Yoga: Its Fundamental Factors

This podcast is based on a talk given by Shrii Shrii Anandamurti in 1979.  Dada Vedaprajinananda reads an abridged version and comments on the advice given by Krishna 3,500 years ago on the battlefield of the Mahabharata.  Krishna said that the three factors upon which spirituality is based are : service, proper questioning and surrender to the supreme.  Dada gives a short commentary on the text that is read.

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The Supreme Truth

Dada Vedaprajinananda reads Shrii Shrii Anandamurti’s discourse, “The Supreme Truth” and then gives a short commentary touching on the nature of this universe and the role of meditation in reminding us who we are, and what we have to do in this world.

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Ocean of Grace

Dada  Vedaprajinananda begins the podcast by reading the discourse “The Ocean of Grace” from Shrii Shrii Anandamurti’s book Baba’s Grace . Dada comments on the passage and explains about the role of humans in the universe and what we must do to experience  the Supreme Love that guides and nourishes each and every particle of this universe.

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The Middle Path is the Best Path

Dada Vedaprajinananda reads a passage from the works of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti (“The Middle Path is the Best Path,” Ananda Vacanamrtam, Part 13) and then explains what approach we can take to overcome obstacles in life and reach our spiritual goal.

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Can We Remember Past Lives?

Yoga philosophy supports the idea of reincarnation.  We have lived before but can we remember anything from these past lives?  Dada Vedaprajinananda reads from Shrii Shrii Anandamurti’s discourse “Extra Cerebral Memory” (published in Ananda Vacanamrtam, Part 6) and then gives his view on the remembrance of past lives.

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The Minimum Qualifications for a Spiritual Aspirant

Dada Vedaprajinananda reads a passage from the book, Ananda Vacanamrtam, Part 4, in which Shrii Shrii Anandamurti explains the answer to a question that was placed before Shiva 7000 years ago.  The question is what are the minimum qualifications for becoming a spiritual practitioner.

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Bhakti is the Best

This is based on a discourse of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti “Bhakti is the Best” published in the book Ananda Vacanamrtam. Dada Vedaprajinananda reads the discourse and then explains the role of the  yogas of knowledge, action and devotion in the spiritual path.

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The Inner Meaning of the Bhagavad Gita

Dada Vedaprajinananda reads from Shrii Shrii Anandamurti’s essay “Yours is a Never Ending Fight” and explains the symbolic meaning of the participants (Krishna, the Pandavas, the Kauravas, etc)  in the drama described in the Mahabharata and the Bhagavad Gita.

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Service and Dharma

The role of service on the spiritual path is the subject of this podcast. It begins with a reading of Shrii Shrii Anandamurti’s discourse”The Four Kinds of Service” and continues with Dada Vedaprajinananda giving a commentary on the reading.

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The Spirit of Expansion

The full expansion of human beings leads to the Supreme Consciousness.  This podcast is based on a discourse by Shrii Shrii Anandamurti. Dada Vedaprajinananda expands on this and explains that expansion (vistara) is the first step in the process of reaching our true potential as human beings.

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