Sivananda Day-to-Day (12)
- Om Namo Bhagavate Sivanandaya!
Om Namo Bhagavate Chidanandaya!
Namaste (I bow to the Divine in you)
The Messages link has been updated with two new messages. The first is
"Advice to Businessmen" and the second is "The Royal Science of
Brahma-Vidya". In the first article, Gurudev Sri Swami Sivanadaji Maharaj
explains the secrets of running a successful business and in the second
article Gurudev compares and contrasts Yogic science and the physical
sciences. The URL of the messages link is:
In this month's discourse, "Path to Self-Realisation", Gurudev Sri Swami
Chidanandaji Maharaj tell us why we should aspire for God-Realisation.
Yours in the service of Gurudev,
TRY AGAIN AND AGAIN: In reply to a visitor's request for instructions
the Master said, "Complain not. If you do not receive food or tea do not
complain. If anybody abuses you, remain silent like a block of stone."
The Master questioned another disciple, "Is it impossible to remain silent
He continued, "Fear not, despair not. Move fearlessly. March like a
hero. Detach, attach. D.I.N.-do it now. T.I.N.-try it now. K.I.V."
Explaining T.I.N., which was a comparatively new addition to his
aphoristic, abbreviated instructions, the Master said again, "T.I.N.-try
On hearing it, Sri Zal Mathaji replied, "Even after trying one does not
"If there is no satisfaction," said the Master, "try again. Try again and
again. Remember the story of Bruce and the Spider. I think Bruce failed
nine times. Even if you fail ninety times, you should try again."
"To attain union with God be humble like a blade of grass, simple like a
child, and love the Lord like Gopis." - Swami Sivananda