|Mon & Wed 8:00-8:45 pm
||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
||We will come together as a community to chant divine compositions such as Bhagavad Gītā, Viṣṇusahasranāma and Upanishads. We are currently chanting Taittiriya 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
||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.
|Saturday 11:00 am- 12:00 noon
||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 Books, Amazon Kindle, Google Play
|Sunday 11:00 am – 12:00 noon
||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.