A Renunciate Order for a New Age

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Swami Kriyananda has been a direct disciple for over sixty years of the great yoga master, Paramhansa Yogananda. In this book, he introduces a new approach to the quest for God-realization that speaks to modern seekers. Demystifying the mystical, Kriyananda presents practical techniques, attitudes, and life directions that lead to inner freedom and joy. Whatever your level of spiritual interest or commitment, you will find A Renunciate Order for the New Age a must-read to give you an understanding of where ...

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Overview

Swami Kriyananda has been a direct disciple for over sixty years of the great yoga master, Paramhansa Yogananda. In this book, he introduces a new approach to the quest for God-realization that speaks to modern seekers. Demystifying the mystical, Kriyananda presents practical techniques, attitudes, and life directions that lead to inner freedom and joy. Whatever your level of spiritual interest or commitment, you will find A Renunciate Order for the New Age a must-read to give you an understanding of where religion is headed in the future. It launches a new era for people everywhere who want to declare their devotion to high, spiritual ideals.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781565892521
  • Publisher: Crystal Clarity Publishers
  • Publication date: 8/16/2010
  • Pages: 148
  • Product dimensions: 5.61 (w) x 8.62 (h) x 0.44 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface vii

1 My Intention 1

2 The Dilemma 19

3 Colors 23

4 Institutions and the Individual 27

5 Samsara vs. Renunciation 31

6 Men, Women 34

7 The Main Delusions, Including the "Greatest" One 40

8 A Step at a Time 53

9 Transcending the Ego 60

10 Truthfulness 70

11 The Sex Issue Revisited 74

12 The Stages to Sannyas 76

13 The Habit 80

14 The Widespread Need for Renunciation 82

15 A Need for Proper Education 90

16 A Vision of the Future 96

17 The Vows of Renunciation 106

18 An Invitation to Swamis 114

Appendix-Married Swamis 117

About the Author 119

Further Explorations 121

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