by Swami Sivananda: SALUTATIONS to Lord Ganesha who is Brahman Himself, who is the Supreme Lord, who is the energy of Lord Shiva, who is the source of all bliss, and who is the bestower of all virtuous qualities and success in all undertakings.
by Swami Sivananda: PROSTRATIONS and humble salutations to Lord Subramanya, the Supreme Being, who is the ruler of this universe,
by Swami Sivananda: Christmas is known to all men the world over historically as the memorable day of the birth of Jesus, the Saviour.
by Swami Sivananda: Siva is known by the name ‘Girisa’, as He is the Lord of the Mount Kailasa.
by Swami Sivananda: This falls on the 13th (or 14th) day of the dark half of Phalgun (February-March). The name means “the night of Shiva”. The ceremonies take place chiefly at night. This is a festival observed in honour of Lord Shiva. Shiva was married to Parvati on this day.
From the famous opening of the 1969 Woodstock Music Festival (pictured above), to impacting medical research, interfaith dialogue, teaching and providing spiritual guidance to countless students, Sri Swami Satchidananda was one of the twentieth century’s greatest spiritual masters, living from 1914 to 2002.
by Susan Helene Kramer: Ah, dear Holy Mother – Sri Sarada Devi. 100 years ago the world was benefiting by your holy physical presence, but I have found your work lives on today.
by Tara Yoga Centre: Sarada Devi was today Mother Theresa. She was filled with compassion and love and lived to ease the suffering and pain of people around her. Leading a strict life in austerity, she learned to love all.
by Daya Mata: When I was meditating recently, such a powerful inspiration came into my consciousness. You see, I don’t like to make things complicated;
Donna Quesada: I love that. You bring up the notion of reincarnation, which is so much a part of Buddhist teachings and Indian teachings.