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The Esoteric Significance of the Devi-Mahatmya

The Esoteric Significance of the Devi-Mahatmya

Sep. 15 |     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....

Rama – The Apotheosis of Human Perfection

Rama – The Apotheosis of Human Perfection

Mar. 30 | 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. Popularly speaking, in ancient historical times, to emphasise the historical...

Siva – The Mystic Night

Siva – The Mystic Night

Feb. 16 | By Swami Krishnananda We conceive God as glory, as creativity and as austerity. Vishnu is glory and magnificence; Brahma is creativity force; and Siva is austerity and renunciation. You might have heard it said that God is the embodiment of six attributes...

Siva Yoga Sadhana

Siva Yoga Sadhana

Feb. 14 | by Swami Krishnananda SECRET OF PANCHAKSHARA Panchakshara is a Mahamantra which is composed of five letters, Namassivaya. A Mantra is that which removes all obstacles and miseries of one who reflects on it and bestows eternal bliss and immortality. Panchakshara...

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...

Lord Sri Maha Ganapati

Lord Sri Maha Ganapati

Sep. 22 | by Swami Krishnananda Human life is beset with obstacles. We face oppositions and encounter difficulties in galore, and the whole of our daily activity may, in a sense, be considered as a struggle against all odds which come in different forms as the...

Sivananda’s Philosophy of Life – by Swami Krishnananda

Sivananda’s Philosophy of Life – by Swami Krishnananda

Aug. 18 | The aim of philosophy is right living. The meaning of right living depends on how it is defined. It can be said that genuine and real philosophy, worth its name, is expected to enable one to live the truest life possible, i.e., a life of wisdom, free...

New Year Message – Swami Krishnananda

New Year Message – Swami Krishnananda

Jan. 1 | NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE By Swami Krishnananda The New Year is approaching, time passes. The passage which is known as temporal is also the process of the evolution of the universe. There is a progressive march of the constituent elements of things in...

Lord Sri Maha Ganapati

Lord Sri Maha Ganapati

Feb. 28 | Human life is beset with obstacles. We face oppositions and encounter difficulties in galore, and the whole of our daily activity may, in a sense, be considered as a struggle against all odds which come in different forms as the sorrows of life. The...