Swami Dayananada Saraswati

Dakshinamurti Stotram

The Dakshinamurti Stotram, in praise of the glory of Ishvara, holds a significant place in the literature of Shankara. “ I am the whole, with time, place and everything therein”. This essence unfolded by the Upanishads, is captured beautifully in thee verses by Shankara. They depict the self as self-revealing consciousness and the objects that […]

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Nirvana Shatkam

These six verses on the silent, unchanging self by Shankara are a declaration of his own direct and intimately clear knowledge of the limitless self (Brahman).  The verses discuss the nature of absolute peace, tranquility, freedom, and joy, which are not different from the nature of the self.  Meditating on the verses can stimulate the

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