Swami Sivananda composed many songs in English to convey his teachings, the most famous being the Song of Ities listing such virtues as Simplicity, Purity and Charity. Others were advice and inspiration for spiritual endeavor. This Song of Admonition is the best known.
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Christmas as seen by the Sage of Rishikesh, Swami Sivananda Christmas is named after Christ. This is the birthday of Lord Jesus, the Saviour Christ, the Yogi of the East. He was born in a stable at Bethlehem, of Mary and Joseph, the obscure village … Continue reading
To a friend who wrote concerned about derogatory things being spoken about some people who, being departed from this world, had no defence. Not only are falsehoods spread, but so are faults in understanding. I want to tell you about one I myself encountered. Before … Continue reading
Click here to listen to Swami Sivananda’s Humility if you do not see the player above. The podcast length is 9:45 minutes. This podcast is the last in the series of Abbot George’s Reminiscences of Swami Sivananda of Rishikesh, focusing on incidents showing Swami Sivananda’s humility. … Continue reading
One of the greatest master yogis of the 20th century was Swami Sivananda Saraswati, founder of Sivanandashram in Rishikesh in northern India, on the banks of the Ganga in the foothills of the Himalayas. His many writings have inspired thousands through the decades since his … Continue reading