Author: Swami Sivananda SaraswatiPublisher: Yoga Publications TrustYear: 2009Language: EnglishPages: 122ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788186336786
This book, means being able to keep the mind steady and balanced in every condition of life. It is the ability to be forever serene, contented , calm and peaceful. These teachings on samatvam have been compiled from the wisdom of two modern day yogis, Swami Sivananda Saraswati and Swami Satyananda Saraswati. Together with Scriptural references and inspiring satsangs, the reader is offered the essential Yogic techniques to acquire the divine qualities of Samatvam – Freedom from mental distractions and dissipation, the ability to remain cheerful in adverse conditions, the presence of mind and forbearance to bear insult and injury, and realization of the ultimate state of peace existing within and around everyone.
Introduction Samatvam – From the Teachings of Swami Sivananda Saraswati 1. The Yoga of Equanimity 2. The Perfectly Balanced Mind 3. The Pathway to Samatvam 4. Discrimination and Dispassion 5. The Six-fold Virtues 6. Mumukshutva7. Introspection and Contemplation 8. Concentration and Meditation 9. Karma Yoga Samatvam – From the teachings of Swami Satyananda Saraswati 10. A Philosophy of Samatvam11. How to Attain Equanimity 12. Samatvam and Disidentification 13. Striving for Steadiness of Mind 14. Balance of Mind and Karma Yoga 15. Balancing Extroversion and Introversion 16. Contentment, Faith and Equanimity 17. Harmonizing the Mind 18. Atmabhava 19. Never Barter the Peace of Your Soul Glossary