Swami Rama, Author/Musician

Swami Rama, Author/Musician

Swami Rama was the author of many books. Several of his works have been translated into different languages throughout the world. His contributions to literature include profound commentaries on such spiritual works as the Bhagavad Gita and the Upanishads; practical guidelines on the application of the ancient wisdom of the East to the fields of psychology and health; a poetic rendition of the Valmiki Ramayana in two volumes; an inspiring account of his experiences with the great teachers who guided his life and spiritual development; and a deeply personal collection of prose poetry of his own spiritual experiences.

His works include:

Art of Joyful Living

Book of Wisdom: Ishopanishad

A Call to Humanity

Celestial Song/Gobind Geet

Choosing a Path

The Cosmic Drama (Bichitra Natak)

Enlightenment without God

Exercise without Movement

Freedom from the Bondage of Karma

Indian Music, volume 1

Inspired Thoughts of Swami Rama

Japji: Meditation in Sikhism

Lectures on Yoga

Life Here and Hereafter

Living with the Himalayan Masters

Love and Family Life

Love Whispers

Meditation and Its Practice


Path of Fire and Light, Vol 1 and 2

Perennial Psychology of the Bhagavad Gita

Sukhamani Sahib

The Valmiki Ramayana Retold in Verse, Vol 1 and 2

Wisdom of the Ancient Sages: Mundaka Upanishad

Swami Rama has also co-authored the following books:

Creative Use of Emotion

Meditation in Christianity

Mystical Poems of Kabir

Science of Breath

Yoga and Psychotherapy

Equally adept with a brush or pen, his paintings and poetry reflect the divine spark within. In addition, he was a highly trained and gifted musician. His book, Indian Music, represents one aspect of his efforts to make the Indian system of classical music more easily accessible to the Western world.

His unpublished material continues to be published through Swami Rama Centre of the Himalayan Institute Hospital Trust.


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August 23, 2012