How To Do Japa Mantra Japa is repeating a mantra over and over again to focus the mind on the deity of worship and the meaning of the mantra. This practice calms the mind and awakens the power, or shakti, of the mantra inside of us. For example, Lord Ganesha is the remover of life’s […]
This Podcast is Shree Maa, Swami and a group Devotees singing mantras for Ganesha. Ganesha is the Remover of All Obstacles, the Lord of Wisdom, and the Lord of the Multitudes.
The celebration of Shivaratri at the Devi Mandir is unparalleled and 2015 was simply outstanding!
We demonstrated our love and devotion for Lord Shiva all night long through song, dance, homa, and puja. We wanted to share this spectacular event simply with pictures. Check it out! …read more
This is a step-by-step guide to the worship of Lord Ganesh. In this comprehensive puja instruction, Swamiji reveals the secrets of puja to Lord Ganesha, the God of Wisdom, in four simple steps: invitation, invocation, offering and union. “Without Wisdom it is impossible for any seeker to unlock the doors to the secrets of enlightenment. Ganesha grants that boon.” ~ Swamiji
The Ganesh Puja Advanced is an expansion of Swamiji’s original Beginner Ganesh Puja, adding many new stotrams, like Ganeshashtakam and Ganesh Sahasranam. It is recommended for all devotees of Ganesh.
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The Bhagavad Gita is considered the essence of the Vedas and Upanishads. In Vaishnava tradition there are five jewels which surround the Bhagavad Gita: Gita Mahatmyam, Vishnusahasranam, Bhishmastavaraja, Anusmriti, and Gajendra Moksha. These five ornaments enhance the beauty of the Gita, and and create a sadhana which is a stepping stone to the Chandi Samputs.
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The Durga Puja Advanced App is an invaluable reference tool to learn the worship of Goddess Durga. The Advanced Puja is significantly more sophisticated than the original Durga Puja Beginner, adding several viddhis and stotrams, including the Durga Sahasranam. This App guides the spiritual seeker toward union with Durga, the Goddess who takes away confusion, replacing it with stillness and clarity. The Durga Puja Advanced App is recommended for all devotees of Durga, especially for those who wish to keep the Navaratri Vrats.
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 […]
If we invest only $200 per month from the age of 22, we will have accumulated $1.2 million by the time we reach age 67.…read more
In the same way as if you invest $200 a month, you will retire as a millionaire, if you memorize two mantras a week, in one year you will know more than a hundred mantras, more than most Brahmins! In less than seven years, you will have the entire Chandi Path memorized! …read more
Get into the Christmas bhavana with this series of three short video clips with Swamiji on the essence of Christmas!
In the first video, Swamiji discusses Christmas as a celebration of Christ – the embodiment of Universal Love. In the next video, Swamiji challenges us to …read more
Aparajita is the form of Goddess Durga which destroys negativity and difficulties. She is the Goddess who cannot be defeated.
Now for the first time, Shree Maa and Swamiji will teach the meaning of this powerful stotram! Watch this delightful online class which includes a printable pdf of the stotram, …read more
Ganesha Chaturthi is the celebration of the birthday of Lord Ganesha, who represents auspiciousness, and is the God of wisdom and prosperity.
Ganesha Chaturthi is the most auspicious day to worship Lord Ganesha as it brings wisdom, good fortune, prosperity, and most importantly, on this day, …read more
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