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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:
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Edited by Sati Mona Sosna – Publisher, Red Elixir, 2018
Swami Rajarshi Muni, LIFE Mission Publications, 2002
Compiled, Edited and Narrated by Richard Faulds, 2019
Tradition – Edited and Commentary by Richard Faulds, 2006
Compiled and Edited by Richard and Danna Faulds, 2004
Compiled and Edited by Atma Jo Ann Levitt, Monkfish Publications, 2004
Compiled and Edited by John Mundahl – Publisher, Red Elixir, 2012
By John Mundahl, 2014
Compiled and Edited by John Mundahl, 2008
By John Mundahl, 2016
Published by Yoga Network International, Inc. 2017
Pieces written by Swami Kripalvananda
Poetry – 1932
Devotional Chants – 1945
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)
Shri Guru Vachanamrita
(Parts 1 & 2 – The Sadhak’s Companion) – 1968
Commentary on Gopi’s Bhajans – 1969
Raga Jyoti – Two Volumes
Classical Indian Sangeet music. Major scholarly work earned him the title of “Sangeetacharya” – 1969
Revised version of Gitanjali – 1970
In Praise of the Cowherd Guru
Guru Govind Pujan
– 1974, Published as Science of Meditation – 1977
The Stages of Kundalini Yoga
The Illusion of Conjugal Sadhana
Yoga and Celibacy
Premyatra: Pilgrimage of Love, Book I
Premyatra: Pilgrimage of Love, Book II
Premyatra: Pilgrimage of Love, Book III
The Passion of Christ
Articles & Manuscripts
A partial list.
Kripalu – Vaksudha
Nine volumes. A quarterly journal beginning in 1972, each about 200 pages, containing collected discourses.
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
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.”
– 1973, Commemorative volume of his life published for his 60th birthday celebration, Kayavarohan May 4, 1974.
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.