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Hinduism by Swami Dayanandaji (Arsha Vidya Gurukulam) The name Hindu was given to the people who were following the Vedas and had a unique religious culture. When some Persians from across the Himalayas came to North India where the river Sindhu flows, they saw people living a highly civilized life with a unique religious culture. […]

An interview with Swami Dayananda Saraswati by Andrew Cohen, reprinted in part, with generous permission from EnlightenNext Magazine. Introduction It is a unique characteristic of Advaita Vedanta that most of its prominent modern figures, those who stand out as radiant examples of the power and glory of Absolute realization, generally seem to have had little, […]

Pujya Swamiji Dayananda Saraswati discusses Chapter 7, verses 20 and 21 from the Bhagavad Gita. Click here to read the commentary on these verses.

‎12-Fold Disciplines for Hindus 1. Daiva Yajna – Regular worship of god. 2. Vishaya Bhoga Yajna – Converting all interactions into worship; whatever we give is an offering and whatever we take is a prasada or an offering to lord within us. 3. Dhama Yajna – Discipline of sense organs. 4. Sama Yajna – Mastery […]

Swami Paramarthananda, a disciple of Pujya Swamiji Dayananda Saraswati, gave a talk on February 20, 2012, which was Sivaratri. The topic was “Bhakti and Success.” There are more talks by Swami Paramarthananda available on the Vedanta Vidyarthi Sangha website. Harih OM!

“All religions lead to the same goal”, is a concept widely subscribed mostly by educated Hindus. I feel that this well-meaning concept needs to be enquired into and understood. If all religions have a well-defined common goal, the difference would be purely cultural. Difference of culture is totally acceptable, to any thinking person. If the […]

Bhagavad Gita, Chapter 2, Verse 48 – commentary from Swamiji (PDF download)

Avatara

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What is an Avatara? Here are 5 pages from Swamiji’s Bhagavad Gita Home Study Course where he discusses this in depth: http://studyhinduism.com/AvataraBG4.pdf

This is a great clip of Pujya Swamiji Dayananda Saraswati explaining why one must study Vedanta. This is classic Swamiji! Enjoy! Harih OM!

A nice short video about Pujya Swamiji. Enjoy! Hari OM!