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The Bhagavad Gita is considered the essence of the Vedas and Upanishads. In Vaishnava tradition there are five jewels which surround the Bhagavad Gita: Gita Mahatmyam, Vishnusahasranam, Bhishmastavaraja, Anusmriti, and Gajendra Moksha. These five ornaments enhance the beauty of the Gita, and and create a sadhana which is a stepping stone to the Chandi Samputs.
Swamiji’s class focuses on the inner struggle of the spiritual aspirant to follow their own chosen ideal of perfection in every moment. You won’t want to miss Swamiji’s unique interpretations of the Bhagavad Gita. Watch Now! … read more
The Ideal of Perfection is constantly evolving. It changes form according to every circumstance.
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In this extraordinary video, Swami Satyanada Saraswati conveys the meaning of the Satya Nārāyaṇa Vrat Puja, which will be performed by devotees around the world each month on the Full Moon day. The word “Satya” means truth and “Nārāyaṇa” is the Manifestation of the All Pervading Consciousness, represented as Lord Vishnu. Maha Vishnu (Maha means […]
Vishnu Sahasranam Question: In chanting the Vishnu Sahasranam, if you only have a limited amount of time, is it better to chant just the thousand names or just the puja? If you really are short on time can you break up the chanting of the thousand names into two separate sittings and should you do […]
Indian milk sweets make the perfect offering for Lord Vishnu, particularly in his form as Sri Krishna. Learn about these sugary confections, which devotees lovingly offer during puja at the Devi Mandir.
The holy day of Sri Krishna’s birth, called Krishna Janmashtami (Sanskrit: कृष्ण जन्माष्टमी, kṛṣṇa janmāṣṭami), is celebrated with joyous feelings throughout India and the world on the 8th day of the dark fortnight in the month of Shravan (August-September). At the Devi Mandir we celebrate Janmashtami with the elaborate worship of Sri Krishna, including the […]
This a simple preparation of soaked mung beans, bananas, and coconut. Make it as a devotional offering to enhance your relationship with the Divine Soul within.
In this Bhagavad Gita Podcast Swami introduces the Bhagavad Gita. Its relevance to our life as well as how this particular translation was created.
This Bhavagavad Gita Podcast is the translation of the Gita Mahatmyam, the Greatness of the of the Gita. This stotram explains the greatness of reciting and understanding the Bhagavad Gita.
This Bhagavad Gita Podcast is the continuation of the Gita Mahatmya, the explanation of the Greatness of the Gita. This second part is known as the Dvitimahatmya, the Second Part of the Glory of the Gita.
This Bhagavad Gita Podcast is the explanation of the Establishment and Meditation of the Mantras of the Respected Bhagavad Gita.
This Bhagavad Gita Podcast begins the discussion and reading of the first chapter of the Bhagavad Gita. This chapter introduces the dilemma of Arjuna and sets the stage for the dialogue of the Bhagavad Gita.
This Bhagavad Gita Podcast is the discussion of the second chapter of the Bhagavad Gita. In the second chapter of the Bhagavad Gita, Krishna reveals His identity as the Supreme Soul of All, and shares that the One who wears the body is eternal, while the body is transient.