A Swami for a Sunday

Swami Satchidananda is my all-time favorite Hindu guru. His name consists of a combination of three terms that, taken together, sum up rather nicely the Hindu spiritual quest: 

  • that which is (sat);
  • that which is consciousness (chid);
  • that which is bliss (ananda).

Over his lifetime, he seems to have been accompanied by less scandal than a lot of other Indian gurus who have come West, and his commentary on the Bhagavad Gita is excellent. Here he is talking about death in a sensible and interesting way:

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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1 Response to A Swami for a Sunday

  1. Hi Santi

    This is OT, I’ve just saw this (through NPTO) and I thought that you should take a look at.

    Best

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