This page is dedicated to the Legacy and Life-Work of Brahmalin Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj
The Divine Life Society was founded by H. H. Sri
Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj in the year 1936. H. H. Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji
Maharaj is the beloved disciple of H.H. Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj. Swamiji
embraced the life of mendicant on January 1, 1971, and was embraced in the holy
order of sannyasa in the year 1974. Since then, as per his worshipful Gurudev’s
instructions, he has been continuously spreading the message of sages of the
yore and sharing the knowledge of the ancient cultural and scientific heritage
of ancient India through Yoga, Pranayam, and Meditation. He is the President of
Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad as well as of Gujarat Divya Jivan Sangh.
Swamiji is a Yoga Guru of global repute. He has conducted more than 800 Yoga camps across the globe. For more than the last six decades, he is a regular contributor and talked on All India Radio on various subjects. He has greatly contributed yoga teachings on Television channels. He speaks with deep understanding, clear thinking and philosophically. Swamiji has designed Yoga Teachers' Training Course (YTTC), a comprehensive 20 days residential program for the training of Yoga teachers which is conducted twice during the year. Swamiji has conducted more than 46 YTTC which is recognized by Gujarat University and he has trained more than 1000 yoga teachers. These teachers render both preventive and curative aspects of yoga teaching for well-being of body and mind across humanity around the world and are instrumental in spreading ancient Indian Culture and rich heritage.
Swamiji is great missionary on blood donation front and affirms his faith in “Donate blood and save life”. Swamiji is instrumental in organizing about 300 blood donation camps and he himself has donated blood 117 times and was honored by the Governor of Gujarat as a centurion blood donor.
His love for Tree & Ecology is great. Swamiji has planted more than 10 million saplings and plants on this planet and has rendered great service to Mother Earth for ecological balance.
An icon of inspiration, Swamiji's contribution to modern youth to free them from the vices of the drug addictions in the east and the west has brought Him into the great light. The saint with sympathy, kind heart, and holy touch has shown these youngsters dawn to their doomed life. He touches the hearts of all young and elderly people by His virtues of sincerity, hard-working high thinking and distinctive humanity.
Swamiji has widely traveled across world visiting several countries for teachings of Yoga and delivering discourses for spiritual seekers on our ancient scriptures for spreading of message of Vedant; Gita; Upnishad; Bhagavat and Self Improvement topics. Swamiji has traveled viz; USA; Canada; United Kingdom; Germany; Mexico; Singapore; Malaysia; China; Taiwan; South Africa etc. on invitation from several institutions. Swamiji is interviewed by various Radio / TV medias; news channels and has rendered there talks on Yoga for physical; mental and spiritual wellbeing of mankind.
His services to the nation through his yoga camps in the universities, colliery mines, Indian armed forces, Indian administration services not only in the planes but also at Leh (Laddakh), Kargil, Punch, etc., have given him great satisfaction of his Karma Yajna in uplifting the individual beings through the dissemination of science and yoga of synthesis. His life is a struggle for perfection. He is always eager to serve mankind known and unknown.
Swamiji represented India for World Peace Conference at Chiapas, New Mexico
in 1999. Swamiji's discourses on the subjects of Gita, Upanishads, Srimat
Bhagavat etc. in most simple language has touched and inspired millions during
the last thirty-five years of his monastic life. His book “Gita Navneetam” in
Gujarati literature is awarded “Maharshi Arvind Gold Medal” by Gujarati Sahitya
Parishad in the year 2003. He is a recipient of Life Time Achievement Award from
India Canada Cultural and Heritage Association Inc. at Winnipeg, Canada 2005.
He organized first vegetarian conference in Beijing, China in 2009. Institute of
Science & Technology, New Delhi awarded HIM the title of " GEM of India" in the
month of August 2016. HIS Excellency Honorable Governor of Gujarat, Om Prakash
Kohli has presented HIM the title of "Glory of Gujarat" in the month of January
2017 on behalf of Indian Council of Social welfare (ICSW) Gujarat state branch.
This award is given to HIM for HIS dedication and distinguishes contribution in
the field of Yoga, Meditation as well as for spreading the Religious, Cultural
and Spiritual Awareness. Swamiji received “Gujarat Ratna Gaurav Award” in 2019.
He was instrumental in organizing first vegetarian conference at Beijing, China
Swamiji's Publication : His books on Yoga and Spiritual Science:
Swamiji over a period has written several books on Yoga and Spiritual aspects of
life in Gujarati; Hindi and English. His book on “Yoga a way of Life' is
translated in Russian language. Books published in Gujarati: “Yog ej Jivan”;
“Yog Ane Swasthya” (In Gujarai as well as in Hindi); “Yog Nidra”; (In Gujarati and
Hindi) “Yog Ane Arogya”; “Jivayog”; “AdhytmaAmrut”; “Adhytma no Anand”;
AmrutDhara”; “AdhyatmikRatno”; “Anandoham”; “Atma Darshan; “Prkash Path”.
(This is from message delivered on TV Media by Brahmleen H. H. Sri Swami Adhyatmananda Maharaj on the occasion of His 75 Birthday Celebrations on May 3, 2020)
"What can I share about my life journey at this age of 75? What is my message?
"My Life is My Message."........."Don't be afraid of adversities, they make you strong".
Just as the deep-rooted tree stands tall in spite of the calamities in the form of severe storms, tornadoes, hail storms, or torrential rain, I have faced many adversities, ups & downs, impediments, agony, along the journey of 50 years of my monastic life and came out strong. Life has given me exuberance, joy, bubbling energy. Awakening of inner SELF lead me to spread the Glories of the DIVINE. Look at Nature, there is Fall & Spring, there is Sunrise & Sunset, there is Ebb & Flow. It is the Law of Nature. Ups & down is a part of Life. Don't be afraid of adversities, they make you strong. In all situations, be rooted in the Absolute Truth, Abide in the SELF, sing HIS Glories, Surrender at the holy feet of your Guru. Stick to the path guided by your Guru. Chant the Guru Mantra with unwavering faith. Hold on to Hari-Nama, the Lord's name is the solution for all the trials and tribulations of Life. Intensify your faith only on one thought " I am Thine, Thou art Mine, Thy will be done". “O God, I am Thine, Thy wish is mine as I have none”. Guru's Grace is unfailing; it is ever ready to help you. I have experienced in my life, you can too.
The secret of my joy in life (of 75 years) is unbroken Guru Smarana, faith in my GURU, abiding at the Holy feet of my GURU. Ever flowing Grace & Blessings of my Guru is the supreme joy of my Life." - H.H. Sri Swami Adhyatmananda
"WILL Power Wins ALL Powers". Be cheerful. Be peaceful. Be Blissful. Enjoy your present moments and be with your family, eat together, pray together. Pray fervently, sincerely, and wholeheartedly. Prayer elevates the mind. It fills the mind with purity. Have perfect faith in the Lord's name. His name is your sole support and refuge. Call HIM by any name Ishwar, Allah, Jehovah, Ahura Mazda, Zande vats, Waheguru, Jesus, Moses, Buddha, Rama, Krishna, Durga, Kali, Ganesh, or Shirdi Saibaba or any other. In case you are initiated into Guru Mantra, do Japa of Guru Mantra with faith and sincerity."
“Each activity of Yogi should bring him near to the eternal unfailing beauty of
the Soul. This is a real sense and high value of Yoga. Yoga is like a vast sky
which can envelop everyone, those who want peace & harmony”.
"Key to Bliss" - Denting of I (ego), Surrendering to the Lord and Selfless Service; are the true ways to achieve Bliss, lasting peace and real happiness"
- Brahmleen H. H. Sri Swami Adhyatmananda
How simple, How sublime, How Divine are these Messages! How precious are these messages now when Pujya Swamiji is no longer with us in the Physical form! He is free from the bondage of the body and liberated now and has merged in the Infinite. He is with us in the Spirit.
Amrut Mahotsav Souvenir "Adhyatma Amrutam" was released Silently at Sri Sri Ashtalaxmi Maa's feet by His Holiness Brahmleen Sri Swami Adhyatmanandji Maharaj, Himself on His Birthday May 3, 2021 & Lokarpanam of souvenir was on Gurupurnima day, July 24, 2021 by Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad........."Jit Jit Dekhu Chabbi Tumahari" was released by Pujya Swamiji Maharaj on September 8, 2020 on Holy Master's Birth Anniversary.Please find the link of complete book (PDF).
The souvenirs are the treasure volumes of Pujya Swamiji's Maharaj's work of 50 years of His Monastic life and they are filled with the core sentiments of love, devotion & gratitude of devotees of Pujya Swamiji from the East & the West. Simply Heart touching..... will keep Pujya Swamiji alive forever..... The book will be available at Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad, Contact the ashram for further details - firstname.lastname@example.org
"A great son (sun) of India Adhyatma-Jyoti Sri Swami Adhyatmananda Saraswati an "adarsh" yati & Saint of holy matrubhoomi Bharatvarsha."
these are the words of HIS Master Brahmleen H. H. Sri Swami ChidanandaJi Maharaj.
How Sacred! In Loving Memory of Beloved Brahmleen Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj Samadhi Shrine has been consecrated on Sri Swamiji Maharaj's remains (Asthi) at the Ashram by the devotees' group of Pujya Sri Swamiji Maharaj.
On Aug 1, 2021 the last rites, the Poojan and Asthi Visarjan (dispersion of ashes) of Brahmleen His Holiness Sri Swami Adhyatmanandaji Maharaj was performed in subtle presence of Holy Master Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj & Guru Maharaj Sri Swami Chidanandaji Maharaj at Rishikesh Parmarth Niketan Ashram Ganga Ghat in all honor and sacredness with Vaidik rituals by Saints & Mahatma, Ashram's devotees group of Pujya Swamiji Maharaj and devotees from America (through whatsapp video). Among them were Revered Sri Swami Nityanandaji Maharaj, Revered Sri Swami Narayanpadji Maharaj (direct disciple of Swamiji Maharaj), Revered Sri Swami Baldevanandaji Maharaj, Revered Sri Swami Brahmnisthanandaji Maharaj and group of Rishikumaras (young Brahmcharis) of the Ashram. Also Pujya Sri Chidanananda Sarswati Ji Maharaj of Parmarthniketan ashram sent His blessings as he was away on the tour to America. HIS GuruMaharaj Sri Sri Swami Asangananadaji Maharaj came personally and paid HIS respect and blessings. So did Mahamandleswar Pujya Sri Avadheshanand Giriji Maharaj from Haridwar personally came and paid His respect and blessings. After the last rites ceremony, Bhandara was served to all in all honor arranged by Sri Vijaybhai Soni and his team from the Ashram.
"Shraddhanjali Sabha" (May 11, 2021)
Narendra Modi Ji (Prime Minister of India)
"Saddened to know about the passing away of Yoga Guru Swami Adhyatmanandji. He explained a profound subject like spirituality in a simple style. I pay homage to Swamiji who, apart from teaching Yoga, served the society through various creative activities of Sivananda Ashram in Ahmedabad. Om Shanti!"
Shodshi Satsang ( May 24, 2021)
Sivananda Ashram, Ahmedabad is an organization established to disseminate message and wisdom teachings of Holy Master Sri Swami Sivanandaji Maharaj. Brahmlin Sri Swami Pavitranandaji Maharaj, before sanyasa known as Sri Laxmikant Dave, had aspired to bring up an Ashram in Ahmedabad. He incessantly worked to acquire four acres of land, on which the ashram is established today, from government of Gujarat. Today the Ashram is well known for its multifaceted educational, socio-religious and spiritual activities.
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