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05 Jul.

Thursday Satsang: “The Vasudeva Principle” with Swami Radha Bharati and Michael Smith – July 5, 2018

July 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Thursday Satsang  – July 5, 2018

“The Vasudeva Principle”

with Swami Radha Bharati and Michael Smith

The theme for this year’s 40-Day Spiritual Festival is the Vasudeva Principle.
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This Thursday Swami Radha and Michael Smith will explain what this principle is and how we can apply it in our daily lives.
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Why do people ask, “What is the difference?”
Why do people not ask, “What is the unity? What is the connection?” (Swami Veda Bharati)
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If one were to point to one universal principle which encompasses all religions and ethical standards, it would be the Vasudeva Principle.
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Sarva sharī reshu chaitanya-eka-tānatā dhyānam:
“To recognize in all the bodies
one single continuum of consciousness
is meditation.”
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Why does anyone want to do something for others?  Where does this motivation come from?  Where does this loving tendency in human beings come from?  That love comes from when one has become aware of the unity in diversity and realizes that we are all one essentially.” (Swami Rama of the Himalayas)
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The Vasudeva Principle may be the only saving grace for the times we are now facing.
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6:00 p.m. Hatha Yoga
7:00 p.m. Meditation with Michael Smith
8:30 p.m. Soup
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“Vasudeva Principle”
by Swami Veda Bharati
In the Bhagavad Gita, we read “vasudeva sarvam”. That indwelling One is All. There is no other in relation-to, or conditioned-by. What do we mean by the indweller, the indwelling force? One of the many ways, the word “vasudeva” is translated in Bhagavad Gita is the “indwelling deity”. This is closely related to the word “vasu”, meaning, “all places”, for all places are dwelling places of divinity. Vasu is also the “hamsa”, that swan of the universal prana dwelling every-where in every-thing. Vasu-mana is also one of the thousand names of Shiva in the Mahabharata. Vasu-mana means beautiful mind, a mind that dwells as light in Being, and therefore, Vasu is the beautiful, light-filled, indwelling force…

Event Details

Date: July 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Organizer Name: The Meditation Center
Phone: 612-379-2386