Sacred Journey: Living Purposefully and Dying Gracefully
by Swami Rama
To understand death, a person must try to understand the purpose of life and the relationship between life and death. The two are partners, each providing a context for the other. Death is not a period, but merely a pause on a long journey. When life and death are accepted as having real meaning and purpose, and death is understood and accepted as part of the human journey...more
Paperback, 133 pages
Published April 11th 2003 by Lotus Press (WI)
(first published 2001)
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A practical manual. After several experiences that came 'out of the blue' a few years ago, my mind was opened. Unfortunately there is a lot of rubbish to sift through to get further information. Most 'New Age' books contain some glimmers mixed with a lot of nonsense, as well as information that is just wrong, possibly harmful. Swami Rama is the real deal, one of the few. His writings are based on personal experience gleaned from his upbringing in a treasured tradition of Himalayan masters. What...more
Swāmī Rāma was born Brij Kiśore Dhasmana or Brij Kiśore Kumar,to a northern Indian Brahmin family in a small village called Toli in the Garhwal Himalayas. From an early age he was raised in the Himalayas by his master Bengali Baba and, under the guidance of his master, traveled from temple to temple and studied with a variety of Himalayan saints and sages, including his grandmaster, who was living...moreMore about Swami Rama...