Tag Archives: Pradyumna

Bhagavad-Gita Thematic #10

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 2 and consists of 101 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-thematic

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, November 2011-April 2012

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • Seeing someone important just by our whim does not even work in the material world.
  • Krishna wants to see the living entity dealing in devotion. Otherwise, as Paramatma He is already seeing everyone.

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Bhagavad-Gita Seriatim #46

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 1 and consists of 91 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-seriatim/

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, September 2010-April 2011

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • One should usually understand both material and spiritual world to be inspired.
  • During annihilation, jiva’s conception of who he is is destroyed, adhibhuta is destroyed, but adhyatma and adhidaiva remain.

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Bhagavad-Gita Seriatim #44

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 1 and consists of 91 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-seriatim/

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, September 2010-April 2011

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • We study different aspects of karma-yoga, jnana-yoga etc, to easier understand bhakti in the conditioned state.
  • If emphasis is on Krishna, mixed devotional service is not problem, because it will be progressive.

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Bhagavad-Gita Seriatim #22

This course is part of Sastra-Caksus, Year 1 and consists of 91 lectures, available on:

http://seminary.bhaktivedantaacademy.com/classes/bhagavad-gita-seriatim/

Given in Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur, September 2010-April 2011

The following are lecture notes briefly delineating its contents.

  • Annihilation of demons is an aspect of field, sambandha, Sankarshana aspect, but devotees are pleased with Lord’s presence, Pradyumna aspect.
  • 7:00 In scriptures, every syllable is meaningful and relishable, with direct and hidden meanings

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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

Philosophical Definitions #2

PHILOSOPHICAL DEFINITIONS LECTURE #2, 19th Sep 2008, Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur

HH BVPS Maharaja:

Name, form, qualities and pastimes.

The name establishes the form, creates the attraction. Then the qualities one becomes attached to because of this one will engage in pastimes. That will bring about your sambandha, prayojana and abhidheya. Continue reading Philosophical Definitions #2

MAN WOMAN INTERACTION LECTURE #21

MAN WOMAN INTERACTION LECTURE #21 Budapest, Hungary, 10th Aug 2007 Part 1

The philosophy of Acintya-bhedabheda-tattva then affords an understanding that is hard to get within any other philosophy. You have the element that contradictory aspects can be reconciled with each other. So the point we will discuss is within this category of reconciliation is relationships. Relationships start at the spiritual realm, the concept of relationships is from there. Continue reading MAN WOMAN INTERACTION LECTURE #21

MAN WOMAN INTERACTION LECTURE #11

MAN WOMAN INTERACTION LECTURE #11 Eger, Hungary, 5th Aug 2007 Part 1

HH BVPS Maharaja: So any questions from yesterday?

Prabhu: So yesterday we heard about how to improve relationships, and I would like to know how do you… when the relationship ending [indistinct 01:04]

HH BVPS Maharaja: Ended means…?

Mataji: Open…

Prabhu: There is no more need of the relationship, so we can retire. Continue reading MAN WOMAN INTERACTION LECTURE #11