Mother Worship – (2012, 10 lectures – DVD)
Devi Mahatmya or Durga Shaptashati is a portion from the Markandeya Purana written by Sage Vyasa. This unique scripture views God as Mother and presents highly mystical stories depicting the journey of the soul from darkness to Light in three stages: Devi, in the form of Durga, destroys gross impurities urging the aspirant to develop purity of heart. As Laksmi, She brings about the blossoming of divine qualities and frees the mind of distractions. And as Saraswati she destroys ignorance and egoism, leading the soul to the heights of spiritual enlightenment.
Lectures from Sri Swami Jyotirmayananda. 10 Lectures in 10 video DVDs and 1 MP3 CD
Note: Programs from previous years are available. Contact us for more information.
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Dhyana Yogah—The Yoga of Meditation
Meditation is the most profound and effective technique in the pratice of Karma Yoga, Bhakti Yoga, and Jnana Yoga. This chapter, therefore, elaborates upon the art of practicing meditation, which is the basis of all the mystic movements of the world.
This Upanishad belongs to Atharva Veda. It presents profound insight into the nature of Brahman or the Absolute Self with the help of the mystic symbol of Om or Pranava. Om is composed of four principles : A, U, M and a mystic Point. An aspirant discovers his essential identity with Brahman in successive stages — Physical, Astral, Causal, and Transcendental —Turiya. The Great utterance, “Ayamatma Brahman —This very Self is Brahman,” occurs in this Upanishad. This scripture leads you to Enlightenment! (approximately 5 hours)
The epic story of the Ramayana has captivated countless aspirants since ancient times. Through this series of engaging lectures, Sri Swami Jyotirmayananda provides rare insight into the philosophical implications of the colorful narrative.
Only an Enlightened Master is able to “read-between-the-lines” and offer us through his intuition the opportunity to understand in crystal-clear language, the mystical meaning of the Ramayana in the context of the spiritual evolution of the individual, hence the invaluable nature of this collection of DVDs (3 Ramayana Retreats)