Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Golden Present: Daily Inspriational Readings” as Want to Read:
The Golden Present: Daily Inspriational Readings
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Golden Present: Daily Inspriational Readings

4.52 of 5 stars 4.52  ·  rating details  ·  65 ratings  ·  2 reviews
These daily inspirational readings contain Swami Satchidananda's teachings on the spiritual life—how to serve others and realize peace, truth, and union with the divine. Culled from twenty-five years of lectures to spiritual seekers in the West and the East, these readings are expressed with the simplicity and authority of one who speaks from his own experience. What is pu ...more
Paperback, 440 pages
Published July 15th 2002 by Integral Yoga Publications (first published July 15th 1987)
more details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Golden Present, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Golden Present

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 136)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  rating details
Wonderfully refreshing way to start the day!
G.C. Neff
I have found this book to be very comforting and thought-provoking. There are a lot of common sense readings, to help me feel centered and more relaxed about living.
Stephanie Vitti
Stephanie Vitti marked it as to-read
Jun 25, 2015
Lyn is currently reading it
Jun 17, 2015
Kate marked it as to-read
Jun 04, 2015
Vimal Bhojwani
Vimal Bhojwani marked it as to-read
May 22, 2015
Kate marked it as to-read
May 19, 2015
Sara marked it as to-read
Apr 27, 2015
Allison is currently reading it
Apr 10, 2015
Marie marked it as to-read
Mar 20, 2015
Marty Mazzocco
Marty Mazzocco is currently reading it
Mar 19, 2015
Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter marked it as to-read
Apr 16, 2015
Nissanth is currently reading it
Feb 21, 2015
Lisa added it
Jan 30, 2015
Suneetha marked it as to-read
Jan 26, 2015
Soraya marked it as to-read
Jan 16, 2015
alberta sigler
alberta sigler is currently reading it
Jan 08, 2015
Alison Fields
Alison Fields marked it as to-read
Jan 02, 2015
Pam added it
Jan 01, 2015
« previous 1 3 4 5 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
H. H. Sri Swami Satchidananda (Sri Gurudev) born C. K. Ramaswamy Gounderis respected worldwide as one of the major pioneers of the interfaith movement and as one of the most respected Yoga Masters of our time. Sri Gurudev's teachings and spirit guide us toward a life of peace and to religious harmony among all people. Invited to come to the West in 1966, Sri Gurudev was quickly embraced by young A ...more
More about Swami Satchidananda...
The Yoga Sutras The Living Gita: The Complete Bhagavad Gita - A Commentary for Modern Readers Integral Yoga Hatha To Know Your Self: The Essential Teachings Integral Yoga: The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali

Share This Book

“Sometimes if you state the plain truth in plain language, you hurt the other person, and you get hurt as well. We have to learn how to communicate.” 3 likes
“A spiritual seeker’s first duty is to have good control over the tongue. Without control of the tongue we can forget about spirituality. Control in both ways: eating and talking. All the senses are controlled if the tongue is controlled.” 2 likes
More quotes…