My mission is to help people understand themselves, understand others, to love and protect all living beings, and ultimately to realize God.
His Holiness Vishwaguru Mahamandaleshwar Paramhans Sri Swami Maheshwarananda Puri of Panchayati Maha Nirvani Akhara, respectfully known as Vishwaguruji, is the disciple and successor of Hindu Dharmsamrat Paramhans Sri Swami Madhavananda.
Since 1970 he has been living and working in Europe. Through his longlasting activities in the West, Vishwaguruji has become familiar with the way of life and the many problems people face in the modern world, with psycho-somatic consequences of a detrimental lifestyle, stress, fears and mental illness. He has developed a comprehensive master system called Yoga in Daily Life, based on original yoga tradition and specially directed to the situation and needs of modern civilization. The system can be lived and practiced regardless of age, social status, nationality or denomination.
Vishwaguruji's selfless service, his tireless care and love for all living beings, his lectures and satsangs, are a source of inspiration for thousands of people around the globe, who are striving for spiritual realization.
In recognition of his humanitarian and spiritual merits, Vishwaguruji has received much thanks, many awards and numerous honoring titles from all over the world.
On 10th April1998, Paramhans Swami Maheshwaranandaji was inaugurated by the World Religious Parliament as "Sarvabhaum Sanatan Dharma Jagadguru".
At the Maha Kumbha Mela in Haridwar, India on 13 April 1998, he was appointed as Mahamandaleshwar of Maha Nirvani Akhara.
In 2001, on the occasion of the Maha Kumbha Mela in Prayagraj (Allahabad), he was awarded with the highest spiritual title of "Vishwaguru" (Master of the Universe) in the presence of His Holiness Jagadguru Sri Shankaracharya Sri Swami Narendranandaji Sarasvati, by the Vidvat Samaj.
The main points of Swamiji's teachings are:
- Physical, mental, social and spiritual health
- Respect for life
- Tolerance for all religions, cultures and nationalities
- Global peace
- Protection of human rights and values
- Protection of the environment and preservation of nature
The realization of the fundamental principles of life leading man to spiritual development, Self-Realization and Realization of God.
Step by step, the author leads us on the journey towards our own Self.
The author of this book, a descendant of a long line of respected yogis, guides us through the deeply human world of Yoga Vedanta Philosophy. The book is based on recordings of his various seminars in Europe from 1982 to 1986.