Books by Swami Shyam
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Swami Shyam has written over 50 books, 30 of which have been published. Most are in English. The books published in Hindi include seven volumes of poetry, for which he has been lauded by some of the great Hindi poets of the 20th and 21st centuries. Several of his works have been translated into French, German, Hebrew and other languages. Swami Shyam has also produced numerous short writings called "research findings," based on research in the field of highest awareness.
The following titles are available in English.
 
 
Light of Knowledge
Light of Knowledge is a new, illuminating translation of Shankaracharya’s Vivek Chudamani. Swami Shyam clarifies the eternal wisdom of Vedant and the practical means to attain Self Realization, the knowledge of Brahm, the Highest Awareness. Light of Knowledge gives the answers to our deepest questions. It is a treasure for anyone who wishes to attain the vision of Oneness and perfect peace while living with joy and wisdom on Earth. (English with Sanskrit verses.)  
 
  258 pages
(SC)
   
                           
Raj Yog
Raj Yog, based on Swami Shyam’s direct knowledge of the pure Self through meditation and pure perception, “is a work of immense value to present and future followers of the Yog system of philosophy.”
–Dr. S. D. Tripathi, Punjab University
                     
144 pages

     
                       

Bhagavad Gita: The Importance of Human Life

New commentary on the Bhagavad Gita published in 2009. 18 chapters of dialogue between the the Guru and disciple, the free mind and the bound mind, the Liberator and the aspirant. The reader is led to his own liberated state of Self-realization from every angle. He realizes the eternal, unchanging Self, which appears as form and world, yet remains “pure, free, forever.” With original Sanskrit text and word-for-word translation of Devnagari to English.
               
522 pages
   
 

Bhagavad Gita

A classic translation of the Bhagavad Gita. This edition, first published in 1985, provides extensive commentary on the verses. It contains a unique introduction which elucidates many aspects of Gita that have never been explained before, including the symbolic meaning of the characters in the book.
               
224 pages
(SC)
 
   

Meet Your True Self through Meditation

A view of the Self through the eyes of the enlightened being. Reading this book directly transforms one's consciousness into the state of meditation and knowledge of the Self as the free Space. Written in an engaging and intimate style, the text includes anecdotes; references to the Bhagavad Gita; an in-depth description of the meaning of samaadhi, or the superstate of consciousness; and the technique of meditation.
238 pages
(SC)

soft cover
 
           

Why Meditation?

A short introduction to meditation. This book enables the reader to understand the unfoldment of highest awareness and attain inner peace.
               
64 pages
 
 

Ashtaavakr Gita:
A Precise Study of the Human Mind

A pocket-sized book, this translation is completely different from Swami Shyam's other versions of the classic scripture. Each verse is rendered in just a few lines, conveying the essential nature of the ever-free Self.
               
298 pages
   
   

Ashtaawakr Gita:
The Scripture of Knowledge for All Times

An indepth analysis of the dialogue between the sage Ashtaawakr and his student King Janak. The Sanskrit verses of this ancient text about the vision of Oneness are fully explained and the word-for-word translation is given.
               
312 pages
   
             
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