“The paths leading man to god or Truth are said to be many. I will speak only of the shortest. It is to recognize God as the Self in you and then to find Him out. What is the distance then between you and God, between you and yourself? Ah, there is no distance at all, a full Zero! Yet, how dare you say to find God and Truth is hard?’’ 

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Swami Bhoomananda Tirtha

Vishnu Sahashranaama Bheeshma
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What is Vishnu-sahasra-nama?


Historic Origins of Vishnu sahasranama

Just before the battle began in Kurukshetra, Krishna instructed Arjuna on the supreme Truth of the Immortal Self. The revived and rejuvenated Arjuna rose up and fought for 18 days, wherein all but 10 of the 45 lakhs of warriors were killed. When the battlefield was thus reduced to a silent graveyard, 



Vishnu sahasranama Yajna

The  world  today, is witnessing an  unprecedented crisis  in decline of human  values and  virtues.  The neglect in adhering to Dharmic principles and the consequent erosion that has already taken place, are threatening the very existence  of civilised human  society. In order to  arrest  this alarming  trend, the problem has to be tackled at its very source.    more ...


Pre-Yajna Austerities ...  to bring us in touch with the Environment

  1. Bring water from the sapta-samudras (7 great oceans) of the world.    (See  सागरस्तव:  - In Praise of the Oceans)                             read more on austerities....
  2. Getting Gangotri water for Vishnu sahasranama Vishwa Yajna Mahotsava - A Report

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How can You Participate ...

Let  every  one of  you be  a torch  bearer.  Remember, every one of  you is a successor as well as torch bearer of such a profound and glorious lineage. That you are the custodians of this invaluable cultural treasure should ... (more).

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Historic Origins of Vishnu sahasranama


Shree Vishnu sahashranama

Chant along with Swami Nirviseshananda Tirtha Ji and Ma Gurupriya Ji



Learn Vishnu sahashranama

Learning to chant the Vishnu sahasranama


Vishnu Sahasranaama Text

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The thousand names of Vishnu with meanings

Sreemad Bhagavad Tattva  Sameeksha Satram

Sreemad Bhaagavata Tattva Sameeksha Satram is a 10 day-long exposition which explains how to apply the essential values and ideals of Sreemad Bhaagavatam to daily life.  The Satram is held at Naimisharanyam, Wadakkanchery, Thrissur district, in the month of December every year

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