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Bhagavad Gita | The Essence of Vedanta

By Vedanta Society, San Francisco

Swami Tattwamayananda’s class on Srimad Bhagavad Gita is held at the Vedanta Society of Northern California, San Francisco (founded by Swami Vivekananda in 1900) on Friday evenings in the First Universal Hindu Temple in the West (founded by Swami Trigunatitananda in 1905). Classes are held on Friday night at 7:30 pm. All are most welcome.The Srimad Bhagavad Gita is the most important spiritual classic of Hinduism.Swami Tattwamayananda, currently the Minister of the Vedanta Society of Northern California, San Francisco, (originally founded by Swami Vivekananda in 1900) served in various centers of the Ramakrishna Order in India as editor, publisher, and teacher of Sanskrit, Advaitic texts such as Sri Shankaracharya's commentaries on the 'Prasthanatraya' (the fundamental Sanskrit texts of Vedanta philosophy), Buddhism and Indian philosophy. He underwent traditional training in Hindu scriptures, Sanskrit, Vedic and Vedantic literature for many years, from his early days. Before coming to the United States in January 2012 he was teaching Sanskrit, Vedantic scriptures and Indian philosophy at the Training center in Belur Math, the institution that trains the monks of the Ramakrishna Order at the headquarters of the Ramakrishna Mission, Kolkata, India. Apart from his traditional education, the Swami has also received modern University education in English literature, psychology, European history, and Western philosophy. He is frequently invited for lectures on Yoga, Vedanta, and traditional Hindu scriptures and for participating in interfaith dialogues.For more:Web: www.sfvedanta.orgLivestream: https://livestream.com/sfvedantaFacebook: www.facebook.com/sfvedantaYouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/SFVedantaAll Original Content © Vedanta Society of Northern California

  1. 1.
    66 - Bhakti - Supreme Devotion to God | Swami Tattwamayananda01/17/2021
    1:05:29
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    65 - Influence of Inherited Samskaras | Swami Tattwamayananda12/28/2020
    1:02:54
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    64 - Spiritual Wealth is Never Lost | Swami Tattwamayananda12/14/2020
    1:03:42
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    63 - Dealing with Deviations in Spiritual Life | Swami Tattwamayananda12/07/2020
    48:30
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    62 - Attaining Ekatvam and Samatvam | Swami Tattwamayananda11/29/2020
    55:22
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    61 - Experiencing Spiritual Unity | Swami Tattwamayananda11/23/2020
    53:32
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    60 - Towards a Tranquil Mind | Swami Tattwamayananda11/18/2020
    54:45
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    59 - Attaining Atyantikam Sukham with a Steady Mind | Swami Tattwamayananda11/08/2020
    53:47
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    58 - Moderation in Spiritual Life | Swami Tattwamayananda11/03/2020
    53:47
  2. 10.
    57 - The Art of Meditation | Swami Tattwamayananda10/21/2020
    56:47
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    56 - Towards Equanimity and a Friendly Mind | Swami Tattwamayananda10/11/2020
    59:18
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    55 - Growing Spiritually Through Non-Attachment and Self-effort | Swami Tattwamayananda10/09/2020
    52:05
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    54 - Transcending Actions and Rituals | Swami Tattwamayananda09/30/2020
    53:21
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    53 - Dhyana Yoga - The Art of Meditation | Swami Tattwamayananda09/23/2020
    52:52
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    52 - Attaining Spiritual Freedom and Happiness Within | Swami Tattwamayananda09/15/2020
    57:04
  8. 16.
    51 - The Spiritual Psychology of Happiness | Swami Tattwamayananda09/07/2020
    55:45
  9. 17.
    50 - Towards Spiritual Sameness | Swami Tattwamayananda08/31/2020
    54:55
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    49 - Evolving Towards Higher Swabhava | Swami Tattwamayananda08/23/2020
    57:12
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    48 - The Spiritual Psychology of Non-Attachment | Swami Tattwamayananda08/16/2020
    56:20
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    47 - Several Spiritual Paths – One Goal | Swami Tattwamayananda08/07/2020
    59:59
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    46 - Combining Action and Renunciation | Swami Tattwamayananda07/30/2020
    58:24
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    45 - Arjuna’s Confusion on Paths of Action and Renunciation| Swami Tattwamayananda07/13/2020
    1:04:36
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    44 - Conquering Doubt with Shraddha and Jnanam | Swami Tattwamayananda07/07/2020
    53:45
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    43 - Jnanam – The Ultimate Purifier | Swami Tattwamayananda06/29/2020
    56:37
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    42 - Characteristics of an Ideal Spiritual Seeker | Swami Tattwamayananda06/22/2020
    1:03:00
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    41 - Living life as Yajna | Swami Tattwamayananda06/14/2020
    56:02
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    40 - Spiritualizing the Secular | Swami Tattwamayananda06/07/2020
    55:53
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    39 - Characteristics of a Karma-Yogi | Swami Tattwamayananda05/31/2020
    58:37
  21. 29.
    38 - Going Beyond Action and Inaction | Swami Tattwamayananda05/24/2020
    56:18
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    37 - Nature of Karma | Swami Tattwamayananda05/17/2020
    58:08
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    36 - Truth is One, Paths are Many | Swami Tattwamayananda05/12/2020
    54:22
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    35 - Mystery of Avatara | Swami Tattwamayananda05/03/2020
    57:43
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    34 - Avatara: Descent of Divine to Human | Swami Tattwamayananda04/26/2020
    55:44
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    33 - Conquering Senses and Desires with Yoga | Swami Tattwamayananda04/18/2020
    56:02
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    32- Kama-krodha: Enemies of Human Mind | Swami Tattwamayananda04/14/2020
    54:42
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    31 - Adhyatma-chetasa - Living Life with a Spiritual Attitude | Swami Tattwamayananda04/04/2020
    54:02
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    30 - Identifying Ourselves Beyond Prakriti | Swami Tattwamayananda03/29/2020
    44:59
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    29 - Karma-Yoga: Contrasting the Enlightened and the Average Person | Swami Tattwamayananda03/07/2020
    58:40
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    28 - Performing Actions as Yajna | Swami Tattwamayananda03/07/2020
    52:48
  32. 40.
    27 - Yajna: Living in Harmony with Nature and Ourselves | Swami Tattwamayananda02/02/2020
    58:18
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    26 – Yajna: Harmonizing Our Actions with a Spiritual Ideal | Swami Tattwamayananda11/21/2019
    1:02:42
  34. 42.
    25 – Yajna: Reaching Life’s Destination by Performing All Actions as Selfless Sacrifice | Swami Tattwamayananda11/07/2019
    52:23
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    24 – Combining Action with Contemplation | Swami Tattwamayananda10/31/2019
    1:00:52
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    23 – Constructive Spiritual Ego - Work Without the Strain of Work | Swami Tattwamayananda10/25/2019
    1:05:00
  37. 45.
    22 - Arjuna’s Conflict and Karma-Yoga | Swami Tattwamayananda10/15/2019
    1:04:39
  38. 46.
    21 - Achieving Inner Contentment Through Yoga | Swami Tattwamayananda10/04/2019
    57:47
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    20 - From Spiritual Sleep to Spiritual Awakening | Swami Tattwamayananda09/26/2019
    52:43
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    2013 Lake Tahoe Retreat 2 – You are Never Too Late in Spiritual Life | Swami Tattwamayananda08/06/2019
    1:33:13
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    2013 Lake Tahoe Retreat 1 - Dynamism Without Anxiety | Swami Tattwamayananda07/17/2019
    1:25:08
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    19 - Pathways to Peace and Happiness | Swami Tattwamayananda07/03/2019
    1:08:09
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    18 - Turning the Mind into Our Friend | Swami Tattwamayananda06/25/2019
    1:01:34
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    17 - Mind: Our Friend or Our Enemy? | Swami Tattwamayananda06/19/2019
    1:02:03
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    16 - The Absolute and the Relative: the Need for Re-prioritization and Freedom from the Tyranny of the Senses | Swami Tattwamayananda06/13/2019
    1:00:11
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    15 - Description of a Person of Steady Wisdom (स्थितप्रज्ञ:) | Swami Tattwamayananda06/05/2019
    58:33
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    14 - Karma Yoga: Freedom from Anxiety and Tapping Our Hidden Potential | Swami Tattwamayananda05/22/2019
    58:11
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    13 - The 'Brahmana Ideal' & the Psychology of 'Karma - Yoga' | Swami Tattwamayananda05/16/2019
    51:03
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    12 - Beyond Reckless Pragmatism and Short-Term Goals | Swami Tattwamayananda05/09/2019
    1:00:07
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    11 - Swadharma: The Path to Creativity and Contentment | Swami Tattwamayananda04/25/2019
    1:05:53
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    10 - Swadharma and the Problem of Unpleasant Duty | Swami Tattwamayananda04/17/2019
    1:05:15
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    9 - Swadharma in Contrast to Para-Dharma: Resolving Inner Conflicts | Swami Tattwamayananda04/11/2019
    1:00:54
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    8 - Swadharma and Inner Contentment and Fulfillment | Swami Tattwamayananda04/04/2019
    1:00:34
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    7 - Steady Wisdom and Spiritual Common Sense | Swami Tattwamayananda04/01/2019
    1:11:36
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    6 - Death is Not the End of Life | Swami Tattwamayananda04/01/2019
    1:01:01
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    5 – Karma, Re-incarnation – Emerson: The American Vedantin | Swami Tattwamayananda04/01/2019
    1:04:04
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    4 - The Real and the Unreal: Beyond Pain and Pleasure | Swami Tattwamayananda04/01/2019
    1:03:37
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    3 - Swadharma: An Intelligent Approach to Life, Work and Duty | Swami Tattwamayananda04/01/2019
    56:59
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    2 – Humanity is One Spiritual Family – The Mystery of the Sacred Word | Swami Tattwamayananda04/01/2019
    54:33
  60. 68.
    1 – Introduction: Mahabharata, the Great Sanskrit Classic | Swami Tattwamayananda03/31/2019
    55:35

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