The Mysterious Palace of Brahman

Swami Sivananda Saraswati The mason builds a house out of stones, small bricks, chunam (lime) and cement. He keeps big pieces of stones in the construction of the main walls and puts small bricks and pebbles to fill up the crevices in the wall, plasters the wall with chunam and eventually puts a layer of […]

A True Philosophy of Life

By Sri Swami Sivananda If the blazing blue sky were to pour down torrents of light on an assembly of blind men, they would feel the heat but see no light. Similarly, if a holy man floods us with life-giving wisdom through the channels of a discourse or speech or writing, we may be stirred […]

Total Surrender

Softening of The Heart The yoga of pure devotion is found at the beginning, the middle and the end of the path. Merging with Siva is more and more a deeply felt experiential reality when the soul gives of itself to Siva inwardly and outwardly in unabashed devotion. Prapatti truly is the key that unlocks […]

All Knowing is Within You

The Immortal Body of the Soul As soon as we start on the path to enlightenment, we begin to wonder about our own personal life, and that becomes very important to us, even to the point where sometimes it could make an aspirant rather selfish, because he becomes more interested in himself, his own personal […]