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Amrit Nam
Amrit Nam
Price: $9.00

This book endeavors to explain the importance of Nam, which is the very basis around which the teachings of Sant Mat revolve. The author supports his points with extensive quotations from the Adi Granth, and also other mystics such as Bhai Gurdas and Bhai Veer Singh.
Ander ki Awaz
Ander ki Awaz
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A succinct pamphlet written by a former British military officer stationed in India prior to independence, The Inner Voice illuminates the essentials of the Sant Mat teachings. Explanations are given concerning the difference between spirituality and spiritualism and the importance of vegetarianism.
Atam Gyan
Atam Gyan
Price: $6.00

This book presents the Sant Mat teachings of Maharaj Jagat Singh between 1948 and 1951. A chemistry professor by profession, Maharaj Jagat Singh's spiritual discourses were succinct, scientific, and forthright. Seven of these are presented in their entirety along with excerpts from 18 others. Also included are his selected letters to foreign disciples and notes from his conversations collected under the heading Ruhani Guldasta. Maharaj Jagat Singh's words reveal his great love and compassion as well as his insistence on the highest level of spiritual purity. He speaks vividly about the Masters, the downfall of the soul, and how the soul can return to its home.
Atma ka Safar
Atma ka Safar
Price: $9.00

This colourfully illustrated picture book for young children graphically tells the story of the soul's separation from its divine source at the time of the creation. The souls, illustrated as individual drops, are sent out from the divine ocean of love into the  creation, take on bodies, and become part of the cycle of life. The book illustrates how we are all children of the same Father and that we should love one another and all of God's creation. It ends by explaining how God sends "his own Great Power, mercy and Love" into the world in the form of a Master to awaken us to our true home and guide us back into "the Ocean of Light", where the drops merge back and live in "happiness, peace and bliss... forever and ever".
Benti aur Prarthana
Benti aur Prarthana
Price: $5.00

This book is a collection of hymns composed by different mystics — Soami Ji Maharaj, Guru Arjun Dev, Sant Kabir, Sant Ravidas, Mirabai, Jagjivanji Sahib, Sain Bulleh Shah and many others. These hymns have been selected because of their devotional nature.
Bolai Sheikh Farid
Bolai Sheikh Farid
Price: $8.00

Baba Farid (1173-1265) was the first well-known Sufi saint to have composed in the Punjabi language, and occupies a special place in the great worldwide Sufi tradition. This book deals with his life and teachings, which correspond to the teachings of the mystics of all other traditions.
Dharti par Swarg
Dharti par Swarg
Price: $10.00

Through anecdotes and personal reflections, this book gives a chronological history of the Dera - a spiritual colony in Beas, India - and four Masters who lived there. The author uses incidents from the lives of these Masters as examples of the qualities of discipleship that need to be imbibed by all who seek spiritual realization. A sense of the spiritual atmosphere of the Dera, as the place where the Masters lived and taught, permeates the book.
Guru Nanak
Guru Nanak
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Guru Nanak, a mystic saint of fifteenth-century Punjab, India, was first in the line of the ten Gurus upon whose teachings the Sikh religion was founded. Nanak's poetry boldly declares the oneness and greatness of God, the futility of idol worship and rituals, the importance of devotion to the living Master, and union with the inner sound and light of the Shabd. The book stresses the mystic content of Nanak's teachings: that Nam bhakti (devotion to Name or Shabd) and Guru bhakti (devotion to Guru) are both necessary to travel the spiritual path to union with God. Nanak's hymns communicate the noble beauty and divinity attainable by all humanity, with the Guru's grace and guidance. Drawing from over 100 of Guru Nanak's poems, the book also includes a thorough discussion of the relationship of mysticism and ethics.
Guru Ravidas
Guru Ravidas
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Ravidas was a contemporary of Kabir in the fifteenth century, and was also from Banares. Ravidas criticized the ritualistic forms of worship practiced in both Hinduism and Islam. He stressed the transience of life and the imminence of death, and the importance of true devotion to God by listening to the Name or Sound within, under the guidance of a Master. His poems are marked by bold, down to earth language and are infused with his true humility, love for God, and the pain of separation that he experienced. Over 25 poems that are included in this volume cover the basic mystic principles of Sant Mat, such as the necessity of a living Master, devotion to the Name, vegetarianism, and the law of karma.
Hansa Hira Moti Chugna
Hansa Hira Moti Chugna
Price: $6.00

This book is a compilation of essays intended to drive home the point that vegetarianism has been an inherent requirement of spiritual progress in all religious traditions. This argument is substantiated by quotes and passages from the scriptures of the Sikh, Christian, Muslim, Buddhist and other traditions. Quotations from well-known personalities in different walks of life add to the argument. The book also touches on the prohibition of alcohol in the Christian and Sikh scriptures.
Haq Halal Ki Kamai
Haq Halal Ki Kamai
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Understanding why we should live an honest, moral life is an important step on the spiritual path to God realization. This thought provoking book presents the universal law of cause and effect in human and spiritual perspectives. It describes the invisible prison in which we all live and how we can transcend this condition by changing our orientation from material to spiritual goals.
Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti
Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti
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This book brings to life the teachings of Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti, one of the great Sufi Masters of the Chishti lineage, who migrated to India in the twelfth century and established an order in Ajmer. The renditions of Chishti’s poetry poignantly portray both the depths of anguish and the heights of glory that a lover experiences travelling the spiritual path. The book also offers excerpts from seven letters written to his disciple and successor Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki, all rich with universal spiritual truths. Deeply moving and inspirational, Chishti’s words describes the Master-disciple relationship and reveal the deep spiritual bond he shared with his own Master. It gives us a glimpse of the journey the spiritual lover must undertake to attain eternal union with the Divine Beloved.
Hazrat Sultan Bahu
Hazrat Sultan Bahu
Price: $8.00

A Sufi mystic and contemporary of Bulleh Shah, Sultan Bahu lived during the seventeenth century and became one of the best loved Sufi Saints of northern India. Sultan Bahu wrote his major poetic works in the Punjabi language using the quatrain form (abiyat). His poetry, which has the flavour of Persian mystic poetry, dwells on spiritual realization, love for the Master (murshid), and denunciation of orthodox religion with its empty rituals and external observances. The poetry section contains about 200 poems and is preceded by a thorough account of Bahu's life and teaching.
Jiwat Mariye Bhavjal Tariye
Jiwat Mariye Bhavjal Tariye
Price: $8.00

This book consists of questions and answers concerning meditation, asked of Maharaj Charan Singh during the 1960s and 1970s. The reader will find practical advice and encouragement in his explanations of the technical as well as devotional aspects of meditation. The book begins with an overview of the teachings of the saints, and covers (in question and answer format) the purpose of meditation, creating an atmosphere for meditation, the meditation practice, the effects of meditation, and ends with a section on grace, love and devotion as they relate to meditation. The title refers to the meditative state known as "dying while living", when the soul withdraws from the physical body and enters the spiritual realms within.
Kamil Darvesh Shah Latif
Kamil Darvesh Shah Latif
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Shah Latif was a great sufi saint who lived in Sindh from 1689 to 1752. His teachings laid emphasis on the need for a living Master. They also dealt with the four stages one has to go through for the ultimate union with the Lord: Shari’at (rules that guide the external ), Tariqat (code for higher conduct and morality), M’arfat (process for communion with God), and Haqiqat (merging in Truth and attaining God-realization). This book deals with Shah Latif’s teachings and his poetry, and conveys the profound nature of the spiritual truths he imparted through his folk tales.
Mera Satguru
Mera Satguru
Price: $7.00

A seeker tells of his lifelong quest for a spiritual teacher and the fulfilment of that quest when he met his Master, Maharaj Sawan Singh, in India. The author’s vivid descriptive style and anecdotal writing has made this book an inspiration to readers over the decades. The main body of the book consists of 14 letters written in 1932 and 1933 to fellow disciples and seekers in America, which provide a firsthand account of life with Maharaj Sawan Singh, who was affectionately known as the Great Master. Dr Johnson recounts with wonder and awe the beauty of the mystic teachings he learned.
Paras Se Paras
Paras Se Paras
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This book is based on transcriptions of meetings with foreign guests at the Dera Baba Jaimal Singh, located in Beas, Punjab, India. During the meetings, Maharaj Charan Singh reminisces about his life with Maharaj Sawan Singh and Maharaj Jagat Singh; he reflects on the development of the Dera, the relationship of Baba Jaimal Singh with Maharaj Sawan Singh, some early disciples, the Sant Mat tradition, and the universality of the spiritual path. Using a conversational approach, humour, and gentle wisdom, Maharaj Charan Singh explains fundamental spiritual truths through anecdotes and stories.
Parmarthi Pattar I
Parmarthi Pattar I
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This book gives the reader a rare look into the spiritual grooming of one great saint by another and contains translations of letters written by Baba Jaimal Singh Maharaj to his disciple and successor, Maharaj Sawan Singh. Covering the period 1896-1903, when Maharaj Sawan Singh was still in government service, these letters contain personal advice as well as specific instructions and encouragement in matters of meditation and the spiritual way of life, from which all disciples and spiritual seekers can benefit.
Parmarthi Pattar II
Parmarthi Pattar II
Price: $9.00

This book is a collection of letters written by Maharaj Sawan Singh to his disciples in Europe and America between 1919 and 1948. These letters were the main source of guidance for his early disciples who did not have the opportunity to meet their Master in person. The letters discuss all aspects of the Sant Mat teachings, giving guidance on meditation and living in the will of the Lord while discharging one's worldly obligations. Not limited by time or place, by national or cultural differences, the practical advice and loving words contained in this book are equally relevant to modern devotees on the spiritual path.
Parmarthi Sakhian
Parmarthi Sakhian
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A collection of stories or parables narrated by Maharaj Sawan Singh in his discourses that are drawn from the mystic literature of India, Iran, Arabia, and other Eastern countries. Each story illustrates a particular spiritual truth or example of conduct. Some of the stories are humorous, relating to our follies in life; others relate to the karmic implications of our actions, to the purity of the saints, and the benefit of their company.  This edition also includes stories drawn from the lives of the saints in the Radha Soami Beas line.  Stories are introduced with quotations from the world's spiritual literature.
Prabhat Ka Prakash
Prabhat Ka Prakash
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Consisting mainly of letters written between 1911 and 1934 by Maharaj Sawan Singh to his first American disciples, this volume also contains a brief history of Sant Mat in America and a concise summary of the Sant Mat teachings. The letters were written at a time when there were no Sant Mat books to provide guidance and inspiration for those early disciples, very few of whom had the opportunity to meet their Master in person. Full of affection and practical wisdom, the letters explain all aspects of the teachings and give detailed descriptions of the inner journey and the way of life required of the devotee.
Ruhani Phool
Ruhani Phool
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A collection of spiritual discourses given by Maharaj Jagat Singh (1884-1951). A chemistry professor by profession, his discourses are brief, simple, clear and to the point. He speaks vividly about the Master, the downfall of the soul and how the soul can return to its true Home with the help of the Name of God.
Sain Bulleh Shah
Sain Bulleh Shah
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A mystic in the Sufi tradition who lived in eighteenth century Punjab, Bulleh Shah was said to be a descendent of the prophet Muhammad and was therefore considered a member of the highest level of society. Bulleh Shah's poems reveal his unquenchable love for his spiritual Master, Inayat Shah, who was a simple gardener. In his poems, Bulleh Shah uses the allegory of the romance of Heer and Ranja to symbolize the relationship of the Master and disciple, the Lord and the soul. Bulleh Shah was estranged from his Master for a certain period because of his arrogant behaviour, and the poems he wrote during that period convey his intense longing for the company of his Master. Bulleh Shah's life and his poetry demonstrate the importance of pure love on the spiritual path, the futility of traditional religion and rituals, and the irrelevance of caste, class, and other man made divisions.
Sang Samagam
Sang Samagam
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Semi-autobiographical in style, the author, with great humour, wit and humility, recounts his personal experiences with Maharaj Sawan Singh, affectionately known as the Great Master. Most of the book is based on the young Daryai Lal's notes, taken during a number of private meetings and spiritual discussions held by Maharaj Sawan Singh with Christian missionaries and other visitors over many years.
Sant Dadu Dayal
Sant Dadu Dayal
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Dadu, a sixteenth century mystic who lived in Rajasthan during the reign of Akbar, the Mughal emperor, was a cotton carder by profession and Muslim by birth. He was called dayal, "the compassionate one", because he showed love and compassion to everyone, even to those who abused him. His poetry teaches that the human body is the door to salvation but that ego stands in the way of God realization; that our mind can be controlled through meditation; and that only from a perfect Guru can we learn the secret of this inner meditation practice. Through translations of more than 25 lengthy poems, the reader sees Dadu's use of strong images to contrast our over-involvement in the world with the fact that death is fast approaching and only the Lord's love will sustain us.
Sant Kabir
Sant Kabir
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This book explores the life, teachings and poetry of Saint Kabir (1398-1518), who taught the mystic path of God realization in the fifteenth century in India.This book highlights the life of Kabir as a disciple, poet and spiritual teacher and explains how his life transcended religion, nationality and caste. The book contains a collection of Kabir's couplets which inspire and reason with the reader in order to ignite and intensify the quest for spirituality.
Sant Marg
Sant Marg
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This brief volume is an excellent introduction to Sant Mat. It contains Maharaj Charan Singh's thorough and clear explanation of all the basic principles of the teaching of the Saints. Numerous quotations from the writings of both Eastern and Western mystics demonstrate the universality of these spiritual truths.
Sant Paltu
Sant Paltu
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A spiritual master and teacher, Paltu was a grocer of northern India who lived from 1710 to 1780. This volume gives an account of Paltu's life and teachings, along with the translation of many of his poems. He taught the universal mystic path of love, meditation on the inner Name, and devotion to the living spiritual Master. He was critical of orthodox religious practices and rituals, and for this he was ultimately burnt alive by the religious authorities. His eloquent poetry freely uses images drawn from his daily life and work, creating often paradoxical, beautifully crafted, and powerful works.
Sant Sandesh
Sant Sandesh
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This brief volume presents an overview of the teachings of the saints from an Indian religious perspective.  The author draws on examples and quotations from the Bhagavad Gita, the Upanishads, the Adi Granth, Jain holy books, and other scriptures, revealing the many similarities in their fundamental mystic teachings. Included are discussions of the purpose of human life, the true Name, meditation, the living Master, and religion and ethics.
Santon Ki Bani
Santon Ki Bani
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This book contains a collection of hymns by various mystics including Hazur Soami Ji Maharaj, Sant Kabir, Dadu Dayal, Mirabai, Bulleh Shah, Goswami Tulsidas, Sultan Bahu, as well as selected hymns of different Gurus in the line of Guru Nanak. This book, containing the teachings of a wide range of saints and mystics, provides a means to clearly understand the principles of Sant Mat.
Sar Bachan Radha Soami Vartik
Sar Bachan Radha Soami Vartik
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Sar Bachan, literally meaning “words of truth,” contains the fundamental teachings of the saints as explained by Seth Shiv Dayal Singh, known as Soami Ji Maharaj, the first Master in the Radha Soami line of mystics. The text is a translation of notes taken during Soami Ji’s discourses and conversations over a period of many years.
Soami Ji explains that this is not a new teaching, but the same mystic principles taught by all true saints throughout history. He gives details of the inner spiritual regions and the process of the creation. Also included is a collection of brief spiritual sayings by Soami Ji, presented as a series of axioms.
Sar Bachan Sangreh
Sar Bachan Sangreh
Price: $11.00

The second volume of Sar Bachan consists of English translations of the original poetry by Soami Ji Maharaj, with the corresponding Hindi text given on the facing page in Devanagari and Roman scripts. The poems convey the teachings of Sant Mat, the mystic path taught by Soami Ji. They are powerful exhortations for us to awaken to the true reality of life and devote ourselves to the only lasting relationship, with God, through devotion to the inner meditation practice. Soami Ji forcefully addresses such questions as:  Who are we? Where do we come from? Why are we here? Is there a rational explanation for the events of life? Where can we go to get guidance on personal evolution? Is it possible to achieve our human potential and fully realize life's purpose, and if so, how?
Sarmad Shaheed
Sarmad Shaheed
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Sarmad, a seventeenth century Jewish saint, was born in Persia and travelled to India as a trader, ultimately finding spiritual realization. Sarmad taught that God cannot be confined to any particular religion. His poems express the ecstasy and bliss of union with the Lord through direct personal spiritual experience. His outspoken style and the boldness of his teachings led to his execution by the orthodoxy. The book contains an analysis of Sarmad’s teachings, a sketch of his life, and a collection of his poetry exploring the commonalities with mystic teachings worldwide as found in Judaism, Christianity, Taoism, Islam, Hinduism and other religions.