Advice to Devotee #9

Spiritual experiences are real, they are not imagination. Faith is the seed, devotion is the root, meditation is the shower, peace is the flower, God-realization is the fruit. Swami Sivananda gives this advice and more to a devotee in a letter from 1956.

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For more lectures and kirtans in Swami Sivananda’s own voice, please visit www.yoga-vedanta-tantra.org .

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 .

Immanence of Ram – Highly inspiring Recording of Swami Sivananda chanting Kirtan

Beginning at 0:24, Swami Sivananda sings Sri Ram Jaya Ram Jaya Jaya Ram. Everything all around you is Ram. You can feel his presence everywhere. This kirtan is very inspirational and full of bhakti.

For more lectures and kirtans in Swami Sivananda’s own voice, please visit www.yoga-vedanta-tantra.org .

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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Kids Ask Swami Sivananda to Take His Picture

In this recording you can hear the wonderful rapport Swami Sivananda had with small children when one of them is asked to take his picture.

still shotFor more lectures and kirtans in Swami Sivananda’s own voice, please visit www.yoga-vedanta-tantra.org .

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 .

Advice to Devotee #5

Swami Sivananda reads a letter and gives general spiritual advice to a devotee. When you are not disturbed by things it is a sign of spiritual growth. Do Japa, meditation, and think of God.

For more lectures and kirtans in Swami Sivananda’s own voice, please visit www.yoga-vedanta-tantra.org .

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 Devotee #4

Swami Sivananda gives good advice to this devotee about sadhana. He talks about the use of flowers, meditation, and more. Be happy always. Establish yourself in non-dual consciousness.

For more lectures and kirtans in Swami Sivananda’s own voice, please visit www.yoga-vedanta-tantra.org .

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 .

blessing

Rama Rama

Repetition of the Divine Name Rama is very purifying. In this recording, Swami Sivananda chants the name of Rama, an aspect of God popular with aspirants on the householder path.

painting garlandFor more lectures and kirtans in Swami Sivananda’s own voice, please visit www.yoga-vedanta-tantra.org .

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 .

Advice to Devotee #2

In this letter from 1955, Swami Sivananda gives the advice to feel that everything is a manifestation of God. May the Lord bless you. Thine own Self.

For more lectures and kirtans in Swami Sivananda’s own voice, please visit www.yoga-vedanta-tantra.org .

Historical recording ofsmall on tiger skin 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 .