Video Courses

Drg Drsya Viveka (Summary)

A Free Video Course on Vedanta Texts- Prakarana Granthas : Drg Drsya Viveka (Summary) by Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati.

Action and Renunciation

For a seeker of self-knowledge, there are two committed lifestyles proffered by the Bhagavad Gita (3.3): Pursuit of knowledge while performing one’s duties and Total commitment to the pursuit of knowledge, renouncing all other pursuits. Which should one choose? In these Eight Classes, Swamiji addresses this highly relevant topic. A Video Course (Course Code – …

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Emotional Maturity

This set of five classes addresses the issues we face as we graduate from college and enter the workforce. Here, young adults will find inspiration for continuing their studies and for working in dharmic activities as they enter the next phase of life. These talks are also excellent for adults of any age in recognizing …

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Values and Conflicts

Our quality of life is always threatened by conflict. In these courses, Swamiji shows that the root of all conflict is not outside, but within, and that we encounter this inner conflict whenever we must negotiate personal desires versus universal values. Swamiji addresses how to manage-and resolve-this pervasive conflict during this series of classes. A …

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Brhadaranyka Upanisad (Video)

The longest, oldest, and one of the most often quoted Upanishad, Brhadaranyaka unfolds the knowledge of the self through a wide variety of dialogues. It contains the doctrine netineti (neither this, nor that). It also offers methods of worship and upasanas (meditations) that prepare the mind to receive the knowledge. Its three sections address the …

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Vision of Gita

Six classes recorded in Bayside Long Island, New York.  Life seems burdensome because we only know how to relax in between action, and life is mostly action.  The trick is to discover relaxation during action.  Then one is really free.  This is the vision of Gita and this is the teaching. A Video Course on …

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Karma & Sannyasa

Pujya Swami Dayanandaji will give an in-depth treatment of the nature of these two life styles, karma and sannyasa and the role of each in the pursuit of freedom from sorrow. Through a close look at the sastra backed by incisive analysis. Pujya Swamiji will also clarify many popular misconceptions about this topic, giving us a …

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Lord and Devotion

A prayerful life is just not possible without a profound understanding and awareness of Ishvara. Swamiji unfolds the profundity of Ishvara. A Video Course (Course Code – AVG4287) on Devotion & Prayers: Lord and Devotion by Swami Viditatmananda Saraswati.

Bhaja Govindam

Bhaja Govindam (To Seek Govinda) was originally known as Moha-Mudgara, which means “mallet of delusion.”  In these thirty-one verses, Shankara delivers some strokes of the mallet in order to rouse us from delusion and restore objectivity.  The current title, Bhaja Govindam, means “To seek or know Govinda (Lord Krishna) as the purpose of life”. A distinguishing …

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Tattva Bodha

Tattva Bodha is the Knowledge of the Truth. In this brief treatise is everything we need for a complete understanding of Vedanta.  With clear allusions to the Shastra and its commentaries.  Tattva Bodha is a succinct but thorough exposition that can serve as both an introduction and a work to deepen understanding. In this clear …

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