Religion In Practice

Religion In Practice

by Swami Prabhavananda
Foreword by Christopher Isherwood
  • 350 pages US paperback
  • 978-0-87481-028-8

Swami Prabhavananda spoke and lived in the United States for over 50 years. The talks as collected in this book show he was completely familiar with the western mind and the problems that we as westerners have to deal with. 

In Religion in Practice the swami discuses:
Man and God
The Problem of Evil
The Goal of Life
Samadhi or Transcendental Consciousness
The Mind -- It's Powers and Usage
Control of the Subconscious Mind
Overcoming Obstacles in Spiritual Life

The swami then answers the 26 most common questions he has encountered during his years of teaching in America, including: 

If God is so good, why is there evil? 
What is the role of sex in religion? 
What is your opinion of drugs? 
Is it wrong to eat meat? 
How can we believe that God loves us? 

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