriage

Self-Expansion Through Marriage
A Way to Inner Happiness

Swami Kriyananda

Marriage, understood and lived expansively, is a path to transcendent love—to realization of one’s higher spiritual potential. This book is a practical and inspiring guide to help you follow the deeper call of your relationship. It will enrich not only your marriage, but your life.

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A Pilgrimage to Guadalupe

A Pilgrimage to Guadalupe
The Final Journey of the Soul

Swami Kriyananda

As he seeks answers to life’s deepest questions, a pilgrim experiences seemingly chance meetings with an atheist, a social activist, Catholic monks, and others. While accompanying the pilgrim on his journey, the reader finds his own mind expanding, and discovers a universal and liberating life philosophy.

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The Time Tunnel

The Time Tunnel
A Tale for All Ages and for the Child in You

Swami Kriyananda

This story explores life-enhancing spiritual truths through the eyes of two young boys, including how to find true happiness and what values are important. Donny and Bobby develop a foundation for wisdom that can help them throughout life.

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Living Wisely, Living Well

Living Wisely, Living Well
Timeless Wisdom to Enrich Every Day

Swami Kriyananda

Learn the art of spiritual living, and discover hundreds of techniques for self-improvement.

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Revelations of Christ (Paperback)

Revelations of Christ (Paperback)
Proclaimed by Paramhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda, as presented by his disciple Swami Kriyananda

This book clarifies the core of Jesus' basic message, that one's true identity is not that of a sinner but a child of God indwelt by His divine presence.

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A Renunciate Order for the New Age

A Renunciate Order for the New Age
A Breakthrough in the Evolution of Consciousness

Swami Kriyananda

This book launches a new era for people everywhere who want to declare their devotion to high, spiritual ideals.

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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 . . .

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The Essence of Self-Realization

The Essence of Self-Realization
The Wisdom of Paramhansa Yogananda

The Wisdom of Paramhansa Yogananda, Recorded, Compiled & Edited by his disciple Swami Kriyananda

Filled with stories that Yogananda shared with his close disciples, this book is an insightful and engaging glimpse into the life and lessons of a great modern master of yoga.

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Religion in the New Age

Religion in the New Age
and Other Essays for the Spiritual Seeker

Swami Kriyananda

That we live in a "New Age" seems an incontestable fact. Come explore the many evolutionary qualities that are even now, influencing our lives.

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The New Path

The New Path
My Life with Paramhansa Yogananda

Swami Kriyananda

Written from the rare perspective of a close disciple, Kriyananda reveals his intimate training and experiences with the great yogi master, Paramhansa Yogananda.

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A Handbook on Discipleship

A Handbook on Discipleship
The Ananda Course in Self-Realization - Step 3

Swami Kriyananda

This step in the Ananda Course prepares the student for initiation into Kriya Yoga, the highest technique of the path of Self-realization.

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The Bhagavad Gita

The Bhagavad Gita
According to Paramhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda, edited by Swami Kriyananda

Rarely in a lifetime does a new spiritual classic appear with the power to change lives . . .

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Meditation for Starters

Meditation for Starters
Includes CD with instruction, visualization, and music

Swami Kriyananda

Do you wish you had a meditation guidebook that explained clearly in plain English what to do, step-by-step? If so, Meditation for Starters is just what you've been looking for.

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Awaken to Superconsciousness

Awaken to Superconsciousness
How to Use Meditation for Inner Peace, Intuitive Guidance, and Greater Awareness

Swami Kriyananda

A fresh, revolutionary approach to finding inner peace and expansive joy. Learn how to purposely enter states of raised consciousness and enlightenment.

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In Divine Friendship

In Divine Friendship
Letters of Counsel and Reflection

Swami Kriyananda

This treasure-book of letters, responds to practically any concern a spiritual seeker might have.

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The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita (Paperback)

The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita (Paperback)

Paramhansa Yogananda as remembered by his disciple, Swami Kriyananda

Now in Paperback—Rarely in a lifetime does a new spiritual classic appear that has the power to change people's lives and transform future generations. This is such a book.

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Revelations of Christ (Hardcover)

Revelations of Christ (Hardcover)
Proclaimed by Paramhansa Yogananda

Paramhansa Yogananda, as presented by his disciple Swami Kriyananda

This galvanizing book presents us with an opportunity to understand and apply the scriptures in the most reliable way: by studying under those saints who have communed directly, in deep ecstasy, with Christ and God.

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The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita (Hardcover)

The Essence of the Bhagavad Gita (Hardcover)

Explained by Paramhansa Yogananda as remembered by his disciple, Swami Kriyananda

Rarely in a lifetime does a new spiritual classic appear that has the power to change people's lives and transform future generations. This is such a book.

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Sadhu, Beware!

Sadhu, Beware!
A New Approach to Renunciation

Swami Kriyananda

This is a fresh, contemporary re-imagination of the meaning and practice of renunciation. It offers inspiration and advice for the inner journey.

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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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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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Your Sun Sign as a Spiritual Guide

Your Sun Sign as a Spiritual Guide

Swami Kriyananda

Hailed by many astrologers as a classic, this book not only maps our strengths and weaknesses, but also reveals the true purpose of astrology.

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Affirmations for Self-Healing

Affirmations for Self-Healing

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

This inspirational book contains 52 affirmations and prayers, each pair devoted to improving a quality in ourselves. A powerful tool for self-transformation.

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Ananda Yoga for Higher Awareness

Ananda Yoga for Higher Awareness

Swami Kriyananda

Teaches hatha yoga postures as they were originally intended: as a way to uplift your consciousness and aid your spiritual development.

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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.

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The Art of Supportive Leadership

The Art of Supportive Leadership
A Practical Guide for People in Positions of Responsibility

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

Improve your leadership skills and learn how to bring out the best in your employees, co-workers, or students. Used by individuals and corporations around the world.

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Cities of Light

Cities of Light
What Communities Can Accomplish in the New Age

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

This book contains the positive, life-changing lessons learned at Ananda and explains how people can come together to build or improve their own communities.

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Conversations with Yogananda

Conversations with Yogananda
Stories, Sayings, and Wisdom of Paramhansa Yogananda

Swami Kriyananda

Here is an unparalleled firsthand account of the stories, sayings, and wisdom of Paramhansa Yogananda, collected and recounted with commentary by his disciple, Swami Kriyananda.

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Education for Life

Education for Life
Preparing Children to Meet Today's Challenges

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

Offers a constructive and brilliant alternative to what has been called the disaster of modern education. Gives practical techniques for incorporating spiritual values into learning.

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Energization Exercises Booklet

Energization Exercises Booklet

Swami Kriyananda

A handy little booklet that provides a quick reference and easy accessibility for having the Energization Exercises at your fingertips.

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God Is for Everyone

God Is for Everyone
Inspired by Paramhansa Yogananda

Swami Kriyananda

This is the core of Yogananda's teachings. Presenting a concept of God and spiritual meaning that will broadly appeal to everyone, agnostics and believers alike.

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The Hindu Way of Awakening

The Hindu Way of Awakening
Its Revelation, Its Symbols: An Essential View of Religion

Swami Kriyananda

Brings order to the seeming chaos of the symbols and imagery in Hinduism and clearly communicates the underlying teachings from which these symbols arise.

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Hope for a Better World!

Hope for a Better World!
The Small Communities Solution

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

In these turbulent times, a fresh approach to the creation of a truly viable society is desperately needed. This book leads the way.

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Out of the Labyrinth

Out of the Labyrinth
For Those Who Want to Believe, But Can't

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

The last hundred years of scientific and philosophical thought have caused dramatic upheavals in how we view our universe, our spiritual beliefs, and ourselves.

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A Place Called Ananda

A Place Called Ananda
The Trial by Fire that Forged One of the Most Successful Cooperative Communities in the World Today

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

This book shows that small communities of individuals seeking a new way of living can provide a model for the present age.

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The Promise of Immortality

The Promise of Immortality
The True Teaching of the Bible and the Bhagavad Gita

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

Destined to become a classic, this is the most complete commentary available on parallel passages from the Bible and India's ancient scripture, The Bhagavad Gita.

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Rays of the One Light

Rays of the One Light
Weekly Commentaries on the Bible and the Bhagavad Gita

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

Parallel passages from the Bible and the Bhagavad Gita reveal a single unified teaching. East meets West and theological barriers tumble. Two scriptures become one Truth.

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Yogananda for the World

Yogananda for the World

Swami Kriyananda

Swami Kriyananda’s book, Yogananda for the World, seeks to correct certain serious errors in the way that the life, mission, and legacy of Paramhansa Yogananda (author of Autobiography of a Yogi) have been presented.

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The Art & Science of Raja Yoga

The Art & Science of Raja Yoga
The Ananda Course in Self-Realization - Step 2

Swami Kriyananda

Contains fourteen lessons in which the original yoga science emerges in all its glory-a proven system for realizing one's spiritual destiny.

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Intuition for Starters

Intuition for Starters
How to Know and Trust Your Inner Guidance

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

Intuition for Starters straightforwardly explains what true intuition is and where it comes from, and describes the attitudes necessary for developing it.

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The Land of Golden Sunshine

The Land of Golden Sunshine
An Allegory of Soul-Yearning

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

This intensely affecting spiritual parable of the soul's journey is a poetic treasure, cherished by thousands of readers over many years.

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Money Magnetism

Money Magnetism
How to Attract What You Need When You Need It

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

Change how you think and feel about money. Learn powerful techniques for quickly attracting material and spiritual success.

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The Peace Treaty

The Peace Treaty
A Play in Three Acts

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

The Peace Treaty reflects the tension and unrest of our own times, and offers a solution: If we want peace on earth, expansion of our sympathies, though difficult to achieve, is the means.

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The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Explained

The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam Explained
Revised & Expanded Edition

Paramhansa Yogananda, edited by Swami Kriyananda

Omar Khayyam's famous poem, The Rubaiyat, is loved by Westerners as a hymn of praise to sensual delights. In the East, his quatrains enjoy a very different reputation . . .

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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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Shaped by Saints

Shaped by Saints
A Pilgrim's Journey Through India

Devi Mukherjee with Durga Smallen & Swami Kriyananda

Devi Mukherjee worked with Mahatma Gandhi in the Indian resistence movement against British rule. After his release from prison, Devi began a spiritual quest throughout India.

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Awaken to Superconsciousness

Awaken to Superconsciousness
How to Use Meditation for Inner Peace, Intuitive Guidance, and Greater Awareness

Swami Kriyananda (J. Donald Walters)

Hardcover: A fresh, revolutionary approach to finding inner peace and expansive joy. Learn how to purposely enter states of raised consciousness and enlightenment.

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Love Perfected, Life Divine: A Novel

Love Perfected, Life Divine: A Novel

Swami Kriyananda

Inspired by Marie Corelli’s book, Kriyananda retells the dramatic story of a woman’s discovery of her twin soul—which propels her to undertake an arduous and perilous climb to the loftiest heights of spiritual awakening.

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Demystifying Patanjali: The Yoga Sutras (Aphorisms)

Demystifying Patanjali: The Yoga Sutras (Aphorisms)

The Wisdom of Paramhansa Yogananda as Presented by his Direct Disciple, Swami Kriyananda

A great spiritual master of ancient times, Patanjali, presented humanity through his Yoga Sutras with a step-by-step outline of how all spiritual aspirants achieve union with God.

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