Lectures on RAJA YOGA by Swami Chidananda

  • By Swami Chidananda
  • December 13 2019


Language used is very simple. Chapters are Raja Yoga is a Universal Science, Value of Raja Yoga, Mind and its Activity, Right Application in Yoga brings Success, Asmita, Raga and Dvesha, The Essence of the Four Yogas and The Awakened Mind. Book is only 69 pages.


Have highlighted some parts in yellow for your convenience. Some references for your information. For page numbers see on left of pdf.

1. Pg 16 Pleasure mistaken for Happiness.

2. Pg 21 Mind and its Activity.

3. Pg 25 The Different Grades of Concentration.

4. Pg 28 The importance of Hatha Yoga.

5. Pg 30 How to Overcome Obstacles.

6. Pg 31 Who is God.

7. Pg 34 Four patterns of reacting to the outside world.

8. Pg 35 Tapas, Svadhaya, Ishavarapranidhana.

9. Pg 41 Pancha Koshas – Yama and Niyama.

10. Pg 42 Egoism, Likes and Dislikes.

11. Pg 45 Sublimated Psychic energy is called Ojas and benefits.

12. Pg 52 Benefits of Pranayama.

13. Pg 53 The Essence of the Four Yogas.

14. Pg 56 Swami Vivekananda on the psychological need for sitting straight.

15. Pg 57 The Taming of Pranic Energy.

16. Pg 58 Interrelation of Body, Mind and Prana.

17. Pg 64 Inner Yoga.

To read book in PDF format, click on PDF link.

Book is ‘Courtesy and Copyright, The Divine Life Society, P.O. Sivanandanagar – District Tehri-Garwhal, Uttarakhand, Himalayas, India’.

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