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SWAMI DAYANAND SARASWATHI

                  
SWAMI-DAYANAND-SARASWATHI


life period : 1824 - 1883 | place of birth : Tankara, near Morvi in the Kathiawad region

parents : Karshanji Lalji Tiwari, Yashodabai

nationality : Indian | occupation : Hindu spiritual leader

teacher/guru : Swami Virajananda Dandi(guru)  |  spouse : Rita Chopra

education : doctrine of Karma (Karmasiddhanta in Hinduism) and Reincarnation (Punarjanma in Hinduism) 

“God is the efficient cause of all true knowledge

and all that is known through knowledge. 

   

 “  The Vedas are the scriptures of all true knowledge.

It is the paramount duty of all Aryas to read them,

teach them, recite them and to hear them being read. 

 

“ All acts should be performed in accordance with

Dharma that is, after deliberating what is right and wrong. ”

 

BOOKS BY THE MASTER      

“ Action and Reaction 4 Moments with Oneself Series: 4 " ... " Bhagavad Gita " ...

" Brahmasutras with Sankara Bhasyam " ... " Chandogya Upanishad " ...

" Conversion Is Violence " ... " Crisis Management 10 Moments with Oneself Series:10 " ...

" Dialogues " ... " Discovering Love " ... " Exploring Vedanta " ...

" Freedom 9 Moments " ...  Freedom from Fear " ... " Freedom from Helplessness, Sadness , Stress " ...

" Freedom In "not from" Relationship " ... " Friendship (The Essence of Vedic Marriage) " ...

" Fundamental Problem, The 3 Moments with Oneself " ... " Gurupurnima " ...

" In the Vision of Vedanta " ... " Insights 3 " ... " Introduction to Vedanta " ...

" Isvara In One's Life " ... " Japa " ... " Kenopanisad " ... " Knowledge & Action - The 2 Fold Commitment " ...

" Living Intelligently " ... " Mahabharata " ... " Mahavakya Vichara " ... " MandukyaUpanishad " ...

" Moments with Krishna " ... " Morning Meditation Prayers  " ...

" Mundakopanisad Bhasya and Tika unfolded " ... " Need for Cognitive Change " ...

" Need for Personal 12 Reorganisation " ... " Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya " ...

" Personal Re-engineering in Management " ... " Prayer Guide " ...

" Problem is You The Solution is You " ... " Purnamadah Purnamidam " ...

" Purpose of Prayer " ... " Satyam and Mithya " ... " Self-Knowledge " ...

" Sri Rudram " ... " Stress-Free Living 14 Moments with Oneself Series:14

" Successful Living " ... " Surrender and Freedom " ... " Taittiriya Upanishad " ...

" Teaching Tradition of Advaita Vedanta " ... " Understanding Between Parents & Children " ...

" Vedanta - the solution to our fundamental problem " ... " Ramayana " ... 

" Wedding Ceremony Based on Hindu Concepts " ...  " Talks on Meditation " ...

" What is Meditation? Meditation Series: 2 " ... " What You Love Is The Pleased Self " ...

" Yoga of Objectivity " ... " You Are the Whole " ... " Tattvabodhah " ...

" Vedanta 24x7 " ... " Living Versus Getting on: from a Survivor to a Contributor " ...

" Discovering Love Successful living " ... " The Value of Values " ... " Freedom " ...

" Diparadhana " ... " Danam " ... " Vedic View and Way of Life " ...

" Do all Religions have the same goal? " ... " Mundakopanisad Volume 2 " ...

" Saucam : The Value for Purity " ... " Satsanga " ... " Talks on "Who Am I ? " ...

" Light of truth: Or, An English translation of the Satyarth prakash " ... " All About Sadhana " ...

" Stroke Paralysis " ... " Can we? " ... " Hinduism ... its uniqueness " ... " The True Teacher " ...

" Visnusahasranama " ... " Vivekacudamani " ... " Ten Essential Verses of Bhagavad Gita " ...

" Talks on Sri Rudram " ... " Bhagavadgita Home Study " ... " Compositions " ...

" Discourses on Important Topics " ... " Eight Significant Verses of Bhagavad Gita " ...

" Knowledge and Action ? The Two Fold Commitment " ... " Personnel Management " ...

" Talks and Essays (Vol.I) " ... " Talks and Essays (Vol.II) " ...

Swami Dayanand Sarasvati (12 February 1824 – 30 October 1883) was an important Hindu religious leader of his time. He is well known as the founder of the Arya Samaj, a Hindu reform movement of the Vedic tradition. He was a profound scholar of the Vedic lore and Sanskrit language.

He was the first to give the call for Swarajya as "India for Indians" – in 1876, later taken up by Lokmanya Tilak. Denouncing the idolatry and ritualistic worship prevalent in Hinduism at the time, he worked towards reviving Vedic ideologies. Subsequently the philosopher and President of India, S. Radhakrishnan, called him one of the "makers of Modern India," as did Sri Aurobindo.

Maharshi Dayananda advocated the doctrine of Karma (Karmasiddhanta in Hinduism) and Reincarnation (Punarjanma in Hinduism). He emphasized the Vedic ideals of brahmacharya (celibacy) and devotion to God. The Theosophical Society and the Arya Samaj were united from 1878 to 1882, becoming the Theosophical Society of the Arya Samaj.

Among Maharshi Dayananda's contributions are his promoting of the equal rights for women, such as the right to education and reading of Indian scriptures, and his intuitive commentary on the Vedas from Vedic Sanskrit in Sanskrit as well as Hindi so that the common man might be able to read them. Dayanand was the first to give the word of Swadeshi long before Mahatma Gandhi. Dayananda Saraswati wrote more than 60 works.

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