Tag Archives: theology

Sri Isopanishad Thematic #2

SRI ISOPANISHAD THEMATIC STUDY (ACCORDING TO SRILA BHAKTIVINODA THAKURA’S TATTVA-SUTRA), SASTRA CAKSUS YEAR 2, LECTURE #2, 15th Sep 2011

  • Anything outside the Lord is padartha, but He is beyond everything.
  • Upanishads are still given in story form, but the philosophical element is prominent. Puranas give much more detail, so story is more prominent.
  • Upanishads are more meant for someone on the platform on jnana.

Continue reading Sri Isopanishad Thematic #2

Nectar of Devotion Thematic #1

NECTAR OF DEVOTION THEMATIC STUDY, SASTRA CAKSUS YEAR 2, LECTURE #1, 15th Sep 2011

  • Chronological and thematic study.
  • Vedic education and theology is always practiced. Academic and practical always go together.
  • Formerly in the West the church had to authorize teachers, even for secular subjects.
  • The rank of a teacher was formerly determined by how much they could affect the lives of their students, not simply teaching a skill.

Continue reading Nectar of Devotion Thematic #1