Lord Ganesha (by Swami Sivananda)

Hari Om Introduction Remover of all obstacles, Pranava Swaroopi, Embodiment of wisdom, Devata of Muladhara Chakra! O Lord Vinayaka, The bestower of happiness Who has Modaka in hand! O Elephant-headed Lord! Salutations unto Thee. Om Gam Ganapataye Namaha. Lord Ganesha is the elephant-headed God. He is worshipped first. His Names are repeated first before any … Continue reading Lord Ganesha (by Swami Sivananda)

True Blessings of God – Religiosity and Spirituality

Hari Om Generally people without knowledge of scriptures think they can buy the Lord with their money or material possessions. We see in many religious organisations, money and social positions are given much or undue importance. When we asked the Lord whether He who has made this as a rule? Is it true that money … Continue reading True Blessings of God – Religiosity and Spirituality

Lord Krishna (by Swami Sivananda)

Hari Om Introduction O Adorable Krishna! Let my longing eyes behold Thy form. Let my ears hear Thy flute. O Healer of all sorrows! Show me Thyself. Thou art the only Truth— All the rest is false. I crave not for Mukti; I long not for emancipation; Let there be devotion to Thy feet. Be … Continue reading Lord Krishna (by Swami Sivananda)

The Significance of Devi Worship

Hari Om Sri Gurubyoh Namah! Sri Matre Namah! It is important for all to know and rightly understand the real spirit and significance of Devi worship so that tangible spiritual and material benefit of a lasting character may be derived by everyone to a maximum extent. Rightly understood, the method of this worship shows you … Continue reading The Significance of Devi Worship

The Achintya Bhedabheda Philosophy Of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Hari Om Introduction Sri Chaitanya or Lord Gauranga may be regarded as the greatest Vaishnava teacher of the North. He gave a new form to the Vaishnava faith. He was born in 1486 A.D., in Bengal. Chaitanya had a very large heart. He accepted converts from Islam freely. His disciple Haridas was a Muslim Fakir. … Continue reading The Achintya Bhedabheda Philosophy Of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

Kandha Sashti Kavasam by Sri ThEvarAya SwAmigaL with Translations

Kandhar Sashti Kavasam (Tamil) by Sri ThEvarAya SwAmigaL (Translated to English by P.R. Ramachander) "Kanda Sashti Kavasam (or Kavacham) is composed by Sri Devaraya Swamigal. This composition is a rare and precious treasure that helps one to be successful, happy and healthy in day-to-day life. Kanda Sashti Kavasam was composed in the 19th century. The … Continue reading Kandha Sashti Kavasam by Sri ThEvarAya SwAmigaL with Translations

Chaitanya Mahāprabhu – The Pilgrimage to Brindában

Hari Om The Pilgrimage to Brindában With the coming of early autumn the Master's mind turned to His pilgrimage. He secretly took counsel with Rámánanda and Swarup, saying, "If you two help me, I can visit Brindában. At night I shall quit my bed and escape by the forest path without taking a single attendant. … Continue reading Chaitanya Mahāprabhu – The Pilgrimage to Brindában

Chaitanya Mahāprabhu On Sweetness of Krishna’s Attributes, Devotion and Divine Love

Hari Om [The Master continued His teaching of Sanátan thus:] "God in His all-embracing form dwells in the highest Space (para-byom). The diverse Vaikunthas are beyond count. The extent of each Vaikuntha is millions and millions of miles. Ananda inspired by chit fills all the Vaikunthas. All of [His] attendants are filled with the six … Continue reading Chaitanya Mahāprabhu On Sweetness of Krishna’s Attributes, Devotion and Divine Love

Sri Chaitanya Mahāprabhu –The Pilgrimage to the South

Hari Om The Master (Sri Chaitanya Mahāprabhu) travelled very extensively in the South, visiting thousands of holy places. At His touch they became the holiest of holy places. Under the pretext of a pilgrimage He delivered the people of that country. I shall only give a list of the places without arranging them in the … Continue reading Sri Chaitanya Mahāprabhu –The Pilgrimage to the South

THE LIFE OF CHAITANYA MAHĀPRABHU

Hari Om Navadwip, a town in the Nadia district of Bengal, situated on the river Ganges, 75 miles north of Calcutta, was a great trading centre and seat of Hindu learning in the 15th century. Sanskrit logic (nyáy) for which Bengal is most famous among all the provinces of India, was very highly developed and … Continue reading THE LIFE OF CHAITANYA MAHĀPRABHU