Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Pujya Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati was a distinguished, traditional teacher of Vedanta. His depth of understanding and nuanced appreciation of both Eastern and Western cultures made him that rare teacher who could communicate the vision of non-duality to modern listeners. He was able to make one see, with immediacy, the truth of oneself as the whole.

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...

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;...

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...

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...

Discovering Love

Swami Dayananda Saraswati Love is a very ancient topic. Gods, playwrights, musicians and poets have glorified the meaning of the word ‘love’. But love is...