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Paramatma Sandarba Lessons 22-24

Theme4, Lessons 22 & 24, Texts 105-110: Determination of Bhagavan as the subject of Srimad Bhagavatam based on six criteria. PPT and recordings of this class are available at  http://tinyurl.com/6-sandarbhas Discussion highlights: 1. SB as the natuaral commentary on Brahma-sutra … Continue reading

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Paramatma Sandarba Review Lessons 10-21

Theme 3, Lessons 10 & 21, Texts 48-104: The Ontology of Maya. PPT and recordings of this class are available at  http://tinyurl.com/6-sandarbhas  Ontology of Maya: Major topic of Paramatma Sandarba 4 topics we are discussing here are The two divisions of … Continue reading

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Paramatma Sandarba Lessons 19-21

Lessons 19-21, Texts 93-104: Bhagavan’s impartiality  and His intention in regard to the creative act. PPT and recordings of this class are available at  http://tinyurl.com/6-sandarbhas Real “I” consciousness is never lost even in deep sleep, when we wake up we can remember … Continue reading

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Paramatma Sandarba Lesson 18

Lesson 18, Texts 82-92: Maya’s relation to the Jiva and Paramatma. PPT and recordings of this class are available at  http://tinyurl.com/6-sandarbhas – Since maya has inconceivable potency and bhagawan’s own maya, how can we refer to maya as inferior to Jiva? … Continue reading

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Paramatma Sandarba Lesson 17

Lessons 17, Texts 74-81: The cause exists independent of its effect. PPT and recordings of this class are available at  http://tinyurl.com/6-sandarbhas Text 74: The jiva is distinct from the three states of buddhi. SB 12.4.25: “Wakefulness, dreaming, and deep sleep are said … Continue reading

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Paramatma Sandarba Lessons 15-16

3rd Theme, Lessons 15-16, Texts 70-73: Parinama Vada, Manifest and Unmanifest states of the Universe . PPT and recordings of this class are available at  http://tinyurl.com/6-sandarbhas Sakti Parinama Vada: Today’s class is about Sakti Parinama vada, this material world although temporary is … Continue reading

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Paramatma Sandarba Lessons 13-14

Theme 3, Lessons 13 & 14, Texts 61-69: Everything, including the universe, is non-diferent from Paramatma. PPT and recordings of this class are available at  http://tinyurl.com/6-sandarbhas  DISCUSSION HIGHLIGHTS: How is it that Paramatma is both the nimitta and upadana causes of … Continue reading

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Paramatma Sandarba Lessons 11-12

Lessons 11-12, Texts 56-60: Parinama vada versus Vivarta vada. PPT and recordings of this class are available at  http://tinyurl.com/6-sandarbhas Vivrata vada(VV) philosophy is illusory and mayavada phylospphy refuted by Jiva Goswami whereas Parinama vada(PV) philosophy is a Vaishnava philosophy supported by Jiva … Continue reading

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Paramatma Sandarba Lesson 10 Continuation

Lesson 10 Continuation, Texts: 54-55: Jiva Maya-Instumental (Nimitta) & Guna Maya-Constituent (Upadana). PPT and recordings of this class are available at  http://tinyurl.com/6-sandarbhas Theme 3, Lesson 10, Texts 48 to 104 – We study antology of maya, extrinsic potency, Paramatma’s bahiranga Shakti (Maya). … Continue reading

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Paramatma Sandarba Lesson 10

Lesson 10, Texts 48-55: Jiva Maya-Instumental (Nimitta) & Guna Maya-Constituent (Upadana). PPT and recordings of this class are available at  http://tinyurl.com/6-sandarbhas Lesson 10, Texts 48-55: Jiva Maya – Instrumental (Nimitta-Karana) & Guna Maya – Constituent (Upadana-Amsa) The description of Paramatma’s Bahiranga Shakti, … Continue reading

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