The following people and organizations have shared their love for Bapuji
and his guidance for the benefit of all mankind.

 

Books

Written works of and by Swami Kripalvananda

 

Many of Swami Kripalvananda’s written works can be found on the Foundation for Natural Meditation website and are available for download free of charge by clicking the links below. Works include:

The books listed below can be purchased on Amazon by clicking on their titles. Please note, this website, swamikripalvananda.org, does not sell books.

 

Asana and Mudra – By Swami Kripalvananda (English edition)

Edited by Sati Mona Sosna – Publisher, Red Elixir, 2018

 

Infinite Grace: The Story of My Spiritual Lineage

Swami Rajarshi Muni, LIFE Mission Publications, 2002

 

Dharma then Moksha: The Untold Story of Swami Kripalu

Compiled, Edited and Narrated by Richard Faulds, 2019

 

Swimming with Krishna: Teaching Stories from the Kripalu Yoga

Tradition – Edited and Commentary by Richard Faulds, 2006

 

Sayings of Swami Kripalu: Inspiring Quotes from a Contemporary Yoga Master

Compiled and Edited by Richard and Danna Faulds, 2004

 

Pilgrim of Love: The Life and Teachings of Swami Kripalu

Compiled and Edited by Atma Jo Ann Levitt, Monkfish Publications, 2004

 

A Sunrise of Joy: The Lost Darshans of Swami Kripalu

Compiled and Edited by John Mundahl – Publisher, Red Elixir, 2012

 

The Swami Kripalu Reader: Selected Works from a Yoga Master

By John Mundahl, 2014

 

From the Heart of the Lotus: The Teaching Stories of Swami Kripalu

Compiled and Edited by John Mundahl, 2008

 

The Journey Home: Daily Devotions with Swami Kripalu

By John Mundahl, 2016

 

Letters: Personal Correspondence from HH Swami Shri Kripalvanandji to Yogi Amrit Desai 1966 – 1973

Published by Yoga Network International, Inc. 2017

Publications

Pieces written by Swami Kripalvananda

 

 

E.K. Bindu

Poetry – 1932

 

Premdhara

Devotional Chants – 1945

 

Gitanjali

Poetic rendition of Bhagavad Gita into Gujarati – 1950

 

Commentary on the Hatha Yoga Pradipika

First commentary on this ancient scripture in eight hundred years – 1952

 

Asana and Mudra

(Picture book) – First Gujarati edition – 1952

 

Asana and Mudra

(Complete 900 page book) – First Gujarati edition – 1967

 

Guru Prasadi (The Gift of the Guru)

– 1964

 

Shri Guru Vachanamrita

(Parts 1 & 2 – The Sadhak’s Companion) – 1968

 

Gopi Bhav

Commentary on Gopi’s Bhajans – 1969

 

Raga Jyoti – Two Volumes

Classical Indian Sangeet music. Major scholarly work earned him the title of “Sangeetacharya” – 1969

 

Gita Gunjan

Revised version of Gitanjali – 1970

 

In Praise of the Cowherd Guru

– 1972

 

Brahmacharya Bavani

– 1974

 

Guru Govind Pujan

– 1974

 

 Dhyana Vignan

– 1974, Published as Science of Meditation – 1977

 

The Stages of Kundalini Yoga

– 1975

 

Kripalupanishad

– 1976

 

Idol Worship

– 1978

 

The Illusion of Conjugal Sadhana

– 1978

 

Yoga and Celibacy

– 1978

 

Prerana Piyush

– 1981

 

Premyatra: Pilgrimage of Love, Book I

– 1982

 

Premyatra: Pilgrimage of Love, Book II

– 1983

 

Premyatra: Pilgrimage of Love, Book III

– 1984

 

The Passion of Christ

– 1983

Articles & Manuscripts

A partial list.

 

 

Kripalu – Vaksudha

Nine volumes. A quarterly journal beginning in 1972, each about 200 pages, containing collected discourses.

 

Urja

A quarterly journal published in Kayavarohan. A lead article by Swami Kripalvananda is in each issue.

 

Kalyan Vishnu Anka.

Forty-one monthly articles titled “Sangeet” from April 1961 to August 1965. Three part article “Khechari Mudra“ within the spiritual journals.

 

An Introduction to Kripalu Yoga

– 1979

Commentary on Patanjali Yoga Sutra
Commentary on Narada Bhakti Sutra
Commentary on Vedanta Sutra of Vyasa

 

Light from Guru to Disciple

by Swami Rajarshi Muni – 1974

Swami Kripalvananda’s personal stories shared with Swami Rajarshi Muni. “Dedicated to my Divine Guru, Bapuji, on his sixtieth birthday, and on the glorious occasion of the opening on the Bhagwan Brahmeshwar Temple.”

 

Vandana

– 1973, Commemorative volume of his life published for his 60th birthday celebration, Kayavarohan May 4, 1974.

 

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The path of yoga is so completely full of innumerable difficulties that the sadhaka who cannot fight against those difficulties with enthusiasm, faith, patience and courage will never tread the yogic path.

 

—Swami Kripalvananda