All Books by Om Swami
7 Spiritual Practices to Catapult You to Happiness
Want to know the greatest benefit of being a sannyasin? Well, you never have to stand in front of your cupboard and think: what should I wear today? There is only one color. When I was initiated into sannyasa, I … Read more →
How to Make Others Happy and Be Happy Yourself
‘A random act of kindness needn’t always be a material offering. Even a word of encouragement, a compliment, a helping hand can be equally, if not more, profound. Make such acts a habit and Nature will reciprocate in kind.’ In … Read more →
Six Business Principles to Up Your Game
You may have an Oscar-winning screenplay and a star-studded cast, but no scene is shot without “action.” Successful people who turn their dreams into reality do so with extraordinary hard work. Drawing from his years of experience as a serial … Read more →
A monk's guide to mindful parenting
“I realize now more than ever that the future of our world rests entirely on our children. On their tender shoulders rests a great nation, a baffling world and a beautiful planet. It is, therefore, my dharma to share what … Read more →
Step into your super consciousness to realize your dreams and goals!
Step into your super consciousness to realize your dreams and goals! Found in the Rigveda, Gayatri mantra is one of the most important and powerful Vedic mantras even today. Since ages, seers and householders have used its sublime energy to … Read more →
The unalloyed truth told by twelve people like you and I.
The unalloyed truth told by twelve people like you and I. As the river of life dries up, with each passing moment, our dreams of childhood give way to the reality of life, which is not always pleasant or fair. … Read more →
Many of us struggle to remain calm during the day or to fall asleep at night. Our restless, treacherous minds make us feel good one moment and terrible another. From where does negativity and anguish engulf us and how to go about being serene and peaceful?
Zen shows us the art of attaining that inner quietude without rituals or dogma. It is about seeing beauty, bliss and truth in our everyday life. Driving to work or washing dishes, every act could easily be meditation. Based on … Read more →
What is the sum total of human life? Are we to keep working towards eternally elusive and expanding goals?
In our continuous effort to be more productive and ever progressive, we tend to lose sight of the beautiful side of existence – its simplicity. A Fistful of Wisdom reminds us that life is playful and it is demanding, but … Read more →
The mystical energy of mantras is as intact today as it was thousands of years ago. All you need to know is how to invoke a mantra. And, this is exactly what this book is about.
In a never-before work, veering from the ancient tradition of guru-disciple secrecy, Himalayan ascetic and bestselling author Om Swami bares all the essentials and fundamentals of invoking the sonic energy of mantras for material and spiritual fulfillment. Drawing on his … Read more →
Success by design is infinitely better than a win by chance.
Vasu Bhatt is fourteen years old when a mysterious old man spots him at a chess tournament and offers to coach him, on two simple but strange conditions: he would not accompany his student to tournaments, and there was to … Read more →
Can you learn swimming without ever jumping into water?
Probably not. For two decades, I meditated on sounds, on forms, on breath, on the formless. In cities, cremation grounds, secluded spots and abandoned temples. I relentlessly experimented with tantric, sonic, visual, Hindu and Buddhist systems of meditation. I came to … Read more →
Everything I thought to be true about life, its meaning was challenged after meeting Swami. It was reduced to dust. Soon I had to admit that there were things far beyond the scope of my rational mind. What is it … Read more →
You don’t have to be a monk to enter the ultimate realm of happiness! Yes, it’s true.
You don’t have to be a monk to enter the ultimate realm of happiness! Yes, it’s true. In his book Kundalini – An Untold Story, Himalayan ascetic Om Swami unveils the enigmatic story of kundalini, the formless aspect of the … Read more →
When All Is Not Well: Depression, Sadness and Healing – A Yogic Perspective
‘I’ve heard so many people tell those who suffer from depression to just “cheer up”. Do they really believe it’s that simple?’ Depression isn’t just sadness. It is misery. It is both pain and nothingness. People don’t ‘have’ depression, they suffer … Read more →
In the 1990s, an eighteen-year-old headed to Australia to realize his worldly dreams. With little money or support, he struggled to survive there. Two years later, he was earning an annual income of $250,000; by the age of twenty-six, he … Read more →
The Wellness Sense : A Practical Guide to Your Physical and Emotional Health Based on Ayurvedic and Yogic Wisdom
Why do certain foods harm some people and help others? How come the results of a weight loss program varies from individual to individual? And why do some people fall sick more often than others? The science of Ayurveda holds … Read more →