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Availability of the Mind, Śama

Swami Dayananda Saraswati What is this Śama? The author of the Tattvabodha says, mano nigrahaḥ. What does mano nigrahaḥ mean? They will generally translate this...

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...

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...

Global Warming – a solution

Swami Dayananda Saraswati The Himalayan glaciers have been the perennial source of water for the rivers such as Ganga, Yamuna,Brahmaputra and, Sindhu. Now the disturbing...
PRATAH SMARANAM 5

PRATAH SMARANAM 5

Satsang with Swami Viditatmananda The non-Self is able to reveal objects only due to the presence of the Self Vāco vibhānti nikhilā yadanugraheṇa. Yadanugraheṇa, by whose...

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...

PRATAḤ SMARAṆAM

Satsang with Swami Viditatmananda Introduction The meditator and the object of meditation are different from each other in one type of meditation. Prātaḥ is dawn and smaraṇam...

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;...