Interview on the Spiritual Lecture-tour to Europe

What are the various places you have visited? What are your observations?

Earlier I visited America, Europe, and South East Asia. Recently I visited Switzerland, Germany and Rome.

I have observed during my stay in Europe and America, and in South East Asia that neatness and cleanliness is a way of life. People know how to maintain their cities. In Switzerland, I particularly noticed that there is not even a piece of paper or plastic on the street or anywhere. The conveniences – tram, bus, train – are so well maintained, neat and clean.

From their very childhood, people in these countries develop a kind of civic sense.…

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Significance of Durga Puja

Swami Sarvalokananda’s address on Ashtami (21st October 2015) for Durga Puja 

Some excerpts from the talk:

Mother Durga doesn’t come alone. She comes with Mother Lakshmi, Mother Sarasvati, Lord Ganesha and Lord Kartika. Why do they also come?

Mother Durga is called the remover of all evils. She comes to destroy all ‘asuric’ forces. Mother Lakshmi is the symbol of wealth, name, fame and respect.

Goddess Sarasvati has tremendous power of wisdom, learning. She is the giver of all knowledge and

Mother Lakshmi is the giver of wealth. She grants prosperity – which we all seek. She is the power of wealth.…

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What is Devotion?

Swami Sarvalokananda, at the Bhakta Sammelan at Ramakrishna Mission, New Delhi - 20th September, 2015. Bhakti brings about transformation in things. When Bhakti enters water, it becomes Charanamrit. When bhakti enters food, it becomes Prasada. When Bhakti enters music, it becomes Bhajan and Kirtan. When Bhakti enters flowers, they become Pushpanjali! Similarly, when Bhakti enters a human being, he/ she becomes a devotee.

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Strengthening women’s leadership for a changing world

Swami Sarvalokananda addressing Women’s Leadership Seminar on 22nd August 2015


Now-a-days women’s leadership and empowerment are very hot topics.

Swamiji emphasized that women’s status should be elevated
The great spiritual leader Swami Vivekananda traveled the length and breadth of India as a wandering monk to know about India, its culture, tradition, religion, material, spiritual growth and prosperity.

Swamiji visualized three India – i.e., past India, present India, and future India. Swamiji was very much proud that the past India was very great in all fields – in the field of science, technology, medicine, engineering, architecture, dance, drama, music, astrology & astronomy, so on and so forth!…

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Talk by Swami Sarvalokananda at Illumine Knowledge Resources


Desires are the barriers to a meaningful, complete, peaceful & happy life
How to lead meaningful, complete, peaceful, happy life? Are we really leading this complete, peaceful, meaningful, and happy life, or not?

Science and technology has given us comfort. Our lifestyle has become very easy and comfortable. And most of us have basic amenities of life – “कपड़ा रोटी मकान सबके पास है”. However, the question is whether we are happy? And whether we have peace of mind?

If you ask people who do have basic amenities of life, you won’t get a direct answer – that he or she is happy or peaceful.…

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Life and work of Swami Vivekananda

Swami Sarvalokananda addressing Rotarians in Mumbai. 

Swami Vivekananda’s message is life giving and strengthening

Today not only India but the whole world needs the life giving, strengthening, character building, nation building and man-making message of Swami Vivekananda. Swamiji time and again said that ‘Each soul is potentially divine’. He said that you are divine, that is why infinite power, strength, so much of goodness and immense possibilities lie within you. You can do anything and everything. Don’t think of yourself as weak. He said “Weakness is death and Strength is life”.

Now-a-days we talk about positive and negative energy and positive thinking and negative thinking.…

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