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Stressless Living

In the world of stress that surrounds us, how do we find stressless living? In these lectures from 1993, Swami Rama explains the origins of stress and gives sage advice on how to transcend anxiety and fear. Listen to these fascinating stories and practical examples, and learn how to smile in the face of death, how to create a world in which we can be creative and happy, and how to live with others so that both they and we are at peace.

Fresh from the Himalayan Institute archives, this digitally remastered Wisdom Classic is exclusively available here in the Wisdom Library.

Format: Multiple videos with audio download
Length: 1 hr, 4 mins

Source: Stressless Living lectures (Honesdale, 1993)

About the Teacher

Swami Rama

One of the greatest adepts, teachers, writers, and humanitarians of the 20th century, Swami Rama (1925–1996) is the founder of the Himalayan Institute. Born in northern India, he was raised from early childhood by the Himalayan sage, Bengali Baba. Under the guidance of his master, he traveled from monastery to monastery and studied with a variety of Himalayan saints and sages, including his grandmaster, who was living in a remote region of Tibet. In addition to this intense spiritual training, Swami Rama received higher education in both India and Europe. From 1949 to 1952, he held the prestigious position of Shankaracharya of Karvirpitham in South India. Thereafter, he returned to his master to receive further training at his cave monastery, and finally, in 1969, came to the United States, where he founded the Himalayan Institute. His best-known work, Living with the Himalayan Masters, reveals the many facets of this singular adept and demonstrates his embodiment of the living tradition of the East.

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