Humanitarian Projects

Swami Rama Society supports those humanitarian projects started during Swami Rama’s lifetime, such as the Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust and Rural Development Institute.

Books

Swami Rama Society has a number of titles published from Swami Rama’s unpublished works. Please visit our Books page for full details.

Audio / Video

Swami Rama Society produces a number of recorded audio lectures by Swami Rama. Please visit our Audio/Video page for a full listing.

Swami Rama

Swami Rama Society, Inc.

The Swami Rama Society is a nonprofit, tax-exempt organization established to support projects that foster the vision of the Himalayan Sage Swami Rama.

Activities of the society include dissemination of the ageless truths and wisdom of the Himalayan sages through publications and other media as well as supporting humanitarian and educational projects that nurture the body, mind and spirit of all human beings, enabling them to lead joyful and meaningful lives.

Recent News

RDI Update

RDI Update

Yoga trainings have been a regular activity in RDI in accordance with the underlying philosophies and teachings of the Founder of the Institute. After 21 June was declared International Day of Yoga in 2015, RDI initiated a Yoga Training Program from July...

Taking Technology to Frontline Health Workers

Taking Technology to Frontline Health Workers

Uttarakhand has a very well defined structure of frontline health workers – Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA), ASHA facilitators and Auxiliary Nurse and Mid-wife (ANM) – who constantly work towards ensuring improved health indicators at village level. However,...

RDI Visits Nagaland

RDI Visits Nagaland

For the past two years, RDI has been supporting the GreenPly Industries to implement their corporate social responsibilities (CSR) activities in the northeastern state of Nagaland. Under this program, recently from 26 February to 11 March 2017 a three-member media...

RDI Update Watsan

RDI Update Watsan

Providing safe water, sanitation and promoting hygiene significantly reduce the burden of disease. These are also essential for human dignity and economic growth of the country. Since 2001, RDI-HIHT has been providing Water and Sanitation (WATSAN) services in the...

RDI Update: International Yoga Day

RDI Update: International Yoga Day

International Yoga Day was first marked in June 2015. We at the Institute also launched this in our campus as a collaborative effort between Swami Rama Himalayan University and Swami Rama Sadhaka Grama. From that time on we at RDI have been taking forward the message...

Audios

New Release! Lectures on Yoga Sutras: Mind, by Swami Rama

New Release! Lectures on Yoga Sutras: Mind, by Swami Rama

Lectures on Yoga Sutras: Mind by Swami Rama Recorded live from lectures Swami Rama gave to the graduate students at the Himalayan Institute in Glenview, Illinois, in the late 1970s. In this lecture Swami Rama explains that by having control over the modifications of...

New Release! Lectures on Yoga Sutras: Raja Yoga by Swami Rama

New Release! Lectures on Yoga Sutras: Raja Yoga by Swami Rama

In this lecture Swami Rama systematically explains the eight limbs (astanga) or stages in the practice of Raja Yoga. He says that when we start practicing our awareness expands and we become conscious of the many obstacles on the path to realizing our goal. When these...

New Release! Lectures on Yoga Sutras: Kriya Yoga, by Swami Rama

New Release! Lectures on Yoga Sutras: Kriya Yoga, by Swami Rama

In this lecture Swami Rama discusses Kriya Yoga. He explains that the three basic practices of Kriya Yoga--tapas, svadhyaya and ishwara pranidhana (self-discipline, self-study and surrender of the ego)--should be practiced by all students of yoga meditation, and that...

Here Now: Lectures on Yoga Sutras by Swami Rama

Here Now: Lectures on Yoga Sutras by Swami Rama

Lectures on the Yoga Sutras 1: Samadhi by Swami Rama Taken from his lectures given to graduate students at the Glenview Center in 1977-79, in this lecture Swami Rama discusses the different types of samadhi and the importance of daily practice in attaining this level...

Books

Holistic Living Manual

Holistic Living Manual

“Preventive medicine is an important part of modern life. Why should we be sick? We should be aware of health, we should be aware of diet and nutrition, we should be aware of good living, of how to eat right.” Swami Rama The word “holistic” comes from the Greek root...

Christmas Discount on Books/CDs

September 8, 2016   Dear Center Director,   Season’s Greetings. Once again, this year Lotus Press has offered its special 45% CHRISTMAS DISCOUNT off the retail price, from September 15, 2016 up to Thanksgiving, November 24, 2016. This offer is available to...

Now Available: Volume 6 of “At the Feet of a Himalayan Master

Now Available: Volume 6 of “At the Feet of a Himalayan Master

From the Foreword by Phil Nuernberger "Truth has been Truth since the beginning of times, and Gurudev Swami Rama is timeless. His persona and physical presence during my lifetime and all of those lives he touched was a gift beyond any treasure. Each person’s...