Viveka Choodamani – The Crest-Jewel of Discrimination.
A Modern Exposition by Shri Shiva Rudra Balayogi of Adi Shankara’s famous commentary.
This book contains the teachings that Shri Shri Shri Shivabalayogi Maharaj gave to Shri Babaji during the twenty years of selfless service to His beloved Guru in the Dehra Dun Ashram.
Adi Shankaracharya, the great Yogi-philosopher of India speaks to us through His great work ‘Viveka Choodamani’ of the Truth – not as a scholar, but as one who has become One with It. He gives in deep, thorough and complete detail a description of the path to attaining It, and a clear glimpse of the Supreme Peace awaiting us there.
Now through the clear voice of Baba Shri Shiva Rudra Balayogi, new life is breathed into this ancient text, sounding down through the ages with a new clarity, bringing hope and inspiration to the modern world. Babaji speaks from that same Divine Truth as did Shankaracharya before Him, illuminating the text anew and through His clear and precise commentary, unearthing Shankaracharya’s deeper meaning concealed within the script. Seekers of the Truth will find solace and new inspiration in His commentary of Shankara’s great work, revealed as it is from the Heart of that Divinity.
The Peace Within
Baba’s wisdom and warm sense of humour came through in this second book in the ‘Heart of Peace’ series, ‘The Peace Within’ – a collection of Shri Shiva Rudra Balayogi’s talks and questions and answers from public programs held around the world. Many basic and diverse questions on spirituality and the practice of meditation are answered with the absolute clarity of someone who has achieved Realization. In this compilation Baba tells us how to achieve the peace and happiness that we are seeking, which is the real motive behind all our actions. He tells us how the sense of insecurity and ego can dominate and gives us clues on how we can remove such obstacles to Realize the True Self.Baba Shiva Rudra Balayogi’s teachings are based on His own direct experience, cleansed of confusion and resplendent in their simple beauty. The truth is easily recognisable by a genuine spiritual seeker and resonates deep within.
The Path Supreme
A Yogi’s wisdom is subtle and boundless, Anantam. To avoid misunderstanding and distortion, the higher teachings of a Yogi have traditionally been revealed only to close disciples. Thus, it is a rare gift that Shri Shri Shri Shivarudra Balayogi, lovingly called Babaji, has allowed His direct and deep conversations at the Dehradun Ashram to be transcribed and edited into a unique volume that illuminates the path to Self Realization – The Path Supreme.Shri Shri Shri Shivarudra Balayogi Maharaj is a Self Realized Master and the wisdom in this book addresses the concerns and yearnings of spiritual seekers. PATH SUPREME, a heavenly gift, if read with earnest sincerity can unlock the secrets to spiritual progress and Self Realization.
‘Guru Charanaambujam’ means the ‘Lotus Feet of the Guru.’ In this devotionally charged exposition of the power of the Guru-disciple relationship, Shri Shri Shri Shivarudra Balayogi explains the requirements of a disciple in terms of humility and total devotion to the Guru, the need for and role of the Guru, and the qualities of a Realized Jnaani Guru and His glorious Existence as That Ultimate Truth, the Self.Shri Shri Shri Shivarudra Balayogi writes that “Everything is given in the Guru Geeta – devotion to the Guru, how to surrender, why one should put in efforts and do sadhana, what it is that one can achieve. That is why the Guru Geeta is considered as the storehouse of knowledge of the Self…
Guru-Disciple – The Saga of Sri Sri Sri Shivabalayogi Maharaj and His Legacy
This inspiring book provides an insight into the sacred relationship between the Guru and His true Disciple – the eternal bond between Shri Shri Shri Shivabalayogi and his devoted disciple, Seenu. It provides a mesmerizing account of the lives of both these Divine Gurus as well as a rare glimpse into the loving bond between Shri Swamiji, the perfect Guru; and the love, discipline and dedication of Seenu towards his Divine Teacher, leading to His attainment of the Divine Consciousness. This narrative truly exemplifies the essence of Discipleship, when undertaken with unwavering faith, devotion and determination. The contents of this book expounds the initiation and mission of Shri Shri Shri Shivabalayogi, the search of a Disciple for his Guru and the finale of the book is all about the beautiful relationship that exists between a Guru and His devoted Disciple.
From the Heart of Peace – Spiritual Teachings of Baba Shivarudra Balayogi Maharaj
This book encompasses the spiritual teachings of His Holiness, Baba Shivarudra Balayogi Maharaj, who is in Union with the Divine Consciousness. It aims to clarify questions and doubts regarding meditation, devotion and the spiritual path by Babaji’s own spiritual experiences gained through years of meditation and servitude to His Guru and humanity.This book is written in 2 parts. Part One has 29 chapters that cover short talks delivered by Baba Shivarudra Balayogi Maharaj. In Part Two Baba Shivarudra Balayogi Maharaj, the Heart of Peace, answers spiritual questions posed by devotees and Sadhaks; questions posed by devotees during public programmes and questions sent via the e-mail.
A Beacon of Light to Spirituality and Peace
This is a unique book which enables readers to gain clarity on the subject of Meditation and God, which is provided by the direct experiences of Yogi – Shri Shri Shri Shivarudra Balayogi Maharaj. Babaji, as he is affectionately known, provides a simplified explanation in a question-and-answer manner, on various topics regarding spirituality, meditation and God, which will give mental clarity as well as inspire readers to raise their level of consciousness.There are 6 sections in this book. The first two chapters are about the writer’s search for a spiritual Guru and a biography of the lives of Shri Shri Shri Shivabalayogi Maharaj and Shri Shri Shri Shivarudra Balayogi Maharaj. Then the reader is taken through a number of FAQs on what is Meditation, Techniques for Jangama Meditation, The Importance of a Guru and Understanding God’s Existence.
Beyond Bliss – The Journey of a Yogi to the Ultimate Truth
Beyond Bliss is a beautiful narration of Babaji’s life as well as His experiences with His beloved Guru, His unwavering dedication in completing Tapas and His Spiritual Journey towards the Divine. This uplifting account of Babaji’s faith, determination and devotion is an immense source of inspiration for all aspirants on the Spiritual Path.There are 17 parts in this book. The account of the life of Shri Shri Shri Shivarudra Balayogi Maharaj begins with
- a brief background about His parents,
- His early years,
- His meeting with Shri Shri Shri Shivabalayogi Maharaj
- His wait to join His Guru
- His life with Shri Shri Shri Shivabalayogi Maharaj
- His devoted service to His Guru
- Shri Shri Shri Shivabalayogi Maharaj’s last years of His Life
- Shri Shri Shri Shivabalayogi Maharaj’s Mahasamadhi
- Shri Shri Shri Shivarudra Balayogi Maharaj’s Tapas years and His Self-Realization
The book concludes with a narration about how the Mission is now continuing.
His Master’s Grace – The Tapas Experience of Shri Shivarudra Balayogi Maharaj
His Master’s Grace is an inspiring account of Babaji’s Tapas experiences, in His own words, chronicling the final five years of His spiritual development which were spent in intense meditation, for an average of 20 hours per day in the Dehradun Ashram in India. It provides an insight into the challenges faced by Babaji during His Tapas and the dedication and faith He had in His Guru, which enabled Him to complete Tapas, and merge in Unity with the Divine Consciousness.