PRATAH- SAMARANA – STOTRAM with Swami Tattvavidananda

PRATAH- SAMARANA – STOTRAM (A Morning Prayer) This is a prayer composed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya consisting of three stanzas in which the mind (manas) speech (vak), and body (kaya) of the individual are sought to be dedicated to the supreme Spirit. The first thoughts, words and actions of everyday exert a great influence on the life of the individual. If […]

Video Course ~ Kathopanishad Chapter 2 ~ Swami Tattvavidananda

Kathopanishad Chapter 2Swami Tattvavidananda95 Classes2020 A poem by Swamini Srividyananda.Inspired by this course. Link to Sanskrit Documents Folder: To order a USB flash drive with your choice of content from this 9-week Vedanta Course, click the order form below. You will be contacted for payment when your order is ready, and the flash drive […]

Self Inquiry ~ Swami Tattvavidananda Saraswati

Every human being is innately aware of life; life is with you, with me, with all of us. We are all familiar with the nature of life and have the capacity to assess our own understanding of life. The study of life is not like studying a subject like Calculus or Physics in which there […]

Namaste Gaṇapataye

by Swami TattvavidanandaPublished in Arsha Vidya Gurukulam 33rd Anniversary Souvenir. Namaste Gaṇapataye – to you, Lord Gaṇapati, I prostrate and pay my obeisance. Gaṇapataye namaḥ – The word namaḥ has a very interesting etymology. Literally, it indicates the prahvī-bhāva. This assumes that you have another person, an altar, or a mūrti in front of you, […]

Video Course ~ Katha Upanishad Chapter 1 ~ Swami Tattvavidananda

Katha Upanishad with Shankara Bhashya, Swami Tattvavidananda, 85 classes, 2017 Chapter 1 Devanagari Chapter 1 Transliteration: The Katha Upanishad conveys its teaching of nonduality in a dialogue between Lord Yama and the young student Nachiketas. While the nondual vision is the core of the Upanishad, the story also has much to tell us […]


Swami Tattvavidananda Saraswati [From the book, Āditya Hṛdayam with the commentary Tattvaprakāśikā by Swami Tattvavidananda Saraswati]   In the Vedic culture, worshiping of Īśvara – Īśvaropāsana – is very characteristic and unique, and probably slightly different from what we come across today in the Hindu society. Here, Īśvara is worshiped in a form, which is […]