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Quote – Being a sadhu means…

Being a sadhu really means being a person whose mind is resolved about his life.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Growth is to become a full-time devotee

Growth is progress from being a part-time devotee of Isvara to being a full-time devotee.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – To grow spiritually

To grow spiritually is to recognize and appreciate Isvara as the creation and the laws that govern it.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – The basis for prayer

The basis for any form of prayer is the acknowledgement of our helplessness and then seeking help.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Wise man is happy by himself

A wise man is the one who is happy by himself and because of himself.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – Goal of Life

The goal of life is to know that the goal has already been accomplished.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

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 – Everything is given

No one has authored anything in the creation, for everything is given.

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Quote – About original sin

  ‘I am the role’ is the original sin, ...if there is something like an original sin.

– 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 –


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

– Swami Dayananda Saraswati –

Listen to Pujya Swamiji talking about how the study of Vedanta helps a person in his/her life  …

Upcoming Vedanta Courses at Swami Dayananda Ashram

You can find below information on Vedanta courses (short term + long term)  which are planned to take place at Arsha Vidya Pitham, Swami Dayananda Ashram in Rishikesh.


One Month Vedanta Course

with Swami Sakshatkrtananda Saraswati

Course Subjects: Tattvabodha, Sanskrit, Chanting a.o.
Course Date: 5 August – 3 September 2020
For Registration please write to

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8-Days Retreat on Upadesa Sahasri (Ch. 18)

with Swami Sakshatkrtananda Saraswati

Course Subjects:  Upadesa Sahasri – 18th Chapter (Part 1)

Course Date:  12 – 19 September 2020

For Registration please write to

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Long term Course in Vedanta & Sanskrit

with Swami Sakshatkrtananda Saraswati

Course Subjects:  Vedanta, Sanskrit & Related Subjects

Commencement Date: 25th October 2020 (duration 3 Years)

For more information see the course announcement page