Sadhana Panchakam: On Spiritual Practice (1–19)
Swami Brahmarupananda

In this series of lectures, Swami Brahmarupananda discusses Shankaracharya’s Sādhana Pañcakam, five verses on spiritual practice, which contains forty instructions for the spiritual aspirant. The text and audio recording is given here.

Part 1, delivered on January 9, 2011:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 1 (right-click to download: 23 MB)

Part 2, delivered on January 23, 2011:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 2 (right-click to download: 24 MB)

Part 3, delivered on February 13, 2011:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 3 (right-click to download: 26 MB)

Part 4, delivered on March 13, 2011:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 4 (right-click to download: 22 MB)

Part 5, delivered on April 3, 2011:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 5 (right-click to download: 23 MB)

Part 6, delivered on May 1, 2011:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 6 (right-click to download: 22 MB)

Part 7, delivered on June 5, 2011:

We apologize: the recording failed midway through the lecture. This recording is only 19.5 minutes long.

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Sadhana Panchakam part 7 (right-click to download: 10 MB)

Part 8, delivered on July 10, 2011:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 8 (right-click to download: 21 MB)

Part 9, delivered on July 24, 2011:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 9 (right-click to download: 21 MB)

Part 10, delivered on October 9, 2011:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 10 (right-click to download: 23 MB)

Part 11, delivered on November 6, 2011:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 11 (right-click to download: 25 MB)

Part 12, delivered on January 8, 2012:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 12 (right-click to download: 21 MB)

Part 13, delivered on March 4, 2012:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 13 (right-click to download: 27 MB)

Part 14, delivered on March 11, 2012:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 14 (right-click to download: 25 MB)

Part 15, delivered on April 22, 2012:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 15 (right-click to download: 24 MB)

Part 16, delivered on May 6, 2012:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 16 (right-click to download: 20 MB)

Part 17, delivered on May 13, 2012:

We regret very much that the recording failed due to technical difficulties. This lecture was not recorded.

Part 18, delivered on June 3, 2012:

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Sadhana Panchakam part 18 (right-click to download: 22 MB)

Part 19, delivered on June 10, 2012:

We regret that technical difficulties resulted in some parts of this recording being marred by loud static. However, since it is the last lecture of the series, we include it here anyway; the static portions last about a minute or less, and come off and on a few times.

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Sadhana Panchakam part 19 (right-click to download: 22 MB)