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Swami Bhoomananda Tirtha

  • 13th Sreemad Bhaagavata Tattva Sameeksha Satram 2014-11-24

    The 13th Bhaagavata Tattva Sameeksha Satram will be held from Sunday, 21st December to Tuesday, 30 December 2014 in Naimishaaranyam, Paralikkad, in the sacred precincts of Tacchantthukavu Devi Temple. On the concluding day will be the 2nd Vishnu-sahasranaama Vishwa Yajna Mahotsava.

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  • 40th Annual Delhi Jñāna Yajña 2014-10-18

    Poojya Swamiji and Ma will reach Delhi on November 06. They will reside in the Centre for Inner Resources Development (CIRD) Vasundhara. Swami Nirviseshananda Tirtha will reach CIRD on November 21, after conducting the programmes in CIRD, Jamshedpur. On November 26, Poojya Swamiji and Ma will return to the Ashram. Swami Nirviseshananda Tirtha will be in CIRD, Vasundhara, till the first week of December.

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  • PR 09 Nov 2011 - Practicing Evenness towards pleasing and displeasing is sadhana

    Depending upon the intimacy of the relationship, when the other party suffers, instantly we feel we also suffer. It is considered to be a good quality in ordinary parlance, but when you come to spiritual field, it should not be so. Somebody is suffering. You can be considerate to him, sympathetic to him, helpful to him. Now, in order to be doing so, you cannot become weak hearted by virtue of your sympathy towards him. Arjuna sat on the chariot, unable to stand. He was completely crumbled. Seeing that, if Krishna also crumbled, what benefits could have been there?

  • PR 03 May 2013 - Chanting of Vishnu Sahasranama is a multifold austerity

    Now when you do a Vishnu Sahasranama chant understand it falls under austerity, tapas. In this tapas you chant it with the tongue and the mouth through the vocal system, so it is a sound phenomenon and in order to chant you must have the mind first and when you are able to pronounce it properly you hear it and see that all the words are pronounced in a proper manner. So there is an intellectual application while you are chanting. So it is an austerity where the mouth is employed, mind is employed, ear is employed and intelligence is employed. If you want to read it and recite then the eyes also are employed. To turn the pages the hands also are employed. Thus you will find it is a multi-fold austerity primarily, primarily oral and inner.

  • PR 02 May 2013 - The True Dharma is Enlightenment

    Arjuna was deluded about Dharma. Krishna was clarifying Dharma and he went on to say that the ultimate Dharma is, accept whatever comes, let go whatever goes, have no sense of delusional clinging towards anything. When you start living and working without devotional clinging it becomes a full sacrifice, yajna and liberation. Now finally he summarizes, “Arjuna you told me that you were dharma-sammū ha-cetā what I have to tell you is, drop all considerations of Dharma.” You can do so provided, provided, provided you understand and accept there is only one. The existence is singular, one. All are expressions like thoughts and emotions, ripples in the mind substance. There are not many here. So there is no necessity to make a choice or a selection.



Poojya Swamiji says that the real focus

  • of devotional practices is not God, but the devotee's own mind and behaviour;
  • of karmayoga is not action but the attitude of the mind with which an action is performed;
  • of knowledge is not knowledge, but the purification and expansion of the seeker's mind.

Swamiji's Teachings


Poojya Swamiji says that the real focus

  • of devotional practices is not God, but the devotee's own mind and behaviour;
  • of karmayoga is not action but the attitude of the mind with which an action is performed;
  • of knowledge is not knowledge, but the purification and expansion of the seeker's mind.


NSJi-HmPgSwami Nirviseshananda Tirtha

Swami Nirviseshananda Tirthaji, a renunciate disciple of Poojya Swamiji, is known for his scentific expositions which are a source of inspiration to seekers.  More...


Ma Gurupriya

A disciple of Poojya Swamiji, Ma is the loving mother of Poojya Swamiji's devotees around the world. Devotion and service remain the predominant forces shaping Ma's life.  More...

  • Karmayoga too is a buddhi-based pursuit

    The following article is reproduced from the English Monthly from the Ashram Vicharasetu – August 1997 Essential Concepts in Bhagavadgeeta - 11   The way Krishna concludes his instructions on Sankhya Yoga, is greatly significant in that he emphasizes how the ‘Soul concept’ has to be applied in actual life, while coursing through the daily interactions. The message makes the Sankhya pursuit universal:...


  • Context and Relevance of Bhagavadgeeta

    The discussions of Geeta, when properly viewed cannot be any sudden emergence. Their genesis lies far deeper, taking us back to the post-Vedic thoughts of the land. Vedic thinkers were no doubt religious, but only for a short time in the beginning. Very soon their temperament grew sharply analytical and philosophical to enter irresistibly into the deep spiritual realms, which engulfed their life and pursuit. The course and finale of Vedic thinking are clear to the discerning mind even today, when it glances through the great sublime literarture, which is climaxed and crowned by the great Upanishads. Bhagavadgeeta in fact reflects the extensive Vedic voyage, although it emphasizes more significantly the Upanishadic pursuit and findings. While it has a brief religious background, the foreground it builds up and presents is fully of the great Upanishads.


  • Celibacy, A Sadly Misunderstood Virtue ... Part 1 of 5

    "Dharmo rakshathi, rakshitah" translated "Dharma protects, protected" What does this mean? Dharma is a force which greatly protects us, but if it has to act as a protecting force, we have to first protect it ourselves. We must recognize the importance of the role which Dharma plays in our life, and then install it at all levels, in thinking, in talking, in doing every thing that we do, we must see that Dharma reigns supreme. If this is ensured, then Dharma will in turn sustain us like the loving Mother. redeeming us from the dangers and ills which would otherwise harass our lives frequently.


  • Might and Magnificience of Mantra

    The devotees who have taken mantra-deeksha should reflect how Ratnakara and Dhruva got transformed. Each of you has what Dhruva and Ratnakara had- a body and senses, a mind, intelligence and heart. Can you not then achieve what Dhruva and Ratnakara could? The laws of the mind have not changed. The will and wish are equally effective even today. Where lies the difference then? In your perception, interest, assessment and resolve.





Every moment of your life you are being carried to fulfillment, irresistibly. Everything that comes to you does so to improve, correct or alter your nature, thereby taking you nearer perfection. So, whenever agitation assails your mind, ponder over this truth again and again.

- Swamiji

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Vicharasethu is a monthly journal in English and Hindi, edited and published by Poojya Swamiji. It is also published in Malayalam by the name Vicharasarani. With Articles, Correspondance, Guidance for Sādhana and News updates from the Ashram, these monthly publications are a great guide for the earnest sādhaka. 

Devotees hold periodic meetings at their own locations wherein the teachings and messages of Swamiji are heard, read and discussed with a view to comprehend and arrive at their essence and make it a functional note in their life. This section provides resources to facilitate the proceedings at such gatherings. More ....

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  • 07 - Sampoornam - Everything reveals Brahman Alone

    To the one who has realized Brahman in all aspects, the whole world becomes the heavenly garden; all the objects the kalpavṛkṣās (the wishyielding trees); every water-flow the holy Ganges; all his actions, virtue and auspiciousness; the elevated as well as the foolish talks (words) the vedāntavākyās; the entire earth, Vārānasī. Every thought or awareness of his reveals to Him only Brahman.


  • 08 - Aadithyasya - The Intoxicating Wine of Delusion

    Man remains oblivious of the fact that, with the rising and setting of the sun, life is becoming shorter everyday. He is so much engrossed in the heavy burden of worldly activities that he never is aware that the time which is very precious, which could have been used for the pursuit of liberation, is simply passing by and is getting wasted. He does not introspect on the fact that results of all his activities are short-lived and cannot give him permanent happiness.


  • 09 - Vairaagyabodhau - Dispassion and Discrimination to Ascend

    For a saadhaka both viveka and vairagya together are most important. They are like the two wings of a bird. As for a bird it is impossible to fly if it has only one wing, so is the case for the saadhaka. The saadhaka will not be able to progress in the path of liberation and will not be able to climb to the peak called moksha, if he has only viveka or only vairagya. He must have both of these in ample measure.