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  Class Schedule with Swami  Svatmavidyananda                                                                          

                     Arsha Vijnana Gurukulam
              One-Month Online Vedanta Course 

                                                                      Flier (click)

                                March 4th to April 8th 2018 
                        Weekday Module: March 5th to April 6th
                        Mon-Fri 9-10:15 pm  ET
                Weekend Module: March 10th to April 8th
                      Sat-Sun 8-9 am and 9-10:15 pm ET
    A Dialogue from the Bṛhadāraṇyaka-Upaniṣad
                   All are welcome to attend both modules
                   All times indicated are US Eastern Time
                              Adobe classroom only
                                                           OM TAT SAT



                                                             Adobe Classroom

                                                      Livestream Recordings




                                       Recorded classes 2018 (Adobe)



                                Recorded classes 2017 (Adobe)
                                   March 2018 Retreat
                                      Untitled                                                          00A
                           Bṛhadāraṇyaka-Upaniṣad                                               Maitrāyaṇīya-Upaniṣad
                                  Discovering Śraddhā
                                  jnani                                                          00W
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Part 1                                                                 Part 2
                              Hindu Catholic Dialogue
                                                             Mastering the Gunas
                        00P                                                            00A
                                  Part 1                                                                      Part 2
                                                                    Atlanta Satsangs (ongoing)
        jnani                           00A                          00B                          
                Madhuvidyā                            Sri Rudram                           Hindu Identity                                                         
                                                              Archetypes in Itihasa  
                                      00C                                    00F
                                       Kenopanishad Pt1                                Kenopanishad Pt2
                                                          A Thunderbolt for Lord Indra
       00W                                 HOLY FEET                           00A
   Saṃśayātma Vinaśyati                           Viparīta Bhāvanā Nivṛtti                   Gita Study/Satsang
    Doubting one perishes                     Overcoming habitual patterns 
                                           Memorial Day Weekend Retreat May'17
                                                  Spiritual Leadership in Bhagavad Gītā
                                                                         Chapter 3 verse 21
                  IMG 0018 copy                   ni 091 0111                   IMG 4038
                              Class 1                                       Class 2                               Class 3
                  jnani                 IMG 1605                  nikon8 030
                           Class 4                                  Class 5                                 Class 6          
                                              Taittirīya Upaniṣad Retreat May'17                                   
                                              Sri Venkateswara Temple, Pittsburgh PA
 00A                00B                00C                       Session 1                                        Session 2                                        Session 3
                                                                    Session 4                                                                  
                                     Berkeley University Talk  Feb'17:
                                               Putting 'her' back in Hermeneutics
                                                                       Part 1
                                                                       Part 2
                            (A Mantra From The Kenopaniṣad - Yogaḥ Karmasu Kauṣalam)
Overcoming Self Sabotage in Spiritual Growth:
Lessons from the Upanishads
November 27, 2016

Awake in the World: Self-Realization and Fulfilled Living
Hear Swaminiji's appearance on
The Yoga Hour on Unity Online Radio, October 6, 2016 


                                       Sukta newsletter (Fall 2017).

                                      Click here to view or download


Sukta newsletter (Spring 2017).

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Sukta newsletter (Fall 2016).

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Links to complete Livestream classes:

March 2018 Retreat

Bodhasara 2017 Ch13v16 - Ch14v2.28

Svetashvatara 2017 Ch4v12 - Ch5v9

Kathopanishad 2017 Ch2v3.2-18

Mastering the Gunas

Atlanta Satsangs (ongoing)

Mundakopanishad - A Mantra Pt1 - 4

Memorial Day Retreat May'17 Gita Ch3v21

Taittriya Upanishad Retreat May'17

Vedanta Camp Dec'16 Kenopanishad Ch2v3 

Vedanta Camp Dec'16 Yoga Karmasu Kausalam Ch2v50

Special Events & Festivals (ongoing)
Bodhasara Ch 1.1 - Ch 13.15
Gita with Bhāṣya Ch 2.44-65
Svetashvatara Ch 3.13 - 4.10
Mundakopanishad Ch 2.1.1- 2.2.5
Kathopanishad Ch 2.2.2 - 2.3.1
Kathopanishad with Bhāṣya Ch 1.2.18 - 1.2.21
Totakashtakam LDWR Sept 2016
Manīshā Pañchakam Feb 2016
Amrtabindu Upanishad Feb 2016
Gita 10 Essential Verses Feb 2016
Panchadashi Ch 10 Feb 2016
Vedanta Feb 2016 Meditation & Chanting
Panchadashi Ch 15 v1-35
Thanksgiving Retreat Nov 2015
Thanksgiving Retreat Nov 2014
Vedanta Dindimah verses 12-80
Bhagavad Gita Chapter 12 v 1-20
Gita with Bhāṣya Chapters 1 and 2
Svetashvatara Upanishad Ch 1, 2 & 3.1-12
Kathopanishad Ch 1.2, 1.3 & 2.1-12
Kathopanishad with Bhāṣya Ch 1.1, 1.2.1-17, 2.1, 2.2.1-2
Mundakopanishad with Bhāṣya Ch 1 & 2.1
Kaivalya Upanishad v1-24
Ganapati Upanishad
Vivekacudamani v156-245
Hastamalakiyam v1-12
Dhanyashtakam v1-8
Medhasuktam v1-4

Links to Enter the Online Classrooms Appear Below:

Unless otherwise noted classes are simultaneously streamed via Livestream and Adobe Connect online classrooms.  The links are provided below.  Click on either of the links to access the classroom.  To access the adobe classroom select "Enter as a guest".  Please type your name and click "Enter".

Click on Either Link Below to Enter the Online Classroom:

Livestream Classroom


Online Classroom of the Arsha Vijnana Gurukulam




guru of Sri Swamini Svatmavidyanandaji has attained mahāsamādhi at 10:20 pm IST on September 23rd 2015 at the banks of the Ganga in Rishikesh.

The prayer and sharing meeting in Eugene to celebrate Pujya Swamiji's life and to commemorate him was held on Saturday September 26th. To access the 2 hour program, click here:



It is rather difficult to get a manuscript of Bodhasara text online, and therefore here is a kindle version link for those who wish to have Devanagari and Sanskrit is provided here:

Bodhasara The surprise of awareness, the English version: An 18th Century Sanskrit Treasure by Jennifer Cover

Those not wishing to purchase the book can download a free transliterated version of the text without the Sanskrit or the translation here:

Click to Download


Pictures Available of Swaminiji in Iran - June 2015

Please click the link below

The link below  will take you to a document with links to a series of classes given by Sri Pujya Swamiji in Rishikesh.  The series is called "Only God".

Please note that unless otherwise stated Livestream timings are now given in Pacific Time

Download Swaminiji's 2014 Deepavali Talk

Photos of Swaminiji's Trip to Peru

Vedanta addresses and removes feelings of inadequacy and insecurity, showing us that one is whole and complete, free from the unhappiness and limitations we have associated with ourselves.

The Arsha Vijnana Gurukulum is a place dedicated to the holistic development, and the spiritual well being of all peoples. Additionally, the Center is committed to the following specific activities:

Arsha Vijnana Gurukulum will have the following goals:

Respecting cultural and religious diversity is extremely important in contemporary times, and can be a cornerstone for the elimination of most conflict. Indigenous and ethnic religious and spiritual traditions, including Hinduism, have an impressive history of accommodation and religious tolerance. An important mission of the Arsha Vijnana Gurukulum is to foster peace between peoples and nations.