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SANYAS CALLS YOU

SANYAS CALLS YOU

May. 26 | Swami Sivananda The Sanyas Flag was worshipped. Siva, in the course of a brilliant oration explaining the significance of the Sanyas Flag, said: ‘The flag flutters in the air: it calls you all—‘Come, embrace Sanyas’. One day or the other,...

Sri Adi Sankaracharya Jayanti on 12th-May-2024, Sunday

Sri Adi Sankaracharya Jayanti on 12th-May-2024, Sunday

May. 5 | 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...

Videos – Swami Sivananda

Videos – Swami Sivananda

Apr. 26 | Videos of H.H. Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, Sivananda Ashram, Rishikesh-Himalayas.

Significance of Ramnavami

Significance of Ramnavami

Apr. 17 | by Swami Sivananda Om Sri Ram Jai Ram Jai Jai Ram SALUTATIONS to Lord Rama, an Incarnation of Lord Vishnu, who is measureless, who is of the nature of pure Consciousness and bliss, who is the consort of Sita, Master of Sri Hanuman, and the Lord of the...

Way to Rama Rajya

Way to Rama Rajya

Apr. 15 | by Swami Sivananda Blessed Immortal Selves! Out of the fullness of my heart and love for you all I send a Message Divine to inspire you, to instantly elevate and to transform your life. It will transport you from weakness to tremendous strength, from...

Let Rama be Your Ideal

Let Rama be Your Ideal

Apr. 15 | by Swami Sivananda Salutations to Lord Rama, who is an Avatara of Vishnu, who is measureless, who is of the nature of Pure Consciousness Bliss, who is the consort of Sita, Master of Sri Hanuman, and the Lord of the three worlds, who took his birth at...

Sri Rama

Sri Rama

Apr. 15 | by Swami Sivananda Rama was Lord Hari Himself incarnate on earth for the destruction of Ravana. He was well accomplished, beautiful and endowed with royal marks. He was the foremost of those who were skilled in the use of bows and arrows. He was born...

The Significance and Observance of Mahasivaratri

The Significance and Observance of Mahasivaratri

Mar. 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...

Lord Siva and His Lilas

Lord Siva and His Lilas

Mar. 3 | 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...

Christmas—Its Spiritual Meaning

Christmas—Its Spiritual Meaning

Dec. 23 | –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...