Category Archives: Sridham Mayapur

Para Siksha – A Symposium on Vedic Education Day 1

DAY 1 THE CONCEPT OF VEDIC EDUCATION

Women: Protection, Chastity and Satisfaction

Question: Why women need protection on all levels? Why do they need to develop those qualities, chastity and satisfaction? How are those two connected?

HH BVPS Maharaja: Okay, the element is that because the feminine nature represents the, or has the qualities of, variety, so that aspect of variety then is going to mean that there will be a need for expressing that variety. And so then you have what’s appropriate to do and what’s not appropriate to do. But how do you stay within what’s appropriate? That’s what the aspect of protection is. Because otherwise then, to create variety, one may go into inappropriate areas. Continue reading Women: Protection, Chastity and Satisfaction

Bhagavatam Class 7.9.43 Sridham Mayapur

  • Everyone in the material world is making big plans, although their size differ.
  • People are bewildered because they do not know that they are just the instrument of material nature.

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Bhagavatam Class 7.9.36 Sridham Mayapur

 

  • The Lord’s impersonal aspect is spread everywhere, but it does not mean that the Lord is impersonal.
  • Everyone has an impersonal aspect. Perceptions of qualities is impersonal, but qualities have their personal applications.

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SB 7.1 The Supreme Lord Is Equal to Everyone

19th Sep 2016 Lecture 1
  •  First 6 cantos describe samanya-bhakti – what devotional service is and what it is not.

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SB 6.6 PROGENY OF THE DAUGHTERS OF DAKSHA

16th May 2016 Lecture 2
v.1-45
  • Muhurtas are all personalities.
16th May 2016 Lecture 3
  •  Anger should be overcome with intelligence because in anger intelligence goes. One should take things to a higher platform.

SB 6.5 NARADA MUNI CURSED BY PRAJAPATI DAKSHA

13th May 2016 Lecture 1

SB 6.4 THE HAMSA-GUHYA PRAYERS

10th May 2016 Lecture 2
  • The modes have nothing to do with the real nature of the Supreme Personality of Godhead.
  • We have difficulty because we either don’t see the world connected to the Lord, or we think everything is all right. Continue reading SB 6.4 THE HAMSA-GUHYA PRAYERS

SB 6.3 Yamaraja Instructs His Messengers

6th May 2016 Lecture 3
  • Yamaraja is death personified, and he does not get stopped by anyone.
  • The chanting of the Holy Name is not restricted.
  • No rule given in the Vedas ever get in the way of devotional service. They only get in the way if we think they have the same value as bhakti – we trip over our own low consciousness.

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SB 6.2 Ajamila Delivered by the Vishnudutas

Chapter 6 started 5th May 2016 Lecture 1
  • We should work on yama and niyama, not on rights.
  • Leadership may do the best they can, but even during Lord Caitanya’s time there were people like Ramacandra Puri – to show that we cannot please everybody.
  • We cannot satisfy anybody on the material platform – the material modes can turn things around too quickly.
  • Who are we to expect something from the devotees?

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