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Swami Sri Yukteswar - Life and Teachings - The Holy Science

Read extracts from The Holy Science

The Holy Science was written by Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri in 1894. Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri mentions in the preface of this book that Mahavatar Babaji advised him to write this book in order to show essential unity between different religions. In these pages, some selected extracts from the book The Holy Science are presented online along with original Sanskrit (transliterated to English) and the meaning and explanation as given in the book 'The Holy Science'.

The Holy Science by Swami Sri Yukteswar

 

Kaivalya Darshanam

The Holy Science

Swami Sri Yukteswar Giri

  • The Holy Science Chapter I Sutra 1
    The Holy Science Chapter I, Sutra 1. In this Swami Sri Yukteswar explains about the concept of God and why God is not comprehensible easily.
  • The Holy Science Chapter I Sutra 4
    The Holy Science Chapter I, Sutra 4. In this Swami Sri Yukteswar explains about the concept of individual and collective ignorance (maya and avidya).
  • The Holy Science Chapter 2 Sutra 1
    The Holy Science Chapter 2, Sutra 1. In this Sloka, Swami Sri Yukteswar explains that the main object is liberation.
  • The Holy Science Chapter 2 Sutra 22
    The Holy Science Chapter 2, Sutra 22. In this Sloka, Swami Sri Yukteswar describes the final goal Kaivalya, the oneness.
  • The Holy Science Chapter 3 Sutras 5-6
    The Holy Science Chapter 3, Sutras 5-6. In this Sloka, Swami Sri Yukteswar explains how the holy sound Aum can be heard and about the virtue of Love.
  • The Holy Science Chapter 3 Sutra 28
    The Holy Science Chapter 3, Sutra 28. In this Sloka, Swami Sri Yukteswar explains the state of mind prevalent in Dwapara Yuga.
  • The Holy Science Chapter 4 Sutra 6
    The Holy Science Chapter 4, Sutras 6. Here, Swami Sri Yukteswar explains that once we develop heart's natural love, we will be in a position to get and keep the guidance of Guru.
  • The Holy Science Chapter 4 Sutra 9
    The Holy Science Chapter 4, Sutras 9. Here, Swami Sri Yukteswar describes the revelations received when one achieves oneness and compares with Biblical references.
  

The Holy Science Book is published by Self-Realization Fellowship, 3880 San Rafael Avenue, Los Angeles, California, 90065, U.S.A and copyrighted by them. Here we are providing a few sample extracts from the book for the benefit of those who are interested.

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