Freedom From Sadness – Swami Dayananda Saraswathi Ji

Freedom From Sadness Swami Dayananda Saraswati THERE IS A TWOFOLD WORLD – ISVARA SRISTI AND JIVA SRISTI One is the world as it is. The other is the world that we perceive. The creation as it is I hardly look at. It takes simplicity to see things as they are. More often than not we…

Mahavakya – Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Mahavakya – Swami Dayananda Saraswati Satyam–Mithya We understand the word mithya as a word referring to our understanding of the reality of an object, like a pot. Mithya is not an object. Similarly, satyam is also a word revealing our understanding of reality. Mithya is understood as the reality of an object which has no…

मनीषा पञ्चकम् – Manisha Panchakam

मनीषा पञ्चकम् – Manisha Panchakam Pujya Adi Shankaracharya Manisha Panchakam is again a small treatise by Sankara. It contains only five verses and narrate a ‘story’ that happed in Kasi. Sankara took a bath in Ganges and was going towards Viswanatha Temple. On his way, he met an ‘untouchable’ and he asked him to get…

Hindu-Jewish declaration removes misconceptions

An Interview of Pujya Swami Dayanand Saraswathi ji in Indian Express An extraordinary inter-faith meet between Hindu and Jewish religious leaders – an event with the potential to pioneer a paradigm shift from conflict to harmony among all religions – took place at Jerusalem a couple of weeks ago. The historic meet emphasized and illustrated…

Advaita, Vishishtadvaita, Dvaita – by Sri Swami Paramarthananda Saraswati Ji

Transcript of the talk “Advaita, Vishishtadvaita, Dvaita” by Sri Swami Paramarthananda Saraswati Ji Vyasacharya (Vedavyasa) plays a very important role for moksha upayaha. The original name of Vyasa is Krishnaha (Also called Krishna Dvaipayana, Bhaadraayana) What role did he play ? For Moksha upayaha, We have 3 basic granthas or text books known as Prasthaanatrayam…

Growing into a Loving Person – Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Growing into a Loving Person Swami Dayananda Saraswati Ji In the wake of clear knowledge of oneself, the self that is free from all forms of limitation, there is love expressed towards a related person, situation or object. The same fullness, the wholeness of the person is manifest in the form of love. Love is…

Conversion is Violence – Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Conversion is Violence Swami Dayananda Saraswati I have been thinking on this topic for a long time. It is clear to me, and perhaps to many of you, that there are two distinct religious traditions in the world. One tradition does not believe in conversion. A Jewish person is born of a Jewish mother. A…