• By Swami Chetanananda, with a preface by Huston Smith and an introduction by Christopher Isherwood.

    This book is a pictorial biography of Swami Vivekananda’s life and teachings and his encounter with many distinguished Western savants.  It reveals where eastern and western cultures and religions can find common ground to live in harmony and derive benefit from each other. This is a high-quality hardback book beautifully bound with great photographs of Swamiji in the West and in India.

  • by Elizabeth Usha Harding

    This intimate video contains rare and intimate footage of the passing of the 11th President of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, India’s largest monastic order. 60,000 people watched the flames leap up the funeral pyre and paid tribute to a monk whose exemplary life and great works substantiate his saying: “There is no death for a knower of God.”  Original flute by Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia.

  • Swami Vivekananda (1863-1902) was a Hindu monk, chief disciple of Sri Ramakrishna, and a key figure in the introduction of Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the western world.
  • Swami Bhajanananda is a Hindu monk and resident main pujari at Kali Mandir, Laguna Beach.
  • Swami Chetanananda is a monk of the Ramakrishna Order and head of the Vedanta Society of St. Louis. He is the author of innumerable books on Sri Ramakrishna, Holy Mother, Swami Vivekananda and Vedanta.
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