Bhagavad Gita Chanting Class at Hanuman Temple
Objectives of the Class:
"If the Upanishads present the aim and purpose of human life, the Bhagawad Gita indicates the way to attain them and live a life of fulfillment. By faithfully following that path shown by the Bhagavad Gita, man can make his life sublime, leave behind him footprints on the sands of time." - Parama Pujya Sri Swamiji
The Bhagavad Gita is the sacred treasure chest of divine cosmic knowledge granted as a boon to mankind by God Himself in the Sri Krishna Avatara. Out of the unfathomable depth of 18 chapters one can discover invaluable precious gemstones in almost every field of knowledge in the universe Vedic wisdom, Science, mathematics, Path of success, Management, Politics, Essence of Yoga and what not!
Kids, youth and adults can benefit all alike by chanting the Gita. By His divine grace of His Holiness Sri Swamiji we are blessed to start the Gita recitation classes in the Hanuman Temple. Please join and take advantage of this priceless age-old blissful art of Gurukula-style Chanting.
Kids, youth and adults can benefit all alike by chanting the Gita. By His divine grace of His Holiness Sri Swamiji we have started Gita recitation classes in the Hanuman Temple in 2015. Chapter1,2, 3, 4 and 14 were taught till now. The goal is to teach all 18 chapters. Please join and take advantage of this priceless age-old blissful art of Gurukula-style Chanting.
During the upcoming session Aug'17, Chapter 7 and 8 will be taught.
Knowledge of the Ultimate Truth. In this chapter Lord Krishna gives firm knowledge of the absolute reality as well as richness of divinity. He describes His illusory energy in the material existence called Maya and declares how extremely difficult it is to overcome it. The Lord also describes the four types of people attracted to divinity and the four types of people who are opposed to divinty. In conclusion He reveals that one in spiritual intelligence takes exclusive refuge of The Lord without reservation in devotional service. Thus this chapter is entitled: Knowledge of the Ultimate Truth.
Chapter 7 has 30 Shlokas. 5 Classes, 2 assessments (Approximately 6 shlokas per class)
Assessments: 9/16, 10/7
Attainment of Salvation. In this chapter, Lord Krishna emphasizes the science of yoga. Revealing that one attains whatever one remembers at the end of one's life the Lord emphasizes the utmost importance of the very last thought at the moment of death. The Lord also gives information on the creation of the material worlds as well as establishing a distinction between them and the spiritual world. The Lord explains the light and dark paths in regards to leaving this material existence, the destination to which they each lead to and the reward received by each.
Chapter 8 has 28 Shlokas. 6 Classes, 2 assessments (Approximately 6 shlokas per class)
Assessments: 11/14, 12/2
WHEN AND WHERE
Classes will be held Jaya Lakshmi Mata Hall - Class Room 3 at Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple, 12030 Independence Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75035.
HOW AND WHEN TO ENROLL
Please click to register online at Hanuman Temple eStore before
the first class.
Start Date: Start Date: Saturday from 4PM to 6PM: 8/26, 9/2, 9/9, 9/16, 9/23, 9/30, 10/7, 10/14, 10/21, 10/28, 11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2, 12/9
Sessions: Total 15 classes including 11 Classes and 4 assesments of 2 hours each
Duration: 2 hours
Regular, open to all
The classes will be taught by Sri Srinivas Lanka w who have been successfully teaching Bhagavad Gita at Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple
both for adults and kids for the last 18 months.
The Chapters that are already completed are: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 14 and 15.