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Introduction To Hindu Dharma

Introduction To Hindu Dharma

By SriRam
Introduction to Hindu Dharma consists of selections from more than 6,500 discourses of Kanchi Sankaracharya. It covers the topics of prayer and virtue, metaphysical truth and the conflict between traditional Hindu Dharma and modernity. A sage in the Sankara tradition, Paramacharya was one the most beloved and honored spiritual figures of the 20th century in India and much of Asia and Europe. This books distinction is, in introducing both Paramacharya and his spiritual legacy to the Western world in the form of an irreplaceable introduction to Hinduism
Jaya Jaya Sankara, Hara Hara Sankara.
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72 : VARNA DHARMA For UNIVERSAL WELL-BEING - Cry "Grow" - Don't Cry "Perish"
H H Paramacharya advises all to look positive and think positive and have universal brotherhood in this episode.
02:35
September 24, 2020
71 : VARNA DHARMA For UNIVERSAL WELL-BEING - Removal of the Ego
Highlight of the episode is the detailing of How Ego of all the Varnas have spoilt the society and also the dignity of labour.
04:21
September 23, 2020
70 : VARNA DHARMA For UNIVERSAL WELL-BEING - The Fourth Varna has its Own Advantages
The Paramacharya talks how the Fourth Varna people have to toil and how they knew more contentment than other Varnas.
02:04
September 23, 2020
69 : VARNA DHARMA For UNIVERSAL WELL-BEING -The Eternal Religion
H H Paramacharya compares Hindu Religion to the Temples of our Country and details how it is Eternal.
02:05
September 23, 2020
68 : VARNA DHARMA For UNIVERSAL WELL-BEING -A Wrong Notion about Brahmins.
Reasons behind how the Brahmins are being looked with a wrong notion by other Varnas is explained by H H Shri Paramacharya in this episode.
04:58
September 23, 2020
67 : VARNA DHARMA For UNIVERSAL WELL-BEING - Vocations according to Guna (Character and Natural Inclination) - Not in Practice
Very short note on about non-inclination towards Vocations in practice.
00:56
September 23, 2020
66 : VARNA DHARMA For UNIVERSAL WELL-BEING -Innate Quality and Vocation by Birth
How the people of various Varnas lived in peace in their respective quarters and there was Universal peace is explained in this episode.
02:30
September 23, 2020
65 : VARNA DHARMA For UNIVERSAL WELL-BEING - Jatis(Sub Division of Castes) - Why so many Differences?
This episode encompasses the various vocations that are related to the Varnas and how they are important.
05:48
September 23, 2020
64: GRUHASTHASRAMA - Sacrifices
Aupasana continued in this brief and how the Holy fire is relayed from generation to generation is mentioned  in this short episode.
00:45
September 16, 2020
63 : GRUHASTHASRAMA - Aupasana and Women
Aupasana - Daily Rites with Sacrificial Fire -  Who to conduct and with whom is mentioned in this episode highlighting the property of Women.
01:12
September 16, 2020
62 : GRUHASTHASRAMA - Can a new Brahmin Caste be Created?
His Holiness speaks about Brahmins who alone are not responsible for the current state of affairs but also says others are also equally responsible for not pointing out to Brahmins, when they deviated from their Dharma.  He also adds that anyone in that state as the Brahmins were will also act the way they did, in this episode.
04:56
September 16, 2020
61 : GRUHASTHASRAMA - Gruhastha Gruhini
Who is a Gruhastha and who is Gruhini - These terms are defined and the importance of Gruhini are briefly covered in this episode.
00:55
September 16, 2020
60 : MARRIAGE - Make Marriage Simple
His Holiness rues on the expenses incurred in the conduct of marriage and advices how to keep the cost low.
01:33
September 16, 2020
59 : MARRIAGE - For the Practice of Dharma
H H Kanchi Paramacharya speaks about the transition between Brahmacaryasrama and Gruhasthasrama.  Also, the need for marriage to practice Dharma is covered in this episode.
04:00
September 16, 2020
58 : BRAHMACARYASRAMA (STUDENT-BACHELORHOOD) - The High Status of our Women
The role of the Women in family is continued in this episode as well and how a man cannot perform certain samskaras without his wife is explained in this episode. The power the Woman has in the family is highlighted in this episode.
02:43
September 9, 2020
57 : BRAHMACARYASRAMA (STUDENT-BACHELORHOOD) - What about Women?
H H highlights the role of Women in the family and her importance; also he explains why they are not prescribed any samskaras in this episode.
04:21
September 9, 2020
56: BRAHMACARYASRAMA (STUDENT-BACHELORHOOD) - Gayatri (Invocatory Prayer) & Sandhyavandana (Daily Prayer)
The improtance of Gayathri Japa and Sandhyavandana are explained in this episode.
06:24
September 9, 2020
55 : BRAHMACARYASRAMA (STUDENT-BACHELORHOOD) - The Brahmin must Keep his Body Pure
Why a Brahmin must keep his body pure is highlighted in this episode by H H Kanchi Paramacharya.
02:54
September 9, 2020
54 : BRAHMACARYASRAMA (STUDENT-BACHELORHOOD) - Domestic Life and Carnal Desire
What role Carnal desire plays in our life and how to get relieved of it to become a Sanyasin is mentioned in this episode.
02:14
September 9, 2020
53 : BRAHMACARYASRAMA (STUDENT-BACHELORHOOD) - Naishtika Brahmacarya (Lifelong Student - Bachelorhood) and Family Life.
How a person becomes a Naishtika Brahmacarin and what are the things a person with family responsibilities should do to become an ascetic are briefed in this episode.
07:34
September 9, 2020
52 : BRAHMACARYASRAMA (STUDENT-BACHELORHOOD) - Qualities of a Brahmacarin (Student - Bachelor)
The do's and dont's of the student in his bachelorhood is highlighted in this episode.
01:21
September 9, 2020
51 : BRHMACARYASRAMA (STUDENT-BACHELORHOOD) - Upanayana (Leading a Child to the Guru)
H H Kanchi Paramacharya defines the word Upanayanam and the purpose of it.
02:25
September 9, 2020
50 : THE FORTY SAMSKARAS (ACTION THAT PURIFY) - Why not All Samskaras for All?
This episode deals with why certain Samskaras are to be performed by certain Varnas only and why not all Samskaras to all Varnas?
03:32
September 3, 2020
49 : THE FORTY SAMSKARAS (ACTION THAT PURIFY) - Samskaras Performed by Parents
What and when Samskaras are performed by Parents is detailed in this episode.
02:06
September 3, 2020
48 : THE FORTY SAMSKARAS (ACTION THAT PURIFY) - Gunas in Practical Life
As the title suggest, how the Gunas are present in practical life is covered in this episode.
02:49
September 2, 2020
47 : THE FORTY SAMSKARAS (ACTION THAT PURIFY) - The Eight Qualities (Gunas)
What are the eight gunas and how they can help salvation is briefed in this episode.
06:44
September 2, 2020
46 : THE FORTY SAMSKARAS (ACTION THAT PURIFY) - Paradise or the Path of Atmajnana (Self-realization)
A short note on how Samskaras help us in attaining Paradise or Atmajnana.
03:27
September 2, 2020
45 : THE FORTY SAMSKARAS (ACTION THAT PURIFY) - SAMSKARAS
This episode briefs on what is Samsakra.
00:41
September 2, 2020
44 : DHARMASASTRA (SCRIPTURE ON CODE OF CONDUCT) : Freedom and Discipline
H H Paramacharya  spells how that sastras  have created rules, do's and dont's  for the conduct of our day to day life.
03:19
September 2, 2020
43 : DHARMASASTRA (SCRIPTURE ON CODE OF CONDUCT) - Realizing the Ideals of the Puranas
In this episode how Dharmasastra guides us through instruction in our duties and rites is conveyed.
04:09
September 2, 2020
42: PURANAS (TRADITIONAL STORIES) - Why Differences among the Gods?
Why there are so many deities and how is it that one can be greater than the other?  All queries are answered in this episode by HH Shri Paramacharya.
05:08
August 26, 2020
40: PURANAS (TRADITIONAL STORIES) - The Epics and their Greatness
The greatness of the Epics and how they differ from Puranas is briefed in this Episode.
02:01
August 26, 2020
41: PURANAS (TRADITIONAL STORIES) - Itihasas (Two Great Epics) and Puranas (Traditional Stories)
Itihasas and Puranas - What are they? Briefed in this episode.
01:03
August 26, 2020
39 : PURANAS (TRADITIONAL STORIES) - Magnifying Glass of the Vedas
The Puranas are the magnifying glass of the Vedas - How?  This is explained in this episode.
02:43
August 26, 2020
38 : NYAYA (SCIENCE OF REASONING) - We Need All Types of Knowledge
Short note on need to hone types of knowledge is highlighted in this episode.
01:14
August 26, 2020
37 : NYAYA (SCIENCE OF REASONING) - RATIONAL WAY TO KNOW GOD
How to know God? A brief on a rational approach.
03:08
August 26, 2020
36 - THE VEDAS: Essence of The Upanishadic Teachings
Summary of the Upanishadic Teachings are covered in this episode.
00:57
August 20, 2020
35 - THE VEDAS: What Do the Vedas Teach Us?
What can be learnt from the Vedas is highlighted in this episode.
04:49
August 20, 2020
34 - THE VEDAS: Upanishadic Commentary on The Nature of The Self
The Nature of the Self is discussed in this episode.
08:35
August 20, 2020
33 - THE VEDAS: Veda and Vedanta - Are They Opposed to One Another?Part 2
The previous episode continues and concludes in this one.
06:10
August 19, 2020
32 - THE VEDAS: Veda and Vedanta - Are They Opposed to One Another Part 1
What is Veda and what is Vedanta are clearly covered in this episode and also do they clash against each other? is also replied.
08:51
August 19, 2020
31 - THE VEDAS: The Brahmasutra
An introduction to Brahmasutra is made in this episode.
02:47
August 19, 2020
30 - THE VEDAS - The Upanishads
Shri Paramacharya defines what are the Upanishads.
05:10
August 19, 2020
29 - THE VEDAS: To Discover the One Truth
Discovering the self is briefed in this episode
01:17
August 19, 2020
28- THE VEDAS: The Threefold purpose of Yajna
In brief the purpose of Yajna is highlighted in this episode.
02:58
August 19, 2020
27 - THE VEDAS: What is Advaita (Non-dualism)?
H H Shri Paramacharya briefs on what is Advaita in simple terms in this episode.
02:36
August 13, 2020
26 - THE VEDAS: Yajna or Sacrifice
This episode defines what type of Yajna is important.
01:36
August 13, 2020
25 - THE VEDAS: Sound and Meaning
How reciting the Vedas create vibrations in us and their effect is covered in this episode.
02:17
August 12, 2020
24 - THE VEDAS: Western Vedic Research
Crisp notes on how the Westerners treat the Vedas.
01:13
August 12, 2020
23 - THE VEDAS: Sound and Creation (Sruti)
Why Vedas are called as Sruti and How it should be recited is covered in this episode.
04:57
August 12, 2020
22 - THE VEDAS: Eternal
This episode briefs on the Paramatman being Eternal.
02:31
August 12, 2020
21 - THE VEDAS: The Basic Texts of Hinduism: Our Ignorance of Them
Pujyashri Paramacharya briefs the importance of learning the Vedas.
02:19
August 12, 2020
20 - THE SASTRAS & MODERN LIFE: Sastra or Conscience?
How we give importance to Conscience instead of Sastra and how it is wrong is explained in this episode.
02:31
August 5, 2020
19 - THE SASTRAS & MODERN LIFE: Neither too much Ease nor too many Comforts
This episode covers how there is comfort in discomfort and how the same can be achieved.
02:04
August 5, 2020
18 - THE SASTRAS & MODERN LIFE: Religion and Society
In this episode Shri Paramacharya stresses the need for us to  have faith in Religion and God
03:09
August 5, 2020
17 - THE SASTRAS & MODERN LIFE: The Cure for the Disease Called Modern Civilization
Shri Paramacharya impresses the need for  us to remain true to Our Sastras.
02:46
August 5, 2020
16 - THE VEDIC RELIGION AND VARNA (CASTE) DHARMA: My Work
How the tradition has to be instilled back in the society, by the Brahmins is covered in this episode.
02:43
July 30, 2020
15 - THE VEDIC RELIGION AND VARNA (CASTE) DHARMA: Preserving the Vedas: Why it Is a Lifetime Mission
Shri Paramacharya elucidates the origin of the Vedas and how it should be passed on from generation to generation.
12:46
July 30, 2020
14 - THE VEDIC RELIGION AND VARNA (CASTE) DHARMA: The Least Expected of Brahmins.
Shri Paramacharya briefs what he expects the least from the Brahmins in this episode.
02:28
July 30, 2020
13 - THE VEDIC RELIGION AND VARNA (CASTE) DHARMA: The Conflict between Tradition and Modernity
Who was responsible for the varna dharma to disappear? How greed had taken over dharma is covered in this episode.
11:43
July 30, 2020
12 - THE VEDIC RELIGION AND VARNA (CASTE) DHARMA: Why only this Country?
The importance of Varna Dharma for civilization and culture is covered in this episode.
01:54
July 30, 2020
11 - THE VEDIC RELIGION AND VARNA (CASTE) DHARMA: Divided by Work but Still of One Heart
Paramacharya elucidates how happiness prevailed when Varna Dharma was followed in our Country.
06:33
July 30, 2020
10 - THE VEDIC RELIGION AND VARNA (CASTE) DHARMA: What is Varna Dharma?
This episode covers on the details of Samnya Dharma, Visesha Dharma and Varna Dharma
04:03
July 30, 2020
9 - THE VEDIC RELIGION: INTRODUCTORY: The Vedas In Their Original Form
Why the Vedas should be in Sanskrit only and not be translated to other religions is highlighted in this episode.
02:32
July 30, 2020
8 - THE VEDIC RELIGION: INTRODUCTORY: The Vedas, The Root of All
How Vedas forms the crux of Religions of the world is explained in this episode.
02:15
July 30, 2020
7 - THE VEDIC RELIGION: INTRODUCTORY: Distinctive Features of Sanatana Dharma
How Sanatana Dharma now known as Hinduism differs from other Religions is covered in this episode.
07:57
July 23, 2020
6 - THE VEDIC RELIGION: INTRODUCTORY: The Religion without a Name
Origin of religions and how Hinduism got its name are covered in this episode.
04:02
July 16, 2020
5 - RELIGION IN GENERAL: Qualities of a Religious Leader
In this podcast how a Religion thrives or goes down depends on the qualities of its Leader, is touched upon.
03:33
July 9, 2020
4 - RELIGION IN GENERAL: The Unity of Religions
What is it common among religions? How they differ are briefed in this podcast.
06:23
July 9, 2020
3 - RELIGION IN GENERAL:The Purpose of Religion & Others
What is Sanatana Dharma and how Devotion is common in all faiths is highlighted in this episode.
03:00
July 3, 2020
2 - RELIGION IN GENERAL: Punya (Virtuous Action)
In this podcast one comes across how to face desires and abstain from committing sins in various ways.
05:46
July 3, 2020
1 - RELIGION IN GENERAL: Dharma Alone Protects
How Dharma Protects us and how we should align ourselves and perform what are forefathers did is detailed in this episode.
06:09
July 3, 2020
0.0 About the book
A brief of the contents of the book.
00:52
July 3, 2020