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Swami Nishchalananda Saraswati Teachings

A very small collection of teachings and quotes of Swami Nishchalananda Saraswati – Shankaracharya of Puri Peetham

In its grandest conception, the divine is beyond all distinctions.

Differences, whether they are rooted in race, class or gender is not divinely ordained.

Samanya Dharma, or common rules of conduct, apply to individuals in their relationship whether as daughters and sons, spouse or sibling – all of them are governed by rules that demand sheel and sneh, common courtesy and cleanness of conduct; seva bhav, sense of service; vinay politeness and sahanubhuti and karuna or empathy and compassion.