At the Eleventh Hour: The Biography of Swami Rama

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Himalayan Institute Press, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 448 pages
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On the surface, this book is a biography of a great sage of the Himalayas who mastered the practices of yoga and brought to the West a system for understanding the mysteries of body, mind, and spirit.But like the life of Swami Rama, these pages go much deeper than a mere sequence of astonishing events. Through stories of the authentic and fruitful guru-disciple relationships Swami Rama had with both his mysterious master Baba Dharam Das and his own students, you will see how the precious stream of spiritual tradition is transmitted through the generations. These pages also serve as a guide to the more esoteric and advanced practices of yoga and tantra not commonly taught or understood in the West. And they bring you to holy places in India, revealing why these sacred sites are important and how to go about visiting them.The wisdom in these stories penetrates beyond the power of words. As you read Pandit Tigunait's tales of life with his master and see how a committed student actually draws knowledge and nourishment from his teacher, you will feel a few drops from the timeless stream of the traditions of the Himalayas planting themselves in your own heart.

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Tigunait presents a riveting and enlightening biography of the master he loves and respects, interweaving the story of Swami Rama's life, philosophy, and experiences with the wisdom of the masters ... Read full review

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This book is a torchlight for all those who tread the path of God, what it has given me cannot be described, Swami Ram & His Master, Babaji, reside in the innermost recesses of my being....The more I read this book the more I get strength to face the ups & downs of life, its my inspiration forever...Jai Jai SriKrishna !!
At the feet of the Himalayan sages.


Introduction i
CHAPTER ONE In the Beginning
CHAPTER TWO The Sage from the Highest Peak
CHAPTER THREE Living with the Masters
CHAPTER FOUR The Road to SelfMastery
CHAPTER SEVEN The Mission Begins 221
CHAPTER EIGHT Spirituality and Science
CHAPTER NINE Roots in the West
CHAPTER ELEVEN The Path of Fire and Light
CHAPTER TWELVE At the Eleventh Hour

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About the author (2001)

Tigunait is the Spiritual Director of the himalayan Institute, a life-long practitioner of meditation, and a scholar of the ancient scriptures.

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