Bhagavad-gita: Chapter 2, Verses 62

Lecture given by Dulal Chandra dasa on February 17th, 2011 in Winston Salem, NC on the Bhagavad-gita As It Is. Krishna concludes this introductory chapter, what Visvanatha Chakravarti Thrkura considers the sutra chapter, by explaining the importance of the path of bhakti in effectively controlling the mind and senses. Without taking advantage of the spiritual […]

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Bhagavad-gita: Chapter 2, Verses 46-59

Lecture given by Dulal Chandra dasa on February 3rd, 2011 in Winston Salem, NC on the Bhagavad-gita As It Is. The spiritual benefits or knowledge and detachment comes automatically to one who endeavors in devotional service, no extraneous effort is required. By developing a foundation for spiritual advancement in our lives a taste, relish, of […]

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Bhagavad-gita: Chapter 2, Verses 40-45

Lecture given by Dulal Chandra dasa on January 27th, 2010 in Winston Salem, NC on the Bhagavad-gita As It Is. On the material plane of existence nothing is of value due to its temporary nature. Although mundane charity may grant rewards of piety, such rewards do not endure and are therefore not considered significant by […]

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Bhagavad-gita: Chapter 2, Verses 39

Lecture given by Dulal Chandra dasa on January 20th, 2011 in Winston Salem, NC on the Bhagavad-gita As It Is. A discussion on the acquisition of spiritual piety (agnate-sukriti) and the resultant transcendental knowledge that draws one into the process of pure unalloyed devotional service under the guidance of the Lords pure devotees. Review of […]

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Bhagavad-gita: Chapter 2, Verses 30-39

Lecture given by Dulal Chandra dasa on January 13th, 2011 in Winston Salem, NC on the Bhagavad-gita As It Is. An analysis of the unique development by Lord Krishna, acting a spiritual master, of the spiritual themes of transcendental knowledge according to the qualification of his student, Arjuna.

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Bhagavad-gita: Chapter 2, Verses 11-19

Lecture given by Dulal Chandra dasa on December 30th, 2010 in Winston Salem, NC on the Bhagavad-gita As It Is. Krishna begin his instructions to Arjuna based upon spiritual knowledge, which supersedes Arjuna’s arguments based upon artha and dharma. Such spiritual knowledge must be accepted by the sincere student according to his faith, but by […]

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Bhagavad-gita: Chapter 2, Verses 1-10

Lecture given by Dulal Chandra dasa on December 23rd, 2010 in Winston Salem, NC on the Bhagavad-gita As It Is. This circumstances under which a guru may be rejected, with specific reference to Arjuna’s military guru and the family elder Bhishmadev. The qualities that Arjuna displays in the dialogue that exemplify his qualification as a […]

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