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  • The mysteries of the soul have evaded mystics, sages and gurus for centuries. Humanity has long yearned to discover the answer to our existence and many spiritual traditions have evolved to provide those answers through sacred texts that facilitate journeys of transformation and discovery. Yet, never before have all of the spiritual traditions been distilled so simply into one easy-to-follow path—a path of love and devotion. In this long-awaited follow-up to the Journey Home, the Journey Within guides readers through the essential teachings of bhakti yoga. World-renowned spiritual leader Radhanath Swami draws from his personal experiences to demystify the ancient devotional path of bhakti, capturing its essence and explaining its simple principles for balancing our lives. His down-to-earth writing simplifies spiritual concepts and answers timeless questions in a heartfelt narrative that brings this sacred philosophy beautifully to life. What is love? What is the soul? Who is God? How can we live in the physical world without losing touch with the spiritual? In concise and approachable language, Radhanath Swami sheds light on how to answer these vital questions and offers solutions to life’s challenges with the simplest of resources. Reach beyond the material world and journey within to discover the beauty of the true self.
  • The mysteries of the soul have evaded mystics, sages and gurus for centuries. Humanity has long yearned to discover the answer to our existence and many spiritual traditions have evolved to provide those answers through sacred texts that facilitate journeys of transformation and discovery. Yet, never before have all of the spiritual traditions been distilled so simply into one easy-to-follow path—a path of love and devotion. In this long-awaited follow-up to the Journey Home, the Journey Within guides readers through the essential teachings of bhakti yoga. World-renowned spiritual leader Radhanath Swami draws from his personal experiences to demystify the ancient devotional path of bhakti, capturing its essence and explaining its simple principles for balancing our lives. His down-to-earth writing simplifies spiritual concepts and answers timeless questions in a heartfelt narrative that brings this sacred philosophy beautifully to life. What is love? What is the soul? Who is God? How can we live in the physical world without losing touch with the spiritual? In concise and approachable language, Radhanath Swami sheds light on how to answer these vital questions and offers solutions to life’s challenges with the simplest of resources. Reach beyond the material world and journey within to discover the beauty of the true self.
  • Do you have numerous friends on social media, but hardly any in real life? Do you find that your relationships don't last? These and similar questions have now become the part and parcel of our lives. Today, more than ever, friendship has become more important than any other relationship. The warmth and companionship that a good friend can provide is unmatched and each one of us craves for that special friend to whom we can unburden our heart or seek help from in troubled times. But not all of us are that lucky! In his book, Shubha Vilas discusses, in a simple and straight-forward manner, what is missing in our friendships today and the various scenarios that prevent people from making and maintaining good friends.
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    The Real Side

     150.00  120.00

     "The Real Side" is a voice that attempts to revisit the treasure that Valmiki & Vyasadeva gave by astutely analysing and broadcasting the futility of new-age opinions and speculations that have regrettably eclipsed the true essence of their legacy.


       
  • The Real You

     250.00
    This book is a collection of: “Pearls of wisdom, in the necklace of life, for the beauty of the soul.”To seek is the nature of the living force. The search of the soul seems never-ending. But the real need is not just to seek, but to seek the right thing from the right source.Wisdom is the quality of having experience, knowledge and good judgment about the truths of life. Essentially, knowledge that not just informs but also actually transforms is called wisdom. For example, a diamond is nothing but an ordinary piece of coal, which, with the help of nature’s wisdom, has transformed into the most precious jewel. Similarly, the soul with the help of the right knowledge from the right source has the potential of being transformed into The Real You. When the sun shines on a snow-capped mountain, the layers of snow melt down helplessly. Similarly, when the sun-like wisdom shines on a covered entity, layers of ignorance start melting away, thus uncovering a The Real You. Real learning has to be holistic and not just in one dimension. When learning happens using multiple faculties, the depth of its influence is always greater. Historically, knowledge has always been combined with art. Our experience and the experience of the world is that each form of learning can influence us equally powerfully. So in this book you will find a combination of the wisdom of the heart with the wisdom of the art. This combined wisdom can make us ponder, wonder and help us overcome the blunder of ignorance which leads to suffering and sorrow. This book is a collection of:
    “Pearls of wisdom, in the necklace of life, for the beauty of the soul.”
     
  • Open-eyed Meditations is a beautiful compilation of thoughts wherein each meditation takes you on a journey to the past, bringing a secret herb to heal a problem of the present. A true distillation of ancient wisdom tips for modern lives, this unique self-help book uses the wisdom of the Ramayana and the Mahabharata to solve your everyday problems. Beyond the storyline, something deeper is waiting to be discovered from these ancient texts. This book is an attempt to uncover the hidden layer of wealth that is cleverly packaged within the commonly known storylines.
  • “The Real Side” is a voice that attempts to revisit the treasure that Valmiki & Vyasadeva gave by astutely analyzing and broadcasting the futility of new-age opinions and speculations that have regrettably eclipsed the true essence of their legacy.
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    Weaving Together Srimad Bhagavatam's first Four cantos into a flowing narrative of a story and philosophy, and incorporating relevant commentary from Vaishnav acaryas , this summary study assists readers in assimilating the Bhagavatam's Profound message, As Suta Goswami declares: "Srimad - Bhagavatam is the spotless Purana it is most dear to the vaishnavas because it describes the pure and supreme knowledge of the Paramhamsas....Anyone who Seriously tries to understand Srimad-Bhagavatam,Who Properly Hears and Chants it with devotion, becomes completely liberated" (Srimad Bhagavatam 12.13.18)

    "Srimad-Bhagavatam is the literary incarnation of

    Lord Sri Krsna and is therefore nondifferent from Him

    [It] should be worshiped as respectfully as we

    worship the lord......we can derive the ultimate 

    blessings of the lord through its careful and patient study."

     

    About H.G Bhurijana Prabhu

    H.G.Bhurijana Prabhu first met Srila Prabhupada at 26 Second Ave, and was initiated by Srila Prabhupada in 1968. After preaching in Japan for about a year, in 1970 he opened ISKCON's first Hong Kong center. Throughout the early 1970s Srila Prabhupada would many times meet with Bhurijana during Srila Prabhupada's tours of the Far East: Hong Kong, Japan, Philippines, Fiji, Australia and New Zealand. In his last meeting in 1976, Bhurijana Prabhu was requested by Srila Prabhupada to help develop the educational system. Since then he has taught both academic and ashrama courses in Gita-Nagari and Vrindavana and has conducted several teacher training courses in Vrindavana. In 1987, in Vrindavana, he began the Vaisnava Institute for Higher Education, where he has taught courses in teaching, writing, and the main books of Srila Prabhupada -- Bhagavad-gita As It Is, Srimad-Bhagavatam, The Nectar of Devotion, The Nectar of Instruction, and Sri Isopanisad.   To fulfill Srila Prabhupada's desire, he is now organizing degree courses on Srila Prabhupada's books, especially the first six cantos of the Bhagavatam. No wonder that his main topic at Govardhan Retreat is Bhagavatam. He has written several books, including The Art of Teaching, Surrender Unto Me (in-depth study of the Bhagavad-gita), Studying Srimad-Bhagavatam, My Glorious Master and "Unveiling His Lotus Feet" - in-depth study of the 1st 4 Cantos of Srimad-Bhagavatam.

  •   UPADESAMRITA SUBODHINI by Gauranga Darshan Das is a systematic study guide to Srila Rupa Goswami's "Sri Upadesamrita," which is an ingenious enumeration of the fundamental guidelines for the practice of bhakti-yoga. Read, recollect and relish the nectarean instructions of Sri Upadesamrita, based on the commentaries of Srila Prabhupada, Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Saraswati Thakur and Srila Bhaktivinod Thakur, concisely and lucidly presented by Gauranga Darshan Das, for providing deeper insights into the essence of bhakti for both beginners and seasoned practitioners alike. Maintaining a similar style like that of his previous volumes of Subodhini series, Gauranga Darshan Das presents Upadesamrita Subodhini with relevant verse titles, line-by-line translations, key concepts and profound explanations from the acarya commentaries in simplified sections, subsections, flow charts and summary tables. About the Author: Gauranga Darshan Das is the Dean of Bhaktivedanta Research Center (BRC) at ISKCON Govardhan Eco Village (GEV). He is a member of ISKCON Board of Examinations (BoEx) and GEV Administrative council. He is the author of Gita Subodhini, Bhagavata Subodhini, Caitanya Subodhini, Upadesamrita Subodhini, Isopanishad Subodhini, Disapproved but not Disowned, Bhagavata Pravaha and Caitanya Pravaha and compiled vital scriptural verses in the form of Ratnamala and Tattvamala series. He runs a free monthly e-magazine called Bhagavata Pradipika and regularly writes articles on spiritual subjects. He has delivered over 5000 hours of spiritual discourses so far.
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    Voice your Choice

     125.00  100.00
    Life is not a matter of chance. It is a matter of choice. In fact life is a series of choices. Happiness is a choice. So is misery. Honesty is a choice; so is dishonesty. However, in essence, the only choice every human ever has is to allow either internal voices to influence one’s external choices; or to allow others’ external choices to influence internal voices. By tuning in to one’s inner voice, ably guided by the time-tested wisdom of scriptures, one learns the fine art of voicing his choice; thereby becomes like a coconut – tough externally but soft internally and lasting many seasons. But if one chooses to hear others voices, then one becomes like a lichee -soft and sweet externally but hiding a seed of internal frustration and eventually lasting only one short season. ‘Voice Your choice’, is a collection of thought provoking articles that distill the mature wisdom of Mahabharata and Ramayana to assist one in empowering the inner voice.
       
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    Choosing choices, is our right and the

    consequences are our responsibilities.

    "In reality, life is dynamic, and can be likened to an incalculable river, one must learn to adapt and navigate through its's depths to successfully cross it without drowning. the journey is vastly different from taking a dip in an artificially built square swimming pool with a specific depth. Life is complex and with many layers. and with the peeing of each layer deeper and more subtle layers are revealed. Unsurprisingly, well-informed individuals see the choices behind so-called "accidents" or sudden outbursts.However those with limited insights, helplessly deduce life to something full of entanglements and a series of bad incidents.