• Sivananda Writings

Lessons on Yoga

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The Divine Life Society, established by Swami Sivananda in 1936, carries out its object of a world-wide revival of spirituality through publication of books, pamphlets and magazines dealing scientifically with all the aspects of Yoga and Vedanta, universal religion and philosophy, and ancient medicine. All the material below, and much more, can be found freely offered here.


Practice of Karma Yoga

Practice of Karma Yoga

How to spiritualize one's activities. The doctrine of Karma and Reincarnation is also covered.

Essence of Yoga

Essence of Yoga

This book was chosen for being sent to every new member of the Divine Life Society on enrollment.

Vedanta for Beginners

Vedanta for Beginners

The under-pinning of Indian philosophy written in simple, lucid style. A handy reference for all.

The Science of Pranayama

The Science of Pranayama

Pranayama is an important limb in the Yoga of meditation and for success in every walk of life.

Thought Power

Thought Power

A book of perennial interest and many-sided usefulness for self-culture, self-knowledge, and acquisition of the power of personality.

Autobiography of Swami Sivananda

Autobiography of Swami Sivananda

An honest, forthright, modest and inspiring self-narration of the world-renowned saint and sage.

  • "Even a little meditation daily will raise you a little higher and a little nearer to God."

    - Swami Sivananda