How important is it to perform sadhana in a place of power such as a cave, temple, etc. doing it at home is enough? Or if the opportunity appears, should we take advantage and do sadhana in special places? Power of Sadhana– It has the power to elevate our entire state of being, opens us to receive, and […]
What is the process for “converting to Hinduism”? Where does one begin? What daily practices are important at first? Is there a reading list? We believe that becoming a Hindu is a matter of behavior, rather than a vow to worship or eat in a certain way. Please see our definition for Hindu at Meaning of […]
Reading about the lives of saints and sages, we learn about the exalted states they reached through their devotion and wisdom. They are said to have experienced the highest realization, with absolute conviction that they too were embodiments of God.
What is this state called enlightenment? How do we attain it? We talked to Swamiji to find out the …read more
Sri Ramakrishna, the Parama Guru of our lineage, proclaimed, “Jatho Math, Tatho Path.” This means that, as many as there are individuals proceeding, so many are the paths to God.
Now, for the first time in one article, our Swamiji summarizes a variety of different paths to attain God, which is sure to inspire you further.…read more
Converting to Hinduism Question: What is the process for conversion to Hinduism? Swamiji Says: Eliminate all conflict from your life, always engage in truthful and pure behavior; love wisdom, respect all teachers, and regularly practice some form of devotional meditation. Hinduism as a Global Culture Question: What part are you and Shree Maa playing in […]
In this class Swami Satyananda Saraswati explains the essence and inner meanings of puja. He explores esoteric Vedic and Tantric sadhanas and demonstrates proper performance of these practices. This video is a resource for devotional seekers and anyone interested in yogic worship.
There is one video in the Meaning and Methods of Worship class by Swami Satyananda Saraswati and Shree Maa.
The Bhagavad Gita is the most widely read scripture in human history. It is considered the quintessential teaching on yoga, work, wisdom, and spiritual enlightenment.
There are twenty-four videos in the Bhagavad Gita class by Swami Satyananda Saraswati and Shree Maa.
The Song of the Divine Mother Goddess. This text expounds the Philosophy of the Goddess. It is a doctrine of holistic spirituality that teaches the methods of weaving all of life’s actions and experiences into one tapestry of Divine expression. This class teaches us how to chant the text as a sadhana and explores its application to life and spiritual practice.
There are seventeen videos in the Devi Gita class by Swami Satyananda Saraswati and Shree Maa.
This class explains the samskara rituals and mantras used for sacred Rites of Passage of the Sanatana Dharma. These teachings transmit the essence of Hindu Dharma and offer knowledge that will allow us to live as Divine beings in harmony with the Eternal Ideal of Perfection.
There are thirty-three classes in the From Birth do Death class by Swami Satyananda Saraswati and Shree Maa.
This class covers the fifteen verses given by the great sage Kashyapa that explore the concept of enlightenment and the method of its attainment. These videos offer us the original Sanskrit verses and a word by word translation with practical explanation of how theses sacred teachings apply to our daily lives.
There are eleven videos in the Kashyap Sutras class by Swami Satyananda Saraswati and Shree Maa.
In this video class we learn about Sanskrit chanting styles, techniques to deepen our sadhana, and the constituent ingredients of mantra sadhana: intention, motivation, sincerity, attention, bhava, and understanding. The class also gives a history of Sanskrit literature.
There are five videos in the Pronunciation and the Chandi Samputs class by Swami Satyananda Saraswati and Shree Maa.