From Hindu Scholars
About the Speaker: Divyamurtidas Swami was raised and schooled in London, UK, before being ordained as a sadhu by His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj in 1986. He spent the next six years training as a sadhu in India where he studied Hindu scriptures, Swaminarayan literature and philosophy, and world religions. Divyamurtidas Swami then served in Kolkata for 20 years overseeing youth and community outreach activities for BAPS in West Bengal as well as the construction of the new traditional mandir in Kolkata. Divyamurtidas Swami currently serves at Swaminarayan Akshardham in New Delhi where he is responsible for various guest services. He has also travelled extensively and helps lead BAPS activities in East and South East Asia, including China, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand. He is an accomplished speaker, regularly delivering insightful talks on Hindu values and teachings to professionals and youths around the world.Read more
Abdul Kalam learnt the value of ....
- reasoning and thnking from Socrates "
- truth from Galelio
- non-violence from Mohandas K Ghandhi
- of forgiving from Nelson Madela
- equality from Abraham Lincoln
- compassion from Buddha
... find out who did he learn the value of "faith in God" from?Read more
Since time unknown to mankind, we have been finding solace in our faith in God. Though many religions have come and gone and there still are many. Almost all the religions began from the sheer enlightenment of human consciousness and later turned into comforting the fears of the unknown in human mind. But, in today's times due to technological development and our intellect-oriented education system, the audacity of faith have begun to weaken. In this video, Sadhguru talks about the two fundamental questions that all the great religions cannot withstand. This is an eye-opening insight given by Sadhguru, about the things that have kept humanity confused since ancient times. A must watch video for all.Read more
Sadhguru speaks about Bruce Lee’s incredible abilities to use the body and mind in a phenomenal way.
Yogi, mystic and visionary, Sadhguru is a spiritual master with a difference.
An arresting blend of profundity and pragmatism, his life and work serves as a reminder that yoga is a contemporary science, vitally relevant to our times.Read more
We are in the midst of Adhik maas, but what is Adhik maas?
Mass means 'month' and Adhik means 'additional'.
Pujya Yogvivek Swami, Head Sadhu of the Neasden Temple explain.Read more
Wisdom from the Upanishads. Secular in their content and universal in their appeal, these compositions have life affirming secrets that contain ideas about life, the universe and everything relevant from the 700BCE to the 21st century. Computer engineer, journalist and children's author, Roopa Pai is the co-founder of Bangalore Walks and the winner of the Crossword Award for "The Gita for Children". She has published over 20 books, including the fantasy-adventure Taranauts. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local communityRead more
Indian mathematicians were aware of different time zones even 1500 years ago, with the Indian city of Ujjain being the meridian of the world at that time. Explore the scientific-rich India of yore with this short video.Read more
How did you celebrate the International Day of Yoga?
Is Yoga a way of creating positivty?
How does Yoga boosts immunity?
This is the 4th session in the series Living through the Gita. Based on Chapter Three of the Bhagavad Gita, it focuses on the significant topic of Karma Yoga where Lord Krishna explains to Arjuna that although Knowledge is important, one needs to start on the path of Karma Yoga. The important ideas of Yajna (sacrifice) and the Cosmic Wheel of Action are discussed with their relationship to individual sacrifice which translates as selfless action in the world.Read more
Any religion that teaches that everything came from God and the destiny of all life is to mearge back into God is Sanatans Dharma. Hinduism is a name given by foreigners.Read more
Swami Kriyananda is a direct disciple of Paramhansa Yogananda and is an internationally known author, lecturer, and composer. Widely recognized as one of the world's foremost authorities on meditation and yoga, he has taught these principles and techniques to hundreds of thousands of students around the world. In 1968, Kriyananda founded Ananda Village in Nevada City, California, dedicated to spreading the spirit of friendship, service, and community throughout the world.
Ananda is recognized as one of the most successful intentional community in the world. Today, over 1000 people reside in seven Ananda communities throughout the U.S. (Seattle, Palo Alto, Portland, Sacramento and Los Angeles) and in Assisi, Italy and Delhi, India.Read more
Find out His Holiness Pramukh Swami Maharaj's response when asked the following question by a News Reporter at the inauguration of the Neasden Temple .Read more
Watch this beautiful and inspiring story, told masterfully by Murali Venkatrao, during Spiritual Renewal Week at Ananda VillageRead more