Arsha Vidya
What is Arsha Vidya s Arsha Vidya

We, human beings are born with a physical body & a mind within. Both physical body & mind is endowed with immense potential to grow.

The physical growth is natural. We just have to feed & protect it. Physical body grows in time & becomes mature naturally. However mind doesn’t mature by itself. Mind matures not by time but by Self Efforts-Education.

આ આધુનિક યુગમાં આપણે વિજ્ઞાનનો આભાર માનીએ છીએ કે તેના વડે આપણું બાહ્ય જીવન વધુ સરળ તથા સુવિધા ભર્યું બનેલ છે. અગાઉ કદી ઉપલબ્ધ નહોતી તેવી વસ્તુઓ આજે ઉપલબ્ધ બની છે. વાહન વ્યવહાર તથા સંદેશા વ્યવહારે જગતને ખૂબ નજીક લાવી દીધું છે. આજે આપણે “ગ્લોબલ વિલેજના” નાગરિક બન્યા છીએ.

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Two Camps were organised by Arsha Vidya Mandir, Rajkot conducted by P. Pujya Swami Paramatmananda Saraswatiji as follows.
Camp 1. Swadhyaya : Kathopanishad with Bhashya from January 22nd to February 2nd, 2018.
Camp 2. Karmayoga : Chapter 3 of Bhagavadgita from February 4th to February 12th , 2018.
Few vedios talks of both Camp are uploaded on ashram website  in Vedio Gallary and on youitube. You may follow the link to watch these vedios - 

Arsha Vidya Mandir, Rajkot is pleased to announce two Camps by P. Pujya Swami Paramatmananda Saraswatiji.
Camp 1. Swadhyaya : Kathopanishad with Bhashya from January 22nd to February 2nd, 2018.
Camp 2. Karmayoga : Chapter 3 of Bhagavadgita from February 4th to February 12th , 2018 .
Online registration is available on web site.

Vedanta Camps are followed by Mahashivaratri Celebration (See posting for this on Home page)

  • During his visit to UK, Param Pujya Swamiji was invited to talk on "Leadership and Spiritual Intelligence" at British Parliament (New Building).

    The talk was organised by Mr. Shailesh Vara, (MP & Ex. Minister) and Mr Matthew Offord (M.P.) The talk was sponsored by "Indo-European Business Forum".

    The talk was well received by businessmen and entrepreneurs and there were about 120 participants. The talk was followed by an interesting QA session as well.

    After the talk, Pujya Swamiji was taken on a guided tour to House of Commons and House of Lords- Westminster Building,by the Minister himself.Westminster building is about 800 years old. Britishers have maintained the history,of the last millennia, and important events thereof. The place where Warren Hastings was tried, where Winston Churchill's and Margarett Thascher's body was kept etc.

    Many significant historical events are very well depicted in the hall. Many historical events like a. "Vote for women", b. Trial of the King Charles-I  and  "Guy Fawkers" who were tried and found guilty of treson, Mr.Nelson Mandella's speech to both the houses of Parliament against apartheid etc are well depicted in the Westminster hall and St. Stephens hall.

    Few photographs are uploaded in Photo Gallery.

  • Brahmarshi Sanskar dham celebrated 20th Anniversary and 90th Birthday of it's founder Sri.Dahyabhai Shashtri for four days from 26th Feb thru 1st March.P.Pu. Swami Paramatmanandaji was specially requested by Sri Dayabhai Shastri to bless the occasion for all four days. 

                Sri Dayabhai Shastriji is founder member of VHP Gujarat Chapter and Vice President of VHP National. Sri Dayabhai had initiated and completed many Seva Projects in Gujarat. Sri Dayabhai established "Brahmarshi Samskardham" - Ved Pathshala at Nadiad. Almost 400 students have graduated from this Pathshala, and they are working for our Vedas and Dharma throughout Gujarat.         

                This function was  organized and sponsored by alumnies of Brahmarshi Samskar Dham.           

                Pu. Swamiji gave Anugrah Bhashanam daily in the afternoon session.. Pu. Swamiji Glorified the Vedas and Hindu Dharma. Pu. Swamiji also talked about vision of Upanishads. Pu. Swamiji also released one book " Samskruti Suvas" (સંસ્કૃતિ સુવાસ) alongwith H.E. Governor of Gujarat Sri O.P. Kohli. The last day function was chaired by Smt. Anandiben Patel, C.M. Gujarat. Few Picture are uploaded in Photo Gallery.

  • P.Pu. Swami Paramatmanadaji was invited by Sandipani Vidya Niketan (Sri Rameshbhai Ojha) Porbandar. Sandipani Vidya Niketan had organized “ Srimad Bhagvad Chintan Shibir”

                 Pu. Swamiji talked on "AVATAR RAHASYA" for one hour. Pu. Swamiji said in all Vedic visioin the Lord – Creator is non-separate from Creation. Pu. Swamiji explained Mantras from Taitariya Upnishad. The Lord is the Creator and that Creator is the very self of all of us, abiding in our heart as “AHAM” (અહમ્) Due to ignorance we identify with our body-mind complex and our self to be limited. It is a point of view. By nature I am the limitless self non separate from  limitless Lord, the Creator.

     Pu. Swamiji  quoted various similar SHLOKAS from Shrimad Bhagvad right from 1st Skandha to last Skandha.

                    Thus all the forms are the expressions of The Lord. More ever there are few more forms like Matsya , Kurma ....Rama , Krishna etc. whom we call “AVATARAS”.These Forms ( UPADHIES) are in  a way different from all other Forms because these Forms do not limit the expressions of the Lord. In spite of appearing limited He is limitless. He manifest through this form wielding his “MAYA”. Therefore though appears to be limited human, animal etc. Lord is limitless His Sarvagnatvam, Sarva Shaktimatvam is unconditioned by Upadhi.

                    Pu. Swamiji had done research from Bhagvatam and quoted various Shlokas from Skandha  I, III,VII, VIII, X, XI & XII. 

                    Video of this Lecture is also uploaded in Ashram web site in Video Gallery. Few Picture are uploaded in Photo Gallery.

  •  P.Pujya Swamiji Paramatmanandaji chaired Sant Samagam at Vaishali – Bihar.

The meeting was organized by Dharma Jagaran Manch for two days, on 13th and 14th Dec.14.

The meeting was attended by about 2200 saints from Bihar which included many heads of various “Mathas”

Sri Subedarji from Dharma Jagaran Manch, Sri Gopal Bapu – Ex BJP President Bihar, had played pivotal role in organising this meet.Local M.P. and M.L.A.s, Central Ministers, R.S.S. Kshetra Pracharak addressed this gathering. Many saints also participated in the discussions.

H.H. Swami Sri Yogi Adityanath ( M.P. from Gorakhpur – for six consecutive terms) chaired the last session. P.Pu. Swamiji and Pu.Yogi Adityanathji jointly addressed Press.

The event got the good press coverage. Press Reports are attached herewith.

I am also attaching few pictures.

  •    Param Pujya Swami Paramatmananda Saraswatiji conducted  Gita Gyan Yajna at Amreli for 4 days. Pu.Swamiji gave talks on” Bhagavd Gita’s Jivan Darshan”. These talks were organized by Swami Nityashuddhananda Saraswati of Arsha Adhyayana Kendra , Amreli.  On 6th Dec. P.Pu. Swamiji inaugurated Satsang Hall at Arsha Adhyayana Kendra, Amreli.


P.Pu. Swamiji gave talks from 2nd  thru 5th Dec.2014. Introducing  the topic Pu. Swamiji said that the wants for new is natural. Child wants new toys, Youth wants new mobile, Young man wants new car, woman wants new dress/Sari etc.. Therefore there are constant changes, new invention in the outside world. But the basic urge behind the “New” is the same. Human being naturally seeks Freedom. Technology is inventing new things in every field of life to help the humanity to become free from the limitations, posed by nature. We do have achieve certain degree of freedom.


But “No lunch comes free”. With the modern technology, modern development we are paying the price three fold.


(i) We have to do lot of Karma and with great speed. Everybody is very busy doing something or other.


(ii) It seems, Science and Technology is speaking the language of “Bhasmasur”. We have ecological problems  and lots of Himsa around.


(iii) Though we are connected with each other, the world has become smaller, In spite of digital connectivity, there is no “Inner connection”. Emotional bond seems to be getting lost. Rather than the sense of belonging, rather than sense of oneness, we find competitiveness, distress and distrust also.


Before this miraculous / marvelous technological development human beings were more  free. People has lot of leisure with them. Whereas now nobody has time and there is always a pressure. Fear, worry, jealousy, distress are common trends of modern competitive society.


This is imbalanced growth. External growth in terms of development is good but it is only a “Partial Growth”.  For Holistic growth “Inner growth” is also necessary. One needs to grow as human being.


This “Inner growth” is twofold.


(i)                  Emotional maturity


(ii)                Self discovery / Self knowledge.


This is Holistic growth.


Gitaji imparts necessary wisdom of  Holistic/balanced growth. The means are (i) Karmayoga and (ii) Brahmavidya.

Few photos are uploaded in Photo Gallarey

(3) "Dharma Jagaran Manch" R.S.S. had organised Sant Chintan Bethak at Vrundavan.

About 500 Saints from Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, Bihar etc. participated in deliberation for 24th and 25th Nov. 2014.

P.Pu. Swami Paramatmanandaji addressed and conducted the meeting.

Few Pictures are uploaded in Photo Gallarey.

(4) P.Pu. Swami Paramatmanandaji participated in “WORLD HINDU CONGRESS” at Ashoka Hotel (Delhi). The Congress was held from 21st to 22nd  Nov.2014.

 The World Hindu Congress deliberated on

(i)  Net working of Hindu organisations world over.

(ii)  Six Other Conferences were also held simultaneously. (Hindu Education Conference, Hindu  Women Conference, Hindu Youth conference, Hindu Media Conference etc.)

More than 200 delegates  from 15 different countries, and in all about 1400 delegates participated in the deliberations for three days.

Param Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswatiji was felicitated along with H.H. Dalai Lama. Due to ill health P.Pu. Swami Dayanandaji could not attend. Pu. Swami Paramatmanandaji  received citation on behalf of P.Pu.Swami Dayanandaji. Pujya Swami Paramatmanandaji also addressed the conference.

Few Pictures are uploaded in Photo Gallarey.