This book tells the stories of many interesting sages and yogis. In its stories, you will meet a swami who breathes fire, a tantric who materializes a sewing machine, and another who seemingly has power over life and death. Marvel in the mysterious power of mantra and the gentle wisdom of these sages as Swami Rama shares his encounters with charlatans, black magicians, and true masters on the path to enlightenment.
The stories collected in this inspirational gift edition are selected from the timeless classic Living with the Himalayan Masters.
"The power of mind can be used in many ways, but one who is aware of the purpose of life never misuses that power."--Swami Rama
About the Author
Swami Rama, the founder of the Himalayan Institute, was one of the most remarkable figures of the twentieth century. His teachings, publications, and humanitarian efforts have rippled positive changes around the world, and have brought yoga into the lives of countless people. He was born in northern India in 1925, and was raised from childhood by the Himalayan sage Bengali Baba. Swami Rama later 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 and established the Himalayan Institute. His best-known work, Living with the Himalayan Masters, reveals the many facets of his wisdom and his embodiment of an ancient Himalayan tradition. View more of his teachings on the Himalayan Institute Wisdom Library.
Publisher: Himalayan Institute
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