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Every week, I send information on updates at the web-site and little incidents from Swami Sivanandaji's life which are taken from the book Sivananda's Gospel of Divine Life. Previous e-mails have been archived at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sivananda/messages

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Sivananda Day-to-day (464)

November 4th 2016

Sivananda Day-to-day (464) Om Saravanabhavaya Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! Skanda Shashti Message (Delivered in 1946) by Sri Swami Sivananda /Beloved Immortal Selves!/ Skanda Shasthi is the six-day-worship of Lord Skanda or Karttikeya. He is the spiritual son of Lord Siva. Lord Skanda is worshipped with intense devotion by a very large section of people throughout Southern India and Sri Lanka as well. The origin of Lord Skanda, th ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (463)

October 28th 2016

Sivananda Day-to-day (463) Om Sri Maha-Lakshmyai Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! Deepavali by Sri Swami Sivananda DEEPAVALI or Diwali means "a row of lights". It falls on the last two days of the dark half of Kartik (October-November). For some it is a three-day festival. It commences with the Dhan-Teras, on the 13th day of the dark half of Kartik, followed the next day by the Narak Chaudas, the 14th day, and by Deepavali prope ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (462)

October 10th 2016

Sivananda Day-to-day (462) Om Sri Saraswatyai Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! Sakti Yoga Philosoophy - I by Sri Swami Sivananda The power or active aspect of the immanent God is Sakti. Sakti is the embodiment of power. She is the supporter of the vast universe. She is the supreme Power by which the world is upheld. She is the Universal Mother. She is Durga, Kali, Chandi, Chamundi, Tripurasundari, Rajarajesvari. There is no difference bet ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (461)

September 29th 2016

Sivananda Day-to-day (461) Om Sri Durgayai Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! A Message To Mothers by Sri Swami Sivananda /A Navaratri Message Delivered in 1945/ Beloved Immortal Selves, Today you have all assembled in shrines and temples devoted to the great Goddess, the Divine Mother, for celebrating the Dussera. This function is celebrated in various parts of India in different styles. But the one basic aim of this celebration is to pr ...Continue Reading

100th Birthday Anniversary of Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj (2016)

September 23rd 2016

100th Birthday Anniversary of Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj (2016) Om Sri Ganeshaya Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Namaste! Aspire to be A Shining Star Like Swami Chidananda by Sri Swami Sivananda /A talk delivered during the Thirty-Ninth Birthday Celebration of Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj/ Celebration of Swami Chidanandaji’s Birthday is in essence, worship of God. There is nothing in this world but God. Everything is Brahman. You worship an idol. The idol is only an extrem ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (460)

September 17th 2016

Sivananda Day-to-day (460) Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! Triumph Over Materialism by Sri Swami Sivananda From the tiniest creature to the mightiest gods, the entire creation is pervaded by God. Out of Himself, God has created the universe with countless beings in it. Every creature has its own rightful place in the universe, allotted to it by the Lord. The little ant has as much a right, and a need to live, as the great gods, Brahma, Vishnu a ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (460)

September 16th 2016

Sivananda Day-to-day (460) Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Triumph Over Materialism by Sri Swami Sivananda From the tiniest creature to the mightiest gods, the entire creation is pervaded by God. Out of Himself, God has created the universe with countless beings in it. Every creature has its own rightful place in the universe, allotted to it by the Lord. The little ant has as much a right, and a need to live, as the great gods, Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshw ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (360)

September 16th 2016

Sivananda Day-to-day (460) Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Triumph Over Materialism by Sri Swami Sivananda From the tiniest creature to the mightiest gods, the entire creation is pervaded by God. Out of Himself, God has created the universe with countless beings in it. Every creature has its own rightful place in the universe, allotted to it by the Lord. The little ant has as much a right, and a need to live, as the great gods, Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshw ...Continue Reading

129th Birthday Anniversary of Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj (2016)

September 8th 2016

Message given by Gurudev during his birthday in 1952 The Golden Era is at Hand Power is an intoxicant. Under its sway man will cut his own throat, bring about his own ruin. O Man! Have you not yet realised this patent truth? Have you not had enough of the poisonous fruits of power-politics, a mad hunt for power in national, international, social and even in domestic fields? Have you not yet realised that it will only produce disharmony, wars, riots and misery? Power is an intoxicant. Even superhuman Tapas, e ...Continue Reading

129th Birthday Anniversary of Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj (2012)

September 8th 2016

Message given by Gurudev during his birthday in 1952 The Golden Era is at Hand Power is an intoxicant. Under its sway man will cut his own throat, bring about his own ruin. O Man! Have you not yet realised this patent truth? Have you not had enough of the poisonous fruits of power-politics, a mad hunt for power in national, international, social and even in domestic fields? Have you not yet realised that it will only produce disharmony, wars, riots and misery? Power is an intoxicant. Even superhuman Tapas, e ...Continue Reading

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