Seeking Resolution: The Resolution of Seeking – An Introduction to Advaita Vedanta, A Chennai Temple Talk

  A talk by Swami Advayatmananda Saraswati (Presented as Brahmacārī Daksha Chaitanya prior to his Saṃnyāsa-Dīkṣā) Marundeeshvara Temple, Chennai, India November 19, 2014 Listen to Audio Read Transcript   Swami Advayatmananda Saraswati, while still a brahmacārī (Daksha Chaitanya), was invited to speak at the beautiful and sacred Marundeeshvara Temple in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, India, … Continue reading

Vedanta & Sanskrit Classes on Hiatus May 2 – May 28

Due to Swamiji’s teaching travel schedule the Thursday evening meditation and Kaivalya Upaniṣad Vedanta class as well as the Monday, Tuesday, and Saturday chanting and Sanskrit classes will be on hiatus from May 2 – May 28.  Classes will resume May 29. The Sunday and Wednesday Gita study groups will continue … Continue reading

Learn to Chant the Universal Peace Prayer – Svasti Mantra – April 27, Ocean Beach, California

Come learn to chant the Universal Peace Prayer “Svasti Prajābhyaḥ” with Swami Advayatmananda 7:00 PM, April 27th, 2016 at the Community Room at People’s Food Market in Ocean Beach, California. Download Text and Audio स्वस्ति-मन्त्र Svasti-Mantra Universal Peace Prayer ॐ स्वस्ति प्रजाभ्यः परिपालयन्ताम् न्यायेन मार्गेण महीं महीशाः । गोब्राह्मणेभ्यश्शुभमस्तु नित्यम् … Continue reading

Two New Beginning Chanting & Sanskrit Classes Starting March 22 & 26

Overview A painless introduction to the Sanskrit language and chanting.  Classes will cover the alphabet, proper pronunciation, Devanāgarī script, grammar, vocabulary, translation and reading.  This class will lay the groundwork for you to begin reading and learning to chant the Bhagavad Gītā, as well as various stotras, mantras, etc. Each class begins with … Continue reading

Swami Viditatmananda to Visit San Diego an LA Area June 26 – 29, 2016

Spiritual seekers in San Diego and the Los Angelis area had the honor of listening to the profound teaching of Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati in both 2014 and 2015.  We will again be blessed by a visit by Swamiji during the last week of June, 2016.  Event details will be sent once they are finalized. Please … Continue reading

Mahāśivarātri Celebration at Arsha Drishti March 7, 2016

  Please join us at Arsha Drishti in San Diego or Online  for our first annual Mahashivaratri Celebration 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM March 7, 2016. The evening will begin with group chanting of the Pañcākṣara Mantra “Om Namaḥ Śivāya” in bhajan format.  This will be followed by the Śivaliṇga-Abhiśekaham, chanting … Continue reading

Awakening to Non-Dual Reality – A Morning Hymn

Prātas-Smaraṇa-Stotram Awakening to Non-Dual Reality A Morning Hymn Listen to Class Audio Listen to Class Meditations Download Text The Prātas-Smaraṇa-Stotram is an invitation to our own awakening.  This hymn of just three verses unfolds the entire vision of Advaita Vedanta in the form of a morning meditation on the the truth of … Continue reading

Swami Viditatmananda’s 2015 San Diego & LA Talks – Watch & Listen

  Essence of the Bhagavad Gita Vedic Message to an American Society Morning Meditation – Accepting Oneself San Diego and Los Angeles were honored with a 3 day visit from from  Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati late June of 2015.  He spoke in San Diego, Diamond Bar, and Mission Viejo, California, and also gave a … Continue reading

Pujya Swami Dayananda Attains Videhamukti

।। श्रीगुरुभ्यो नमः ।। Śrīgurubhyo namaḥ Salutations to our honored teachers Friends, Our beloved guru Pujya Swami Dayananda attained Videhamukti (Mahasamadhi) at his Ashram in Rishikesh today, September 23, 10:20 PM IST (Indian Standard Time.) A brief biography of Pujya Swamiji can be found HERE Some of us will gather tonight to chant and … Continue reading

June 28-30 2015 – Swami Viditatmananda in LA & San Diego

   Southern California Visit Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati, a senior disciple of Pujya Swami Dayananda will be returning to Southern California June 28 – 30, 2015.  This year he will be giving discourses in both San Diego and in the Los Angeles areas. Talks are in English. Admission is free and open … Continue reading