A comprehensive bibliography with 28 photographs and an appendix
containing some of his most important statements on religion and
The Life of Swami Vivekananda
His Eastern and Western Disciples
The most extensive biography of the Swami in English, revised
and enlarged, incorporating new materials and largely rewritten.
Two vols. Hardback.
The Life of Vivekananda and the Universal Gospel
Romain Rolland and E.F. Malcom-Smith, tr.
Companion volume to Rolland's Life of Ramakrishna. An appreciative presentation of Vivekananda's universal message.
Reminiscences of Swami Vivekananda
His Eastern and Western Admirers
The impressions of friends, disciples, and acquaintances of both
East and West are collected here, revealing many facets of his
A Short Life of Swami Vivekananda
A good introductory biography.
The Master as I Saw Him
Written by Swami Vivekananda's renowned Irish disciple, Margaret
Noble, this study is based on her personal association with him
(1895-1902). A classic in its own time, it tells of the impact
made by him.
Notes of Some Wanderings with the Swami Vivekananda
A pilgrimage to the Himalayas, with glimpses of the training of
this great Western disciple.
Swami Vivekananda in the West: New Discoveries
Marie Lousie Burke
Swami Vivekananda spent a number of years teaching and lecturing
in the West. Some details of those pioneering years were known,
many were not until the research by the author. Six vols.
Swami Vivekananda in San Francisco
An overview of how Swami Vivekananda came to San Francisco and
what he accomplished there.
Comprehensive Biography of Swami Vivekananda
A thorough biographical study by a respected historian and devoted
student of Swami's life, times and works. 2 vols. Hardback.
Vivekananda: A Biography in Pictures
A biographical album containing 170 photographs arranged chronologically,
including persons and places significant in the Swami's life.
Vivekananda: East Meets West, A Pictorial Biography
This new pictorial biography is a celebration of the centenary
of Vivekananda's coming to the West and of his universal message
of Vedanta. Hardback.
Vivekananda: The Man and His Message
His Eastern and Western Disciples
Restored portions of the four volume first biography of Swami
Vivekananda (published 1914-1918) as well as new material.
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The Complete Works of Swami Vivekananda
Eight vols. Paperback/Hardback.
Vivekananda, the Yogas and Other Works
Swami Nikhilananda, ed.
Includes the major works of Vivekananda: Jnana Yoga, Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, Raja Yoga, and Inspired Talks, as well as selected lectures, poems, and letters. A detailed
biography of the Swami introduces the collection. Four vols. Paperback.
Karma Yoga and Bhakti Yoga
Two paths to union with the Infinite: through selfless action
(karma yoga) and through the heart (bhakti yoga). Paperback.
The path of knowledge which leads to realization of the oneness
of the individual soul with the Supreme Soul.
The science of concentration of mind and meditation as a means
to experiencing spiritual reality directly. A translation of Patanjali's
Yoga Aphorisms with commentary by Swami.
Informal class talks given to a select group of American disciples
at Thousand Island Park in the summer of 1895.
Lectures from Colombo to Almora
Lectures given on the Swami's triumphal return from the West,
calling the Indian nation to action.
Selections from Swami Vivekananda
A collection of lectures, conversations, letters, poems, and other
writings which gives an overview of Swami's thought.
Teachings of Swami Vivekananda
A valuable collection gathered from lectures, conversations, and
writings, arranged by topic. Annotated.
Vedanta Voice of Freedom
Swami Chetanananda, ed.
An inspiring new introduction to the thought of Swami Vivekananda
in Vivekananda's own words. With glossary and illustrations. Paperback/Hardcover.
Living at the Source: Yoga Teachings of Vivekananda
Ann Myren and Dorothy Madison, eds.
Selections from the writings and talks of Swami Vivekananda which
speak directly to the concerns of contemporary men and women.
Letters of Swami Vivekananda
More than two hundred letters to his brother disciples, friends,
and followers giving an intimate glimpse into the Swami's mind,
heart and work.
Talks with Swami Vivekananda
Sarat Chandra Chakravarty
Conversations recorded by a close householder disciple, Sarat
Chandra Chakravarty, from 1897 to 1902. A lively and wide-ranging
Meditation and Its Methods According to Swami Vivekananda
Swami Chetanananda. ed.
Teachings on meditation, its philosophy and practice, extracted
from Swami Vivekananda's collected writings.
What Religion Is In the Words of Swami Vivekananda
Swami Vidyatmananda, ed.
The essence of Swamiji's message taken from the collected works.
A skillful condensation. Paperback.
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Western Women in the Footsteps of Swami Vivekananda
Pravrajika Atmaprana, ed.
Articles commemorating the courage and vision of the Western women
who recognized Swami's greatness and helped him in his mission.
Facets of Vivekananda
Swami Shraddhananda and others
Collected articles from Vedanta Kesari published in honor of Swami's
125th birth anniversary.
Involved in Mankind
A distillation of Swami's message as it relates to the current
Swami Vivekananda Studies in the Soviet Union
Harish C. Gupta, tr.
A translation of essays by Russian scholar-specialists, published
by the Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture on the 150th birth
anniversary of Sri Ramakrishna.
Tantine: The Life of Joesephine MacLeod
Gives a view of Swamji through the eyes of a close friend, Tantine.
Vivekananda: His Gospel of Man-Making
A comprehensive study of Swami Vivekananda's life, his teachings,
and his times. Includes tributes, a chronicle of important events
which took place during his lifetime, and 80 photographs of Swami,
The Four Yogas of Swami Vivekananda, Condensed and Retold
A condensation which gives the new student an introduction and
the experienced student a refresher course.
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Living at the Source:
Yoga Teachings of Vivekananda
"How good is it to have this important,
wisely selected collection of Vivekananda's essential writing. His stirring voice
resounds through its pages, from cover to cover."
- HUSTON SMITH, author of The World's Religions
"Engrossing and enriching. Vivekananda's thoughts are especially relevant
to today's problems, as they are profound yet practical. This is a book which should
be widely read."
- ANNE BANCROFT, author of Weavers of Wisdom
FROM THE BEACON: Living at the Source was compiled
in commemoration of the 100th anniversary of Swami Vivekananda's appearance at the
1893 World Parliament of Religions, held in Chicago, in which he struck a powerful
chord for inter-faith harmony. Vivekananda was one of the most prominent disciples
of the great Indian sage Ramakrishna and was responsible for helping to bring his
message of divine love and the ways of the spiritual life to many Western seekers.
This compilation draws from a wide range of Vivekananda's talks and writings and
brings clearly to light his position as a forerunner of noble stature whose words
have lost none of their impact today. His thoughts combine deep humility, wisdom
and love and present a practical means by which ancient spiritual truths can be applied
within the daily life.
Published by Shambhala, Inc., 1993, 176 pp.