This VCD is a talk given by Swamini Pramananda on Dipavali, the festival of Lights. This festival is symbolic of the coming of Light and disappearance of Darkness from one’s life. It is celebrated with fireworks, lighting oil lamps all over one’s home, sharing happiness and harmony with others.
This talk by Swamini Pramananda gives a glimpse into the Indian mythology and its role in the lives of the people of India for centuries. The great epics and mythology influence the cultural fabric of the society guiding its people towards social harmony and the ultimate goal of life.
SPA18 Advaitamakaranda (The Teachings of Non-duality) This mp3 CD comprises of six talks. This beautiful work by the poet saint Sri Lakshmidhara Kavi is well known in the teaching tradition. It begins with a beautiful prayer and in fourteen verses, the poet reveals the nature of the self as Existence, Knowledge and Limitlessness by using the traditional metaphors that one finds in the teachings of Upanisads.
SPA30 Bhagavad Gita with Sankara Bhasyam (A Complete Set) This is a set of 44 mp3 CDs on Bhagavad Gita with Sankaracharya’s original commentary. This monumental work is integral to the study of Advaita Vedanta. The talks are elaborate teachings which thoroughly analyse the Gita with explicit details. The language used is simple and profound without compromising one’s in depth learning.
SPA27 Bhakti Yoga (Bhagavad Gita Chapter 12) This mp3 CD comprises of seven talks. The subject matter of this chapter is devotion. Though very common, the word Devotion is not easily understood by people. In this chapter Lord Krishna teaches about the nature of Bhakti, and what it means to surrender to the Lord . The other related topics such as the connection between Knowledge, Bhakti, spiritual disciplines and the result of devotion are also elaborated.