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Yoga and the Mind – Part 1

Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati   The word yoga means joining.  When we study what yoga teaches us, we find that it is not a process of joining...

What is the meaning of Life

Swami Dayananda Saraswati If we take the word “meaning” to be “goal”, the meaning of life certainly cannot be death. If death is the goal...

Viveka, What Do I Really Want?

Swami Dayananda Saraswati One has a certain discriminative knowledge with reference to what one wants. Because you seem to want a lot of things, you...

PRATAḤ SMARAṆAM 6

Satsang with Swami Viditatmananda ...continued from previous issue The first verse describes the Self as sat cit ānanda, while the second verse describes It as self-effulgent....

Yoga and the Mind – Part 2

Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati We have seen how the reality of the Self is quite different from what we take ourselves to be.  We are like...

Gurupurinma

by Swami Dayananda Saraswati As we have Father’s Day and Mothers Day, Gurus also have their own day. This day is Gurupūrṇimā and it marks...

Eight Significant Verses of the Bhagavad Gītā — Verse 1

Swami Dayananda Saraswati Chapter 3, Verse 3 Kṛṣṇa was not talking here as Mr. Kṛṣṇa, who was born on a given day at a given time,...

Eight Significant Verses of the Bhagavad Gītā

Swami Dayananda Saraswati 1. The two-fold committed life-styles loke ‘smin dvi-vidhā niṣṭhā purā proktā mayānagha | jñāna-yogena sāńkhyānāṃ karma-yogena yoginām || 3-3|| anagha - Oh! Sinless One;...