The Awakened One
The Awakened One
A Life of the Buddha

The Gospel of Buddha

The Complete Works
of LAO TZU
The Complete Works of LAO TZU

Bhagavad-Gita
God Talks to Arjuna
The Bhagavad-Gita: God Talks to Arjuna
Yogananda's Translation and Commentary

The Yoga of Spiritual Devotion
The Yoga of Spiritual Devotion
A Modern Translation of the Narada Bhakti Sutras


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Book of Chester (sacred scripture)

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Eastern Wisdom, Sutras and Ancient Sacred Texts

Eastern Wisdom Some of the greatest knowledge about the meaning of life reside in the texts and sutras that make up eastern wisdom. The Bhagavad-Gita teaches a doctrine of universal truth. Its message is universal, sublime, and non-sectarian although it is a part of the scriptural trinity of Sanaatana Dharma, commonly known as Hinduism. The Gita is very easy to understand in any language for a mature mind.

The wisdom within the Tao Te Ching (Tao Teh Ching) lays the philosophical foundations for one of the world's great wisdom traditions known as Taoism.

Another great work from the east is The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. It teachs the Yogi how to achieve Union or Spiritual Absorption into the Supreme Absolute or God. Yoga teachs us that our true self is the soul and that our self identity is an illusion to be overcome.

One of the truly great gems of ancient eastern thought is The Diamond Sutra, (pun intended). Zen Buddhists in particular are attracted to it. It is intended as an antidote to suffering, which is achieved through wisdom. The flower of Mahayana Buddism is called The Sutra of the Lotus Flower of the Wonderful Law. (Another pun intended). Its impact on Buddhism cannot be understated.

These and other books, such as the The Gospel of Buddha, are presented for the serious student into mystical thought and seekers of enlightenment. May these texts help you to achieve the greatest achievement of all, the cessation of all suffering in your life.

  • Autobiography of A Yogi
  • The Bhagavad-Gita
  • The Diamond Sutra
  • The Essence of All Religion
  • The Gospel of Buddha
  • The Heart Sutra
  • Kashmir Shaivism's 15 Verses of Wisdom
  • Narada's Bhakti Sutras of Spiritual Devotion
  • The Sutra of the Lotus Flower of the Wonderful Law
  • Sutras of the Seven Wisdoms
  • Tao Te Ching (Tao Teh Ching)
  • Tibetan Book of the Dead
  • The Visions of Sadhu Sundar Singh of India
  • Who Am I?
  • The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali
  • The Healing Power of Tia Chi and Qi Gong (Qigong)
  • The 4 Noble Truths




  • The Diamond Sutra
    Diamond Sutra: Transforming the Way We Perceive the World
    Transforming the Way We Perceive the World

    The Threefold Lotus Sutra
    The Threefold Lotus Sutra

    Tibetan Book of the Living and Dying
    The Tibetan Book of the Living and Dying

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    Yoga Sutras
    Yoga Sutras Of Patanjali
    of Patanjali

    Essence of the Heart Sutra
    Essence of the Heart Sutra
    The Dalai Lama's Heart of Wisdom Teachings


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