Hindu Beliefs & Practices

The ABCs of Spiritual Life
Compiled by Terrance C. Hohner.

Essential Vedanta Teachings of Swami Aseshananda.
This item is currently out of stock!
Religious Behaviour Spiritual Experience
By Ashit Chandra Chakraborty in collaboration with Swami Priyavratananda, 338 Pages, Paperback.

A peep into the vast world of scientific investigation into spirituality.
Hinduism The Faith Eternal
By Dr. Satish K. Kapoor, 526 Pages, Hardcover.

This book is an attempt to explain the quintessential of Hinduism.
The Basic Ideas of Hinduism And How It Is Transmitted
By Swami Tathagatananda.

This book presents in a brief compass the fundamental principles of Hinduism.
From The Unreal To The Real
By Swami Bhashyananda.

Spirituality In Theory And Practice: A compilation of Swami Bhashyananda's lectures, notes and classes spanning 20 years of teaching in the United States.
Regular price: $15.00
Sale price: $5.00
This item is currently out of stock!
The Essentials Of Hinduism
By Swami Bhaskarananda.

Written by the head of the Vedanta Society of Western Washington, this book elucidates Hinduism's essentials in a clearly written manner, with a text that is laced with wonderfully expressive analogies and delightful stories.
The Spiritual Heritage Of India
By Swami Prabhavananda.

A comprehensive history of Indian philosophy and religion, including discussions of the various schools of Hinduism.
Hinduism Through Questions & Answers
By Swami Harshananda.

An attempt to answer some of the questions people ask about Hinduism.
A Primer Of Hinduism
By D. S. Sarma.

A brief introduction to all the fundamental doctrines of Hinduism through questions and answers.
This item is currently out of stock!
Hinduism At A Glance
By Swami Nirvedananda.

A clear, concise description of Hinduism in theory and practice. After reading this you will have a very good idea of what Hinduism is.
This item is currently out of stock!
Vedanta In Practice
By Swami Paramananda.

Simple and inspiring words about spiritual practice by one who had experienced the Truth.
Journey From Many To One
By Swami Bhaskarananda.

A comprehensive yet approachable presentation of Advaita Vedanta.
This item is currently out of stock!
The Goal And The Way
By Swami Satprakashananda.

Presents a complete study of the Vedantic view of man, from the components of his threefold body and the states of his mind to the nature of his soul.
Vedanta A Simple Introduction
By Pravrajika Vrajaprana.

A refreshingly clear and engaging introduction to Vedanta.
Vedic Religion and Philosophy
By Swami Prabhavananda.

A lucid exposition of the wisdom of the Vedas, Upanishads, and Bhagavad Gita, with a chapter on the general features of Indian philosophy.
Principles and Purpose of Vedanta
By Swami Paramananda.

Explanation of Vedanta philosophy.
This item is currently out of stock!
Living Wisdom
Edited by Pravrajika Vrajaprana.

A series of articles exploring the many aspects of Vedanta by Aldous Huxley, Christopher Isherwood, Gerald Heard , Swami Prabhavananda and others. A lively and well-balanced introduction.
Vedanta For All
By Swami Satprakashananda.

This book is a collection of Swami Satprakashananda's class talks on different aspects of Vedanta.
God Is Evolution Evolution Is God
Edited by Gail Northe.

Essays and lectures from Message Of The East 1912 - 1961.
Regular price: $7.95
Sale price: $2.50
Plato And Vedic Idealism
By Swami Paramananda.

A comparative study of Greek philosophy and Vedanta.
This item is currently out of stock!
Emerson And Vedanta
By Swami Paramananda.

This book compares the writings of Emerson with Vedanta.
Temple Worship
By A. K. B. Nair.

In this book author explains all aspects connected with temple worship from the basic concepts to the installation of the idol.
Power In Temples
By Srikant, 208 Pages.

A modern exploration into an important aspect of a great heritage.
The Daily Practice Of The Hindus
By Srisa Chandra Vasu.

Contains morning and midday duties. In this book both the Vaidiki and Tantriki Sandhyas are given.
The Upanayana
By R. C. Prasad.

The book describes the ceremony of Upanayana, one of the samskaras in the life of an orthodox Hindu.
Regular price: $9.95
Sale price: $4.50
Hindu Samskaras
By Rajbali Pandey.

A systematic study of all the ceremonies enjoined to be performed at the various stages of an individual's life.
Traditions of the Seven Rsis
By John E. Mitchiner.

Dr. Mitchiner sets out the main traditions associated with the Seven Rsis and traces the underlying themes in those traditions.
Kali: The Black Goddess Of Dakshineswar
By Elizabeth U. Harding.

In order to read this book, one does not have to be familiar with Hindu philosophy. The author has tried to acquaint the reader with the Hindu concept of God, the Mother, through stories, historic references, an overview of traditional philosophy, and vivid descriptions of the Dakshineswar Kali Temple.
Bhakti Schools of Vedanta
By Swami Tapasyananda.

Contains the lives and teachings of the great Acaryas of Bhakti Vedanta-Ramanuja, Nimbarka, Vallabha, Madhava, and Caitanya.
This item is currently out of stock!
Raison D'Etre of Bhakti Schools of Vedanta
By Swami Tapasyananda.

Introductory chapter to "Bhakti Schools of Vedanta".
Regular price: $0.95
Sale price: $0.25
Sri Ramanuja
By Swami Tapasyananda.

This book deals with life, religion, and philosophy of Sri Ramanuja.
Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu
By Swami Tapasyananda.

This book deals with life, religion, and philosophy of Sri Caitanya Mahaprabhu.
Sri Madhvacarya: His Life, Religion & Philosophy
By Swami Tapasyananda.

This volume is a part of Bhakti School Of Vedanta specifying the life, religion and philosophy of Sri Madhvacarya.
Sri Vallabhacarya
By Swami Tapasyananda.

This book deals with life, religion, and philosophy of Sri Vallabhacarya.
Sri Nimbarka
By Swami Tapasyananda.

This book deals with life, religion, and philosophy of Sri Nimbarka.
The Saktas
By Ernest A. Payne.

An introductory and comparative study.
Regular price: $6.95
Sale price: $4.50
This item is currently out of stock!
A Short Introduction to Saivism
By Subodh Kapoor.

This short introduction is designed to familiarize the readers with basic concepts of Saivism.
Regular price: $8.95
Sale price: $5.00
This item is currently out of stock!
A Short Introduction to Vaisnavism
By Subodh Kapoor.

A concise manual for the preparation to enter the ever blissful path of Vishnu, the most universally worshipped Hindu deity.
Regular price: $8.95
Sale price: $5.00
Short Introduction to Sakta Philosophy
By Subodh Kapoor.

This concise manual will introduce the reader to the splendorous path of the Saktas and open for him the door to the mystical doctrines of the Sakta Philosophy.
Regular price: $8.95
Sale price: $5.00
This item is currently out of stock!
Methods Of Knowledge
By Swami Satprakashananda.

A comprehensive study of the process of perception presented in a scholarly well-documented format.
This item is currently out of stock!
Evolution Of Mother Worship In India
By Prof. Sashi Bhusan Dasgupta.

This book traces the growth of the concept and practice of 'Worship of God as Mother' in India.
The Universe, God, And God-Realization
By Swami Satprakashananda.

Includes a study of the four major paths of God-realization.
This item is currently out of stock!
The Hindu Mind
By Bansi Pandit.

A book on fundamentals of Hindu religion and philosophy for all ages.
What You Will See Inside A Hindu Temple
By Dr. Mahendra Jani and Dr. Vandana Jani.

A visual, informative introduction to the traditions of Hindu faith and worship.
How Is a Man Reborn?
By Swami Satprakashananda.

Discussion about the doctrine of reincarnation.
A Concise Encyclopaedia Of Hinduism (4 Volumes)
By Swami Harshananda.

A useful encyclopedia for the students of Hinduism to understand the essence of Hinduism in the right spirit.
Hindu Gods And Goddesses
By Swami HArshananda, 177 Pages, Paper Back.

A brief description of forty-nine Hindu Gods and Goddesses giving a lucid interpretation of the meaning of the symbols, rites, and emblems associated with them.
This item is currently out of stock!
Hindu Festivals And Sacred Days
By Swami Harshananda, 128 Pages, Paperback.

Author provides a brief history, meaning and symbology of each festival in a very simple way.
This item is currently out of stock!
The Six Systems Of Hindu Philosophy A Primer
By Swami Harshananda.

A primer meant for the layman who is interested in in gaining an elementary knowledge of Hindu philosophy.
This item is currently out of stock!
The Sixty-Three Nayanmars: An Introduction
By Smt. Gowri Rajagopal.

Stories of sixty three Saints from South India.
The Divine World Of The Alvars
By Pravrajika Shuddhatmamata.

Lives and songs of the Vaishnava saints of South India.
Vedanta For The Common Man
Compiled and edited by Bijoy M. Misra.

Lectures by Swami Sarvagatananda.
Aspects Of Vedanta
A publication of Ramakrishna Mission Institute Of Culture.

This book is a collection of articles by well-known scholars, culled mainly from the pages of the Cultural Heritage Of India.
Exploring Harmony among Religious Traditions in India
Papers read at a seminar held at Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture, Kolkata, India, in January 2007.
India's Heritage: Vedas To Sri Ramakrishna
By Venkataramana Reddy.

This book gives a glimpse into the rich heritage of India from Vedic times to the advent of Sri Ramakrishna.
Ancient Indian Greats
By Dr. Lalita Ramakrishna.

Articles in this book were written for Tattvaloka, a spiritual journal of Sringeri Sharada Peetham published once a month from Chennai.
Manifestation of Lord Siva
By Prof. K Venkatachari.

This book is on twelve manifestations of Lord Siva.
Facets of Saivism
By Swami Harshananda.

This booklet aimed at giving the Saivites a basic knowledge of their cult.
The Vedanta Way to Peace and Happiness
By: Swami Adiswarananda, 220 Pages, Paperback.

"A priceless aid for those who strive to let their minds attain the stillness described in the Bhagavad Gita: 'As a lamp in a windless place does not Flicker."'
This item is currently out of stock!
Ganesha: The Auspicious
By Shankunthala Jagannathan & Nanditha Krishna, 106 Pages, Paperback.

In this book authors have produced an excellent volume on the varied symbology, mythology and iconography pf Ganesha.
This item is currently out of stock!
Hinduism: The Eternal Dharma
BySwami Mukhyananda.

Book reflects on Hinduism's evolution, nature, principles, and structure.
Vedanta Sadhana And Shakti Puja
By Swami Swahananda.

This book is a compilation of lectures, essays, television talks and university lectures of Swami Swahananda.
The Motherhood Of God
By Swami Brahmeshananda.

The Motherhood of God opens up a delightful path for the sincere devotee.
This item is currently out of stock!
Way To Peace
A Vedanta Kesari Presentation, 196 Pages, Paperback.

This book represents an indepth study of peace by a number of savants who have had practical experience.
When the many become One
By: Swami Ashokananda, 104 Pages, Paper Back.

This book contains lectures given by Swami Ashokananda at the Vedanta Society of Northern California in San Francisco.
Musings Of A Monk
By: Swami Smaranananda, 679 Pages, Hard Cover.

Book is a collections of sixty eight articles written by Swami Smaranananda on different subjects.
This item is currently out of stock!
Primary Hinduism
BY: Seeta Lakhan, 116 Pages, Hard Cover.

Book is entirely designed to meet the need of the young Hindus, especially the educated and rational minded youth of today.
"Click on title for more information."