Satyam Sadhana Kutir, The abode of Swami Shanti Dharmananda Saraswati
In 1982, he got initiated into Sanyasa (Hindu monastic order) from the great yogic master of modern times H.H. Paramahansa Swami Satyananda Saraswati (Disciple of Swami Shivananda Saraswati, Divine Life Society, Rishikesh) of Bihar School of Yoga, Munger, Bihar,India. Though yoga had been there in his veins right from the child hood, after the Sanyasa Diksha, the Swami underwent rigorous training in the science of Yoga. He was initiated into Kriya Yoga, Swara Yoga, etc by his Guru and has specialized in yoga.
In 1986, he moved to Varanasi, the most ancient seat of learning in Vedic scriptures for higher education. He studied the various branches of Indian philosophy from different eminent scholars.
In 1988, under the tutelage of the Shri Ramananda Saraswati of Onkareshshwar, MP, India, the Swami underwent in-depth studies in Vedanta ie.. “Prastana Traya” (Bhagavad Gita, Upanishads & Brahma Sutra) and Agamas.
The Swami has emulated ancient Gurukula system in his hermitage. Aspirants and students share the food and shelter in the same Ashram, in their quest for spiritual knowledge and Guru Seva. The hermitage is located on the banks of the river Ganga and in the backdrop of the majestic picturesque Himalayan peaks. Apart from imparting the ancient wisdom to the devotees in person, the Swami has permitted one of his devotees to facilitate free download of the wisdom from this website for the benefit of distant aspirants, students, devotees, etc. Innumerable audio video discourses, E-books, PDF documents etc. are available for free-download.
Updated on 2018-10-25T11:42:26+00:00, by .