You are What you Choose to Become

You are What you Choose to Become By Sri Swami Chidananda Maharaj From "Ponder these Truths" by Swami Chidananda Published by The Divine Life Society, 2001 The great Upanishadic seers of realisation have declared that life and the outcome of life for each and every individual is a matter of constant, continuous, moment by moment,

Swami Chidananda

Photo courtesy of the Divine Life Society of India Sri Swami Chidananda Swami Chidananda was the President of the Divine Life Society founded by His Holiness Swami Sivananda. Born on 24th September 1916, Swami Chidananda attended primary school in Mangalore, high school in Madras, and then acquired a Bachelor of Arts at

The Necessity of Introspection

Photo courtesy of www.SivanandaOnline.org The Necessity of Introspection By Sri Swami Chidananda Maharaj From "Ponder these truths" by Swami Chidananda Published by The Divine Life Society, 2001 Radiant Immortal Atman! Beloved and blessed children of the Divine! Scriptures and saints and those who have had their fingers burnt by running after the

The Peace Within

Photo courtesy of SivanandaOnline.org The Peace Within By Sri Swami Chidananda Maharaj From "Ponder these truths" by Swami Chidananda Published by The Divine Life Society, 2001 Blessed Immortal Atman! Beloved devotees of the Lord! Today, before the sun sets, it will be the solar New Year. Therefore, let us join together at

Make this a Perfect Day

Make this a Perfect Day By Sri Swami Chidananda Maharaj  From "Ponder these truths" by Swami Chidananda Published by The Divine Life Society, Rishikesh, 2001 Beloved and blessed presence, adorable Holy Master, thou who hast drawn us into thy proximity at the commencement of this golden day! Bless us that we may live each

Gurudev’s Real Message

Photo courtesy of SivanandaOnline.org Gurudev's Real Message An edited extract from Chapter 20, “Swami Sivananda: Saint, Sage and Godman", by Sri Swami Chidananda As we sit here in the sacred Samadhi Shrine of beloved Gurudev Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj, two great teachings of Gurudev appear before us in big writing as we enter: