Dada Vedaprajinananda speaks about Spirituality and Social Activism

This is an interview of Dada Vedaprajinananda on the community radio station, WEFT, in Champaign, Il. The host is David Johnson and the program is the World Labor Hour, a weekly broadcast on current events. Dada gives the background of his work in the past 40 years and talks about the Progressive Utilization Theory (Prout) as an alternative to capitalism and Marxism.

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“Karma – The Law of Action and Reaction”

Dada Rainjitananda explains how the law of Karma works, and how we can live in the world without becoming burdened by the reactions from previous events.

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The Social Cycle: A New Interpretation of History

This is a lecture (originally delivered as a webinar) on a theory of history developed by Indian philosopher PR Sarkar. The main idea is that each era of history is dominated by a particular mentality embodied by a ruling class. There is a rotation of these classes in history, and the ups and downs of this cycle can be corrected by the emergence of spiritual revolutionaries, known as Sadvipras.

This presentation is based on Human Society Part 2 by PR Sarkar.

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The Current Global Crisis and Solutions

This is a lecture that Dada Vedaprajinananda gave in Bhubaneshvar, India on November 12, 2012. Dada shows how the Progressive Utilization Theory (PROUT) can solve the economic problems of today, and he also offered new ideas for government and the environment.

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The Goal of Life

This is a recording of a lecture that Dada Vedaprajinananda gave at the Renaissance Universal Club in Bhubaneshvar, India in November, 2012. Dada explains that the goal of life is to attain infinite happiness (Anandam) and that the goal of society is to provide the means for its members to attain their individual goal of bliss.

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Perfecting the Layers of the Mind

This is a workshop-class by Dada Vedaprajinananda at a retreat at Ananda Liina (www.anandaliina.org) in Urbana, IL on September 30, 2012. According to yoga, there are six layers of the mind (including the physical body) and they can be perfected and purified using the eight limbs of yoga practice (known as Ashtanga or Astaunga yoga). Dada explains yoga practices can be used to bring about the perfection of mind.

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The Secrets of a Joyous Life

This is a recording of a lecture on “The Secrets of a Life of Joy” given by Dada Vedaprajinananda on May 7, 2012 at the Unitarian Church in Greensboro, North Carolina.  In the lecture Dada speaks about a way of life which is joyous.  He draws on the wisdom of Tantra, Buddhism and the Vedas in this presentation. You can learn more about Dada’s work at his website, www.dadaveda.com

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Vegetarianism, yoga and meditation

In this wide-ranging interview with WEFT,  Champaign, IL, Dada Vedaprajinananda explains the importance of vegetarianism for yoga and meditation, as well as revealing important points about the process of meditation.

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