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Christmas—Its Spiritual Meaning

Christmas—Its Spiritual Meaning

Dec. 24 | -Swami Sivananda Christmas is known to all men the world over historically as the memorable day of the birth of Jesus, the Saviour. Though it is true that Christmas is thus celebrated as the day of the advent of Christ into this world, yet it also symbolises...

Christ’s Divine Life

Christ’s Divine Life

Dec. 23 | Swami Chidananda Light of the World, my heart’s adoration to Thee, Lord, and prostrations again and again in utter lowliness of spirit! Glory be to Thee for ever and for ever! Lord Jesus the Christ IS; here and now! Christ is Eternal. He has proclaimed...

Christ To The Spiritual Aspirant

Christ To The Spiritual Aspirant

Dec. 23 | Swami Krishnananda Jesus, the Christ, the Light of the world, the Supreme Logos made visible to the human eye, stands as an unparalleled example and pattern of sacrifice, love, knowledge and realisation of Truth. To the Sadhaka or the spiritual aspirant...

Characteristics of the Teachings of Jesus

Characteristics of the Teachings of Jesus

Dec. 23 | By Swami Krishnananda INTRODUCTORY Godmen appear on earth when the forces governing life take a course counter to the law of the integrity of the universe and the supremacy of the Divine Spirit. The power of the unity of life exerted by these noble souls...

Dattatreya Jayanti

Dattatreya Jayanti

Dec. 10 | Dattatreya – The Divine Trinity By Sri Swami Chidananda ( Dattatreya Jayanti Message from the book Awake! Realise Your Divinity!) Worshipful homage unto Dattatreya, the trimurti avatara, the divine son of the austere and illumined Sri Atri Maharshi...

Sri Gita Jayanti

Sri Gita Jayanti

Dec. 7 | PHILOSOPHY OF THE BHAGAVAD GITA - Swami Sivananda The philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita is no other than the philosophy of the Upanishads. But in one respect it has gone a step further, in that the philosophy of the Bhagavad Gita has brought the philosophy...

SKANDA SHASHTHI

SKANDA SHASHTHI

Nov. 12 | by H. H. Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj PROSTRATIONS and humble salutations to Lord Subramanya, the Supreme Being, who is the ruler of this universe, who is the indweller of our hearts, who is the second son of Lord Siva, who is the beloved of Valli and...

18th Anniversary

18th Anniversary

Nov. 4 | Photos taken during 18th Anniversary of Punyatithi Aradhana of H.H. Sri Swami Krishnanandaji Maharaj in Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh-Himalayas. [Show as slideshow] ...

The Esoteric Significance of the Devi-Mahatmya

The Esoteric Significance of the Devi-Mahatmya

Oct. 8 |     A talk given by Swami Krishnanandaji on the 13th of October, 1972, during the Navaratri worship. Our longings are fundamentally very deep and cannot be easily satisfied by temporary make shift or day-to-day adjustment of outer circumstances....

The Glory of Divine Mother

The Glory of Divine Mother

Oct. 5 | by Swami Chidananda Puranas are sacred scriptures through which the wise seers of ancient times have tried to give us the precious treasures of wisdom, inspiration and guidance. They are holy books into which great sages have packed in deep facts about...