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Nectar of Instruction Thematic Lecture #8

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 25 lectures, available on:


Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur November-December 2011

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.


  • Jana-sanga refers to the association of those who are devoid of devotional service.
  • Worldly people – mayavadis and atheists, sense enjoyers, those who are fond of sense enjoyers, women, womanizers, the hypocritically devout, the ill-behaved outcastes.

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Philosophical Definitions #3

PHILOSOPHICAL DEFINITIONS LECTURE #3, 22nd Sep 2008, Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur

HH BVPS Maharaja: One has to have an interest to know before one will be involved in the activity of learning and having been engaged in the activity of learning then one will naturally apply it. In this way you get pranipata, pariprasna, sevaya as sambandha, abhidheya and prayojana. Means you are taking the Pradyumna aspect, pranipata, you have a desire, then pariprasna is the process of interaction between teacher and student, and sevaya is the goal that you will apply it in your life, you use it, it will be yours and develop the character, the qualities necessary. Continue reading Philosophical Definitions #3