The Golden Present: Audio

A new feature has just been added to thegoldenpresent.org. On the first day of each month, you can now hear Sri Swami Satchidananda read that day’s words of inspiration. Thegoldenpresent.org features the daily readings from Sri Swamiji’s classic book of...

Be As You Are—The Teachings of Sri Ramana Maharshi

Sample from the Fall 2007 issue of Integral Yoga Magazine An Interview with David Godman David Godman (his family’s actual surname) read a book in 1974 about the great sage and jnani, Sri Ramana Maharshi, and two years later traveled to his ashram in India. Since...

The Wisdom of Patanjali and J. Krishnamurti

By Ravi Ravindra, PhD Over a period of 20 years, Dr. Ravindra engaged in conversations with the famed philosopher Jiddu Krishnamurti. He kept notes of these conversations and later wrote several books about Krishnamurti. As he pondered Patanjali’s teachings, Dr....

Jnana Yoga: Science of Self

Jnana is knowledge. To know Brahman as one’s own Self is Jnana. To say, “I am Brahman, the pure, all-pervading Consciousness, the non-enjoyer, non-doer and silent witness,” is Jnana. To behold the one Self everywhere is Jnana. Ajnana is ignorance. To identify oneself...