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Lord Siva and His Lilas

Lord Siva and His Lilas

Mar. 8 | 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...

Sri Gita Jayanti

Sri Gita Jayanti

Dec. 23 | 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...

Christmas—Its Spiritual Meaning

Christmas—Its Spiritual Meaning

Dec. 15 | –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...

SKANDA SHASHTHI

SKANDA SHASHTHI

Nov. 23 | 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...

Durga Puja or Navaratri

Durga Puja or Navaratri

Oct. 14 | 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,...

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...

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   [nggallery id=264] New Year Message Sri Swami Sivananda EVERY DAY A BETTER...

GANGA DASHAHARA

GANGA DASHAHARA

May. 23 | by Swami Sivananda The Ganga came out of the Supreme Being. She entered the feet of Lord Hari and reached Vaikuntha. She issued from Go­Loka and passed through the regions of Vishnu, Brahma, Siva, Dhruva, Chandra, Surya, Tapa, Jana and Maha, and reached...

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...

Happy New Year 2017

Happy New Year 2017

Jan. 6 | Click the image to enlarge Click the image to enlarge New Year Greeting 2017 Recorded New year Message – Video H.H. Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj [nggallery id=190] New Year Message Sri Swami Sivananda EVERY DAY A BETTER PERSONALITY The...