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Quote – Nothing more Sacred than Knowledge

In this world, there is nothing more sacred, more purifying than knowledge.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – You are the whole

That you are the whole is the view of the Vedas.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – The Self is full and complete

The Self, being full and complete, is not isolated from anything. This teaching is Vedanta.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Vedanta is a means of knowledge

Vedanta is neither a theory nor a practice. It is a means of knowledge to know the truth about you.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Wisdom is fresh

Wisdom is fresh, coming as it does from a teacher to a student like even the Ganges.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Swami Dayananda Ashram, Rishikesh, was established during the 1960s by Swami Dayananda Saraswati, who is a globally renowned teacher of Vedanta and foremost scholar of Sanskrit. The Ashram is situated on the banks of the Holy Ganga, in an exclusive location, but not far from the airport and rail stations. Dehradun Airport is situated 21 Kms away from the ashram while Rail Station is 3 Kms away.

It is a unique centre for the study of Vedanta and Sanskrit in English yet in keeping with the ancient tradition of teaching (Sampradaya). It is known as Arsha Vidya Pitham which means a centre of learning based on the teaching of the ancient rishis. The select texts on Vedanta and ancillary texts are taught here along with Sanskrit grammar in the Paninian style and Vedic chantings taught during courses.

In addition, throughout the year, regular retreats take place on Vedanta, Yoga and other subjects by Arsha Vidya Teachers who bring their students for specified periods and conduct classes.