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Guru Purnima Message

Guru Purnima Message

Jul. 2 | 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 to be adored, whose words are most holy truths and whose Grace grants us supreme...

Dattatreya Jayanti

Dattatreya Jayanti

Dec. 23 | 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...

The Glory of Divine Mother

The Glory of Divine Mother

Oct. 10 | 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...

The Subjective Dimension of Prayer

The Subjective Dimension of Prayer

Feb. 12 | 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 in terms of being a destroyer. The three aspects of the Supreme Being are Brahma the creator, Vishnu...

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...

Dattatreya Jayanti

Dattatreya Jayanti

Dec. 26 | Dattatreya Jayanti Video 1 Dattatreya Jayanti Video 2 [Show as slideshow] ...

Light- Fountain – by Swami Chidananda

Light- Fountain – by Swami Chidananda

Aug. 18 | Sivananda Neither do men light a candle and put it under a bushel, but on a candlestick, and it giveth light unto all…” Message of Jesus Christ. Time is maintaining, from epoch to epoch, a delightful encyclopaedia of great personalities who...

New Year Message – Swami Chidananda

New Year Message – Swami Chidananda

Jan. 1 | Worshipful homage to the Absolute Being, the eternal and infinite Reality that is here and now. Precisely because of Its infinitude—encompassing all things, pervading and present everywhere—and because of Its eternal nature— existing at all times—It...

Sadhana and The Divine Life Society

Sadhana and The Divine Life Society

Feb. 28 | Radiant Immortal Atman! Beloved and blessed children of the Divine, Jijnasus and mumukshus! A jijnasu is one who is in quest of knowledge, jnana. A mumukshu is one who is desirous of liberation or moksha. It is with a quest, a desire for knowledge, a...

Gurudev—An Exemplar of Renunciation

Gurudev—An Exemplar of Renunciation

Feb. 27 | Loving adorations to revered and beloved Holy Master Gurudev Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj who was a sage established in the great Reality—a state which did not come easily to him. It came by dint of great effort, great austerity, great penance, great...