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.
Quote – To grow spiritually
To grow spiritually is to recognize and appreciate Isvara as the creation and the laws that govern it.
Quote – The basis for prayer
The basis for any form of prayer is the acknowledgement of our helplessness and then seeking help.
Quote – Everything is given
No one has authored anything in the creation, for everything is given.
Quote – About original sin
‘I am the role’ is the original sin, ...if there is something like an original sin.
Swami Dayananda Ashram
Temple of Lord Sri Gangadhareswar
The ashram's temple is dedicated to Lord Siva as Sri Gangadharesvara and is facing Ganga. The installation of the deity was done by Pujya Sri Swamiji himself with his karakamals. Pujas and prayers are offerred at the shrine every morning and evening in keeping with the traditional Vedic style. The samadhi shrine of Pujya Sri Swami is located adjascent to the Lecture hall, again facing the Ganges. Regular pujas are conducted here also in the morning and evening.
There is shrine dedicated to akhanda nama sankirtana of the powerful taraka mantra, “hare rama hare rama rama rama hare hare hare krishna hare krishna krishna kirshna hare hare”
5.00 am – 6.00 am – Puja Abhishekam and Alankaram
6.00 am – 6.30 am – Aarti and Prasadam
6.30 am – Ganga Puja
Afternoon Naivedya – 11.00 am
5.30 pm Ganga Puja
6.00 pm – 7.15 pm Aarti and Prasadam
6.00 pm Ganga Puja
6.30 pm – 7.30 pm Aarti and Prasadam
- Pradosha Puja or Trayodasi Puja of Lord Gangadhareswar (every 13th Moonday)
- Sankata Caturthi Puja of Lord Mahaganapati (4th Monday of Krishnapaksha)
- Masa Sivaratri, Caturdasi Puja of Jyotirlingam (14th Monday of Krishnapaksha)—