“You have the power to convert your food into nectar.”—Swami Rama
In this digital download, Swami Rama explains the four aspects of well-being—body, breath, mind, and spirit—from a spiritual perspective. He elaborates on how each of these aspects contributes to health and happiness. He also discusses the benefits of prayer, contemplation, and meditation, and how incorporating these simple techniques can lead to more joy and tranquility in everyday living.
About Swami Rama
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.