Enlightenment Without God
By Swami Rama
Swami Rama wrote a book
entitled "Enlightenment Without God," which is a most profound
discussion of the Mandukya Upanishad (it is not "anti" God). The entire
subject of that text is Om Mantra. This text summarizes the highest
insights and practices, and provides a framework for the whole process
of meditation and contemplation. (See also
Someone has emailed me a
PDF copy of this book, which has been out of print since 1988. This book
is extremely useful for the sincere aspirant seeking the deepest of
insights, and is worthy of reading many times.
(PDF; 75 PDF pages; 119 text pages; 4.17 mb)
To download Enlightenment
Without God by Swami Rama, please go to the
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This site is devoted to
presenting the ancient Self-Realization path of
the Tradition of the Himalayan masters
in simple, understandable and beneficial ways, while not compromising
quality or depth. The goal of our sadhana or practices is the highest
Joy that comes from the Realization in direct experience of the
center of consciousness, the Self, the Atman or Purusha, which is
one and the same with the Absolute Reality.
This Self-Realization comes through Yoga meditation of the Yoga
Sutras, the contemplative insight of Advaita Vedanta, and the
intense devotion of Samaya Sri Vidya Tantra, the three of which
complement one another like fingers on a hand.
We employ the classical approaches of Raja, Jnana, Karma, and Bhakti
Yoga, as well as Hatha, Kriya, Kundalini, Laya, Mantra, Nada, Siddha,
and Tantra Yoga. Meditation, contemplation, mantra and prayer
finally converge into a unified force directed towards the final
stage, piercing the pearl of wisdom called bindu, leading to the