Advaita Vedanta Resources
What is Advaita Vedanta Advaita Vedanta is a school of Hinduism
with its roots in the Vedas and Upanishads which recognizes one reality
and one God
The Concept of Advaita Vedanta A summary of the essential concepts
of the Advaita Vedanta of Hinduism, or the philosophy of Nondualism
Holographic Principle and Advaita Vedanta In this essay the author
discusses the Holographic Principle or the idea that the universe is
a hologram projected by a black hole and its correlation with the Advaita
Vedanta of Hinduism.
Nonduality: The Varieties of Expression Introducing Advaita,
Gurus, Masters, Teachers, Realizers, Confessors, Poets, Scholars, and
nondual scriptures and literature.
Advaita - A Presentation for Beginners written by D. Krishna Ayyar,
the complete text is available on-line. Despite claiming to be 'for
beginners' this is very comprehensive covering practically any topic
that you might think of. It is a classical treatment that uses all of
the correct Sanskrit terminology.
Advaita Academy Hundreds of essays from modern teachers and writers
both on general Advaita topics and scriptural exegesis; interviews;
audio and video talks; book reviews; blogs from a number of writers.
Advaita enquiry and educating disciplines the website of Ananda
Wood contains a comprehensive resource for the teachings of Sri Atmananda,
the tradition of Advaita, discourses on science, language and education,
as well as a slideshow and free downloads.
Fellowship Advaita teaching of Ramesh S. Balsekar, Wayne Liquorman
(ram tzu) and Nisargadatta Maharaj. Transcripts, audio files and live
webcasts of Wayne's talks.
Advaita Notebook Thoughts, poems, audio and book from Peter Marjason
in the style of neo-advaita.
Advaita Vedanta A 'weblog' site from Floyd Henderson offering daily
meditations on the subject of Advaita.
Advaita Vedanta Quotes and Nonduality Quotations quotations from
Floyd Henderson, Nisargadatta Maharaj and Dennis Waite.
The Advaita Vedânta Home Page A traditional approach to non-dualism,
as taught by as taught by SankarAcArya and his followers. History, philosophies,
Advaita Vision links to organisations, teachers and resources; excerpts
from published books; details of hundreds of books related to Advaita,
with links to purchase; discourses, book extracts and essays from current
teachers and writers; question and answer section; introduction to Sanskrit
and ITRANS. Related blog, with 9 writers, at www.advaita-vision.org.
AdvaitaVedanta.co.uk The most important works of Narayana Guru and
Dr. Nataraja Guru are available on-line, including the former's 'Darsana
Mala' and the latter's commentary on this, 'The Integrated Science of
the Absolute'. There is also a commentary on the Bhagavad Gita and on
Shankara's 'Saundarya Lahari' and numerous other essays and articles.
There is also a discussion forum.
Homepage Website for the Advaitin Egroup. In addition to details
of the group, FAQ, messages and an invitation to join, there are articles
on Advaita, Hinduism, Vedas and Upanishads, and Gita.
Aloha Sangha Weekly meetings in Honolulu exploring the varieties
of nondual experience and expression, with emphasis on the teachings
of Nisargadatta, Sri Ramana, and Zen Buddhism.
A free Web magazine about Non Duality. There are articles by the editor
Wolter Keers, a disciple of Ramana Maharshi and others such as Douglas
Harding, Krishna Menon and Tony Parsons.
Ashram Vidya Order Founded by Raphael and teaching in the 'Primordial
Tradition' of Pythagoras, Parmenides, Plato, Plotinus, Lao-tse, Gaudapada,
Shankara and others. Monthly on-line readings from the Mandukya Upanishad
and Gaudapada's karika.
The Awakened Eye Artists and artisans, educators and philosophers,
scientists, sages and saints present their understanding and teachings
about nondual awareness: the eye wideawake, and the awakened 'I' are
A Course in Consciousness Quantum theory and consciousness; the
metaphysics of non-duality; the end of suffering and the discovery of
our true nature - an on-line or downloadable book by Stanley Sobottka,
professor of Physics at the University of Virginia.
The Gnani Purush Words of wisdom on a number of subjects from Ambalal
Muljibhai Patel aka Dadashri (died 1988), using the teaching of 'Akram
Vignam', the 'Elevator Path'. This teaching now continued by a disciple.
Divine Life Church of Absolute Oneness Thoughts on a number of practical
problems, including some audio files, from Swami Shankarananda, founder
of this church in Baltimore, Maryland.
Flames of Nonduality Advaita in St. Petersburg, Russia. A number
of pages in English about the spiritual path of Advaita, including some
material by Andrew Cohen.
Gems From The Ocean Of Traditional Hindu Thought Prof. V. Krishnamurthy
had made extracts from his books available here. There are a wide range
of topics relating to Hinduism in general and Vedanta in particular.
If I Could Tell You Two essays: 'OM' - short observations on aspects
of Advaita interspersed with quotations from Taoism; 'I Am' - an autobiographical
description of a journey of Self-discovery.
Inner Quest Articles and teachings from Ranjit Maharaj, Sri Poonja,
Nisargadatta Maharaj, Ramesh Balsekar and Chandra Swami; Catalogue of
videos, DVDs and books from various teachers,traditional and modern,
including Ramana Maharshi and J. Krishnamurti; details of meetings in
Paris (last section in French only).
Krishna Viswaroopam This is a weblog site with existing entries
based upon the teachings of the Upanishads and Swami Vivekananda.
Living Satsang Interviews (some in Dutch) with various teachers,
e.g. Arjuna, Neelam, Osho, Isaac Shapiro. Details of forthcoming retreats
in Holland and events at a 'satsang community' in N. France.
On-line magazine with essays, stories, pictures, and poems relating
to interfaith spirituality since 2000. The focus is on enlightenment
in the context of Advaita but other non-dual philosophies are also represented.
Edited by Dr. Harsh K. Luthar with new articles every month.
Maharaj Nisargadatta primarily related to this teacher, providing
quotations, biography, lineage and photos and the complete text of 'I
am That'. There are also other essays and books on Advaita in general,
including many of the books by Ramana Maharshi, Upanishads, Gita and
Brahmasutras, works by Sivananda and Krishnananda, Ramakrishna and Vivekananda,
and a number from the Bhaktivedanta Trust.
West - Non Duality There are numerous articles from Mark West, a
disciple of Nisargadatta Maharaj. There are also audio talks, interviews,
several videos and details of the book 'Gleanings from Nisargadatta'
- Talks with Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj transcribed by Mark 1976-77.
Nisargadatta Maharaj Dedicated to the Advaita Master, Nisargadatta
Maharaj and linked to the related Discussion Group. Contains quotations
from the books of his dialogues.
Nisargadatta Maharaj Contains a brief biography and information
about Nisargadatta's teaching style; details of his published books
and some downloadable scriptural texts; a large number of downloadable
photos; a number of on-line videos and links to related sites.
Deceitful Senses Articles, in modern terminology, addressing the
topics of perception and the illusory world, dream as a metaphor for
waking 'reality' and recognising that we are not the body.
Papaji Satsang Extensive biography and pictures of Sri Poonja together
with quotation and video of the week and numerous satsang extracts.
The Philosophy of Advaita Vedanta - Nonduality Weblog containing
article entries related to the philosophy of Advaita Vedanta as contained
in the Upanishads and systematized by Adi Shankara.
A practical approach to Advaita Introduction to Advaita and how
to put the philosophy to practice in everyday life.
Pure Silence Offers pointers to integral spiritual transformation
based on a personal realization of the true self and the practice of
silence: the essence of non duality and all genuine spirituality.
Radiance of Being the blog of Rodney Stevens. Influenced principally
by John Wheeler, he provides pointers, reviews, questions & answers
and generally expresses observations on 'simply being' in the present.
Reflections India Dedicated to the understanding and realization
of the truths of life and experiences. Organised by Dr. Haramohan Mishra,
graduate in Sanskrit and doctor in Advaita Epistemology. On-line magazine
with archived articles, details of published books and links.
The Road to pSingularity An unusual interpretation of Advaita Vedanta
in terms of the mathematics of the Turing Machine as implemented in
the Human Genome.
Robert Adams A disciple of Ramana Maharshi. This is the website
of the 'Infinity Institute', instructed to carry on his teaching following
his death in 1997. There are details of events, articles, publications
and transcripts. A Home study course is available at $60 per year along
with books, booklets and tapes.
Sankaracharya.org Provides the complete writings of Adi Shankara
and explains his doctrine of Advaita Vedanta. Other scriptural texts
also available, including a number of Upanishads, the Vedas and Puranas.
Schedules of teachers holding satsangs and retreats in the Netherlands,
together with links and quotes.
Science and Nonduality Site promoting the Science & Nonduality
conference held annually in California. Details of past and future events,
program and speakers, together with information about organizers, venue
and sales of DVDs.
Seeing-Knowing The website of Gilbert Schultz, a disciple of Nisargadatta
Maharaj and 'Sailor' Bob Adamson. There are numerous articles, audio,
videos and details of his books.
The Seer the weblog of Peter Sumner, a spiritual mentor based at
Gurukula in Fremantle, Western Australia, particularly influenced by
Eckhart Tolle. There are frequent updates with extracts from books,
topical observations and comments.
Self-Identity Anonymous E. J. Shearn's weblog site, with the topic
of 'Getting to the bottom of self'.
Self-knowledge the weblog of Dr. Shyam Subramanian contains observations
based on traditional teachings but aimed at the modern reader.
Shankara's Crest-Jewel of Wisdom, Vivekachudamani a new rendition
of the version translated by Charles Johnston.
shiningworld.com This is the website of James Swartz. Many perennial
questions on Advaita are addressed in 12 different categories and opinions
are expressed on a number of issues. Books and essays may be read on-line
or downloaded as PDF files. Some may be purchased as hard copy and the
entire site is available on CD.
Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham More than 1000 pages of information on Hinduism
and Advaita. See their 'site map' for links to everything about Hindu
dharma, together with many articles and tributes to Shankara and his
Sri Ranjit Maharaj Site dedicated to Ranjit Maharaj and his teacher,
Shri Siddharameshwar Maharaj. There are excerpts from talks, including
two in MP3 format and a program of events.
Stillness Speaks Distributes video, audio and texts of a number
of contemporary non-dual spiritual teachers and traditional sages. Some
of these resources are available as free downloads. There are also recommended
books, links and a weblog.
Strictly Spiritual tips for evaluating a spiritual teacher for yourself
together with a personal ratings list.
Swami Rama Tirtha Contains biographical details and eulogies. 'In
Woods of God-Realization' is a seven volume compilation of the complete
works of Swami Rama and this is being made available on-line.
Vancouver Satsang Has details of all of the events around Vancouver
Vedanta Centre The centre, near Boston MA, expounds the teachings
of Sri Ramakrishna; provides services and retreats, a library and bookstore.
There are 'Daily Thoughts' from the writings of Swami Paramananda.
Vedanta: The Yoga of Objectivity Neema Majmudar and Surya Tahora,
disciples of Swami Dayananda, are the authors of this website. This
site gives a detailed presentation of Vedanta and its teaching methodology,
with pop-up quotes from relevant scriptures together with articles (in
PDF format for download) and dialogs on specific aspects. There is also
a schedule of talks, seminars and retreats (held in India, Bangkok,
Vedantavidyarthisangha.org Dedicated to hosting selected classes
of Swami Paramarthananda (a direct disciple of Swami Dayananda), including
some of the ongoing classes in Chennai. Talks either require a 'Flash
Player', which may be downloaded from the site, or are in real-audio
Bharata Advaita Vedanta Philosophy, Raphael, Tattvaloka, The Mountain
Path, Sringeri Ashram, both in English and Italian.
Who Are You? If pictures help you to understand new concepts and
you have the Shockwave plugin Flash 5.0 installed, this site poses a
set of visually stimulating questions on the nature of ourselves and
the world of appearances.
Wide Awake Living the website of Alice Gardner. There are essays,
poetry, links and reviews. Influenced by Eckhart Tolle and Adyashanti,
she offers 'mentoring' sessions and circulates a monthly Newsletter.
The Yoga Vasistha Some original comments on this ancient text, which
provides an understanding of the nature of reality.
Enlightenment.com Resources and products for the spiritual seeker.
Wisdom of the Heart We should know that not only what we see is
real, that even the most beautiful fantasy tales are nothing compared
to the beautiful truth, that up to this day we have ignored.
Adiyaar: Devotees of Lord Shiva Life and teachings of many Tamil
devotees of Lord Shiva known as Adiyaar.
Universal Mission Dedicated to Maha Guru Agasthiar's universal mission
for the spiritual upliftment of all beings.
Bhagwan Ramji About the saint and his teachings.
Akhandanandji Saraswati, Swami A 20th century saint of Anand Vrindavan,
exponent of Shrimad Bhagavata and scholar of Vedanta and Bhakti Shastras.
Amma Karunamayi Life and teachings of the modern saint.
Anandmurti Guru Maa Profile, teachings, meditation camps, ashram,
Appaji, Sri The life and teachings of the saint who started preaching
from his childhood and the ashram founded by him.
Asimananda Saraswathy Life and work of the saint. Includes information
about the activities of the ashram founded by him.
Baba Lokenath Life and teachings of the saint known as Baba Lokenath.
Information on the mission founded by him.
Biographies of Saints Images and short life stories of saints, teachers,
and gurus of Hinduism from the 19th and 20th centuries.
Swami Talks, quotes, photos and brief biography of the spiritual
director of Nityananda Institute, Portland, Oregon.
Ganapati Sachchidananda, Swami Swamiji is the pontiff of Datta Peetham
at Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Ashram in Mysore, India.Sri Swamiji is
known for his healing and meditation music.Includes his teachings and
provides a calendar of his upcoming talks.
Guruji Sri Muralidhara Swamigal Mission Teachings of Sri Muralidhara
Swamigal, his discourses, compositions and activities of the organizations
founded by him.
Jagat Guru Rampal Ji Maharaj Life story,lectures and publications
of the guru.
Kabir Kabir was a musician saint of India. This is a brief description
of Kabir's life, philosophy, poetry, an special links concerning his
Kripananda Variyar Swamigal Biography and works of the saint who
was devoted to Lord Muruga. Includes a photo gallery.
Lalleshwari A 14th century poetess saint of north India. A yogini
of the mystical tradition, esteemed by both Hindus and Muslims.
mohanananda maharajaji Life, profile and teachings of the Guru.
Mother Meera A brief biography and teachings of the Indian saint
currently living in Germany. Includes a map of location of her abode
and a photo gallery.
Mystic Poet Saints of Maharashtra Information about famous poet
saints of India who lived from the 13th to the 17th Century.
Navnath Prassanna, Shri Information on Sri Navanath the representative
of nine robust saints in Hindu religion and "Sri Navnath Bhaktisar"
written by Sri Malu Kavi.
Nayanmar The life of the sixtythree devotees of Lord Shiva from
the epic Periya Puranam.
Nisargadatta Maharaj Biography and teachings of the Advaita Vedanta
teacher. Includes photographs.
Prahlad Chandra Brahmachari The life and teachings of this saint.
Pandurang Shastri Athavale The life and mission of the saint social
reformer popularly known as Dadaji.
Sadhus and Swamis - The Holy Men of India Article and pictures on
the sages, swamis, sadhus and other holy men of India
Sankaradeva Life and works of Sankaradeva (1449-1568), the saint
of Assam who propagated the form of Vaisnavism known as Eka-Sarana Hari-Nama
Dharma in Eastern India.
Swami Spiritual teacher, advocate for interfaith dialogue and world
peace. Founder of Integral Yoga Institutes, worldwide and LOTUS shrine,
Satchidananda Ashram, Virginia, USA.
Sivaya Subramuniyaswami A spiritual teacher, author and publisher
of Hinduism today. Kauai's Hindu Monastery Daily Chronicle of Hindu
news, lessons, talks, calendar and archives.
Satyananda Saraswati, Swami Swamiji has dedicated his entire life
to the Divine Mother. He is the author of Chandi Path, Kali Puja, Shree
Maa:The Guru and Goddess and other religious books.
Shri Krishna Saraswati Swami of Kolhapur Life of the saint. Includes
excerpts from the book on Swami.
Sivarama Swami Disciple of Srila Prabhupada. Serving ISKCON in Canada,
U.S.A., United Kingdom and Hungary. Books, tapes, CD-ROMs, lecture sets,
Rama Dasa Mission Details the lives and mission of two, Brahmasree
Neelakanta Gurupadar and his disciple Swami Sathyananda Saraswathi.
Surdas A brief introduction to a medieval poet, singer and saint.
Swami Avdheshanand Giriji Information about the Swamiji, his ashrams,
Swami Manishanandji Life, thoughts, lectures and divine experiences
of Swami Manishanandji
Swargarohan Life and works of Shri Yogeshwarji and Maa Sarveshwari.
Includes articles, books,and lectures.
Tankara Religious and educational activities at Tankara, the birth
place of Swami Dayanand Saraswati.
'Sailor' Bob Adamson Details of meetings (in Melbourne, Australia).
His book and CDs may be purchased and there are reviews, extracts and
transcripts from meetings and emails. 'Sailor' Bob is a disciple of
Adyashanti Details of satsangs and retreats, extracts from teachings
and books for sale.
Andrew Cohen The official site, containing details of his teaching
and of the magazine 'What is Enlightenment'; schedules of retreats etc.,
articles, audio and video clips.
Bodhi Avasa Lives in Wales in the UK but holds satsangs in Europe,
US and Canada. Details of these together with essays, poems and letters.
Videos and CD-ROMs may also be purchased.
Burt Harding - The Awareness Foundation A teacher of Advaita Vedanta
in the lineage of Ramana Maharshi, based on direct experience of awakening.
He reminds people of what they already know in their hearts. Biography,
book, tapes, schedule.
Catherine Ingram Details of retreats, extracts from dialogues (including
several RealAudio files), and tapes and CDs to buy.
Charlie Hayes Correspondence, audios, essays, books and links from
a former professional racing driver who is influenced by the Navnath
sampradAya. Charlie offers frequent meetings and personal consultations
at his home in Enid, Oklahoma.
Chuck Hillig A consulting marriage and family therapist in California
and author of several acclaimed books on enlightenement. He is also
a professional speaker and may be booked for a number of presentations,
that can be scheduled for 30 mins or 1/2 day duration.
Dolano is a disciple of Osho, Sri Poonja and Gangaji, who teaches in
Pune, India. The site contains background information, photos and schedule
Dolano (Friends of) A site dedicated to Dolano, a disciple of Osho,
Sri Poonja and Gangaji, and featuring downloadable satsang recordings.
K. Sadananda Essays and audio material from Dr. K. Sadananda, a
disciple of Swami Chinmayananda and Acharya at the Washington Chinmaya
Mission. The site is linked to a discussion forum.
Floyd Henderson arranges retreats one-on-one, for couples or for
groups. Telephone sessions also available. Retreats are based in Texas.
Francis Lucille A disciple of Jean Klein and a spiritual teacher
of advaita. This web site contains details of his retreats, and extracts
from dialogues and tapes, videos and CDs which may be purchased.
Gangaji There are on-line audio clips, videos, and extracts from
meetings, together with details of retreats and intensives and books
to be purchased. There is also a listing of satsang video broadcasts
on cable TV around the US.
Geoffrey Neill Also known as Janak Giri, he holds meetings in Auckland,
New Zealand. Influenced by other traditions as well as Advaita.
Greg Goode Greg is a Doctor of Western philosophy as well as a self-realised
teacher of Advaita and Buddhism and is equally at home with all approaches.
He is a qualified Philosophical Counsellor in New York, where he also
Halina Pytlasinska Schedule of meetings; essays and interviews with
other neo-Advaitin teachers.
Isaac Shapiro A student of Sri Poonja, the site contains biographical
information, pictures, interview, letters, poems, audio clips, book
extracts and links. There is a schedule of satsangs and retreats throughout
the US, Australia and Europe.
James Braha A disciple of Bob Adamson and author of a book - "Living
Reality" - on his experience of 5 weeks spent with Bob discussing non-duality.
James teaches near Sarasota in Florida.
Jeff Foster Author and speaker influenced by Advaita, Sufism and
Zen holding meetings and retreats in UK, Europe and USA. Site includes
essays, interviews, podcasts, videos, and details of his books and DVD's.
One in None Sacha Center. Articles, dialogues, and quotations, from
this disciple of ShantiMayi, whose teaching accords special significance
to the Gayatri Mantra.
Joan Tollifson Teacher and writer in traditions of Advaita and Zen.
Information about her books, details of meetings, an essay and list
of recommended books.
John David (formerly Premananda) Writings, short stories, interview
and poetry influenced by Sri Poonja, Ramana Maharshi and Osho. Also
edited talks (Real Player) and schedule of satsangs.
John Sherman The River Ganga Foundation supports the work of John
Sherman to develop and teach the self-inquiry method of Ramana Maharshi.
Jon Bernie Details of satsangs, meditation retreats and extracts
from the teachings of this student of Adyashanti. Based in San Francisco.
Renz Interview and autobiography; details of schedule; paintings
Katie Davis Spirituality, Advaita Vedanta, current teacher and author
of 'Awake Joy: The Essence of Enlightenment' provides free videos, published
articles on Advaita and enlightenment, details of Advaita satsang events
and free newsletters.
Disciple of Sri Poonja. Site contains schedule of retreats around the
world, letters, meeting excerpts, articles and interviews (some in German).
Marlies Cocheret A disciple of Osho and Adyashanti, she teaches,
together with Mokshananda at Free Water Sangha in Santa Cruz CA.
Zetty Awakening Into Awareness - Non-dual thoughts and letters on
a vast range of topics, together with mailing lists, and tapes, and
details of forthcoming events.
Mokshananda A disciple of Gurumayi and Adyashanti, he teaches, together
with Marlies Cocheret at Free Water Sangha in Santa Cruz CA.
Disciple of Sri Poonja conducting satsangs in the UK and Ireland. This
site contains dialogues, a brief biography, pictures and a schedule
of satsangs and retreats.
Nathan Spoon Nathan's background includes other traditions such
as tantra, Kashmir Shaivism and Kundalini yoga but he now teaches Advaita
at the Ganapati-Advaita Ashram in Charlotte, NC. His web log addresses
such topics as practice and self-enquiry.
Sri Poonja lineage. There are details of her retreats, principally in
Nirmala Satsang schedule (US and Canada). Free e-books of satsang
transcripts and non-dual poetry. This student of Neelam and Adyashanti
points to the Heart, the truest source of wisdom.
Norman Scrimshaw A disciple of Adyashanti (whose influences are
Zen as well as Advaita), based in Campton, New Hampshire. There are
details of satsangs and retreats, audio and video clips and a little
Pamela Wilson disciple of Robert Adams, H W L Poonja and Neelam.
The site has biographical information, schedule of satsangs and weekend
retreats and tapes may be purchased. A book of satsang extracts 'On
Being a Mountain' is due out in 2003.
Peter & Pearl Sumner Counselling and spiritual teaching at Fremantle,
Perth, Australia, based upon Eckhart Tolle's 'The Power of Now'. Fees
apply for all aspects. Free daily quotes from enlightened teachers available
Renard Influenced by a number of teachers but principally in the
lineage of Atmananda Krishna Menon and Alexander Smit, he teaches in
the Netherlands (Bilthoven) but his site has a parallel stream in English,
where there are a number of articles, including a series on Ramana,
Nisargadatta and Atmananda.
Radha (Carol Whitfield Ph.D.) studied with Swami Dayananda Saraswati
and is a university professor and Jungian-oriented clinical psychologist.
She teaches Vedanta in Berkeley, California. On-line classes are available
at the website.
Ramesh Balsekar The official web site. Brief biography, details
of books and on-line ordering, photos and details of satsangs and seminars.
There is a daily satsang at his residence in Bombay, India.
Balsekar and Wayne Liquorman The Advaita Fellowship - main entry
in Advaita category.
Randall Friend A disciple of "Sailor" Bob Adamson, Randall is now
holding talks on Non-duality in 'Second Life', the on-line 3D virtual
world - http://secondlife.com. This web log contains details of the
meetings together with many essays on various topics in Advaita.
Richard Sylvester Influenced by Tony Parsons and now teaching in
the UK. Includes an edited transcript of an interview and extracts from
his forthcoming book "I Hope You Die Soon - Words About Non-duality
And Liberation" which will be published by Non-duality Press in early
Robert P. Meizer A few video lectures along with links to written
material on nondualism and enlightenment ('Lineage' Nisargadatta Maharaj
- Bob Adamson - John Wheeler - Bobby Meizer.)
Roger Linden Teaches in London and Southern England. Includes a
short essay, a biography and a diary of meetings.
Rupert Spira a student of Francis Lucille, teaching Direct Path
Advaita. The site provides details of meetings around the world, together
with videos, podcasts, interviews and essays. There is a store, where
books, DVDs and subscriptions may be purchased.
Kiloby teaches in New Harmony and Evansville, Indiana. In addition
to details of his meetings and retreats, there are many essays, quotations
and videos (which can be viewed free of charge). He also holds frequent,
free meetings via Skype.
Sheilan 'The Infinite Living Teaching'. Influenced by Ramana Maharshi,Ramesh
Balsekar and Wayne Liquorman, Sheilan teaches in the Seattle Washington
area. The site contains some of her own articles and selected quotations
from other sources.
Stuart Schwartz A disciple of Robert Adams, Stuart gives satsang
in New York and Boston as well as personal sessions. The site contains
details of these, an interview, notes and endorsements. CDs of satsangs
may be purchased.
Sundance Burke Spirituality, Advaita Vedanta, current teacher and
author of 'Free Spirit: A Guide to Enlightened Being' provides free
videos, articles on Advaita and enlightenment, details of Advaita satsang
events and free newsletters.
Swami Prabuddhananda A teacher of Sanskrit, Vedanta and Yoga philosophy
who has taught extensively in India, now teaching in New York.
Swami Saurabhnath A disciple of Nath Tradition in Maharashtra, India.
Swami Virajeshwara A scientist now living and teaching (Sivananda
lineage) in Hamsa Ashramam in Anusoni, a village 60kms from Bangalore,
Swami Virajeshwara Scientist's search for Truth. Information about
this teacher and his gurus; several essays; details about the Hamsa
Ashram and events; publications and photo gallery.
Timothy Schoorel A disciple of Osho, later influenced by Alexander
Smit, he gives satsangs principally in the Netherlands. The website
contains the complete electronic transcript of his book 'The 7 Principles
Tony Parsons There are extracts from his books and meetings, including
several in audio. Also, details of talks (around the UK and in Amsterdam,
Munich and Paris) and retreats in Wales.
Unmani - Liza Hyde Neo-Advaita teacher based in London, UK; site
contains brief extracts from her book, details of meetings and retreats
and a few links.
V.V.Brahmam Advaita teacher, founder and president of the Bhagavan
Sri Ramana Maharshi Ashram, Tadpatri, Andhra Pradesh, India. Site features
many hours of audio and video recordings of satsang and several texts.
Vijai Shankar There are a number of articles and details are provided
of meetings, mainly in the Netherlands, Germany and Belgium. Books,
CDs and DVDs may be purchased.
Abhedashram Centre for spiritual studies near Welshpool in the UK,
established by H. H. Shrimad Svami Sadananda Sarasvati in the tradition
Adhyatma Prakasha Karyalaya An organization founded in Holenarasipura,
India by Shri Shri Sachidanandendra Saraswati to propagate the essence
of Shankara's teaching of Advaita.
Advaita Meditation Center (formerly The Philosophy Foundation),
Waltham, Massachusetts, offers classes, seminars and retreats in Advaita
philosophy, meditation and related subjects. The School is affiliated
with the Sharada Peetham in Sringeri, India.
Space Advaita-related articles; a forum, blog and links to other
sites. Some scriptures available for download and an on-line shop to
purchase books (India only).
Retreat and Training Center The 'Association of Happiness for All
Mankind' - teaching according to Ramana Maharshi, based in North Carolina.
Arsha Bodha Center located in central New Jersey, this was founded
by Swami Tadatmananda, a disciple of Swami Dayananda. There are regular
classes in Vedanta and Sanskrit and numerous other events. Payment is
Arsha Vidya Gurukulam - Institute of Vedanta and Sanskrit Arsha
Vidya means the knowledge flowing from the Rishis - the great seers
of ancient India. Arsha Vidya Gurukulam offers Indians and Westerners
alike an opportunity to study the profound spiritual knowledge of the
Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita, Brahma-sutras, and other classical Vedic
Arsha Vijnana Mandiram A spiritual retreat center located in Southern
Georgia devoted to the study of Vedanta and Sanskrit. It was founded
in 2006 by Swami Dayananda Saraswati. His disciple, Sri Sadhvi Chaitanya,
is the resident Acharya of the center.
Friends of the Heart Spirituality and Advaita organization that
offers scholarships, free videos and free monthly newsletters on spirituality,
Advaita Vedanta, enlightenment and being now.
Foundation dedicated to world peace and freedom through universal
Self-realization, founded by Enneagram teacher Eli Jaxon-Bear, in the
lineage of Ramana Maharshi and H. W. L. Poonjaji. Schedule, essays and
Neti Neti Media Organization sponsoring the annual Nonduality conference
in California; also produces films (e.g. Nisargadatta Maharaj, Stephen
Wolinsky) and webcasts (e.g. Rupert Spira).
The Sambodh Society Details of events organised throughout the US
and of publications of the society, formed by Swami Bodhananda Saraswati.
School of Economic Science Teaches Samkhya influenced Advaita, with
particular emphasis on karma yoga, at locations around the world. TM
is introduced after two years. Also a world-class centre for the study
Shanti Sadan Yoga Centre Traditional yoga of self-knowledge (adhyatma
yoga), based on the spiritual philosophy of non-duality (advaita vedanta).
Universal teaching for people from any religious or scientific background,
or none. Events, magazine, bookshop.
of Abidance in Truth The Society of Abidance in Truth (SAT) is a
spiritual nonprofit organization consecrated to the teachings of Advaita
Vedanta, especially as revealed by Sri Ramana Maharshi.
The Study Society Holds weekly meetings in London. Influenced by
Ouspensky and Sri Shantanand Saraswati. Utilises mantra-based meditation
and practices the Sufi 'Mevlevi Turning'.
Dayananda Ashram the website of the Arsha Vidya Pitham at Rishikesh.
There are details of the ashram facilities and the temple, teachers
both within and outside India, together with contact emails or websites.
There are classes at the ashram in Vedanta, yoga and sanskrit and there
is an on-line bookstore.
Cultural Foundation United States USA branch of the organization
established in 1976 in India by Swami Parthasarathy. The teacher there
is Gautam Jain, who gives regular talks in New York and New Jersey.
The site contains details about the organization, Swami Parthasarathy
and his books/CDs.
Vedanta Institute UK This is effectively the UK branch of the Vedanta
Life Institute below. Annual lectures, management seminars, study groups,
talks, workshops and retreats are organized. Activities take place in
various parts of London, Manchester, Nottingham and Birmingham.
Vedanta Life Institute Founded by Sri Parthasarathy, the 'Vedanta
Academy', near Mumbai in India, offers a three year residential course
on Vedanta, based on study, contemplation and practice. It is open to
those aged 16 - 30. Short-term, practical residential courses are also
available for business men and professionals on topics such as stress
and time management. Books may also be purchased (though not by credit
card) and there are Vedantic Centres at various locations around the
Yoga Malika Guided by Swami Dayananda Saraswati and Swami Paramarthananda
Saraswati in Chennai India, provides classes in Vedanta, and books and
cassettes. Some talks may be downloaded and a few are also available
in Real Audio format.
YogaAdvaita.org The Advaita Yoga Ashrama was set up to spread the
teachings of yoga and advaita according to the lineage of Sri Swami
Sivananda. The site introduces many aspects of Advaita and gives details
of activities and retreats at affiliated centers throughout the world.
Hindu Scriptures Explores the connection between Hindu literature
On Line Texts Translations of Rig Veda, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita,
and Avaduta Gita available on line.
Scriptures List Describes the various groups of scriptures in Hinduism.
Spiritual Library Online text of Bhagavad Gita, Brahma-Sutra, 108
Upanishads, books of Sankaracharya, Vedanta books, other Hindu scriptures,
Stotras, hymns and other spiritual books.
Vedas and Upanishads Traces the history and development of these
Joy: The Essence of Enlightenment An Advaita book by Katie Davis
speaking on awakening and the essence of enlightenment. Book summary,
contents, reviews and author biography.
Awakening to the Dream Excerpts from and endorsements for this forthcoming
book by Leo Hartong, an exposition of non-dual teachings, drawing on
quotations from a wide variety of sources (not just Advaita) - a crystal
clear presentation from the author's own experience.
Floyd Henderson Details of all his publications, which may also
Free Spirit: A Guide to Enlightened Being A non-dual book by Sundance
Burke speaking on awakening and enlightenment. Book summary, contents,
reviews and author biography.
Inner Directions Foundation Inner Directions is dedicated to exploring
authentic pathways to awakening to one's essential nature, in the spirit
Details of the books by Dr. Jan Kersschot: 'Coming Home', 'Nobody Home'
and 'This is it'. Site is available in Dutch and English.
An Introduction to Awareness information on the book along with
a podcast and philosophical essays. This is 'Indefinite Monism' rather
than Advaita - but there isn't a more suitable category.
Journey to the Source Book discussing the trilogy of 'Matrix' movies
from scientific, spiritual and non-dual backgrounds.
Tree Press Publishes contemporary classics in the Ramakrishna-Vivekananda
tradition of Vedanta, including books that express the universal spirit
through religion, literature, and the arts.
of Love & The Mathematics of Spirituality Promoting a book on
the mathematics of spirituality based on Vedanta philosophy. Several
pages from the book may be read.
Banarsidass Online Book Store for this Indian Publisher of many
classic Advaita texts.
Nataraj Books Based at Springfield, Virginia, they have an extensive
collection of books from India (over 5,000 titles) on various subjects,
including some that are difficult to obtain elsewhere. There is a facility
to order online.
Non-Duality Press A publisher of books on the contemporary expression
of Advaita by mostly western authors and teachers.
Nothing Personal Transcriptions of some of the satsang questions
and answers of Nirmala are available in a free e-book entitled 'Nothing
Personal - seeing beyond the illusion of a separate self'. Nirmala is
a disciple of Neelam, in the lineage of Ramana Maharshi and Sri Poonja.
Radical Happiness contains details, excerpts and reviews of a number
of spiritual books. There is also a free e-book, on-line satsang talks,
a free newsletter, and a counseling service.
Ramakrishna Math Internet Store Publishes books, e-books, magazines,
video, audio downloads in Ramakrishna-Vivekananda tradition of Vedanta.
Also includes subscription to Vedanta Kesari magazine.
Self-Knowledge Quarterly publication containing articles on Self-Knowledge
Yoga and non-dual philosophy, published by Shanti Sadan.
Sentient Publications Publishes the works of Wei Wu Wei, Steven
Harrison, Chuck Hillig, and Bernadette Roberts, an anthology of nondual
writing, and other such books.
The Truth in Jnana Yoga Quotations, and a sample chapter from the
book by Peter Marchand.
Vedanta Press and Catalog Books on Vedanta. The book sales department
of the Vedanta Society of Southern California.
Vedantic Shores Press Publisher which distributes the works of Paul
Hourihan, an American student of Vedanta. Catalog, biographical information,
general information on Vedanta.
Zen Publications Based at Pune and Mumbai India, they publish the
works of Ramesh Balsekar and stock most of his works together with a
number of others. There is no on-line ordering facility, however.