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Lord Siva and His Lilas

Lord Siva and His Lilas

Feb. 16 | 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. 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...

The Message of Mahasivaratri

The Message of Mahasivaratri

Feb. 16 | 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...

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...

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] ...

Sri Adi Sankaracharya Jayanti

Sri Adi Sankaracharya Jayanti

May. 9 | Sri Jagadguru Adi Sankaracharya By Swami Sivananda Introduction Chaos pervaded all through India in the matter of religion and philosophy. Sect after sect, such as Charvakas, Lokayathikas, Kapalikas, Shaktas, Sankhyas, Buddhas and Madhyamikas sprang...

Siva Yoga Sadhana

Siva Yoga Sadhana

Mar. 1 | 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 2019

Happy New Year 2019

Jan. 2 | Click the image to enlarge Click the image to enlarge New Year Greeting 2019 Recorded New year Message – Video H.H. Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj   [Show as slideshow] ...