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Durga Puja or Navaratri

Durga Puja or Navaratri

Sep. 24 | 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

Sep. 24 | 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

Sep. 24 |     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....

106th Birth Anniversary

106th Birth Anniversary

Sep. 22 | A Biography of Swami Chidananda Sridhar Rao, as Swami Chidananda was known before taking Sannyasa, was born to Srinivasa Rao and Sarojini, on the 24th September 1916, the second of five children and the eldest son. Sri Srinivasa Rao was a prosperous...

135th Birth Anniversary

135th Birth Anniversary

Sep. 10 | SWAMI SIVANANDA BIRTH AND BOYHOOD On Thursday, the 8th. of September, 1887, in the early hours of the morning, when the star Bharani was in the ascendant was born a boy-child in the village of Pattamadai on the bank of the river Tamraparani in South...

Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Sri Krishna Janmashtami

Aug. 13 | 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...

Janmashtami Programme Schedule

Janmashtami Programme Schedule

Aug. 12 | Om Jai Sri Krishna! Jai Gurudev! THE DIVINE LIFE SOCIETY HEADQUARTERS, SHIVANANDANAGAR In connection with the Holy Birthday Celebration of Lord Sri Krishna (Janmashtami Festival) special 6 days Kirtan programme will be held...

Guru Purnima Celebration Photos

Guru Purnima Celebration Photos

Jul. 24 | Photos taken During Guru Purnima Celebration, 57th Sadhana Week Celebration and 59th Anniversary of Punyatithi Aradhana of H.H. Sri. Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj. 57th...