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“Though the name Hindu was given by somebody from Persia, as we saw in the beginning, we accept it. We are stuck with a name that is a product of the language limitations of somebody. But then, the Sanskrit language is such a thing that even in this we can find a meaning. The word […]

Pujya Swamiji Dayananda Saraswati giving the Anniversary Address via video for Arsha Vidya Gurukulam (Saylorsburg) on the topic of the Greatness of Satsanga. Harih OM!

The Truth Of Ego (and Surrender) – Pujya Swamiji Dayananda DEFINITION OF EGO Ego is that which owns up to any type of activity. For example, when I see, I say ‘This is my sight.’ The one who owns up to the activity of seeing, the one who is the subject behind the seeing or […]

Pujya Swamiji’s talks on bringing up a child Bringing Up a Child (Part 1 of 3): Bringing Up a Child (Part 2 of 3): Bringing Up a Child (Part 3 of 3):

Dialogues with Swami Dayananda Ji (Arsha Vidya Gurukulam) Question : Swamiji, What is the role of idol worship in Self-realization? Swamiji : What is an idol ? We say that the whole creation is Bhagavan, the Lord. Every form is Lord’s form: therefore in any one form I can invoke the Lord. Traditionally, some forms […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!