Navaratri

The Esoteric Significance of the Devi-Mahatmya

Oct. 7 |     A talk given by Swami Krishnanandaji on the 13th of October, 1972, during the Navaratri worship. Our longings are fundamentally very deep... Read more »
Durga Puja or Navaratri

Durga Puja or Navaratri

Oct. 8 | by Swami Sivananda SALUTATIONS to the Divine Mother, Durga, who exists in all beings in the form of intelligence, mercy, beauty, who is the consort of Lord Shiva, who creates,... Read more »

Articles by Swami Sivananda

Guru-Bhakti Yoga

Guru-Bhakti Yoga

Jul. 10 | Just as Kirtan-Sadhana has been made the special Kali-Yuga Sadhana for quick God-vision, even so herein you have the new Yoga, a Yoga most eminently suitable for this age of doubt... Read more »

The Role of The Guru

Jul. 10 | Ajnana-Timirandhasya Jnananjana-Salakaya; Chakshurunmilitam Yena Tasmai Sri Gurave Namah. Prostrations to that Guru who, by the collyrium-rod of Knowledge,... Read more »

Articles by Swami Chidananda

The Subjective Dimension of Prayer

Feb. 21 | By Swami Chidananda We will soon be observing the sacred annual worship of Lord Siva, Mahasivaratri. It is customary to regard and to speak of Lord Siva... Read more »
Guru Purnima Message

Guru Purnima Message

Jul. 10 | July 1964 Om Namo Bhagavte Sivanandaya! Salutations and worshipful Pranams to the sacred lotus-Feet of the Guru whose form is to be an object of our meditation, whose feet are... Read more »

Articles by Swami Krishnananda

Rama – The Apotheosis of Human Perfection

Rama – The Apotheosis of Human Perfection

Apr. 2 | by Swami Krishnananda Let us observe this auspicious occasion of Sri Ramanavami as a moment of contemplation on a special spark of Divinity that made its advent on the earth.... Read more »