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
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.
Ramakrishna’s message is universal and the impact of his life is still being felt today. In this class Shree Maa and Swami Satyananda Saraswati’s present an English translation of Mahendranath Gupta’s Kathamritan. Their discourses bring to life the bhava or devotional attitude of Sri Ramakrishna and his teachings.
There are twenty-four videos in the Ramakrishna class by Swami Satyananda Saraswati and Shree Maa.
In this video class Swami Satyananda Saraswati presents the stories of the Swami Purana, an anthology of the ancient wisdom of the Sanatana Dharma. The stories are filled with yogic wisdom, and Swamiji shares them with such joy…we feel as though we are in ancient India at the feet of a Vedic rsi.
There are nineteen videos in the Swami Purana class by Swami Satyananda Saraswati and Shree Maa.
Tattva Jnana is the Knowledge of the principles. Tattva means principles and Jnana means knowledge. The word Tattva can be broken down further, Tat means “That” and Tva means “You.” The Tattvas are the principles that are you. They are the road maps to the understanding of who we are. It is a discussion of […]