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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. […]

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.

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)

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