His holiness Sri Sivananda Ji Maharaj did not write text books as such. The books he wrote were
the outpourings of wisdom from his own direct realization truth.
From his book you will derive
not only the benefit of his wisdom and knowledge of both practical and esoteric matters
pertaining to yoga, but also the power of his spiritual force.
Swami Ji had unique style
simple, direct and compelling. his books are dull treatises on yoga and philosophy, rather his
enthusiasm and eagerness to help all is evident in every page, lifting the reader to new heights
of understanding. His message is addressed particularly and directly to the people living in the
busy world of today. To them his books are a boon. In simple words set in simple sentences Swam
JI gives grand truths in a gentle way.
Here is another gem them from Diadem of divine life. It
radiates the light of divine life that Sri Swami Sivananda Ji Maharaj has been shedding from the
past many years.
The Analects deals with the fundamental problems of life and gives in a succinct, clear and
inspiring language the essentials of a divine life.
We are confident that this book will receive at the hands of the public the same Warm welcome
that the previous books in this series enjoyed.
Born on the 8th September, 1887, in the illustrious family of sage Appayya Dikshitar and several
other renowned saints and savants, Sri Swami Sivananda had a natural flair for a life devoted to
the study and practice of Vedanta. Added to this was an inborn felling of unity with all
His passion for service drew him for to the medical career; and soon he gravitated where he
thought that his service was most needed. Malaya claimed him. He had earlier been editing a
health journal and wrote extensively on health problems. He discovered that people needed right
knowledge most of all; dissemination of that knowledge he espoused as his own mission.
It was divine dispensation and the blessing of God upon mankind that the doctor of body and mind
renounced his career and took to a life of renunciation to qualify for ministering to the soul of
man. He settled down at Rishikesh in 1924, practiced intense austerities and shone as a great,
saint, sage and Jivanmukta.
In 1932 Swami Sivananda started the Sivanandashram. In 1936 was born The Divine life Society in
1948 the Yoga-Vedanta Forest Academy was organized. Dissemination of spiritual knowledge and
training of people in Yoga and Vedanta were their aim and object. In 1950 Swami Ji Undertook a
lighting tour of India and Ceylon. In 1953 Swami Ji convened a world parliament of religious.
Swami ji is the author of over 300 volumes and has disciples all over the world, belonging to all
nationalities religious and creeds. To read Swami Ji’s works is to drink at the fountain of
wisdom supreme. On 14th July, 1963 Swamiji entered Mahasamadhi.
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