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Nitnem: Spiritual Practices of Sikhism

Swami Rama

Nitnem is a daily prayer book of the Sikhs, which collects the verses sung and recited daily by all practicing Sikhs and those who are aware of the teachings of Sri Guru Nanak Dev. These beautiful verses are read every morning, at sunset, and before retiring to inspire and elevate the heart.

Product Details

Publisher: Himalayan Institute
Copyright: 1989
ISBN: 978-0-893891152
Paperback
135 pages
5.5" x 8.5" 

Yoga / 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.

More on Nitnem:

From the Introduction

"It is hoped that an appreciation of these beautiful compositions will inspire the reader to daily remembrance of the Word and meditaiton. Let all redeictate their minds and hearts in devotion to the Supreme One and the expression of compassion, love, and service for mankind."

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