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On those who are ever devoted to Me and worship Me with love, I bestow the yoga of understanding, by which they come to Me.

Bhagavad Gita

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Sat 20 Feb 2021

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM (UTC+5.5)

Event Type: Date

Weekend With Wisdom: Bhagavad Gita From Scratch to Peak

In this session, Prof. V Krishnamurthy will first provide an overview of the rock-bottom fundamentals of Vedanta of Sanatana Dharma, with appropriate support from Krishna Himself in the Gita. Then he would expound upon four Levels of Reality, and four facets of the Self. Finally, he will teach the four fundamental maxims for an authentic understanding of the Gita.

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Prof. V Krishnamurthy

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V. Krishnamurthy (b.1927) is a former Director of K. K. Birla Academy, New Delhi and a former Dy. Director and Professor of Mathematics at BITS, Pilani for more than two decades. He was trained systematically from boyhood in traditional Hindu fashion by his father, Sri R. Visvanatha Sastrigal, who was a scholarly exponent and a living example of the ideal Hindu way of life. Prof. Krishnamurthy has given numerous lectures, known for their precision, clarity and an irresistible appeal to the modern mind, on ancient scriptures like the Upanishads, Valmiki Ramayana, Shrimad Bhagavatam and Bhagavad Gita to Indian and American audiences. He has to his credit more than a dozen books, covering subjects like Mathematics at all levels, Hinduism for the general reader and Advaita philosophy for the seriously oriented. A good number of writings of his on religion and philosophy are on the web. He lives in Bangalore and can be contacted at profvk@yahoo.com.