"I will tell you how I grew up and how I was trained, about the great sages with whom I lived and what they taught me, not through lectures and books but through experience" writes Sri Swami Rama in the opening pages of this timeless saga. These stories record personal quest for truth and enlightenment. Inspiring, Illuminating, entertaining, mystifying and frequently droll and humorous, they bring you face-to-face with great Himalayan masters, including
Mataji of Assam, a ninety-six year old lady who never slept
Gudari baba, who taught Swami Rama the value of direct experience.
Yogi Sri Aurobindo, who integrated meditation into action.
Uria baba, who taught that every human being has the potential for healing.
Mahatama Gandhi, the Father of the nation.
"One of the great spiritual classic of all times. An insider view of hidden adepts who live outside time and space as we know it, yogis and yoginis who can’t possibly exist - but do"
Linda Johnsen, author of The living Goddess
Reclaiming the Tradition of the Mother of the Universe.
"Buy this book for yourself. Each page is filled with joy and cheer. What I like best is that Swami Rama’s message does not require us to transform ourselves, it teaches us that we are already perfect.
- Judith Benn Herley, author of The God Herb
savoring the Day, and Healing Secrets of the Seasons
One of the greatest masters from Himalayas, Swami Rama is the founder of the Himalayan Institiute, Born in India, he studied in both India and Europe, and received his spiritual training in the Himalayas cave monesteries and in Tibet. His best known work, Living with the Himalayan Masters, reveals the many facts of this singular adept and demonstrate his embodiment of the living tradition of the