The Essence of Bhakti Yoga

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Item Code: IDF828
Author: Swami Sivananda
Language: English
Edition: 2002
ISBN: 8170520169
Pages: 202
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 8.6" X 5.6"
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About the Author:

Born on the 8th September, 1887, in the illustrious family of Saga Appayya Diskhita and several other renowned saints and savants, Sri Swami Sivananda had a natural flair for a life devoted to the study and practice of Vedanta. A-dded to this was an inborn eagerness to serve all and an innate feeling of unity with all mankind.

His passion for service drew him to the medical career; and soon he gravitated to where he thought that his service was most needed. Malaya claimed him. He had earlier been editing a Health Journal and wrote extensively on health problems. He discovered that people needed right knowledge most of all; dissemination of that knowledge he espoused as his own mission.

It was divine dispensation and the blessing of God upon mankind that the doctor of body and mind renounced his career and took to a life of renunciation to qualify himself for ministering to the soul of man. He settled down at Rishikesh in 1924, practiced intense austerities and shone as a great Yogi, Saint, Sage and Jivanmukta.

In 1932 he started the Sivanandashram. In 1936 was born The Divine Life Society. In 1948 the Yoga-Vedanta Forest Academy was organized. Dissemination of spiritual knowledge and training of people in Yoga and Vedanta were their aim and object. In 1950 he undertook a lightning tour of India and Ceylon. In 1953 he convened a 'World Parliament Reliogions'. He is the author of over 300 volumes and has disciples all over the world, belonging to all nationalities, religions and creeds. To read his works is to drink at the fountain of Wisdom Supreme. On 14th July, 1963 he entered Mahasamadhi.


Philosophy of Bhakti3
The Doctrine of Grace9
The Divine Name11
Faith and Aspiration17
Four Kinds of Bhaktas19
Nava-Vidha Bhakti20
Nava-Vidha Bhakti According to Ramacharitamanas
of Goswami Tulsidasji37
Bhava and Rasa in Bhakti37
Five Kinds of Bhavas42
Para Bhakti55
Siva Bhakti Sutras57
Puja or Worship57
Eleven Points for Development of Bhakti65
Bhakti Yoga Alphabets69
To Pseudo Para-Bhaktas70
Bhakti Marga75
Bhava in Bhakti78
Navavidha Bhakti82
Feeling of Separation87
Prayer to Lord Krishna89
Prayer to Lord Hari93
Para Bhakti104
Ninda Stuti106
Rambles in Bhakti115
Sankirtan Purifies and Nourishes117
Divya Nama Kirtan124
Kirtan in Bengal128
Kirtan in Maharashtra137
Ardha Vasa138
Latvian Sankirtan139
Kirtan at Ananda Kutir140
Maharashtra Kirtan Dhwanis142
Selected Kirtan Dhwanis143
Eka Sloki Ramayana145
Eka Sloki Bhagavata148
Hari, Rama, Krishna149
Radha, the Personification of Bhakti149
Song of Navavidha Bhakti152
Song of Immanence of Ram154
A Conversation Between a Theist and an Atheist155
Bhakti Yoga-I171
Bhakti Yoga-II171
What is Bhakti?172
Ten Bhakti Commandments174
Rules for Japa175
Yoga of Self-surrender-I177
Yoga of Self-surrender-II178
Harvest of God-realisation181
Siva's Kirtan181
Devi Kirtan183
Hari Kirtan Dhvanis189
Narayana-Sadasiva Kirtan189

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