Authoritative Books

Mastering Pranayama - From Breathing Techniques to Kundalini Awakening

The ultimate guide for novices as well as trained teachers. It is common knowledge that pranayama is about breathing exercises. Right? Wrong! Radhika Shah Grouven divulges some of the secret practices of the mysterious Oral Tradition to challenge this popular belief. Breathing exercises are not...

The Supreme Yoga: Yoga Vasishtha

The amazing Yoga text The Yoga Vasishtha is introduced.  The Yoga Vasishtha is part of the great Indian epic Ramayana. The Ramayana tells the tale of Lord Rama, rightful heir to the throne of Ayodhya, who is forced into a fourteen year exile in the jungle. The sage Vasishtha is preceptor and...

Tripura Rahasya

The Tripura Rahasya is one of the finest Shakta texts of the Devi or Mother Goddess tradition. Raman Maharshi regarded the Tripura Rahasya as one of the greatest works of Advaita philosophy. It is considered by scholars to be a tantric or shakta text. It is also called the Haritaayana Samhita...

Autobiography of a Yogi by Paramahansa Yogananda

This book is really special. It has been my friend and companion on this long inner journey. This is an inspiring tale about the life of a Yogi, his experiences and encounters with great spiritual Masters and his message to humanity. I have read this book at least 5 times and everytime I receive...

Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

The Yoga Sutras is one of the most important texts on Yoga for sincere students. The Yoga Sutras are attributed to the legendary Sage Patanjali. They are often referred to as the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. Much controversy rages over the time when this work was written and over the identity of the...