James Swartz Part 5 Lecture about Bhagavad Gita

5. Part of the Live recording from James Swartz about the Bhagavad Gita.
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James Swartz is one of the very few authentic Vedanta teachers in the world today. He studied in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s under the guidance of Swami Chinmayananda, one of India’s most respected sages. His ability to teach authentic Vedanta in plain modern English and to present the teaching in a lively, humorous and provocative way is exceptional.

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James Swartz Part 4 Lecture about Bhagavad Gita

4. Part of the Live recording from James Swartz about the Bhagavad Gita.Intersted in Yoga Teachers Training:

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James Swartz is one of the very few authentic Vedanta teachers in the world today. He studied in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s under the guidance of Swami Chinmayananda, one of India’s most respected sages. His ability to teach authentic Vedanta in plain modern English and to present the teaching in a lively, humorous and provocative way is exceptional.
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James Swartz is one of the very few authentic Vedanta teachers in the world today. He studied in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s under the guidance of Swami Chinmayananda, one of India’s most respected sages. His ability to teach authentic Vedanta in plain modern English and to present the teaching in a lively, humorous and provocative way is exceptional.

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James Swartz Part 2 Lecture about Bhagavad Gita

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In this lecture James Swartz gives us deep insights into the Bhagavad Gita from a Vedanta way. James Swartz visits Yoga Vidya regulary as a popular Vedanta Seminar teacher. He studied in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s under the guidance of Swami Chinmayananda, one of India’s most respected sages. His ability to teach authentic Vedanta in plain modern English and to present the teaching in a lively, humorous and provocative way is exceptional.

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James Swartz Part 1 – Lecture about Bhagavad Gita

First Part of the Live recording from James Swartz about the Bhagavad Gita.
Part 1 of 33

In this lecture James Swartz gives us deep insights into the Bhagavad Gita from a Vedanta way. James Swartz visits Yoga Vidya regulary as a popular Vedanta Seminar teacher. He studied in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s under the guidance of Swami Chinmayananda, one of India’s most respected sages. His ability to teach authentic Vedanta in plain modern English and to present the teaching in a lively, humorous and provocative way is exceptional.

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Talk on Vedanta

In this especially good audio recording, Swami Sivananda talks about Vedanta, the teachings which come from the Upanishads, literally “the end” of the Vedas. The Upanishads are revealed scriptures which tell us about the transcendental Self, or Brahma Vidya, the true nature of the Self. He also discusses the 3 main points of logic for advaita vedanta as explained by Sankaracharya, and much more.

Shankara Master of Yoga and Vedanta

Historical recording of Swami Sivananda, 1887-1963, one of the greatest yoga masters of modern India. To find out more about Swami Sivananda: http://www.sivanandaonline.org, http://my.yoga-vidya.org .

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