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The Visionary With an illustrious Background of Pujya Maharaj Shri Nirvana Pithadhishwar Acharya Mahamandleshwar Shri Shri 108 Swami Shri Vishwadevanand Puri Ji.
Born in virtuous and sacred Brahman family on 12-12-1949, he showed signs of fervour towards spirituality during his childhood. He read many Vedic scriptures in his childhood which progressively developed in him a resolve to lead a Sanyasi’s (A life of renunciation) life for the welfare of mankind. Pujya Nirvana Pithadhishwar Acharya Mahamandleshwar Maharaj Shri Swami Vishvadewanand Puriji was initiated into an order of Sanyasis of Adi Shankaracharya, by one of the greatest saints revered Pujya Nirvana Pithadhishwar Acharya Mahamandleshwar Swami Shri Atulananda Puriji (Vedant keshari). He studied M.A.in English,Acharya in Darshan , Vedas, Upanishads, Yoga and other ancient scriptures under the guidance of great saints of
In order to understand the plight of people and possible solutions for dispelling ignorance, he went on a pilgrimage to all the holy places in different parts of
The saints of the Sanatan Dharma (Hindu Society) and a leading organization of millions of sadhus, the SHRI PANCHAYATI MAHANIRVANI AKHADA had designated him as PRIME SAINT in 1985 at the Haridwar Maha Kumbh. He has then been appointed as ACHARYA MAHAMANDLESHWAR i.e. the leader of all the saints of SHRI PANCHAYATI MAHANIRVANI AKHADA. As the Acharya Mahamandleshwar of the Akhada, Maharaj Shri is Chairman of various Ashrams situated at Haridwar, Varanasi, Kolkata and Ahmedabad etc.Maharaj Shri established The First Shri Yantra Mandir of world made by stone. This temple is situated in Kankhal, Haridwar , Uttrakhanda(Himalyas) India.
Pujya Maharaj Shri has now been delivering religious discourses for the last thirty years, as a preacher of the Sanatan Dharma. In India, Pujya Maharaj Shri attracts huge audiences. His simple, scientific and interesting presentation of the philosophy is so powerful that it has changed the lives of thousands of people. He often tours outside India as well. He has inspired thousands of people in Singapore, Malaysia and England, Canada , America where his visit is always anxiously awaited. Pujya Maharaj Shri visited USA several times and evoked a tremendous response in every city that he visited.
His lectures cover the teachings of the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavatam, Puranas, Bhagavad Geeta, Ramayana, and other Eastern and Western philosophies. Like the true disciple of a true master, Pujya Maharaj Shri masterfully quotes from scriptures of different religions that have the ability to satisfy even the most discerning of knowledge seekers. He also reveals the simple and straightforward way of God-realization which can be practiced by anyone. Another special feature about his lectures is that he establishes every spiritual truth through scriptural quotations, irrefutable logic and humorous real-life illustrations. His wisdom filled anecdotes, humorous stories and clarity has the audience both enthralled and entertained for the entire duration of his lecture! Pujya Maharaj Shri's warmth and humility touch all those who have the fortune to have his association. In fact, his very presence radiates Grace and
Pujya Maharaj Shri is a Great Philosopher – a great thinker. Science is not the end for him. Science can only create a better world bereft of poverty, illness and unfair disparities. He thinks beyond science. He creates a world of universal oneness - integrated with religion, science and art. He is the ‘confluence’ in which many streams converge and reflect an individual’s quest for meaning.
Pujya Maharaj Shri is a honorable member of the Vishva Hindu Prishad. Maharaj Shri was honored by Chief guest of Rashtriya Savayam Sevak Sangh (R.S.S.) many times.
Pujya Maharaj Shri's aims at creating men of wisdom, science, art and religion. He believes - a realized wise human being only can form a beautiful heavenly world. He leads his disciples to the path of peace and salvation, weaning them away from worldly delusions. He links spirituality with social responsibility and world peace. Pujya Maharaj Shri has made people more responsible towards others to make the world a place where all can live together peacefully and where strife, tension, evil, inequality, intolerance do not exist. For him, universe is a complete family.
Pujya Maharaj Shri seems unaffected by this incredible list of accomplishments and remains a pious child of God, owning nothing, draped in saffron robes, living a life of true renunciation. His days in Haridwar are spent offering service to those around him. Thousands travel from America, Europe and England as well as from all over India, simply to sit in his presence, to receive his"darshan."To them, the journey is an inconsequential price to pay for the priceless gift of his satsang.
Millions of seekers / devotees are doing spiritual practice under the divine guidance of Pujya Maharaj Shri the world over. They are finding themselves more energetic and spiritually they are feeling enlightened.
श्रीकृष्णानंद जी महाराज
सर्वशास्त्रार्थनिष्णातं निगमागमबोधकम् ।
श्रीकृष्णाख्यं यतिश्रेष्ठं प्रणमामि पुनः पुनः ॥1
सभी शास्त्रों का अर्थ करने में निष्णात, निगम और आगम का बोध प्रदान करने वाले , यतिश्रेष्ठ, श्रीकृष्णानंद जी महाराज को मैं बार-बार प्रणाम करता हूं।
कृष्णानन्दं जगद्वन्द्यं कारुण्यामृतसागरम् । स्वात्मानन्दनिमग्नञ्च शिवसायुज्यसाधकम् ॥2
कृष्ण-आनंदी, संपूर्ण जगत् के द्वारा वंदित, करुणा रूपी अमृत के सागर , अपनी आत्मा के आनंद में डूबे हुए, शिव सायुज्य की साधना करने वाले , गुरुदेव को प्रणाम।
जीवितं यस्य लोकायाऽलोकायैव च जीवनम् । महादेवसमं मान्यममान्येभ्योऽपि मानदम् ॥ 3
जिनका जीवन,संसार का कल्याण करने में लगा हुआ भी , अलौकिक गतिविधियों से पूर्ण है, ऐसे महादेव के समान सम्माननीय, अमान्य (जो गरीबी आदि के कारण समाज में अमान्य हैं) लोगों को भी सम्मान देने वाले गुरुदेव को प्रणाम।
हार्दं लोकहितार्थाय मनोहारि च यद्वचः । राकेन्दुरिव दिव्याय भव्यायापि नमो नमः ॥ 4
जिनकी वाणी , हार्दिक होती हुई भी संसार के लिए कल्याणकारी एवं मनोहर होती है, ऐसे रात्रि कालीन चंद्रमा की तरह दिव्य और भव्य गुरुदेव को बारंबार प्रणाम।
काषायवस्त्रभूषाय मालारुद्राक्षधारिणे । श्रीकृष्णानन्दसंज्ञाय गुरूणां गुरवे नमः। 5
कषाय वस्त्र से विभूषित, माला और रुद्राक्ष धारण करने वाले, जो गुरुओं के भी गुरु हैं , ऐसे श्री कृष्णानंद स्वामी जी के लिए नमस्कार।
यतिमण्डलमार्तण्डमानन्दाम्बुधिसन्निभम् नमामि शिरसा देवं कृष्णानन्दं यतिं वरम् ॥6
सन्यासियों के मंडल में मार्तंड (सूर्य) की तरह देदीप्यमान,आनन्द के समुद्र के जैसी आभा वाले,श्रेष्ठ यति, कृष्णानंद स्वामी जी को मैं सिर झुका कर नमस्कार करता हूं।
अज्ञानतिमिरध्वंसं विप्रकुलसमुद्भवम् । नमामि मनसा देवं कृष्णानन्दं यतिं वरम् ॥7
अज्ञान रूपी अंधकार नष्ट करने वाले , ब्राह्मण के कुल में उत्पन्न, वरणीय, देवस्वरूप, कृष्णानंद यति जी महाराज को मैं अपने मन से प्रणाम करता हूं।
नमः परमहंसाय सुधीभिर्वन्दिताय च । श्रीकृष्णानन्दसंज्ञाय गुरूणां गुरवे नमः ॥8
विद्वानों द्वारा वन्दित, परमहंस, गुरुओं के गुरु , श्रीकृष्णानंद जी महाराज को नमस्कार है। अष्टश्लोकी स्तुतिश्चैषा पुण्यानन्दविवर्धिनी । रचिता वै ह्यनन्तेन गुरुदेवप्रसादतः।। यह आठ श्लोकों की स्तुति , पुण्य और आनंद को बढ़ाने वाली है, यह अनंतबोध चैतन्य ने अपने गुरुदेव के प्रसाद से ही लिखी है।