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Swami Rama of the Himalayas

His Life & Mission
Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD

The life of Swami Rama is one of the most inspiring spiritual journeys of our time. Here is a celebration in words and pictures of a remarkable life lived selflessly in service to humankind. Written with love and insight by his student, Pandit Tigunait, this coffee-table volume contains a wealth of photographs, biographical details, and a collection of quotes from Swamiji on a variety of topics.

Product Details

Publisher: Himalayan Institute
Copyright: 1998, Current printing 2007
ISBN: 978-0893891497 (p) & 978-0893891480 (h)
Paperback & Hardcover
208 pages
8.5" x 11"

About the Author

Pandit Rajmani Tigunait, PhD, is a modern-day master and living link to the unbroken Himalayan Tradition. He is the successor of Sri Swami Rama of the Himalayas and the spiritual head of the Himalayan Institute. As a leading voice of YogaInternational.com and the author of 15 books, his teachings offer practical guidance on applying yogic and tantric wisdom to modern life. Over the past 35 years, Pandit Tigunait has touched innumerable lives around the world as a teacher, humanitarian, and visionary spiritual leader.

More on Swami Rama of the Himalayas: His Life & Mission

This book is the living legacy of the sage Sri Swami Rama. Raised in the cave monasteries of the Himalayas, he gathered the nectar of love and wisdom from hundreds of saints and sages, and without letting the world know who he was, filled innumerable hearts with those divine gifts.

This book leads the reader through the corridor of Swami Rama's life, providing a glimpse of who he was and giving a sense of what he meant when he said, "Where life ends, the mystery of love begins." It is the most comprehensive portrait of his life to date.

The photographs span Swami Rama's life from his late teens to his last days in 1996. In them, he is seen in some of his many roles -- seeker, saint, scientist, teacher, humanitarian, and the sage who, throughout it all, was first and foremost a child of the Divine Mother. Most of these photographs were not intended for publication; they were taken by those who wanted to preserve memories of their encounters with Swami Rama.

In concert with the valuable photographs, this text brings Swami Rama's life and mission into focus, making this commemorative volume an invaluable contribution to the body of spiritual literature.

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