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.
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
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, philosophers.
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,
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.
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 not two!
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
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
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
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.
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.
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'.
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 lineage.
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
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.
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 in Canada.
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,
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 format.
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.
Karunamayi Life and teachings of the modern saint.
Guru Maa Profile, teachings, meditation camps, ashram, and books.
Appaji, Sri The life and teachings of the saint who started preaching from his
childhood and the ashram founded by him.
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.
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
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 music.
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
Nayanmar The life of the sixtythree devotees of Lord Shiva from the epic Periya
Nisargadatta Maharaj Biography and teachings of the Advaita Vedanta teacher.
Chandra Brahmachari The life and teachings of this saint.
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
Swami Spiritual teacher, advocate for interfaith dialogue and world peace. Founder
of Integral Yoga Institutes, worldwide and LOTUS shrine, Satchidananda Ashram, Virginia,
Sivaya Subramuniyaswami A spiritual teacher, author and publisher of Hinduism
today. Kauai's Hindu Monastery Daily Chronicle of Hindu news, lessons, talks, calendar
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, and classes.
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, and schedule.
Swami Manishanandji Life, thoughts, lectures and divine experiences of Swami
Swargarohan Life and works of Shri Yogeshwarji and Maa Sarveshwari. Includes
articles, books,and lectures.
Religious and educational activities at Tankara, the birth place of Swami Dayanand
'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 Nisargadatta Maharaj.
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
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 of talks.
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.
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.
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 holds satsangs.
Halina Pytlasinska Schedule of meetings; essays and interviews with other neo-Advaitin
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.
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.
Sherman The River Ganga Foundation supports the work of John Sherman to develop
and teach the self-inquiry method of Ramana Maharshi.
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 and photographs.
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 California.
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 written material.
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 by email.
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.
(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.
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 2006.
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
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.
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, India.
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 of Freedom'.
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.
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 of Shankara.
Adhyatma Prakasha Karyalaya An organization founded in Holenarasipura, India
by Shri Shri Sachidanandendra Saraswati to propagate the essence of Shankara's teaching
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).
and Training Center The 'Association of Happiness for All Mankind' - teaching
according to Ramana Maharshi, based in North Carolina.
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 by donation.
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
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 talks, retreats.
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).
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 of Sanskrit.
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,
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
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.
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
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 and Hinduism.
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 scriptures.
Joy: The Essence of Enlightenment An Advaita book by Katie Davis speaking on
awakening and the essence of enlightenment. Book summary, contents, reviews and
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 be ordered.
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
Inner Directions Foundation Inner Directions is dedicated to exploring authentic
pathways to awakening to one's essential nature, in the spirit of self-inquiry.
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.
Love & The Mathematics of Spirituality Promoting a book on the mathematics
of spirituality based on Vedanta philosophy. Several pages from the book may be
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
The Truth in Jnana Yoga Quotations, and a sample chapter from the book by Peter
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
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.