THE SCIENCE OF SELF REALIZATION , Original Edition, 2015 Reprint KBI
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In this book you will discover the timeless science that great teachers have spoken for millennia. The Science of Self-Realization opens up the secrets of the self within, nature and the universe, and the Supreme Self within and without.
Here the worlds;s most distinguished teacher of the the science of self-realization, and global ambassador of Krishna Consciousness, His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada, talks about meditating and practicing yoga in the modern age, gaining liberation from the law of karma, achieving subconsciousness, and much more....
The distinction is made when a human being is inquisitive - "Why have I been put into this miserable condition? Is there any remedy for it? Is there any perpetual, eternal life? I do not want to die. I want to live very happily and peacefully. Is there a chance for this? What is that method? What is that science?" When these inquiries are there and steps are taken to answer these questions, that is human civilization. (p.252)
Contents: Foreword, Introduction, Appreciations,Learning the Science of the Soul, Discovering the Self, "Your Original Consciousness Is Krsna Consciousness", "Real Advancement Means Knowing God", Reincarnation and Beyond, Truth and Beauty, Relevant Inquiries, Soul Research, Choosing a Spiritual Master, What Is a Guru?, Separating the Saints from the Swindlers, With all the Humility at my Command, Looking at the Cultural Background, The Immortal Nectar of the Bhagavad-gītā, The Scriptural Basis of Kṛṣṇa Consciousness, Krsna Consciousness: Hindu Cult or Divine Culture?, Understanding Krsna and Christ, Krsna or Christ - The Name Is the Same, Christ, Christians, and Krsna, "Thou Shalt Not Kill", Practicing Yoga in the Age of Quarrel, Superconsciousness, The Incarnation of Love of God Chanting the Hare Krsna Mantra, Krsna Consciousness - the Yoga for the Modern Age, Meditation and the Self Within,Finding the Cure for Today's Social Ills, Crime: Why and What to Do, Can We Keep Society from Going to the Dogs?, The Supreme Welfare Work, Declaring Our Dependence on God, The Peace Formula, Spiritual Communism, The Tiny World of Modern Science, Returning to the Eternal Religion, Śrīla Prabhupāda Arrives in America, Build Your Nations on the Spiritual Platform, "A Devotee Always Feels Compassion for Others' Distress", "They Have Given Everything to Krsna - And That Is Never a Mistake", An Awareness of What Is Best and Most Beautiful, Reaching Life's Perfection "The Human Form of Life Is Meant for God Realization", The Highest Love, Approaching Krsna with Love. About the Author, Glossary, Guide to Sanskrit Pronounciation, General Index.
The Science of Self-Realization consists of articles published in Back to Godhead magazine from 1958 to 1977.
"The Scriptural Basis of Kṛṣṇa Consciousness" was published in 1970 as a separate pamphlet.
"Superconsciousness" was adapted from Śrīla Prabhupāda's purport to Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam 3.15.45.
"The Incarnation of Love of God" was edited from a lecture Śrīla Prabhupāda gave on the Caitanya Caritāmṛta (Madhya 20.330-335) in December 1966.
"Chanting the Hare Kṛṣṇa Mantra" appeared as a separate pamphlet in 1967.
"Śrīla Prabhupāda Arrives in America" is a translation of a Bengali poem Śrīla Prabhupāda wrote in September 1965 entitled "Mārkine Bhāgavata-dharma".