Author Archives: RP

Fit for becoming Brahman (1-)
Swami Atmajnanananda

Swami Atmajnanananda refers to Bhagavadgita Chapter 18, Slokas 50 -53 and discusses what it means to be Fit for becoming Brahman, in this lecture delivered on August 26, 2012. [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Fit for becoming Brahman (right-click to download: 23 MB)

Head and Heart (1-2)
Swami Atmajnanananda

Atleast on two occasions in the Gospel, Sri Ramakrishna was asked the question “Where should we meditate?” meaning where to place our center of awareness. In reference to this question Swami Atmajnanananda discusses what it means to meditate on the head and heart, in this lecture delivered on August 19, 2012. [Audio clip: view full […]

Selections from the Chandogya Upanishad (1-2 ) Swami Brahmarupananda

“Sarvam khalvidam brahma-All this is verily Brahman – this famous passage is found in Chandogya Upanishad. This sentence is the gist of this Upanishad, rest of it is explanations and stories. In this series of lectures Swami Brahmarupananada discusses selected portions of these explanations and stories. Part 1, delivered on August 05, 2012: [Audio clip: […]

Quest for the Ultimate Truth
Swami Bhaskarananda

In this lec­ture, Swami Bhaskarananda, Swami-in-Charge at the Vedanta Soci­ety of West­ern Wash­ing­ton in Seat­tle, refers to the scriptures to understand what is the Ultimate Truth and how to know this truth. Deliv­ered at the Vedanta Cen­ter on July 22, 2012. Delivered on July 22, 2012: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Quest for […]

The Search for Happiness
Swami Brahmarupananda

Swami Brahmarupananda tries to show how everybody wants to be free from suffering and wants to have happiness, and how everybody is striving to achieve these two ends. Deliv­ered on July 08, 2012. Delivered on July 8, 2012: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The Search for Happiness (right-click to download: 22 MB)

The Spiritual Dimension
Swami Brahmarupananda

The Upanishads and the Bhagavadgita tell us that although physically we all are different and unique, the one and the same spirit dwells within all of us. Swami Brahmarupa­nanda dis­cusses about this internal spirit in this lec­ture deliv­ered on July 1, 2012. Delivered on July 1, 2012: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The […]

Swamiji as Poet
Swami Atmajnanananda

Swami Atmajnanananda refers to few beautiful poems of Swami Vivekananda to illustrate how Swamiji used the soul-stirring language of poetry to express his thoughts. Delivered on June 24, 2012: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Swamiji as Poet (right-click to download: 24 MB)

Chant the Name of the Lord
Swami Sarvadevananda

Swami Sarvadevananda discusses the benefits of constantly Chanting the Name of the Lord in our everyday life and in ones spiritual path. delivered on April 15, 2012: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] Chanting the Name of the Lord (right-click to download: 22 MB)

Spiritual Rebirth
Swami Atmajnanananda

During spring season nature is reminding us of rebirth and re-awakening, it is the auspicious time of Easter, Passover and for many communities in India it is New Year. The dominant theme in all these celebrations is resurrection, rebirth and awakening. Swami Atmajnanananda, in this lecture discusses how on a deeper level it is symbolic […]

The Glory of God’s Name
Swami Kripamayananda

In this lec­ture, The Glory of God’s Name, Swami Kripamayananda, head of the Vedanta Soci­ety of Toronto, dis­cusses the power and potency of God’s name. delivered on April 01, 2012: [Audio clip: view full post to listen] The Glory of God’s Name (right-click to download: 21 MB)