Guru Dakshina for Swamini Svatmavidyananda, 2020


Swamini Svatmavidyananda

Credit card  Guru Dakshina donations are accepted here for any of  Swaminiji's  events in the bay area.

a) Memorial Weekend Retreat 2020

c) AVC

d) Other


Guru Dakshina are also accepted by check and payable to Arsha Vidya Center

Please mail to Vijay Kapoor 

28615 Matadero Creek Ct
Los Altos Hills, CA  94022

All donations are exempt from tax under Section 501(C)(3) of the United States Internal Revenue Code. The tax id for Arsha Vidya Center  is 82-4431891

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Swamini Svatmavidyananda Saraswati is a long-term disciple of Pujya Swami Dayanandaji, and had the rare privilege to study and travel with him all over the world for over a decade. Pujya Sri Swami Dayanandaji Saraswati was an internationally known Acharya of Vedanta and the founder of the All India Movement for Seva (AIM for Seva), a non-profit enabling rural Indian children to receive a proper education. Swamini Svatmavidyananda teaches and travels internationally, sharing her knowledge of Vedanta and Sanskrit at many institutions of repute such Sivananda Ashrams in California and Bahamas, and Yogaville, VA, and Zen meditation centers. Additionally, Swaminiji also teaches annually  at the Arsha Vidya Gurukulam, in Saylorsburg, PA. She is the Acharya of the Arsha Vijnana Gurukulam, founded by Pujya Swamiji in 2004, which has teaching centers in Atlanta, GA,  Eugene, OR, Washington DC, Detroit, MI, Milwaukee, WI, and Fort Meyers, FL. More information about classes and activities can be accessed here: and 

As a founding member of the “Global Women's Peace Initiative,” Swaminiji travels globally addressing the ever-increasing ecological and spiritual challenges that face humanity in a global ethos.  An erudite scholar, Swaminiji addresses contemporary challenges facing the world, from global warming to religious/social unrest, in her unfolding of the Upanishads, the foundational spiritual texts of the Hindu tradition.