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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.

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Sri Isopanishad Thematic #1

SRI ISOPANISHAD THEMATIC STUDY (ACCORDING TO SRILA BHAKTIVINODA THAKURA’S TATTVA-SUTRA), SASTRA CAKSUS YEAR 2, LECTURE #1, 15th Sep 2011

  • This study is based on Tattva-sutra of Srila Bhaktivinoda Thakura. In this study, Sri Isopanishad’s topics are divided into sambandha, abhideya and prayojana, and that is expanded into 5 topics of Upanishads and into Dasha-mula-tattva.

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Philosophical Definitions #1

PHILOSOPHICAL DEFINITIONS LECTURE #1, 18th Sep 2008, Bhaktivedanta Academy, Sridham Mayapur

HH BVPS Maharaja: So now we will begin our study of the basic scriptures that Srila Prabhupada had mentioned, what’s known generally in ISKCON in giving a Bhakti-sastri degree. In the Academy here that will give you a different degree. Because we will be studying many, many different aspects or elements. Continue reading Philosophical Definitions #1