The Philosophy of Life

The Philosophy of Life By Sri Swami Krishnananda Courtesy of www.swami-krishnananda.org Beloved immortal Atman. Human life has been always considered very sacred because it is accepted that it has a very noble purpose to serve and it is directed towards the achievement of something sublime, though invisible today to mortal eyes. Right

The Next Step in Meditation

The Next Step in Meditation By Sri Swami Krishnananda Courtesy of www.swami-krishnananda.org Question: Swamiji, you said that we should forget we are human beings. How is it to be done – that is, how are we to forget that we are human beings? Swamiji: I will tell you one thing now. How can

The First Step in Meditation

The First Step in Meditation By Sri Swami Krishnananda Courtesy of www.swami-krishnananda.org Our eyes are telling us that everything is different from every other thing. If we look at the body of a person, we will find that every part is different from every other part, but they are not really disconnected. Even

Swami Krishnananda

Photo courtesy of www.swami-krishnananda.org Sri Swami Krishnananda Swami Krishnananda was a highly respected philosophical writer, especially on metaphysics, psychology and sociology (in both the Hindu and Western traditions). Born on the 25th April 1922 into a highly religious family, he became well-versed in the sacred Hindu texts. His spiritual yearnings led him

The Gods and the Celestial Heavens

Photo courtesy of www.swami-krishnananda.org The Gods and the Celestial Heavens By Swami Krishnananda From the Divine Life Magazine, March 2007 The tripartite arrangement of the Universal Being into the subjective, objective and the principle of an intermediary consciousness, namely adhyatma, adhibhuta and adhidaiva, raises also the question of the whole range of theological enunciations, since