Tapas Shakti is the spiritual power of a God realized yogi. It can only be attained through intense meditation in a spiritually advanced state of consciousness called samadhi or enlightenment.
Shri... More > Shri Shri Shivabalayogi Maharaj spontaneously entered samadhi at age fourteen. The next 8 years he meditated in samadhi all but one hour of every day. The next 4 years he meditated twelve hours every day. At times he remained in samadhi for weeks or months without interruption. He completed his 12-year tapas on August 7, 1961.
Tapas Shakti is the biography of Shivabalayogi that he presented to the public on January 24, 1992. It contains a rare, detailed account of a yogi’s tapas, experiences of his miracles, a description of his public mission traveling throughout India, the UK and the USA, and his answers to a wide variety of questions about meditation, religion, world conditions, Jesus, yogis and spiritual leaders.< Less
The Yoga Vasishta of Valmiki is considered the most authoritative exposition of non-dualist (Advaita) philosophy, the spiritual realization that all is one. Written down in the 11th to 14th Centuries... More > AD, the work dates back thousands of years and is attributed to the ancient Sage Valmiki.
Yoga Vasishta is among the rare scriptures that accurately reflects the teaching of a Self-realized yogi. It is the story of Prince Rama, the incarnation of god, who has become disillusioned with everything the world has to offer. Over twenty-two days, Sage Vasishta answers Rama's questions about the nature of reality, illustrating with fascinating stories, until Rama attains samadhi (enlightenment) and Self realization.
This is the complete, unabridged 1891 translation by V. L. Mitra, revised to make it more readable in modern English.< Less
Shivabalayogi meditated in samadhi (God consciousness) from age 14 to 26 to become one of the world’s great yogis of the 20th Century. He traveled extensively in India, Sri Lanka, England and... More > the United States. His only teaching was to encourage meditation. "Swamiji's Treasure" is a comprehensive and detailed biography of Shivabalayogi, including all available recorded conversations with the great Yogi, experiences of over a hundred devotees, and over three hundred sixty photographs, many on color.< Less
The authoritative resource on one of the world’s great yogis of the 20th Century. A comprehensive and detailed biography of Shivabalayogi, including all available recorded conversations with... More > the great yogi, experiences of over a hundred devotees, and over three hundred sixty photographs. Swamiji answers questions on such subjects as Jesus, meditation, world conditions, spiritual leaders, and many others. He explains that the history of yogis is altered in order to start religions, and that religions separate people from each other. "Swamiji's Treasure" is an accurate record of a yogi which, at the Master's own direction, consists of three sections: his biography, darshan conversations, and what he called his treasure, devotees’ experiences.< Less