863 – A time of rejoicing and repentance

Chaitra Navaratri – 9th April till 17th April – is considered an auspicious time for spiritual renewal, cleansing and seeking the blessings of the divine. It symbolizes the victory of light over darkness. It is devoted to goddess Durga, whose nine forms are worshipped on nine days. The nine-day celebration observes Goddess Durga’s universe birth and all living things inside it. It is believed that Durga Ma visits her devotees during this period. Continue reading

457 – Gender neutral prayers

Our prayers are gender neutral and yet we have so much conflict between couples. I have listed four prayers and they are recited as invocations and supplication. There is no discrimination in them.

Our prayer to the Cosmic Mother, Durga is a prayer which can be said by all. Durga is known as Devi or Shakti. Devi means woman, and Shakti means power. Durga in Sanskrit means a fort. Ma Durga protects us all. Continue reading

342 – How can the Shanti path benefit us?

Shanti path can be understood in two ways. It is the mantra for peace and prosperity, which is chanted at the end of every prayer and yogic practice. It is chanted to infuse the body and mind with positive feelings and vibrations. It also helps to remind the psychic personality, which is influenced by the vibrations of a spiritual goal and aim. Continue reading

243 – Gayatri Mantra

Gayatri is the equal partner of the sun and the mantra for prana, with three forms. In the early morning, Gayatri is a little girl. At noon she is a young woman in her prime. In the evening she is a wise, old woman. The colors used for Gayatri are red in the morning, yellow at noon, and grey at night. Continue reading

070 – If you are weak willed, what should you do

In my life of teaching Yoga, I have come across many people who are weak willed. It is written and said that we must have a strong will. It is easier said than done. We have a restless mind. We are distracted and therefore lose our focus. I found that a daily lesson was very beneficial. Continue reading

Swami Vishnu Devananda chants some Kirtans and speaks about Guru and Master! (1983)

Swami Vishnu Devananda chants some Kirtans and speaks about Guru and Master!
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Advanced Teacher Training class by Swami Vishnu-Devananda from 1982

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Swami Vishnu Devananda chants “Mahamantra” (original voice)

Swami Vishnu Devananda chants the Mahamantra!
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Bharata Chanting Narayana, Narayana in 1985

Listen to Bharata chanting Narayana, Narayana in 1985.

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Arati By Bharata – 1985

Listen to Bharata chanting Arati in 1985.

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Instructive Chants – Swami Vishnu Devananda

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Sunday Night Prayers & Chants – Swami Vishnu Devananda – London Center

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Swami Vishnu Devananda chants “Om Namo Narayanaya” together with a group (original voice)

Swami and a group are chanting “Om Namo Narayanaya!
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