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Happy Dussehra


Today is Dussera, also known as Vijaya Dashami. This day is the end of Navaratri. It is one of the most auspicious days to start something new. You could learn a new language, such as Sanskrit, a musical instrument, Indian classical singing, reading a scripture, learning a new prayer, performing a set of good actions […]

The Citizen’s Committee for Dharma Rakshana Sammelan, Chennai, convened a Seminar on “Violence to Hindu Heritage” on Saturday, the I7th of July, I999, at Satguru Gnanananda Hall (Narada Gana Sabha), TTK Road, Chennai. Reproduced below is an excerpt of the Key Note Address delivered by Pujya Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati. Mahadhyo Namaha Friends, I have […]

Pujya Swamiji Dayananda Saraswati discussing experience. “Experience is dumb. Experience reveals nothing. Experience hunting is the problem.” Talk in English with Spanish translation. This is an excerpt from one of the conferences given by Swami Dayananda in Madrid 9th and 10th of October 2008. Extracto de una de las conferencias dadas por Swami Dayananda en […]

By Adi Sankaracharya, Translated by Swami Chinmayananda Published by Chinmaya Mission, Mumbai 1. I am composing the ATMA-BODHA, this treatise of the Knowledge of the Self, for those who have purified themselves by austerities and are peaceful in heart and calm, who are free from cravings and are desirous of liberation. 2. Just as the […]

Pujya Swamiji Dayandanda Saraswati gives a lecture on the 21st anniversary of Arsha Vidya Gurukulam. He discusses the difference between action and reaction.

Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati was conferred the “Sri Adi Sankaracharaya Award” by His Holiness Sringeri Sannidahanam on the 26th of April 2012. The video below is the presentation. There is also an article discussing the Sri Adi Shankaracharya Award. The actual presentation of the award starts at the 27th minute of the video. The presentation […]

This is an authentic film on the birth and childhood of Sri Adi Shankaracharya and the fascinating story of the rediscovery of his birthplace, Kalady, by the 33rd Jagadguru of Sringeri. It is 1 hour 21 minutes, presented by Dakshinamnaya Sri Sharada Peetham Sringeri. It is a Sri Shankara Advaita Research Centre Production. Enjoy! हरी […]

Pujya Swamiji Dayananda Saraswati answers questions during a satsang. He explains the concept of “God is Love” and answers questions on “Are there good wants?” and “Why seek Self-knowledge?” This is from June 13, 1982. His words, however, are timeless. Harih OM!

This is an excerpt of a video available from Thinking Allowed. The Intuition Network, A Thinking Allowed Television Underwriter, presents the following transcript from the series Thinking Allowed, Conversations On the Leading Edge of Knowledge and Discovery, with Dr. Jeffrey Mishlove. SELF-ACCEPTANCE with SWAMI DAYANANDA JEFFREY MISHLOVE, Ph.D.: Hello and welcome. I’m Jeffrey Mishlove. Our […]

Five Capsules of Vedanta as summarized by Swami Paramarthananda. 1. I am of the nature of eternal and all pervading consciousness 2. I am the only source of permanent peace, security & happiness 3. By my mere presence, I give life to the material body, and through the body, I experience the material universe. 4. […]