Book: Raja Yoga
Mondays 8PM (EST)
Swami Atmajnanananda reads and discusses Raja Yoga. The text gives a scientific treatment of Yoga philosophy describing methods of concentration, psychic development and the liberation of the soul from bondage of the body.
Book: Teachings of Swami Vivekananda
Tuesdays 11AM (EST)
Swami Atmajnanananda reads and discusses the collected teachings of Swami Vivekananda, a direct disciple of Sri Ramakrishna.
Book: Bhagavad Gita
Wednesdays 8PM (EST)
Swami Brahmarupananda reads and discusses the Bhagavad Gita, the sealing achievement of Hindu Synthesis. It accepts multiple ways of life, harmonizing spirituallity through action (karma), knowledge (jnana), and devotion (bhakti).
Book: Interior Castles
St. Teresa of Avila
Thursdays 11AM (EST)
Swami Chidbrahmananda reads the Christian Mystic classic by St. Teresa of Avila with a look toward deepening the inner practice. The class emphasizes the parallel experiences of the Christian and Vedantic mystics.
Book: The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna
Fridays 8PM (EST)
Swami Atmajnanananda reads and discusses the Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna. The text describes the life and teachings of the 20th century mystic Sri Ramakrishna. It is a marvelous demonstration of the Vedantic Philosophy as it plays out in day to day life.