Sri Swami Shuddhananda

Tributes by Sri Swami Shuddhananda Swami Dayananda Ashram Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India. The majority of the people are like birds flying in the sky leaving behind no trace of their footprints. But, one in a billion, bestrides the worldly stage like a Colossus leaving indelible marks of his sacred sojourn on the earth. Swami Dayanandaji was […]

Swami Viditatmananda

Tributes by Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati The majority of the people are like birds flying in the sky leaving behind no trace of their footprints. But, one in a billion, bestrides the worldly stage like a Colossus leaving indelible marks of his sacred sojourn on the earth. Swami Dayanandaji was indeed such a Spiritual Giant! In […]

Swami Paramarthananda

Tributes by Swami Paramarthananda In Sandeepany Sadhanalaya, Swamiji designed the curriculum and conducted two courses – 1972-1975 and 1976-1979. I was fortunate to be in the second course. Even though the original purpose was to study the scriptures and propagate it by giving discourses, Swamiji felt that the full impact of the study may not […]

Swamini Svatmavidyananda

Tributes by Swamini Svatmavidyananda At the very outset, one feels like saying “What are we going to do now?” It is never easy to experience the loss of anyone, what to talk of a shining sun like Pujya Swamiji. However, Pujya Swamiji is not lost – there is no coming or going. I’m reminded of […]

Swami Tattvavidananda

Tributes by Swami Tattvavidananda Many people have spoken wonderful things about Pujya Swamiji. However much we speak, it is like touching the tip of an iceberg. His contribution will be celebrated by the society for decades or even centuries to come. In India, great organizations like Rashtriya Seva Samiti and Vishwa Hindu Parishad have been […]

Sri Swami Tadatmananda

Tributes by Sri Swami Tadatmananda I will speak of one aspect of Pujya Swami Dayananda’s greatness and that is his legacy – what he has left for all of us around the world. We can say so much about Swamiji but perhaps we can see most vividly his legacy in all the gurukulams he established. […]

Swamini Ramananda

Tributes by Swamini Ramananda Swami Dayanandaji has certainly been an inspiration to me and to all who have come in contact with him. Most people cannot help but be deeply changed after being exposed to Swami Dayananda’s clear unfolding of the ancient Vedic texts. The global influence of Swamiji is remarkable. Over the years students […]

Swamini Srividyananda

Tributes by Swamini Srividyananda While it is a heart-warming privilege to pay tribute to Pujya Sri Swamiji, to do justice is a daunting task. The vast expanse of time is occasionally dotted with the birth of a true teacher, one who personifies the term Guru. This individual is gifted with the ability to render complex […]