11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta (2016) – Part 10


The following is the tenth part of a ten part seminar on the Śrī Upadeśāmṛta given by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami on July 16, 2016.

Saturday, July 16, 2016 — Texts 9-11 Continued: The Glories of Rādhā-kuṇḍa

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta

The essential teachings of bhakti-yoga were disseminated by Śrī Caitanya mainly through the writings of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī who was one of the few people directly and systematically instructed by him. The substance of those teachings, the essence of all bhakti philosophy, were expertly summarized and poetized in 11 verses called Sri Upadesamrita, translated and popularized by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as The Nectar of Instruction. This seminar will be taught by Dhanurdhara Swami, a scholar of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s teachings. His book Waves of Devotion, a study of Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (Nectar of Devotion) is one of the most widely acclaimed commentaries on the text in English.

This seminar is for those who would like to deepen their understanding of bhakti-yoga.

Link: https://youtu.be/K79pE7-6Tbo
 

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta (2016) – Part 9


The following is the ninth part of a ten part seminar on the Śrī Upadeśāmṛta given by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami on June 18, 2016.

Saturday, June 18, 2016 — Texts 9-11: The Glories of Rādhā-kuṇḍa

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta

The essential teachings of bhakti-yoga were disseminated by Śrī Caitanya mainly through the writings of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī who was one of the few people directly and systematically instructed by him. The substance of those teachings, the essence of all bhakti philosophy, were expertly summarized and poetized in 11 verses called Sri Upadesamrita, translated and popularized by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as The Nectar of Instruction. This seminar will be taught by Dhanurdhara Swami, a scholar of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s teachings. His book Waves of Devotion, a study of Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (Nectar of Devotion) is one of the most widely acclaimed commentaries on the text in English.

This seminar is for those who would like to deepen their understanding of bhakti-yoga.

Link: Week 9 Slide Presentation
Link: https://youtu.be/4xa7_yyUMI4
 

Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam Canto 8 Chapter 19 Text 13


Śrīmad-Bhāgavatam
Canto 8 Chapter 19 Text 13

 


vairānubandha etāvān
āmṛtyor iha dehinām
ajñāna-prabhavo manyur
ahaṁ-mānopabṛṁhitaḥ
 

TRANSLATION
Hiraṇyakaśipu’s anger against Lord Viṣṇu persisted until his death. Other people in the bodily concept of life maintain anger only because of false ego and the great influence of ignorance.
 

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta (2016) – Part 8


The following is the eighth part of a ten part seminar on the Śrī Upadeśāmṛta given by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami on May 14, 2016.

Saturday, May 14, 2016 — Text 8: The Essence of All Advice

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta

The essential teachings of bhakti-yoga were disseminated by Śrī Caitanya mainly through the writings of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī who was one of the few people directly and systematically instructed by him. The substance of those teachings, the essence of all bhakti philosophy, were expertly summarized and poetized in 11 verses called Sri Upadesamrita, translated and popularized by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as The Nectar of Instruction. This seminar will be taught by Dhanurdhara Swami, a scholar of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s teachings. His book Waves of Devotion, a study of Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (Nectar of Devotion) is one of the most widely acclaimed commentaries on the text in English.

This seminar is for those who would like to deepen their understanding of bhakti-yoga.

Link: Week 8 Slide Presentation
Link: https://youtu.be/eXyYB9sA7lg
 

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta (2016) – Part 7


The following is the seventh part of a ten part seminar on the Śrī Upadeśāmṛta given by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami on May 7, 2016.

Saturday, May 7, 2016 — Text 7: The Glories of The Holy Name

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta

The essential teachings of bhakti-yoga were disseminated by Śrī Caitanya mainly through the writings of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī who was one of the few people directly and systematically instructed by him. The substance of those teachings, the essence of all bhakti philosophy, were expertly summarized and poetized in 11 verses called Sri Upadesamrita, translated and popularized by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as The Nectar of Instruction. This seminar will be taught by Dhanurdhara Swami, a scholar of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s teachings. His book Waves of Devotion, a study of Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (Nectar of Devotion) is one of the most widely acclaimed commentaries on the text in English.

This seminar is for those who would like to deepen their understanding of bhakti-yoga.

Link: Week 7 Slide Presentation
Link: https://youtu.be/eXyYB9sA7lg
Link: Apollo Robbins: The Art of Misdirection
 

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta (2016) – Part 6


The following is the sixth part of a ten part seminar on the Śrī Upadeśāmṛta given by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami in New York City on April 30, 2016.

Saturday, April 30, 2016 — Text 6: The Six Types of Materialistic Mindset and Behavior to Avoid

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta

The essential teachings of bhakti-yoga were disseminated by Śrī Caitanya mainly through the writings of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī who was one of the few people directly and systematically instructed by him. The substance of those teachings, the essence of all bhakti philosophy, were expertly summarized and poetized in 11 verses called Sri Upadesamrita, translated and popularized by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as The Nectar of Instruction. This seminar will be taught by Dhanurdhara Swami, a scholar of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s teachings. His book Waves of Devotion, a study of Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (Nectar of Devotion) is one of the most widely acclaimed commentaries on the text in English.

This seminar is for those who would like to deepen their understanding of bhakti-yoga.

Link: Week 5 Review
Link: Week 6 Slide Presentation
Link: https://youtu.be/6jF6ClbVeok
 

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta (2016) – Part 5


The following is the fifth part of a ten part seminar on the Śrī Upadeśāmṛta given by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami on April 23, 2016.

Saturday, April 23, 2016 — Text 5: Appropriate Vaiṣṇava Dealings/Guru-tattva

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta

The essential teachings of bhakti-yoga were disseminated by Śrī Caitanya mainly through the writings of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī who was one of the few people directly and systematically instructed by him. The substance of those teachings, the essence of all bhakti philosophy, were expertly summarized and poetized in 11 verses called Sri Upadesamrita, translated and popularized by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as The Nectar of Instruction. This seminar will be taught by Dhanurdhara Swami, a scholar of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s teachings. His book Waves of Devotion, a study of Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (Nectar of Devotion) is one of the most widely acclaimed commentaries on the text in English.

This seminar is for those who would like to deepen their understanding of bhakti-yoga.

Link: Week 5 Slide Presentation
Link: Meet The Richest Man – Visually Impaired Street Samosa Seller
 

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta (2016) – Part 4


The following is the fourth part of a ten part seminar on the Śrī Upadeśāmṛta given by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami on April 16, 2016.

Saturday, April 16, 2016 — Text 4: The Six Types of Loving Exchanges

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta

The essential teachings of bhakti-yoga were disseminated by Śrī Caitanya mainly through the writings of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī who was one of the few people directly and systematically instructed by him. The substance of those teachings, the essence of all bhakti philosophy, were expertly summarized and poetized in 11 verses called Sri Upadesamrita, translated and popularized by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as The Nectar of Instruction. This seminar will be taught by Dhanurdhara Swami, a scholar of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s teachings. His book Waves of Devotion, a study of Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (Nectar of Devotion) is one of the most widely acclaimed commentaries on the text in English.

This seminar is for those who would like to deepen their understanding of bhakti-yoga.

Link: Week 4 Slide Presentation
Link: https://youtu.be/DtX4X4-cIwA
 

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta (2016) – Part 3


The following is the third part of a ten part seminar on the Śrī Upadeśāmṛta given by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami on April 9, 2016.

Saturday, April 9, 2016 — Text 3: The Six Practices to Enhance Devotion

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta

The essential teachings of bhakti-yoga were disseminated by Śrī Caitanya mainly through the writings of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī who was one of the few people directly and systematically instructed by him. The substance of those teachings, the essence of all bhakti philosophy, were expertly summarized and poetized in 11 verses called Sri Upadesamrita, translated and popularized by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as The Nectar of Instruction. This seminar will be taught by Dhanurdhara Swami, a scholar of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s teachings. His book Waves of Devotion, a study of Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (Nectar of Devotion) is one of the most widely acclaimed commentaries on the text in English.

This seminar is for those who would like to deepen their understanding of bhakti-yoga.

Link: Week 3 Slide Presentation
Link: https://youtu.be/xGccXHLpHrg
 

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta (2016) – Part 2


The following is the second part of a ten part seminar on the Śrī Upadeśāmṛta given by Śrīla Dhanurdhara Swami on April 2, 2016.

Saturday, April 2, 2016 — Text 2: The Six Obstacles to Devotion

11 Core Verses for the Practice of Bhakti-Yoga – A Study of Śrī Upadeśāmṛta

The essential teachings of bhakti-yoga were disseminated by Śrī Caitanya mainly through the writings of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī who was one of the few people directly and systematically instructed by him. The substance of those teachings, the essence of all bhakti philosophy, were expertly summarized and poetized in 11 verses called Sri Upadesamrita, translated and popularized by Srila A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada as The Nectar of Instruction. This seminar will be taught by Dhanurdhara Swami, a scholar of Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī’s teachings. His book Waves of Devotion, a study of Rūpa Gosvāmī’s Bhakti-rasāmṛta-sindhu (Nectar of Devotion) is one of the most widely acclaimed commentaries on the text in English.

This seminar is for those who would like to deepen their understanding of bhakti-yoga.

Link: Week 2 Slide Presentation
Link: https://youtu.be/9DWpCD1_dvw