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07 Feb 7:00 pm

Perfection of Yoga

The Yoga Ladder The laws of nature which bind us to the cycle of birth and death are very stringent. How we can get liberation from the laws of nature? According to Bhagavad Gita, this can be done by the performance of Yoga. “Yoga” means union in love between the individual consciousness and the supreme […]
14 Feb 7:00 pm

Love is the Ultimate Reality

Love is not just feeling – it is giving Love is commonly used to refer to the strong emotion that one person may feel for another. Yet love is not just a feeling; it is giving – a giving of oneself for another’s sake. Consider a mother’s love for her newborn. She certainly has strong […]
21 Feb 7:00 pm

Harmonizing Body, Mind, and Spirit through Meditation

Harmonizing Body, Mind, and Spirit through Meditation According to the “National Health Interview” Survey, 75% of the general population in America experiences at least “some stress” every two weeks. Millions of people around the world suffer from unhealthy levels of stress. This Stress contributes to heart disease, high blood pressure, strokes, and affects the immune […]
28 Feb 7:00 pm

Faith & Reason

Faith & Reason The purpose of the human form of life is to inquire into the Absolute Truth. But how do we acquire perfect knowledge about the Absolute Truth? There are three primary ways of acquiring knowledge. • Knowledge through direct sense perception • Knowledge through inference and • Knowledge through the word of authority. […]
07 Mar 7:00 pm

After the Laughter?

After the laughter? Reflections on Robin Williams’ suicide. The tragic suicide of Academy award-winning actor and comedian Robin Williams has shocked the entertainment world. Suffering from depression caused by among several things a relapse into substance abuse, he reportedly ended his life first abortively with a knife and then finally with a belt. Conflating humor […]
14 Mar 7:00 pm

Guru – A Friend, Philosopher and Spiritual Guide

Guru – A Friend, Philosopher and Spiritual Guide Sometimes when we talk about the importance of accepting a Guru, a bona fide spiritual master, we fear that we will have to blindly surrender our independent thinking to some authority. We may think, “Will it not be much better if I were to think for myself, relying […]
21 Mar 7:00 pm
28 Mar 7:00 pm

Supersoul – The Unseen Friend

Supersoul – The Unseen Friend According to Vedanta [summative Vedic teachings], supreme lord expands and accompanies each and every living entity in order to guide his/her activities, as the Supersoul. The Paramatma is situated not only in the heart of every living entity, but also within every atom and also the space between the atoms. […]
04 Apr 7:00 pm

Perceiving Beyond the Material World

Perceiving Beyond the Material World The spirit soul, being conditioned, acts according to the mode of nature it comes in contact with. According to the level of our conditioning, we seek happiness on the material platform. We are forced to helplessly act according to the impulse born of the modes of nature. The material world […]
11 Apr 7:00 pm

Why are We Here?

Why are We Here? The beginning of spiritual life is to understand that we are not this material body, but the spirit soul. However, simply realizing our nature as different from the body is not enough. We can experience true satisfaction and happiness only by realizing our true identity in relation with the Supreme Soul, […]
18 Apr 7:00 pm

4 Kinds of People Who Search for the purpose of life

catur-vidhā bhajante māḿ / janāḥ sukṛtino ‘rjuna ārto jijñāsur arthārthī / jñānī ca bharatarṣabha TRANSLATION O best among the Bhāratas, four kinds of pious men begin to render devotional service unto Me — the distressed, the desirer of wealth, the inquisitive, and he who is searching for knowledge of the Absolute. PURPORT Unlike the miscreants, […]
25 Apr 7:00 pm

4 Kinds of People Who do not Search for purpose of life

na māḿ duṣkṛtino mūḍhāḥ / prapadyante narādhamāḥ māyayāpahṛta-jñānā / āsuraḿ bhāvam āśritāḥ TRANSLATION Those miscreants who are grossly foolish, who are lowest among mankind, whose knowledge is stolen by illusion, and who partake of the atheistic nature of demons do not surrender unto Me. PURPORT It is said in Bhagavad-gītā that simply by surrendering oneself […]
02 May 7:00 pm

Does the Divine Have a Form?

Whether the Divine has a personal form or is impersonal has been a subject of raging controversy throughout the ages. Within the theistic traditions of India and the world, there are varying opinions on the subject. For many, it’s not too difficult to understand the presence of an energy and presence of a Higher Power […]
07 May 8:00 am

The Ultimate Source and the Ultimate Resource

The Ultimate Source and the Ultimate Resource  Discussion Details: 1. What brings us to the world and what we bring to the world. 2. How we progress towards the ultimate harmony and happiness.
13 Jun 7:00 pm

Sexual Energy on the Riot

Sexual Energy on the Riot  A spiritual perspective on a sexual assault scandal A History of Depravity Puppets of sexual energy Violation of rights Individual Initiative