This friendly little book is designed to help those interested in learning more about classical Tibetan drawing styles for Buddhas and Bodhisattvas. Clear drawing graphs give even beginning artists a formula and methodology to creative beautiful and meaningful works of art. Examples of completed drawings ready for painting are also included. This book should be a valuable reference for anyone interested in learning more about traditional Oriental drawing methods and is especially valuable for meditation practitioners.
Shambhavananda’s newest book A Seat By the Fire is a compilation of 5 years of satsangs (question and answer sessions) held in his ashrams. With subjects ranging from “Using Life for Spiritual Growth” to “A Glimpse of the Infinite”, this 527 page volume provides far-reaching insights into the process and promise of the yogic path of spiritual transformation. It is an invitation to have a seat by the fire of self-realization, to learn the ancient art and science of yoga.
Faith Stone invites you on an intimate journey during which she shares the story of her own 25-year metamorphosis from a free-spirited teenage art student (the “Green Apple”) searching for spirituality to a happy and fulfilled artist, teacher, musician, chef, wife and mother. Along the way, she is taught the meaning of love by an amazing spiritual leader, Swami (Rudi) Rudrananda, who was not afraid of living life and enjoying it. Rudi And The Green Apple truly is a story of love and transformation.
Sri Shambhavananda’s book Spontaneous Recognition is a compilation of question and answer sessions which Sri Shambhavananda holds at his ashrams in Eldorado Springs and Rollinsville, Colorado.
The essence of the teaching is simple, and this book is an invaluable guide to anyone interested in searching for the spiritual path. Each chapter addresses important issues in a seeker’s sadhana, or spiritual pursuit, and the excerpt of Sri Shambhavananda’s words at the beginning of each chapter summarizes its spirit.
In this Shiva Puja we focus our minds on the form of Shiva as a means of uniting our conscious awareness with the universal consciousness that is Shiva. Ultimately our goal is to realize that there is no difference between these– our true nature, the Inner Self, is Shiva. Puja is an ancient, scientific means of creating a situation within time and space where we can transcend our limited understanding and recognize this state of Shiva within ourselves.