Swami Shivananda was a monk of such sublime spiritual realizations that Swami Vivekananda called him Mahapurush, a Great Soul. He was the second President of the Ramakrishna Order. Many observations and reminiscences by Swami Shivananda himself are included in this biography written by one who was long associated with him. Foreword by Christopher Isherwood.
Saga of a Great Soul: Swami Shivananda: Life and Work of Swami Shivananada