Recently, the Shankara Jayanthi celebrations 2021 were held on May 16, 2021 and the Launch of the Shaankara samvatsara vaibhavam program was announced. HH Jagadguru Pujyasri Shankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamigal blessed the event with a highly scholastic Anugraha Bhashanam. The event had a LIVE attendance of over 550 people, and the feedback was, all of them thoroughly enjoyed it and felt greatly blessed. For those who missed to attend the program live, the highlights of this event available can be viewed here:
About 20 years ago, our Kanchi Periyava Swamigal blessed and initiated a Sathsangh group, named it BrahmaVidya and initiated Sri Karthikeyan to teach our Shastras and Tenets of our Sanathana Dharma to the public at large. Since inception in the early 2000’s, Sri Karthikeyan (resident teacher of the Brahmavidya Study Group) has been conducting systematic teaching of our Shastras in 3 languages (English, Tamil and Kannada) to all interested people during weekend classes in a physical setting covering following subjects:
- Sandhyavandhanam (Practical sessions and associated chanting of Mantras with meanings)
- Sri Adi Shankara’s stotras (Chanting and Meaning sessions)
- Srimad Bhagavad Gita (Chanting and Detailed Meaning sessions)
Since early 2020, these sessions have been moved online, and the classes are being conducted over zoom platform. The following classes are in progress.
- Saturday and Sunday 8AM to 9AM IST – Srimad Bhagavad Gita (Presently in the 8th chapter)
- Saturday evening 7.30PM to 8.30 PM IST – Srimad Bhagavad Gita (Presently in the 2nd Chapter)
- Sunday evening 4PM to 5PM IST – Taittiriya Upanishad (presently in Sheekshavalli, 9th Anuvaka)
During the yearlong Shaankarasamvatsara Vaibhavam program, the glory (vaibhavam) of Sri Adi Shankaracharya’s compositions will be chanted by different participants at the end of all the 4 classes mentioned above. It will be streamed LIVE as part of the Brahmavidya classes.
All are welcome to register here to participate:
Please register at https://forms.gle/URcRYfvViUbe8S4F6
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