Tattva Bodha (by Adi Shankara)
Tattvabodha presents all important Sanskrit terms and their objective, unbiased explanations. It is a text which shows us the BIG PICTURE and our relationship with the whole.
Each term has to be precisely understood before diving into the 3 major texts Bhagavad Gita, Brahma Sutra and Upanishads – which comprise the crux of non-duality (Advaita Vedanta).
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Story of Mahabharata & What is Bhagavad Gita?
Bhagavad Gita is the essence of Vedic Philosophy and 10 major Upanishads. Interview shows how the text applies to you, today.
Context of Interview: In today's Western civilization, many of the principles of ancient wisdom and helpful spiritual teachings from various cultures are unknown. As a result, many people have few resources to manage their existential crises and give their lives meaning.
Advanced Bhagavad Gita – 18 Chapters
The Highest Wisdom. Essence of Upanishads.
Based on Swami Paramarthananda, Chinmaya and Dayananda (Arsha Vidya).
Covers each verse in thorough detail with Sanskrit terminology. Learn how to be objective, clear, perceptible to subtler realities, the universal values, and discern the real from the unreal.
Panchadasi (by Swami Vidyaranya) – CH1
Chapter 1 takes us from the beginningless beginning (before manifestation of universe) to world of multiplicity.
The how's and what's are explained step-by-step.
Five authoritative source of commentaries are combined to unfold the vision of non-duality / advaita.
Sources include: Chinmaya Mission, James Swartz, Ramakrishna Math (Swami Swahananda)
Sanskrit Course: Read, Write, Speak, Chant
Course assumes total beginner with no exposure to prior Sanskrit. Then progress with vocabulary, devanagari script, sandhi, paradigms/declensions, speaking, writing, chanting.
Divided into 4 semesters. Each more advanced. Covers 99% of Panini grammar.