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  • By Elizabeth U. Harding 

    An introduction to the worship of the Divine Mother at one of Her most living temples.

    This beautiful book provides a wealth of information about the worship of Goddess Kali by giving an intimate and detailed description of Kolkata’s famous Dakshineswar temple and Ma Bhavatarini, the form of Kali worshipped there.  Learn about the temple’s festivals & daily rituals, and discover inspiring accounts of some of this tradition’s ecstatic saints.  A great introduction to Kali worship.  Paperback, original photographs.

  • By Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati.

    This booklet is a guide to learning simple Mother worship in the Hindu tradition.  Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati presents here a simplified ritualistic worship of Goddess Kali that can easily be performed regularly.  Based on ancient Tantric scriptures, the mantras and rituals contained in this puja-book come to us from the tradition of the Dakshineswar Kali temple where Sri Ramakrishna lived and worshipped the Divine Mother with an awe-inspiring intensity for over thirty years.  This book contains an overview of puja and includes the transliterated Sanskrit mantras with English translations as well as instructions for a five-item worship of Mother Kali.  This is the simplest Kali puja that is still authentic and complete for easy learning and memorization and is ideal for daily home practice.  Booklet.  36 pp. with drawings.

  • RETURN TO THE SOURCE Collected Writings on Spiritual Life "Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati, a monk of Shankara's Order and the main priest of Kali Mandir in Laguna Beach, is an austere traditional monk. This inspiring book, Return to the Source, reveals his devotion and passion for God, knowledge of the Hindu Scriptures and ritual, words of wisdom and practical spiritual guidance. This book originated from some of his class talks, articles, and writings, and over and above, from his sadhana and experiences. Readers will find in this book the pure spiritual tradition of Vedanta. It will help them to build their inner lives, to breathe the freshness of the eternal, and to attain peace and bliss.” ~ Swami Chetanananda, Vedanta Society of St. Louis, author of over thirty books on Sri Ramakrishna and Vedanta Chapters include: Sri Ramakrishna and Kali in the West, Kali Puja (the Art of Seeing God), Kirtan (Singing the Divine Name), Japa Yoga, Moment by Moment Worship, Bhagavatam Meditations, Tradition (Gift of the Rishis), Seeds of Desire, and Living at the Source (Excerpts from Letters to Devotees).
  • Mahishasuramardini Stotram, a famous hymn to Ma Durga, contains the power of the Devi Mahatmyam.  Encoded and embedded in the words of this exquisite hymn are hidden esoteric seed sounds, making its recitation a transformative spiritual practice.  This booklet includes the Devanagari Sanskrit, Roman transliteration and translation in English
  • Translated by Swami Nikhilananda

    The living words of a God-intoxicated sage. An English rendering of the Bengali Sri Sri Ramakrishna Kathamrita – the  conversations of Sri Ramakrishna with his disciples, devotees, and visitors, recorded by Mahendranath Gupta or “M”, a direct disciple of the Master.  This translation by Swami Nikhilananda, a direct disciple of Holy Mother, is considered a true masterpiece and has become a spiritual classic.  This is a living book, a spiritual companion that answers the questions of the soul.  Hardback. 1064 pp. with photographs.

    Price $35.50.  Please call (949) 494-1906 or email devotees@kalimandir.org.  Let us know your shipping address so that we can let you know the shipping costs.
  • This book contains the teachings of Sri Sarada Devi, the divine consort of Sri Ramakrishna.  Lovingly called Holy Mother, Sri Sarada Devi is here presented in all her rustic simplicity, which breaks barriers and is inspired by a universal love.  She said, “I can’t contain myself when somebody draws near me and calls me ‘Mother’!”  Taken from 38 reminisces of her direct disciples and devotees.  Paperback. 409 pp. 

  • By Swami Govindananda Saraswati

    Govinda Baba has lived in India for decades and has penned many poems.  The seemingly simple verses echoing the nursery rhymes from childhood become the medium for expressing the mature realizations of a natural mystic and lover of God. Paperback booklet

  • By Richard Schiffman

    The story of Sri Ramakrishna’s life is as moving as are his teachings.  Schiffman, who studied in India for a number of years, intersperses his narrative with detailed explanations of Sri Ramakrishna’s teachings.  He gives essential background information on Hindu spiritual practices and philosophy and on the various forms of yoga.  Schiffman’s sympathetic style brings the reader close to the childlike personality and profound spirituality of Sri Ramakrishna.  Paperback

  • Translated and edited by Swami Chetanananda

    These extensive, detailed and interesting reminiscences of those who knew Sri Ramakrishna provide the modern reader with a vivid sense of how he lived daily the spiritual message he taught, and how he excelled in opening a path for God into the human heart.  Swami Chetanananda is a monk of the Ramakrishna Order and the minister of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis, Missouri.  Paperback

     
  • Translated and edited by Swami Chetanananda

    This book tells compelling stories of 31 seekers from all walks of life who were drawn to Sri Ramakrishna.  It portrays men and women whose lives were transformed by Sri Ramakrishna, one of the greatest spiritual masters of modern times.  Swami Chetanananda is a monk of the Ramakrishna Order and the minister of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis, Missouri.  Paperback

     
  • Translated and edited by Swami Chetanananda

    The life stories of the 16 monastic disciples of Sri Ramakrishna. This book gives an inner account of a religious community in the early days.  They are founders of a powerful religious movement that affects the world today.  Swami Chetanananda is a monk of the Ramakrishna Order and the minister of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis, Missouri. Paperback

     
  • Translated and edited by Swami Chetanananda

    This is a new translation of Sri Sri Ramakrishna Lilaprasanga, originally written in classical Bengali by Swami Saradananda, a direct monastic disciple of Sri Ramakrishna. It is a meticulously reliable account of Sri Ramakrishna’s life up to his final illness.   Swami Chetanananda is a monk of the Ramakrishna Order and the minister of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis, Missouri.  Hardback beautifully bound, 1008 pages, 108 historic photographs.

     

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