Isavasya Upanishad – Swami Sivananda is chanting the shanti mantra and talks about the absolute and identification

Swami Sivananda is chanting the shanti mantra and talks about the Isha Upanishad.

The Isha Upanishad (Devanagari: ईशोपनिषद् IAST īśopaniṣad) is one of the shortest Upanishads, embedded as the final chapter (adhyāya) of the Shukla Yajurveda. It is a Mukhya (primary, principal) Upanishad, and is known in two recensions, called Kanva (VSK) and Madhyandina (VSM). The Upanishad is a brief poem, consisting of 17 or 18 verses, depending on the recension.

In all the Yoga Vidya ashrams we offer several English seminars every year. You can find all of them by clicking here.

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Ram Ram Kirtan and Talk with Swami Sivananda

Swami Sivananda sings Ram Ram and other kirtans with power and love and he talks about the self and notself and the importance of vairagya.

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Om Chanting and Kirtan with Swami Sivananda, followed by talks and instructions.

Om Chanting and Kirtan with Swami Sivananda, followed by talks and instructions.

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Recordings from Sivananda Ashram from the 1950s

Recordings from Sivananda Ashram from the 1950s
Listen to sounds from the Sivananda Ashram Rishikesh from the 1950s: Kirtans, bells, talks. Some Kirtan and Talk from Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj.

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Classical Jaya Ganesha Chanting with Swami Sivananda

Classical Jaya Ganesha Chanting with Swami Sivananda. Followed by other Kirtans – and an inspiring talk: You are the Master of your Destiny. Be courageous.

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Jaya Ganesha Kirtan with Swami Sivananda

Jaya Ganesha Kirtan with Swami Sivananda, followed by many other Kirtans. Very dynamic! Historical Recording from Sivananda Ashram Rishikesh, probably from the 1950s.

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You are the Immortal Self – Talk and Kirtan with Swami Sivananda

Swami Sivananda gives an elevating and inspiring talk about „You are the Immortal Self“. Historical Recording from Sivananda Ashram Rishikesh, probably from the 1950s. With Kirtan and English Chanting.

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What a nice place it is – Kirtan and Instructions by Swami Sivananda

Swami Sivananda chants and gives instructions. Historical Recording from Sivananda Ashram Rishikesh, probably from the 1950s. With Kirtan and English Chanting.

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Swami Sivananda – Talk about Katha Upanishad

In this podcast Swami Sivananda is talking again about the Katha Upanishad.

The Katha Upanishad consists of two chapters (Adhyāyas), each divided into three sections (Vallis). The first Adhyaya is considered to be of older origin than the second. The Upanishad is the legendary story of a little boy, Nachiketa – the son of Sage Vajasravasa, who meets Yama (the Indian deity of death). Their conversation evolves to a discussion of the nature of man, knowledge, Atman (Soul, Self) and moksha (liberation).

In all the Yoga Vidya ashrams we offer several English seminars every year. You can find all of them by clicking here.

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Advice to an Aspirant About Being Happy

Be happy and cheerful always. Never feel dejected. I am always with you. I will guide you. Swami Sivananda says these words and more to an aspirant to help him to feel happy.

blessingFor more lectures and kirtans in Swami Sivananda’s own voice, please visit www.swami-sivananda.de .

Historical recording of Swami Sivananda, 1887-1963, one of the greatest yoga masters of modern India. To find out more about Swami Sivananda: http://www.sivanandaonline.org, http://my.yoga-vidya.org . Copyright the Divine Life Society .

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Advice to Aspirant About Self-Confidence

Be not in fear of anybody. You are talented. You are satchidananda devotion. There is nothing in the world that can’t be achieved. Listen as Swami Sivananda gives advice about self-confidence to an aspirant.

famous colored version on skinFor more lectures and kirtans in Swami Sivananda’s own voice, please visit www.swami-sivananda.de .

Historical recording of Swami Sivananda, 1887-1963, one of the greatest yoga masters of modern India. To find out more about Swami Sivananda: http://www.sivanandaonline.org, http://my.yoga-vidya.org . Copyright the Divine Life Society .

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