Discourses

Vedanta Class Schedule - Fall 2020

This is the schedule for discourses by Soham ji. Classes resume on Saturday Jan 9th after Winter Break.


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 Dr̥g-dr̥śya-vivēka with guided meditation Dr̥g-dr̥śya-vivēka is one of the foundational texts of Vedanta that helps us to ascertain who we are NOT and guides us to own up our true nature as unconditioned bliss. This class will be interspersed with guided meditation sessions.  Ebooks: 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 Taittiriya Upanishad.
  1. Ishavasya Upanishad (Pdf)
  2. Kena Upanishad (Pdf); we will chant only until 2nd chapter
  3. Katha Upanishad (Pdf)
  4. Kaivalya Upanishad (Pdf)
  5. Mundaka Upanishad (Pdf)
  6. Mandukya Upanishad (Pdf)
  7. Amritabindu Upanishad (Pdf)
Thu 7:30- 8:30 pm Bhaja Gōvindam (only for young adults) In this text, Bhagawan Adi Shankaracharyaji shows us different perspectives of life, with an aim of helping us prioritize things well. Recordings of discourses will be provided before the session for listening. The session will be a discussion format and will be open to only young adults.  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.



Classes resume on Saturday Jan 9th after Winter Break.

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