Bhakti Mala (garland of devotion and service) is a spiritual magazine founded by His Holiness Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Swamiji (Sri Swamiji), Pontiff of Avadhoota Datta Peetham, Mysore, India, in the year 1976. Main purpose of this spiritual magazine is to disseminate information about Dharma along with the activities of Datta Peetham.
Bhakti Mala is currently published in the following 7 different languages to cater to the needs of various devotees: English, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil, Gujarati and Malayalam.
Bhakti Mala is printed and published by Sri Bhaktimala Trust, Mysore, India. Additional activities of the Trust include publication of various books in many languages to impart spiritual and moral values to the public at large.Patronage to the Trust is highly appreciated. Donors of Rs.10,000/- & above are considered as patrons and receive a complimentary copy every month during their life time.
Editorial supervision by H.H. Sri Swamiji and Sri Datta Vijayananda Teertha Swamiji (Sri Bala Swamy)
Chief Editor of Telugu Bhakti Mala – Prof. Kuppa V Krishna Murty
Chief Editor of Kannada and English – Dr. AN Swarna Prasad
Writers/Contributors – Scholars and staff of Avadhoota Datta Peetham
As one of the rare living Avataras…His Holiness Parama Pujya Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Swamiji is the Pontiff of Avadhoota Datta Peetham at Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Ashrama in Mysore, India. Sri Swamiji is renowned for His Healing and Meditation music and He is considered a divine guide who cultivates the ancient Vedic traditions. He was born fully realised in command of the eight Mahasiddhis and is a Guru in the Dattatreya Avadhoota lineage.
Sri Swamiji honours all religions and teaches that it’s possible to reach God by many paths. “It is of primary importance to attune with God through prayer, worship and the chanting of God’s holy names”. “Then God Himself will give you good guidance” says Sri Swamiji.