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Let every day be filled with uplifting thoughts. Here is inspiration for today, November 22, 2017:

    Become a Friend by Swami Satchidananda

    You don’t make a friend. You become a friend. Then you automatically will have friends. If you relate to people in a very friendly, affectionate way, by loving and caring, sharing and helping, then naturally they will see you as a good friend. When they see you as a good friend, then they become your friends. It begins with you. You should always try to do something nice for people. Never hurt anyone’s feelings. Th secret is to always look for opportunities to help others; look for ways to be nice to them. Sometimes they might even be nasty to you; if so, ignore it, forget it. Maybe…… Read more

    Soul Power by Swami Sivananda

    O man! Do not be discouraged when sorrows, difficulties and tribulations manifest in the daily battle of life. Thou art the master of thy destiny. Thou are divine. Live up to it, feel it, realise it. Draw up spiritual strength and courage from within. Learn the ways to tap the source. Dive, deep within. Sink down. Plunge into the sacred waters of immortality. You will be refreshed, renovated and vivified. Understand the laws of the universe. Move tactfully in this world. Learn the secrets of nature. Learn the best ways to control the mind. Conquer the mind. Conquest of the mind is really conquest of nature and the…… Read more

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collage of rare images of Swami SatchidanandaIn honor of the anniversary of the August 19, 2002 mahasamadhi: a gallery of rare, historic photos of Sri Swami Satchidananda. A collection of 108+ rare and historic photos of Swami Satchidananda may now be viewed on this site.

These are scans of old photos, some of which have been damaged or darkened over time. In time, this collection will grow and the photos will be restored.

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  • The Knower by Swami Satchidananda

    There is an eternal silent entity within us all. And that is what you call the “silent witness” or the “Knower.” The scriptures talk about that as the eternal witness. That is the light in you, or the Self in you, or the Atman. It doesn’t talk or do anything—it just is. And that is what you call “God.” It is due to our own limitations that we say, “God did this, God did that, blessed me, or punished me.” God never blesses or punishes. God just is. Still, we tend to say, “God created the world, God sustains the…… Read more

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Recording of the Guided Meditation

By Dada J.P. Vaswani

Recordings of the guided meditation given by Dada J.P. Vasawani at the Yoga Camp in New Jersey in May 2016 are now available. All the camp participants may pick up a copy on CD from the center where they registered for the camp–IYI NY, Yogaville, or IYI NJ. Each will receive an email from that center with the detailed instructions about how to get the recordings.

Thoughts of a Seeker

A Seeker shares his thoughts.  Click on the playlist icon on the right end of the controller below. For more on these subjects, order one of the many Free Books. You may also easily download the audio file in order to listen off-line.


The Bhagavad Gita

Enjoy listening to this audio recording of “Bhagavad Gita in a Nutshell,” read by Prema Pandurang. Click on the playlist icon on the right end of the controller below.  You may also easily download the audio file in order to listen off-line.