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Perennial Psychology of the Bhagavad Gita

Swami Rama

This authoritative translation and commentary makes a timeless Eastern scripture as useful today as it was centuries ago. Swami Rama draws out the psychological concepts of this immortal text and makes them accessible to all students. Spiritual seekers, psychotherapists, and students of Eastern studies will all find a storehouse of wisdom in this volume. This book deals with analyzing and training the internal states of the human being so that one can be active in the external world while maintaining a state of tranquility.

Product Details

Publisher: Himalayan Institute
Copyright: 1985, Current printing 2008
ISBN: 978-0-893890902
Paperback
479 pages
6" x 9" 

Spirituality / Philosophy

About the Author:

One of the greatest adepts, teachers, writers, and humanitarians of the 20th century, Swami Rama (1925-1996) is the founder of the Himalayan Institute. Born in Northern India, he was raised from early childhood by the Himalayan sage, Bengali Baba. He traveled from monastery to monastery and studied with a variety of Himalayan saints and sages. Swami Rama also received higher education in both India and Europe. From 1949 to 1952, he held the prestigious position of Shankaracharya in South India. He then returned to his master to receive further training at his cave monastery. In 1969 he came to the United States. His best known work, Living With the Himalayan Masters, reveals the many facets of this singular adept and demonstrates his embodiment of the living tradition of the East.

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From the Introduction:

This book deals with analyzing and training the internal processes of the human being so that one becomes creative in the external world and attains a state of tranquility at the same time...The outside world can be mastered only when the inner potentials are systematically explored and organized.

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