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Vicharasethu - The Path of Introspection


The Ashram monthly journal “Vicharasethu – The Path of Introspection”  is published in English and Hindi, also in Malayalam under the name “Vicharasarani”. Started by Poojya Swamiji in 1965, the English journal took its final form as “Vicharasethu – the Path of Introspection” in October 1966.

Available in both print and e-versions (English and Malayalam editions), Vicharasethu aims to:

  • Enlighten people from all walks of life about the hidden dimensions and potentials of human mind and intelligence, empowering them to lead a life of harmony and excellence.
  • To help seekers on the path of Self-realization by exposing our eternal spiritual literature with focus on application in daily life.
  • Exposing the nuances of spiritual life and sadhana.
  • Inform the readers about all the programmes and activities conducted by the Ashram.

Typical Contents:

  • Enlightening articles by Poojya Swamiji on Bhagavad Gita, Yogavasishtha Ramayana, Bhaagavatam, etc.
  • Verses for Introspection by Ma Gurupriyaji, providing in-depth interpretation of selected shlokas with guidance on how to introspect on them and make them our own.
  • Articles by Swami Nirviseshananda ji giving practical pointers for sadhana.
  • Prabhata Rasmih – Gems of wisdom from Poojya Swamiji’s morning messages in the Ashram.
  • Correspondence – Letters from seekers on various issues and Poojya Swamiji’s responses to them.
  • Event reports - In depth coverage of various Ashram activities, giving readers a veritable feel of attending the events themselves.
  • Upcoming events – Information the travel schedule of Poojya Swamiji, Nutan Swamiji and Ma Gurupriyaji, along with details of programmes to be conducted by them.





Vicharasethu (ENGLISH)

Vicharasethu (HINDI)

Vicharasarani (MALAYALAM)


Vicharasethu (ENGLISH) Vicharasethu (HINDI)

Vicharasarani (MALAYALAM)

Oct 2020


Oct 2020

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Vicharasethu (Malayalam) Print and e-version Rs. 50 Rs. 125 Rs. 250 Rs. 500

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