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Spiritual Discourses given at Kali Mandir, a traditional Hindu temple located in Laguna Beach, California dedicated to the worship of Divine Mother Kali in the tradition of Sri Ramakrishna

Spiritual Discourses given at Kali Mandir, a traditional Hindu temple located in Laguna Beach, California dedicated to the worship of Divine Mother Kali in the tradition of Sri Ramakrishna
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Spiritual Discourses given at Kali Mandir, a traditional Hindu temple located in Laguna Beach, California dedicated to the worship of Divine Mother Kali in the tradition of Sri Ramakrishna

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English


Episodes

"Kali Nyasa" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 19)

12/1/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on Antar Pitha-Nyasa, Dehamarjana, Rsyadi-Nyasa, Kara-Nyasa, Anga-Nyasa, Mantra-Samputita, and Vyapaka-Nyasa.

Duration:01:28:40

"Glory of the Goddess" Spiritual talk during Navaratri

10/13/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on the significance of Navratri; stories of Goddess Durga; the Killing of Madhu and Kaitabha and bramah-stuti (Brahma's hymn to the Goddess) from chapter 1 of the Devi Mahatmyam, given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 13 October 2018.

Duration:01:31:58

"Baneswar-Shiva & Ramakrishna" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 17)

10/6/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on bāneśvara-pūjā (worship of Baneswar Shiva) and rāmakrishna-pūjā (worship of Sri Ramakrishna) part 1, given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 6 October 2018. This is part of a series on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritual worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:27:10

"Deities of the Temple" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 16)

9/29/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on mandira-devara-pūjā (worship of the deities of the temple", given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 29 September 2018. This is part of a series on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritual worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:35:54

"Gods and Goddesses" Introduction to Kali Puja Part XV

9/22/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on devatā-pūjā (worship of the Divinities), given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 22 September 2018. This is part of a series of class-talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:39:00

"Shiva Lingam" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 14)

9/15/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on śiva-pūjā (worship of Shiva) part 2 and jaya-durgā-pūjā (worship of the Victorious Durga), given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 15 September 2018. This is part of a series of class-talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:39:12

"Vishu and Shiva" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 13)

9/8/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on nārāyana-pūjā (worship of Narayana) and śiva-pūjā (worship of Shiva) part 1, given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 8 September 2018. This is part of a series of class-talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:18:35

"Five Faces of the One" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 12)

9/1/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on pancāyatana pūjā (worship of the five deities); ganeśa pūjā (worship of Ganesha); and sūrya pūjā (worship of the Sun), given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 1 September 2018. This is part of a series of class-talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:31:33

"Guru Puja" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 11)

7/21/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on guru pūja (worship of the guru), given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 21 July 2018. This is part of a series of class-talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:29:12

"Offering to the Sun" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 10)

6/23/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on gandhādi-arcanā (worship of the sandalwood paste etc.), and sūryārghya (offering to sun) given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 23 June 2018. This is part of a series of class-talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:01:50

"Nyāsa/Consecration" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 9)

6/16/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on vyāpaka-nyāsa (consecration of the self); rishyādi-mātrika-nyāsa (consecration of the sages etc. for the alphabet); kara-nyāsa (consecration of hands); anga-nyāsa (consecration of the limbs); āntar-mātrikā-nyāsa (internal consecration of the aphabet); bāhya-mātrikā-nyāsa (eternal consecration of the alphabet); and sanhāra-mātrikā-nyāsa (total consecration of the alphabet) given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 16 June 2018. This is...

Duration:01:19:30

"Tantric Purification" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 8)

6/9/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on bhuta-śuddhi (purification of the Self) part 2, given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 9 June 2018. This is part of a series of class-talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:31:33

"Protection & Pranayama" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 7)

6/2/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Dr. Swami Bhajananada Saraswati on vahni-prākārcintā (imagining a circle of fire); dehamārjana (purification of the body); ātma-raksha (protection of the self); prānāyāma (contorl of the prana/breath); and bhūta-śuddhi part 1 (purification of the elements) given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 2 June 2018. This is part of a series of class-talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:05:03

"Purifying the Mantra" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 6)

5/26/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on divya-vighna nivārana (removal of celestial obstacles); digbandhana (fencing the quarters); bhūmi-vighna nivārana (removal of earthly obstacles); amtarolsha-vighna-nivārana (removal of heavenly obstacles); devatā & pūjādravya śuddhi; and mantra-śuddhi (purification of mantra), given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 26 May 2018. This is part of a series of class-talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of...

Duration:01:40:00

"Saluting the Gurus" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 5)

5/19/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on guru-pranām (saluting the lineage of gurus); kara-śuddhi (purification of the hands); and pushpa-śuddhi (purification of the flowers), given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 19 May 2018. This is part of a series of class-talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:28:48

"Establishing the Seat" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 4)

5/11/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on bhūmi-śuddhi (purification of the earth) and āsana-sthāpana (establishing the seat), given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 12 May 2018. This is part of a series of class-talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:22:03

"Establishing the Holy Waters" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 3)

5/4/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on sāmānya-arghya-sthāpana (establishing the holy waters), dvāra-devatā-pūjā (worship of the deities of the threshold), and bhūtāpasārana (removal of the spirits that create obstacles), given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 5 May 2018. This is part of a series of talks on Kali Puja, the ritualistic worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:24:08

"Armor and Intention" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 2)

4/21/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on kavacha (armor of protection) and sankalpa (statement of resolve/intent), given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 21 April 2018. This is part of a series of talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritual worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:20:44

Transformation Through Spiritual Practice

4/14/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Swami Sarvadevananda Puri, a senior monk of the Ramakrishna Math & Mission and Minister of the Vedanta Society of Southern California, given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 14 April 2018.

Duration:00:54:41

"Auspicious Invocation" Introduction to Kali Puja (Part 1)

3/31/2018
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Discourse by Rev. Swami Bhajanananda Saraswati on mangalachana (auspicious invocation); achaman (sipping water); inner purification; pratahara (withdraw of sense and mind); Ganesh puja; Tantra; and the nature of symbolic images, language and actions; given at Kali Mandir Ramakrishna Ashram on 31 March 2018. This is part of a series of talks on the theory and practice of Kali Puja, the ritual worship of the Divine Mother Kali.

Duration:01:20:59