“Most Intimate: A Zen Approach to Life’s Challenges” by Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara

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For Roshi Pat Enkyo O’Hara, intimacy is what Zen practice is all about: the realization of the essential lack of distinction between self and other that inevitably leads to wisdom and compassionate action. She approaches the practice of intimacy beginning at its most basic level–the intimacy with ourselves that is the essential first step. She… Read more »

“Holy Mother” by Swami Nikhilananda

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This book beautifully describes the life of Holy Mother, Sri Sarada Devi, and will inspire spiritual seekers of all faiths. Holy Mother, the wife of Sri Ramakrishna, the 19th century God man of India, has been described as the Divine Mother of the Universe. “Outwardly Holy Mother lived as an average Hindu woman, devoting herself… Read more »

“Chants of a Lifetime” by Krishna Das

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Chants of a Lifetime offers an intimate collection of stories, teachings, and insights from Krishna Das, who has been called “the chant master of American yoga” by the New York Times. Since 1994, the sound of his voice singing traditional Indian chants with a Western flavor has brought the spiritual experience of chanting to audiences… Read more »