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Living with the Himalayan Masters Audiobook

Living with the Himalayan Masters

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Publisher's Summary

In this inspirational collection of stories, Swami Rama relates his experiences with the great teachers who guided his life, including Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi, Sri Aurobindo, and Ramana Maharshi. It documents Swami Rama's spiritual quest, which showed him that direct experience is the source of real knowledge.

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©1978 Himalayan Institute; (P)1999 Himalayan Institute

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"A complete and practical guide to the foundation of the spiritual journey...The vividness of the storeis is absorbing." (New Age Book Review)

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    LebowskiToes Raleigh, NC, United States 05-20-13
    LebowskiToes Raleigh, NC, United States 05-20-13
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    "In Its Own Little World"

    The author claims all kinds of physical miracles, and does not come across as believable or wise. A lot of what he says is very dogmatic, and seems focused on proving that his particular branch of practice is best, and his masters are the greatest. He decries ego while demonstrating ego on every page. It's terribly disappointing, but I did learn much from reading it -- however, the lessons I learned probably were not the ones the author thought he was giving.

    The narration is in a strong British-Indian accent, by the way. The narrator is competent much of the time, but does mispronounce several words in ways that can be very distracting.

    3 of 3 people found this review helpful
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    Balasingam Shaiskandan Scarborough, Ontario Canada 08-20-12
    Balasingam Shaiskandan Scarborough, Ontario Canada 08-20-12
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    "Very Good Read!!"
    Where does Living with the Himalayan Masters rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    Like Autobiography of a Yogi, this books gives to a lot of living experiences of Swami Rama. The narrator's voice is very clear and very good pronunciation of eastern names and scriptural references.


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    Dagmar Singapore, Singapore 02-16-11
    Dagmar Singapore, Singapore 02-16-11
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    "Love Swami Rama"

    Amazing book, great summary of spiritual teachings of Himalayan masters and in general. It was great reminder for me of all I need to practice myself. Thank you

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    Lowraod 11-14-10
    Lowraod 11-14-10
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    "Fascinating"

    Very good description of how Yogi's really live and what their philosphy is all about. Written in a very straight foward way, very accessible. Reading this book, the question will or should arise "Is this true?". Hearing Swami Rama tell these stories you have to wonder about that.

    Interestingly, what he says is not really in conflict with what the Bible says, nor does it contradict most other religions, or even physics. In fact it just shines another light on all such matters.

    Most definitely worth the time. It may even make you reconsider your beliefs.

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    Tony dekwaneLebanon 11-09-09
    Tony dekwaneLebanon 11-09-09
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    "A very good book"

    if you liked "Autobiography of a yogi" by Sri Paramhansa Yogananda then you're gonna love this.

    but i think that it's fair to point out that according to wikipedia Swami Rama is far from being your next door yogi saint.

    light and love,

    Ananda

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    dev 04-20-17
    dev 04-20-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Guide to realizing the self"

    One must read / listen to this beautiful master to absorb the essence of the precious wisdom contained herein ... Hari Om

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    Behudet Maat 08-30-16 Member Since 2013
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    "worth more than one listen"

    this is an incredible audio book with much wisdom from this great Swami that transcends race, religion our social status. I plan on listening to this many more times

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    nik herndon 12-10-15
    nik herndon 12-10-15 Member Since 2016
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    "sagesational"

    This is one of those books that when you're done with you feel like your life is completely transformed and you feel inspired to be a better person. I would recommend this book to a friend.

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    Vij 06-30-17
    Vij 06-30-17 Member Since 2016
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    "Grear treatise for spiritual seakers"

    Excellent book for a spiritual seaker who wants to peep into life of yogis in himalayas.

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    Anonymous 06-23-17
    06-23-17
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    "Amazing book. Must read"

    The stories are so insightful and inspiring for an aspiring sadhaka. Will definitely be listening again.

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    "amazing"

    wonderful from begining 2 end. for the spiritual aspirant a must read. awaikens all senses

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    "Good book and bit different"

    Liked the honesty with which the book is written. I look forward to read some of the other book written by Swami Rama.

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