Swamini Vilasananda

In 2013, I came to see Pujya Swamiji and asked him for a message to take back to the Argentine students. He said, “I am really satisfied that you have enough number of Arsha Vidya teachers in Argentina to keep you all busy with the study of Vedanta. Vedanta study never ends. It has to […]

Swamini Agamananda

namaḥ swāmidayānandagurupādambujanmane savilāsamahāmohagrāhagrāsaikakarmaṇe (Adapted from Pañcadaśī maṅgalācaraṇam) “Namaskarams to the lotus feet of my teacher, Swami Dayananda, whose only job is to destroy the shark of primordial ignorance, along with its effect.”  Trying to pay tribute to Pujya Swamiji makes it too evident that only Swamiji knows Swamiji’s worth. It is literally immeasurable. When someone […]

Tributes by the Board of Directors

Avantika Shah Piyush and I came in contact with Pujya Swamiji about 30 years ago. We both became very close to Swamiji with his compassion and teachings. It was our privilege to extend our little help and support to Swamiji in all his projects. Swamiji always acknowledged our little help and mentioned that “Whatever I have done so far is […]

An Epitome of Wisdom

Swami Jyotirmayananda Pujya Swamiji’s name itself stands for his life and teachings; in a nutshell – Vedanta. He was an embodiment of humility, compassion and joy. Pujya Swamiji is undoubtedly one of the greatest teachers of Vedanta in modern times. A teacher of teachers, Pujya Swamiji has trained more than 200 disciples who are sannyāsīs  […]

Shri Narendra Modi

Prime Minister of India   “Swami Dayananda Saraswati ji’s demise is a personal loss. I pray that his soul attains eternal peace. My thoughts are with the countless people inspired by Dayananda Saraswati ji. He was a powerhouse of knowledge, spirituality & service.” Hon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi

A Brilliant Thinker

New York Times Swami Dayananda Saraswati (Arsha Vidya), an internationally known Hindu monk, a great visionary, an eminent and traditional teacher of Vedanta (the timeless religious, spiritual and core philosophy from India), and a brilliant thinker and writer attained mahā-samādhi (cessation of bodily existence) on September 23, 2015 in Rishikesh, India. Swami Dayananda established traditional […]

A Venerable Hindu Monk

Dr. Swaminathan Swami Dayananda Saraswati (15 August 1930 – 23 September 2015) was an internationally known Hindu saint, a great visionary, an eminent and traditional teacher of Vedanta (the timeless  religious, spiritual and core philosophy from India), a brilliant thinker, writer and an exemplary contributor to the enrichment of humanity. He attained mahā-samādhi (cessation of […]

The Patriot Saint

S. Gurumurthy Swami Dayananda Saraswati — a master exponent of the inclusive Hindu philosophy who declared there was not ‘one God,’ but ‘only God,’ a teacher of Vedanta who created hundreds of teachers to continue the ancient Indian tradition, a great organizer who founded the Hindu Dharma Acharya Sabha as the representative body of unorganized […]