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BOOKS by Yogacharya O'Brian


Living for the Sake of the Soul, softcover, 216 pgs 
A vibrant collection of sayings, insights, and inspirations for spiritually conscious living every day.
The Moon Reminded Me, softcover, 110 pgs
This collection of luminous poems braids contemporary moments of everyday life with ancient spiritual teachings.

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Once Before Time hardcover, 48 pgs 
A Universal Creation Story for Children of All Ages. Illustrated by Tom Pipinou.
Living the Eternal Way: Spiritual Meaning and Practice for Daily Life   softcover, 180 pages  
An introduction to Yoga philosophy and meditation. Practice suggestions and workbook pages included.
A Single Blade of Grass:  Finding the Sacred in Everyday Life  hardcover, 200 pages  
Inspiration on topics essential to the spiritual life, such as contemplation, inner guidance, contentment, and surrender.
The Sanctuary of Belonging 
softcover, 40 pages  
A collection of devotional poems giving voice to the soul's radical love for spirit. 
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AUDIO by Yogacharya O'Brian


Four Ways of Freedom:  Love, Discern, Meditate and Serve 
Divine Grace and Power Await Your Step Into Freedom. Four inspiring lessons on spiritual practice drawn from yoga’s universal teachings on the ways of devotion, wisdom, selfless service and meditation. 2 CDs.
Patanjali's Yoga Sutra:  Wisdom for Enlightened Living 
Practitioners of meditation and students of yoga philosophy will enjoy this dynamic overview by Rev. O'Brian of important themes and practices found in Patanjali's Yoga Sutra, the classic text on yoga. 1 CD
In the Presence of the One:   Lessons from the Upanishads 
Six inspirational lessons touch upon the heart of the spiritual quest--how we can know the Truth about who we are, what God is, and live in the highest way. 5 CDs with study lessons.
Arise! Actualize Your Spiritual Potential:  Lessons from the Bhagavad Gita
Key themes found in the Bhagavad Gita--including how to experience inner peace, enhance power of discernment, realize true happiness, and fulfill destiny. 6 CDs with study lessons.
Radical Prosperity 
A life-altering look at the spiritual principles of prosperity consciousness and how to apply them in our lives.
The Single Pearl:  Lessons from the Gospel of Thomas 
Ten soul-stirring lessons drawn from the Gospel of Thomas on the way of spiritual growth and ultimate realization. 5 CDs