Discourses

Vedanta Class Schedule - 2021

This is the schedule for discourses by Soham ji. There will be no discourses from April 12th through 22nd during Ramanavami celebrations. Discourses will resume on Saturday April 24th.


Time Text Description Resources
Mon & Wed 8:00-8:45 pm Śrī Rāmacaritamānasa Śrī Rāmacaritamānasa is a devotional text that shows us the way to develop and deepen our surrender to Bhagawan. Goswami Tulsidasji also weaves in words of wisdom, that will help us live a happy life.
Tue & Thu 6:30-7:15 am Ātmabōdha Ātmabōdha is an introductory text where Bhagavān śaṅkarācārya ji paints the key concepts of Vēdānta. With striking examples and ingenious poetry he guides the reader to clear knowledge of the Self. Every discourse will be followed by a Q&A session and there will also be intermittent guided meditation sessions. Limited physical copies of the Ātmabōdha text can be ordered from the CMSJ Bookstore: https://bookstore.cmsj.org/products/atma-bodha Ebooks: Apple Books, Amazon Kindle, Google Play
Tue & Thu 12:00-12:30 pm Upanishad Chanting We will come together as a community to chant divine compositions such as Bhagavad Gītā, Viṣṇusahasranāma and Upanishads. We are currently chanting Kena Upanishad. Ishavasya Upanishad (Pdf)
Kena Upanishad (Pdf); we will chant only until 2nd chapter
Katha Upanishad (Pdf)
Kaivalya Upanishad (Pdf)
Mundaka Upanishad (Pdf)
Mandukya Upanishad (Pdf)
Amritabindu Upanishad (Pdf)
Thu 7:30- 8:30 pm Bhagavad Geeta Chapter 17 (only for young adults) Our personality is shaped per our faith. In chapter 17 of the Bhagawad Geeta, Bhagawan Krishna takes a deep dive into the topic of shraddha (faith) and shows us the art of deriving strength by having the right faith. Bhagawan also explains the art of harnessing and channelising energy towards our goal through tapas.  Contact chyk@cmsj.org
Saturday 11:00 am- 12:00 noon Tattvabodha Tattvabodha is one of the foundational texts in Advaita Vedanta. Bhagawan Adi Shankaracharya ji introduces the seeker to the science of life by defining precise terminologies used in Vedanta. This class will include a discourse followed by Q&A.This class will include discourse and Q&A. Physical book can be ordered for pickup in San Jose Ashram: Purchase Tattvabodha from CMSJ Bookstore E-Books:Apple BooksAmazon Kindle, Google Play
Sunday 11:00 am – 12:00 noon Bhagavad Gītā Bhagavad Gītā is the eternally divine song by Bhagawan Krishna. It reveals the essence of the Upanishads along with guidance on how to live our life. This class will include discourse and Q&A.



There will be no discourses from April 12th through 22nd during Ramanavami celebrations. Discourses will resume on Saturday April 24th.

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