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Happy New Year 2022

Happy New Year 2022

Jan. 1 | GURUDEV’S NEW YEAR MESSAGE EVERY DAY A BETTER PERSONALITY (Sri Swami Sivananda) The dawn of a new year has arrived; the new bud of elusive hope has blossomed again. You have woken up in the cool morning of the virgin year, but find yourself in...

Dattatreya Jayanti

Dattatreya Jayanti

Dec. 8 | 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. 8 | 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. 10 | 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...

DEEPAVALI

DEEPAVALI

Nov. 3 | By H. H. Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj DEEPAVALI or Diwali means “a row of lights”. It falls on the last two days of the dark half of Kartik (October-November). For some it is a three-day festival. It commences with the Dhan-Teras, on the 13th day...

Durga Puja or Navaratri

Durga Puja or Navaratri

Oct. 19 | by Swami Sivananda SALUTATIONS to the Divine Mother, Durga, who exists in all beings in the form of intelligence, mercy, beauty, who is the consort of Lord Shiva, who creates, sustains and destroys the universe. This festival is observed twice a year,...

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...

The Esoteric Significance of the Devi-Mahatmya

The Esoteric Significance of the Devi-Mahatmya

Oct. 5 |     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....

Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Aug. 28 | by Swami Sivananda THIS IS THE birthday of Lord Krishna, the eighth Divine Incarnation. It falls on the 8th day of the dark half of the month of Bhadrapada (August-September). This is one of the greatest of all Hindu festivals. Lord Krishna was born...

Significance of The Holy Guru-Purnima Day

Significance of The Holy Guru-Purnima Day

Aug. 2 | Sankaram Sankaracharyam Kesavam Badarayanam; Sutra-Bhashya-Kritau Vande Bhagavantau Punah Punah I adore Lord Siva, Lord Vishnu, Bhagavan Vyasa and Sri Sankaracharya. I again and again prostrate to Sri Vyasa who wrote the Vedanta Sutras, and to Sri Sankaracharya...