The Importance of Sri Ramakrishna The life and teachings of Sri Ramakrishna have had, and still do have, an enormous impact on spiritual evolution. Even today, people from around the world find inspiration from his example of dedication and take comfort in His universal teachings. In India, Sri Ramakrishna Jayanti is celebrated as one of […]
The Devi Mandir was packed with people on Sunday, May 10th to honor our beautiful Mother Shree Maa on Mother’s Day.
It was a day to demonstrate our love for Her. It was a time to say thank you for the special attention She gives to each of us. It was a time to honor Her as the Universal Mother through puja, and …read more
Ramakrishna: The Nectar of Eternal Bliss, Ch. 1: How Can She Stay Away? Class 2: Ch. 1, p.28 Video 28:13-30:27 Call, oh my mind, with a real cry. If you do, can the Divine Mother, Kali, stay far away? How will She stay far away from a true devotee? How can She stay away […]
Class 20: Ch. 14, p. 296 Ramakrishna: Mother, I am taking refuge in those who take refuge in You. I have taken refuge in your lotus feet. I don’t want any comforts for my body, Mother. I don’t want any respect from society. I don’t need the eight siddhis. Mother, please give me true devotion […]
Class 20: Ch. 14, pp.292-294 M. and Girish (to Ramakrishna): Sir, won’t you sing for us? Ramakrishna (with a beautiful sweet voice began to sing of the divine qualities): Protect the Divine Mother in your heart. May you see Her as I see Her and nobody else. You take away all of my desires […]
Enjoy our 2014 online class of the Guru Gita!
In this class, Swamiji will share his wisdom on the Guru-Disciple relationship and will explain how the disciple can best serve the Guru. Swamiji will also share some of the amazing stories from his own personal experiences as both a guru and a disciple.…read more
Sir John Woodroffe was an amazing intellectual who translated more than twenty Tantric Sanskrit texts.
His understanding of Tantra was meticulous, his translations were classic, and his influence on our Swamiji was transformational. …read more
Shirdi Sai Baba’s greatness revealed itself in His every day life, through the demonstration of ideal (dharmic) actions.
He taught the fundamentals of Advaita Vedanta (non-duality) and Sanatana Dharma (ideal behavior) by living with the common man, demonstrating endless compassion toward all living beings, and shaping each and every person who was blessed to get His darshan. …read more
Have you have ever wanted to learn more about the great teachers that have impacted us through Shree Maa and Swamiji? Well, wait no longer!
In this series of posts, Swamiji shares his understanding of the life and teachings of each Guru, and includes a heartfelt commentary on how they impacted him personally! The first in the series is Sri Ramakrishna! …read more
Swami Purana iPad or Android App by Swami Satyananda Saraswati Price=$9.99 The stories of the Swami Purana comprise an anthology of select stories from the folklore of ancient India and a modern day presentation bringing relevance and freshness to these classical teachings. This collection represents a small bucket drawn from the immense ocean of […]
Sahib Sadhu is a collection of biographical stories about the adventures of Swami Satyananda Saraswati. Swamiji performed the disciplines of a wandering ascetic for more than twenty years in India, meditating in hot springs, sitting for days beside a sacred fire, walking the length and breadth of India, encountering snakes, miracle sadhus, healers, terrorists, palm readers… and ultimately the Divine Mother.
Ramakrishna was an ecstatic mystic who experienced deep communion with God. This book is a compilation of satsangs that revolved around Shree Maa and Swamiji’s translations of Mahendra Gupta’s book, “Kathamrita”, which brings Ramakrishna’s world to life.
An inspirational video of Shree Maa’s universal message.
This loving wisdom, which Shree Maa not only teaches but exudes from every pore of her being, has inspired so many devotees around the world. By the application of this wisdom, we cultivate the ability to reach for the stars, to achieve our highest ideals! …read more
How do we best serve the Guru? How do we act, behave, and show respect to the Guru?
The Guru Gita is a scriptural text from the Skanda Purana that explains the Guru – Disciple relationship. It is an important scripture for all disciples …read more
Shree Maa is one of the world’s most beloved and treasured Saints. Her life of unconditional love, giving, and simplicity is a perfect demonstration of Her teachings. She has touched thousands of devotees from all walks of life. One such devotee has expressed appreciation of Shree Maa through writing a devotional poem. Enjoy this tribute […]