Bhagavad Gita classes


Jai ShreeKrushna!


Class 52: Love and marriage: the revolutionary nature and greatness of ShreeKrushna (chapter 7 verses 8 to 11)
  • A glimpse into God's vibhuti (Divine Manifestations). The more successful that a person becomes then the more difficult it is for them to talk about their own identity. That is why God has such a difficult job in describing Himself.
  • The five gross elements and the five subtle elements. A study of the Tarkasandra and the logic of Vedanta in explaining these.
  • An explanation of the Aumkar and the Gayatri mantra
  • The difference between Satkarma (good deeds) and dushkarma (wrong deeds).
  • The importance of and power behind words and why we should choose our words carefully. The power behind chanting the names of Ram and Krushna.
  • The definition of purusharth, which represents someone who has seen the Truth.
  • A study of Narsihn Mehta's bhajan entitled jyalagi atma.
  • The meaning of the word rasmai (tasteful) and why life is not dull and tasteless
  • A study of the poems of Kabir and Rabindranath Tagore about the importance of remaining alone.
  • Why each and every person is a potentiality. The difference between how a mango tree and a lemon tree grow.
  • A study of the six different types of tastes there are and the four different types of smells.
  • Why people can forget everything in life but they cannot forget the difference between a man and a woman. The story of Sukhdevji's wisdom in the Shrimad Bhagavad.
  • The difference between cleanliness and purity. The example given by Vinoba Bhave.
  • The definition of tap (austerity) according to our scriptures.
  • The meaning of the word Sanatana (without beginning).
  • An explanation of what the intellect is.
  • Why today in society there is a lot of cunningness but a lack of intelligence.
  • The revolutionary nature of ShreeKrushna in describing Himself as the strength of the strong. The story of a soldier and his wife who were stranded at sea.
  • Shrimad Adi Shankracharyaji's definitions of kaam (desire) and raag (attraction).
  • The symbolism behind the name's of Kamsa's two wifes: asti (I have this much) and praapti (I will get this much)
  • How the desire for progeny comes from God and is a mission.
  • An explanation of the mantras chanted during weddings.
  • Why the writer of the Kama Sutra is regarded as a Muni (Sage) in Indian culture.
  • Why Vatsalyan says in the Kama Sutra that one who learns and totally understands this scripture will win over his senses.
  • The different types of progeny that parents can have.
  • Why the auspicious items that come during weddings are var (great).
  • The differences between kaam (lust), prem (love) and bhakti (devotion).
  • The story of how Goswami Tulasidas became a devotee of SiyaRam.

Chapter 7 verse 8:

Chapter 7 verse 9:

Chapter 7 verse 10:

Chapter 7 verse 11:

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