Swami Lalitananda Saraswati: Blessed Sister, Mother, Daughter, Friend Divine*
Miami, Florida, US
Bio: This blog is managed by Swami Pujananda Saraswati, who trained for twenty-two years under Swami Lalitanandaji's watchful, rigorous, yet compassionate disciplines, and had the honor of serving as her assistant at the Yoga Research Foundation's Ashram in Miami, Florida, from 1980 to 2002. Pujananda also assisted in translating her Yoga Mystic Songs for Meditation and naturopathic healing research. She continues translating H. H. Bhagavan Sri Swami Jyotirmayananda's publications from English into Spanish. *Swami Lalitanandaji (1925-2013) co-founded the Yoga Research Foundation (USA), the International School of Yoga and Clinic in Loni, India. She also co-founded of the Lalita Anathalaya Girls and Women Orphanage (Delhi, India), and the Ananda Bhawan Cultural Center in Bihar, India. Her nobility of character, unwavering dedication and creative activities, which began daily at brahmamuhurta (prior to 4:30 am when brahmacharis joined in daily Karma Yoga), manifested in her life long dynamic service to humanity. Her divine presence and divine life in every way, transformed the lives of many. She was endowed with an exquisite talent in the creative and mystical outpourings of her poetic expressions, which led her to publish eleven volumes of "Yoga Mystic Songs for Meditation" as a legacy to all sincere aspirants seeking communion with Goddess Divine, by the grace of Goddess Saraswati, Goddess of wisdom and music. She was also soprano, poet, and composer of all songs in the eleven volumes of "Yoga Mystic Songs for Meditation." These inspiring songs are intended to instill in the aspirant a burning aspiration for mukti, Self-Realization, the goal of human existence. Beloved Swami Lalitananda Saraswati entered Mahasamadhi on February of 2013. Jai Durge! May all be Enlightened! Om Shanti, Shanti, Shantih ! Om Tat Sat!