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Sivananda Day-to-day (508)

November 13th 2018

Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! *The Divine Commander* by Sri Swami Chidananda Radiant Immortal Atman! Beloved and blessed children of the Divine! Members of the spiritual family of beloved and worshipful Gurudev Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, gathered in his spiritual presence this early morning! This morning you have contemplated the Eternal, you have contemplated the Divine, in chanting His Divine Name, in silent inner prayer, through / kir ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (507)

November 5th 2018

Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! *Behold The Light of Lights—The Atman* by Sri Swami Chidananda Dipavali or Divali means a ‘row of lights’. This festival falls on the last two days of the dark half of Asvina (Sep.-Oct.). For some it is a three-day festival: the first day is Naraka-Chaturdasi, the second is Lakshmi-Puja on the New Moon day and the third is Bali-Padya. The festival of Dipavali is observed as the joyous commemoration of the victor ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (506)

October 17th 2018

Om Sri Durgayai Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! *Navaratri Durga Puja, Its Significance -- 1946* by Sri Swami Sivananda Religious observances, traditional worship and Vratas at times have more than one significance. Apart from being the adoration of the Divine, they are commemorative of stirring bygone events, allegoric when interpreted from the Occult standpoint, and lastly deeply significant pointers and revealing guides to the Jiva o ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (505)

October 9th 2018

Om Sri Ganeshaya Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! *We Are Supremely Blessed* by Sri Swami Chidananda You are verily blessed and favoured that you have been chosen. Out of countless beings, only a few strive to attain a state of perfection which takes one beyond sorrow and which bestows eternal blessedness and supreme peace. To have come into such a Path is itself a great grace. You may be a Sannyasin, a householder, a businessman or a st ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (504)

September 30th 2018

Om Sri Ganeshaya Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! *Religion is One* by Sri Swami Sivananda Children of Immortal Being! Peace be unto all! Without peace there is no joy, and a joyless life is a valueless existence, for it is a struggle, a pain, a process of becoming a "not-itself, a self discrepancy." The reign of peace, therefore, means the freedom of life, the liberation of mankind, the salvation of all beings. All strive for ...Continue Reading

102nd Birthday Anniversary of Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj (2018)

September 23rd 2018

Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Namaste! In The New World by Dr. Sarat Chandra Behera Swamiji emerged from the epochal All-India tour of 1950 as a distinguished messenger of the Sanatana Dharma. The Holy Master who had prophesied so often about the future importance of Chidananda to the modern world was happy to find the vindication of that faith. He could see that Swamiji was the fittest person to carry the eternal message of Bharatavarsha to the West. Among his disciples he was the m ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (503)

September 20th 2018

Om Sri Ganeshaya Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! *Awaken from The Slumber of Non-Awareness* by Sri Swami Chidananda Occasionally you must take time to systematically ponder the question "Who am I?" in depth and in earnest. You are endowed with the faculty of reason, and the greatest function of this faculty is to enquire into your ultimate nature. Out of an unmanifest condition where you exist without form, height, weight or c ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (502)

September 13th 2018

Om Sri Ganeshaya Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! Ganesh Chaturthi by Sri Swami Sivananda SALUTATIONS to Lord Ganesha who is Brahman Himself, who is the Supreme Lord, who is the energy of Lord Shiva, who is the source of all bliss, and who is the bestower of all virtuous qualities and success in all undertakings. /Mushikavaahana modaka hastha, Chaamara karna vilambitha sutra, Vaamana rupa maheshwara putra, Vighna vinaayaka paada namasth ...Continue Reading

131st Birthday Anniversary of Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj (2018)

September 7th 2018

Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Namaste! Dissemination of Knowledge by Sri N. Ananthanarayanan The habit of giving was ingrained in Sivananda. As a boy at Pattamadai, he shared with other children the sweets his mother gave him. At school and college, he went to help his classmates with their lessons. After he left the medical institute, he ran the /Ambrosia, /to earn no doubt, but equally to share his considerable knowledge of health problems with an ignorant public. Later, in Malaya, he put to maximum use his medic ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (501)

September 2nd 2018

Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! Become Ye Krishnas by Sri Swami Sivananda /Children of God!/ The life of Bhagavan Sri Krishna is an illustration of how an ideal, exalted life is to be lived. The best commentary on the Bhagavad Gita is the life of its own author. Sri Krishna lived what he taught and he taught what is of the highest and of the greatest value. Sri Krishna was an integral person who led the integral ...Continue Reading
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