A Book so simple, yet so Encompassing that it will always remain in the forefront of your personal library.
The science of Yoga, Ayurveda, Tantra, Vedanta, Indian Spirituality, Phylosophy Religious and Social Traditions… that is if one were to put in a sentence what this book is about!!
This is a unique and esoteric book which goes into the right depth and provides the right insight into the different Yoga Systems including Hatha Yoga, Raja Yoga and Kundalini Yoga.
But more importantly, it goes beyond just Yoga to encompass a wider perspective and brings under its wings the concepts of Ayurveda, Vedanta Philosophy (Jnana Yoga) and Indian Spirituality. It, cleverly yet subtly, enmeshes these in such a way that they clearly appear as different cogs of the same wheel. Through this book, you will become aware of esoteric subjects such as the Spiritual Eye, Concept of World Ages (Yuga), Laws of Re-incarnation etc
There is a also a very enlightening section on Spiritual Aids including select mantras, Bhajans and Kirtans, Fasting and much more. What makes this book distinct is that it retains the essential simplicity while drawing on the works of noted Indian Masters such as Paramhansa Yogananda, Swami Sivananda, Swami Satyananda, Sri Aurobindo to name a few.
The broad Sections in the Book are given as under.
- Chapter 1 Introduction to Yoga
- Chapter 2 Ayurveda
- Chapter 3 Hatha Yoga
- Chapter 4 Raja Yoga
- Chapter 5 Kundalini Yoga
- Chapter 6 Bhagavad Gita
- Chapter 7 Miscellaneous Spiritual Aids
About the Author This book is the culmination of 15 years of work of Swami Dharmananda. He has conceived this book for those who are thirsting for spiritual food. He is soft spoken and reclusive by nature. He lives a quiet life of solitude, silence and sadhana. He has been teaching the Science of Yoga and Indian Spirituality to earnest seekers coming to Rishikesh from all over the world. His lectures specially his mode of presentation with humor, stories and anecdotes has earned him wide acclaim. His lectures are now available in a pack containing a set of 18 DVD’s. His lectures have been compiled in the form of a book, ‘Advance Yoga Study’. He is also the author of, ‘Inner Yoga’ a book of poems that reveals his inner struggle, his aspirations and his deep love of Krishna. He has been dedicated fully to Spiritual life for close to 25 years and his Diksha Guru is H.H.Sri VishwaGuruji Maharaj. He has been residing at Ved Niketan Dham, Swargashram, Rishikesh, India
What you can gain out of this book This book has a thorough mix of practices as well as theory, with each meant to reinforce the flavor of the other. It helps the reader choose for him or herself the preferred path of yoga as per individual inclination. It truly exposes you to the gamut and helps YOU decide on what thinking, philosophy or practices you feel intuitively inclined to. That is the single biggest contribution of this work. It brings together at one point different schools of thought and serves as a fulcrum for your future advancement. This book is an excellent guide to complete self health management based on correct thinking, correct eating, and correct practicing – with ‘correct’ being what is correct for YOU, an individual distinct from any other. ‘Advanced Yoga Study’ is a book that not only will adorn your personal library but one that will compel you to keep it in the forefront. You’ll be glad you laid your hands on this esoteric book