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The Significance and Observance of Mahasivaratri

The Significance and Observance of Mahasivaratri

Feb. 10 | This falls on the 13th (or 14th) day of the dark half of Phalgun (February-March). The name means “the night of Shiva”. The ceremonies take place chiefly at night. This is a festival observed in honour of Lord Shiva. Shiva was married to Parvati...

Sri Mahasivaratri – Programe Schedule

Sri Mahasivaratri – Programe Schedule

Feb. 10 | Jai Gurudev ! Om Namah Shivaya ! THE DIVINE LIFE SOCIETY HEADQUARTERS, SHIVANANDANAGAR SRI MAHA SIVARATRI CELEBRATION PROGRAMME Wednesday 14th Feb 2018- LIVE BROADCASTING 5.00 To 6.00 A.M. Brahma-Muhurtha Meditation...

Lord Siva and His Lilas

Lord Siva and His Lilas

Feb. 10 | Swami Sivananda Siva is known by the name ‘Girisa’, as He is the Lord of the Mount Kailasa. Siva is called ‘Tryambaka’, because He has a third eye in His forehead, the eye of wisdom (Jnana Chakshus). The word ‘Hara’ is derived from the root...

Siva – The Mystic Night

Siva – The Mystic Night

Feb. 10 | 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...

The Message of Mahasivaratri

The Message of Mahasivaratri

Feb. 10 | Mahasivaratri is one of the holy days that my guru, Swami Sivananda observed with great intensity and devotion. There are numerous stories in our myths and legends to illustrate the popular belief that Lord Siva is pleased with even unintentional and...

Siva Yoga Sadhana

Siva Yoga Sadhana

Feb. 10 | 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...

Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year 2018

Jan. 1 | Click the image to enlarge Click the image to enlarge New Year Greeting 2018 Recorded New year Message – Video H.H. Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj Bhajans, Kirtan & Blessings 2018  New Year Message Sri Swami Sivananda EVERY...

74th Pratishtha Mahotsav

74th Pratishtha Mahotsav

Dec. 31 | Photos, Audio-Video taken 74th Anniversary of Pratishtha Mahotsava of Lord Sri Viswanatha Mandir at Sivananda Ashram.   Bhajans Audio Abhishek, Archana & Arati Video [Show as slideshow] ...

Christmas Eve 2017

Christmas Eve 2017

Dec. 27 | Photos, Audio-Video taken during Christmas Celebration at Sivananda Ashram-Rishikesh Himalayas. Christmas Audio Christmas Video [Show as slideshow] ...

Christmas—Its Spiritual Meaning

Christmas—Its Spiritual Meaning

Dec. 25 | -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...