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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 Previous e-mails have been archived at: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sivananda/messages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 (558)

October 3rd 2022 EST

Om Sri Durgayai Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! *Vijayadasami Message* by Sri Swami Krishnananda (Spoken on Vijayadasami in October 1981) With the conclusion purnavati of the glorious worship of the Universal Mother of things, Adi Shakti, the Supreme Power of the Absolute—Durga, Lakshmi, Saraswati—we, humble followers of Gurudev Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, on the bank of holy Ganga, at this auspicious moment, seek to surrender our s ...Continue Reading

106th Birthday Anniversary of Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj (2022)

September 23rd 2022 EST

Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Namaste! *A Great Master and a Perfect Disciple* by Sri Swami Vimalananda To write something about Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj is not easy. To understand a God-man, one has to rise to that level, and then only can one understand him. Only an Einstein can understand another Einstein. Gurudev Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj said, “Swami Chidananda is a born Siddha.” Probably, only Gurudev could understand him. Despite all human limitations, I shall make a humble ...Continue Reading

135th Birthday Anniversary of Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj (2022)

September 11th 2022 EST

Apologies to those who are receiving this twice. Most did not receive the e-mail due to an issue with my mail server. Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Namaste! Lest We Forget by Sri Swami Krishnananda The 8th of September, the sacred birthday of His Holiness Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, marks the occasion when seekers, disciples and devotees bring to their minds their relation to the Preceptor—the fact of a disciple having surrendered himself to the Guru, the necessity to attune oneself with the wishes and commands ...Continue Reading

135th Birthday Anniversary of Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj (2022)

September 8th 2022 EST

Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Namaste! Lest We Forget by Sri Swami Krishnananda The 8th of September, the sacred birthday of His Holiness Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, marks the occasion when seekers, disciples and devotees bring to their minds their relation to the Preceptor—the fact of a disciple having surrendered himself to the Guru, the necessity to attune oneself with the wishes and commands of the Master, and the imperative of rigorous sadhana on the path, according to the behests of the Guru. To the discip ...Continue Reading

135th Birthday Anniversary of Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj (2022)

September 8th 2022 EST

Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Namaste! Lest We Forget by Sri Swami Krishnananda The 8th of September, the sacred birthday of His Holiness Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, marks the occasion when seekers, disciples and devotees bring to their minds their relation to the Preceptor—the fact of a disciple having surrendered himself to the Guru, the necessity to attune oneself with the wishes and commands of the Master, and the imperative of rigorous sadhana on the path, according to the behests of the Guru. To the discip ...Continue Reading

135th Birthday Anniversary of Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj (2022)

September 8th 2022 EST

Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Namaste! Lest We Forget by Sri Swami Krishnananda The 8th of September, the sacred birthday of His Holiness Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, marks the occasion when seekers, disciples and devotees bring to their minds their relation to the Preceptor—the fact of a disciple having surrendered himself to the Guru, the necessity to attune oneself with the wishes and commands of the Master, and the imperative of rigorous sadhana on the path, according to the behests of the Guru. To the discip ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (557)

August 19th 2022 EST

Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! *Sri Krishna – The Guru of All Gurus* by Swami Krishnananda This day happens to be the most blessed and adorable day of the advent of Bhagavan Sri Krishna, which goes by the name of Sri Krishna Janmastami. Sri Krishna is considered as Jagatguru; he is the teacher of all teachers, the Guru of all Gurus—Krishnam vande jagadguru. There is no Guru equal to him. We consider Bhagavan Sri ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (556)

July 21st 2022 EST

Om Sri Ganeshaya Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! *A Unique Message of Gurudev Swami Sivananda* by Sri Swami Chidananda What has Gurudev Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj specially done to the world which the great saints and sages like Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, Swami Vivekananda, Swami Ramatirtha, Sankaracharya, Ramanuja, Vallabha and others did not do? Gurudev has brought the message of all these people. What Jesus said and Buddha and Moham ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (555)

July 12th 2022 EST

Om Sri Ganeshaya Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! *The Blessings of Guru* by Sri Swami Krishnananda For a few minutes we withdraw our minds and place before our mental vision the great divinity whom we are adoring at this auspicious moment – the commencement of sacred Guru Purnima, known as Sri Vyasa Purnima – Bhagavan Sri Krishna Dvaipayana Vyasa, whose words sustain all sacred literature in the world, who stands before us as a great ex ...Continue Reading

Sivananda Day-to-day (554)

June 20th 2022 EST

Om Sri Ganeshaya Namah! Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya! Om Namo Bhagavate Krishnanandaya! Namaste! *See The Great Reality Even In Obstacles* by Sri Swami Chidananda Worshipful homage unto Thee, Thou eternal, all-pervading and indwelling cosmic Spirit Divine! May Your grace be upon all those sincere seeking souls who are assembled here in Your divine presence! Grant them the blessedness of an unceasing aspiration, and a determined resolution to fulfil this aspiration, no matter what the ...Continue Reading

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