Sadhu Vaswani

Sadhu Vaswani

Sadhu T.L. Vaswani is a name synonymous with reverence for all life.  He was the living embodiment of an unsullied love that knew no bounds, an all-embracing love that included all mankind, animals and all creation. He cared deeply about the birds of the air and the animals of the earth; and he protected them…

Swami Marudhachalam

Swami Marudhachalam

Sri Swami Marudhachalam Adigalar comes from a pious family that has dedicated themselves to the service of God for hundreds of years. In the lineage of Saint Santalinga Swamigal and under his Guru Santalinga Ramaswamy Adigalar, Swami Marudhachalam runs the Perur Ashram in Coimbatore and the Dhakshinamurthy Math in Ooty. These ashrams provide spiritual, social…

Swami Anubhavananda

Swami Anubhavananda

  Birth, education and early life: never told nor encouraged Basic constitution: love and joy Wants to do: distribute the joy inherent Doesn’t want to do: build institutions and followers Words in which greatest faith are placed: “Brahma bhootah prasannatma na shochati na kankshati.” Srimad Bhagawad Geeta-Chapter: 18, Verse 54. Meaning: “Happiness is the sign…

Smt. Dr. Prema Pandurang

Smt. Dr. Prema Pandurang

Author of Look Within  (download the free ebook). Prof. Prema Pandurang, M.A is the daughter of Dr. P. Nagaraja Rao, a retired professor of Philosophy, and hails from a devout family in Tamil Nadu. She was Professor of English for Post Graduate students in the prestigious Presidency College in Chennai for around two decades. She…

Dada J.P. Vaswani

Dada J.P. Vaswani

(2 August 1918 – 12 July 2018) Universally acclaimed as a humanitarian, philosopher, educator, acclaimed writer, powerful orator, the messiah of ahimsa, and non-sectarian spiritual leader, Dada J.P. Vaswani has captivated the hearts of millions worldwide. In the eyes of many, Dada J.P. Vaswani is a man who symbolizes the true spirit of the India…

Swami Satchidananda

Swami Satchidananda

  “The dedicated ever enjoy Supreme Peace. Therefore, live only to serve.” (December 22, 2014-August 19, 2002) H. H. Sri Swami Satchidananda often said these words in talks all over the world. These two beautiful sentences of guiding light are even more powerful coming from this being who lived them every day of his life.…

Swami Chidananda

Swami Chidananda

The story of Swami Chidananda has been a story of total divinisation of the human personality. It is a story of silent service and complete self-effacement. On the basis of the profound authority of his personal experience and direct realisation, therefore, this peerless saint of the Himalayas could proclaim to the world of seekers: “Yoga…

Swami Sivananda

Swami Sivananda

  (September 8, 1887 – July 14, 1963) One of the greatest Yoga masters of the 20th century, Swami Sivananda, is the inspiration behind the Sivananda Yoga Vedanta Centres. The teachings of Master Sivananda are summarized in these six words: Serve, Love, Give, Purify, Meditate, Realize. His Early Life Born in 1887 in Pattamadai, Tamil…