Arsha Vidya Research & Publication Trust

Founded in February 2005, the Arsha Vidya Research & Publication Trust (AVR & PT) is a registered non-profit charitable organization. AVR & PT transcribes, edits, collates and publishes Pujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati’s teachings, lectures and writings with the sole objective of spreading the vision of our traditional spiritual texts and scriptures through systematic expansion of quality print and publishing media at affordable prices. Pujya Swamiji used to personally edit many of the books published by AVR&PT to ensure that the vision of Vedanta was communicated with clarity. Further, Pujya Swamiji had granted in writing that AVR&PT shall be the single-source centre for editing and publishing his teachings.

To date, AVR & PT has published more than 60 book titles under various series such as Public Talks, Essays, Moments with Oneself, Bhagavad Gita, Brahmasutra, Meditation, Exploring Vedanta, Sanskrit texts (Translated), Prakarana Grantha, Stotra and Upanishad series, with more in the offing. The Trust also houses over 5,700 hours of master transcripts of Pujya Swamiji’s teachings.

AVR & PT Chennai offers (printed) books, e-books as well as audio- and video series on the following platforms:

  • Printed Books and USB pen drives containing recordings of Pujya Swamiji’s talks can be bought online through http://avrpt.com or at the ‘Spirit Of The Earth’ showroom (No. 4, Desika Road, Mylapore, Chennai).
  • AVR & PT’s app, ‘Teachings of Swami Dayananda’, is available for free download for Android devices from Google Play Store and for iOS devices from iTunes App Store. You can access free e-books, audio- and video content as well as purchase all of Pujya Swamiji’s e-books and many audio and video series with Swamiji’s teachings through the app.
  • E-books in Kindle format for Kindle apps and devices are available on AMAZON. In addition , selected Kindle e-books can also be ordered as paperback versions through the print-on-demand facility provided by Amazon.

For more details, please contact

Mr. Ramanathan (+91-9500777910) /
Mr.Shankar (+ 91-98405 99620I; avrandpt@gmail.com) /
Mr.Kayesh (+91-93855 36430; avrpthelpdesk@gmail.com)