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Year-End Vedānta Course

December 24 @ 8:00 pm - December 31 @ 5:00 pm

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One event on December 24, 2019 at 8:00 pm

Swami Advayatmananda

The Bhagavad Gītā is considered to contain the essence of all the Vedas, and the second chapter of the Gītā is considered to contain the essence of the entire Gītā.  The key to unlocking the profundity of the Gītā is Śaṅkarācārya’s traditional Sanskrit commentary. 

In these talks we will be covering selected verses from chapter 2 and exploring portions of the commentary to help unfold the four main topics of the chapter – Arjuna-śaraṇa-āgati, Arjuna’s seeking refuge in Śrī Kṛṣṇa;  Sāṁkhya-yoga, Self-knowledge; Karma-yoga, transforming one’s active lifestyle into a prayer and spiritual practice; and Sthita-prajña-lakṣaṇa, the characteristics of a one who rests firmly in the vision of one’s inherent fullness, and the means to this Jñāna-niṣṭhā. 

No previous Sanskrit knowledge is required but is helpful.  Handouts of the verses with relevant commentary selections will be provided in both devanāgarī and transliteration.

Details

Start:
December 24 @ 8:00 pm
End:
December 31 @ 5:00 pm
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Venue

651 Route 115
Saylorsburg, PA 18353 United States
Phone:
570-992-2339
Website:
www.arshavidya.org

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