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Essence of Gita
These 50 classes give a comprehensive vision of the Bhagavad Gita. Verse by verse explanation is not given. However, the main ideas discussed in each chapter are explained. These classes will help the listener to understand the essence of the Gita. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Patanjali Yoga Sutra mit Kommentaren von Sukadev Bretz
Lerne deinen Geist kennen. Verstehe deine Psyche. Steuere deine Gedanken, gehe geschickt mit deinen Emotionen um. Erfahre die Tiefe deines Wesens. Überwinde Grenzen des Geistes. Verwirkliche deine wahre Natur. Gehe in tiefe Meditation, in Samadhi. Erreiche die Erleuchtung, Kaivalya, die Absolute Befreiung. Das sind die Themen das Yoga Sutra von Patanjali. Sukadev kommentiert alle Verse des Yoga Sutra - als praktische Inspiration für den Alltag
Religion to Philosophy
These 5 talks differentiate Religion and Philosophy and give clarity about what they actually mean. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Lakshmi Puja
This Podcast is a series of classes given by Swami Satyananda Saraswati and Shree Maa explaining their book 'Lakshmi Puja' (now available as an iPad app). These classes were held for a week starting May 27th 2014 and telecasted through Webcams for spiritual seekers worldwide where Swamiji answered devotees questions at end of each class. Last session contains chanting of this book. About the book: Mother Lakshmi is the Goddess of True Wealth. She is the definition of our goals, and She is the one who refines our path to success. By chanting Her mantras we open ourselves to receive Her blessed gifts. Lakshmi Puja is a powerful tool for personal transformation. Sincere worshipers will undoubtedly feel Lakshmi’s presence fill their lives. This also contains her famous Thousand names. iPad app is available here: http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/lakshmi-puja/id445222531 .HD video of this Class is available at: http://www.shreemaa.org/new-online-class-lakshmi-puja/
Moksham
This talk explains the true nature of liberation. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Tattva Bodha
This is a small text written by Shankaracharya. This text introduces the seeker to the technical terms used in Vedanta and gives a total vision of Vedanta. Traditionally, this text is studied prior to beginning a systematic study of Vedanta. Accompanying text for Tattva Bodha is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
EssenceOfTaittiriyaUpanishad
The essence of Taittiriya Upanishad is given in these talks. Each word of the mantra is not explained. Only the essential ideas are explained. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Pratah Smaranam
This text is attributed to Shankaracharya. It explains the Central theme of Upanishads. These 4 talks explain this text in detail. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Bhakti Yoga
These 6 talks explain in detail the meaning and significance of Bhakti Yoga. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Eka Sloki
This sloka, composed by Shankaracharya, explains how atma, the absolute consciousness, alone enlightens everything. It also conveys the essential oneness of the Lord and beings. In these 2 talks, the sloka is explained in detail and guidance is given to students who have completed a course in Vedanta. Accompanying text for Eka Sloki is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Dakshinamurti Stotram
This stotram is written by Shankaracharya. Vedantic ideas are beautifully revealed in this stotram. These 9 talks explain this stotram in detail. Accompanying text for Dakshinamurti Stotram is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Sadhana Chatushtayam
The qualifications that a seeker must possess in order to gain Vedantic knowledge are explained in detail in these 6 talks. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Sadhana Panchakam
This text is attributed to Shankaracharya. All the sadhanas to be practiced by a spiritual seeker, from beginning to end, are mentioned step by step in this text. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Introduction to Vedanta
The final portion of the Vedas is called Vedanta. Veda is a body of knowledge and is the primary means for knowing the true nature of oneself. Vedanta points out the human goal and shows the path that leads to the goal. The first portion of the Veda deals mainly with ethics and rituals, while Vedanta imparts knowledge about the true nature of God, World and Beings. Vedanta reveals to us the imperishable nature of God, perishable nature of the world, and the essential oneness of God and Beings. The 12 talks under this heading explain the main topics discussed in Vedanta and help the listener pursue a systematic study of Vedanta. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Jiva Yatra
This text is written by Swami Gnanananda Bharati of Sringeri Mutt. The sadhanas necessary for a seeker are given step by step, in a simple form. These 6 talks explain this text in detail. Accompanying text for Jiva Yatra is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Ananda Kalipu
This is a vedantic text written by the Tamil saint Thayumanavar. These 18 talks explain this text in detail. Accompanying text for Ananda Kalipu is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Meditation
This talk explains the various types of meditation and guides us on how to practice meditation. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Bhagavad Gita - Spiritualität im Täglichen Leben
Die Bhagavad Gita ist die wichtigste klassische Schrift im Yoga und im Hinduismus. Sukadev Bretz, Gründer und Leiter von www.yoga-vidya.de, interpretiert die Verse der Bhagavad Gita als Inspiration des Tages. Er gibt dir Tipps, wie du im Alltag spirituell leben kannst. Gott erfahren, Liebe zu Menschen erfahren, verhaftungslos und engagiert handeln - das sind einige der Themen der Bhagavad Gita.
Prabhupada o único Guru Hare Krishna
Este é o primeiro podcast do autentico movimento Hare Krishna (no Ocidente). Um retorno a nosso único mestre espiritual Srila Prabupada o representante da Suprema personalidade de Deus Senhor Krishna.
A Great Devotee of Rama and Krishna
Lallubhai Kalidas Patel ("Bhikubhai") covered great distances during his lifetime, achieving what can only be described as extraordinary and cultivating a deep unwavering devotion to bhagwan.
Beginner's Durga Puja
Swami Satyananda Saraswati of DeviMandir provided these free audio classes explaining his Beginner's Durga Puja book (also available as iPad App named 'Durga Puja') About this Podcast: Swamiji will take us through an ancient system of worship for Her, with complete instructions on what to do, when, and why. These are two sessions with each session ending on Questions and Answers from online viewers during the Live event occured at 6 pm from Sep 12th to Sep 13th 2013. You can hear Shree Maa interjecting occasianally adding more humor and wisdom. About the Book/App: This is the place to start if you want to understand the worship of the Divine Mother! This Durga Puja is an introduction to worship of Goddess Durga, She Who Removes All Difficulties. Shree Maa explains that when we worship Mother Durga, and repeat Her mantra, our egotism and attitude of possessiveness (“I” and “mine”) dissolve into bliss of Divine Union. When we open to Durga’s infinite grace, She can fill our world completely. It includes original Sanskrit, Roman transliteration, and English translation For more info about this book, please visit http://www.shreemaa.org/ways-to-worship-pages/durga/durga-puja-beginner-book/ For HD quality videos of these Podcasts, please visit http://www.shreemaa.org/ways-to-worship-pages/durga/durga-puja-beginners-video-class/
Vedanta Sara
This Vedanta Sara text written by Swami Sadananda, who lived 500 years before, this text gives total vision of Vedanta from the beginning to the end. This text is more elaborate than Tattva Bodha and covers almost all important ideas of Vedanta. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.
Panchadasi Chapter 01
This is a text written by Swami Vidyaranya of Sringeri mutt. Out of the 15 chapters, 10 chapters have been explained in these talks. The uniqueness of this text is that, in each chapter, one Vedantic idea is taken up and explained in detail. In these talks, all the verses of these 10 chapters have been explained elaborately. Accompanying text for Panchadasi Chapter 1 is available for download. The entire collection of Swamiji's talks is available at the Poornalayam website.