Ashram – Administration

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

Office/Administration @ Swami Dayananda Ashram

Office Opening Time

Office Opening Time:

Monday to Sunday 8.00 AM to 12.00 PM
                                  3.00 PM to 7.00 PM


Swami Suddhananda Saraswati

As Chairman Emeritus, Swamiji guides the administration of Sri Gangadharesvar Trust.

Swami Sakshatkrtananda Saraswati

Swami Sakshatkrtananda ji is the Chairman and Managing Trustee of Sri Gangadharesvar Trust and in charge of the administration which manages Swami Dayananda Ashram.

Guna Nand Rayal - General Manager

Guna Nand Rayal is the present General Manager of the ashram having served the ashram from 1995 in various capacities. He has the necessary qualifications and experience in managing the ashram and has been running the ashram with his team as general manager for the past five years.

Ready to serve anytime he has endeared himself to one and all who come into contact with the ashram with his pleasant assuring words.

Swami Cidghanananda Saraswati

Swamiji has undergone a course in Vedanda and Sanskrit from 2016-2019 in Rishikesh Ashram. He got initiated in to the order of Sanyasa by Sri Swami Tatvavidananda in 2018.

After completing the course Swamiji has dedicated himself to the service of the ashram and takes care of the bookstores.

Board of Trustees of Sri Gangadharesvar Trust

Pujya Sri Swami Dayananda Saraswati, Founder Chairman
2. Swami Suddhananda Saraswati, Chairman Emeritus
3. Swami Sakshatkrtananda Saraswati, Chairman, Managing Trustee & Chief Acharya
4. Swami Parabrahmananda Saraswati, Trustee
5. Swami Santatmananda Saraswati, Trustee
6. Sri M.G. Srinivasan, Trustee
7. Sri Rajinikanth, Trustee
8. Sri M Rajalingam, Trustee
9. P.R. Venketrama Raja, Trustee
10. Sri Krishnan Mahadevan, Trustee