General Calendar for ALL Events

May
13
Tue
Nrsimha Caturdasi: Appearance of Lord Nrsimhadeva; (Fast today)
May 13 – May 14 all-day
May
20
Tue
Bg 3.32
May 20 @ 5:00 am – 5:30 am
Bg 3.32

Speaker:  HH Bhakti Dhira Damodara Swami

Bg 3.32 But those who, out of envy, disregard these teachings and do not follow them regularly are to be considered bereft of all knowledge, befooled, and ruined in their endeavors for perfection.
Jun
17
Tue
Bg 4.1
Jun 17 @ 5:00 am – 5:30 am
Bg 4.1

Speaker:  HH Bhakti Dhira Damodara Swami

Bg 4.1 — The Personality of Godhead, Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, said: I instructed this imperishable science of yoga to the sun-god, Vivasvān, and Vivasvān instructed it to Manu, the father of mankind, and Manu in turn instructed it to Ikṣvāku.
Jul
21
Mon
Bg 4.15
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 4.15

Speaker:  HH Bhakti Dhira Damodara Swami

Bg 4.15 — All the liberated souls in ancient times acted with this understanding of My transcendental nature. Therefore you should perform your duty, following in their footsteps.
Jul
27
Sun
Bg 4.20
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Speaker:  Janmastami Prabhu

Bg 4.20 Abandoning all attachment to the results of his activities, ever satisfied and independent, he performs no fruitive action, although engaged in all kinds of undertakings.
Jan
28
Wed
Bg 6.35
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.35

Speaker:  Jaya Jagadisha Prabhu

Bg 6.35 Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa said: O mighty-armed son of Kuntī, it is undoubtedly very difficult to curb the restless mind, but it is possible by suitable practice and by detachment.
Sep
7
Mon
Bg 9.25
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

CaptureYogananda Prabhu

Bg 9.25 Those who worship the demigods will take birth among the demigods; those who worship the ancestors go to the ancestors; those who worship ghosts and spirits will take birth among such beings; and those who worship Me will live with Me.
Sep
14
Mon
Bg 9.28
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

CaptureYogananda Prabhu

Bg 9.28 In this way you will be freed from bondage to work and its auspicious and inauspicious results. With your mind fixed on Me in this principle of renunciation, you will be liberated and come to Me.
Sep
22
Tue
Bg 9.32
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 9.32

Speaker:  Janaspriha Prabhu (Honolulu, Hawaii)

Bg 9.32 O son of Pṛthā, those who take shelter in Me, though they be of lower birth – women, vaiśyas [merchants] and śūdras [workers] – can attain the supreme destination.
Sep
29
Tue
Bg 10.1
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Janaspriha PrabhuSpeaker:  Janaspriha Prabhu

Bg 10.1 — The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Listen again, O mighty-armed Arjuna. Because you are My dear friend, for your benefit I shall speak to you further, giving knowledge that is better than what I have already explained.

Nov
4
Wed
Bg 10.3
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

HH Bhakti Swarupa Caitanya SwamiHH Bhakti Swarupa Caitanya Swami

Bg 10.3 — He who knows Me as the unborn, as the beginningless, as the Supreme Lord of all the worlds – he only, undeluded among men, is freed from all sins.

Nov
5
Thu
CC Adi 6.101
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Adi 6.101

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 6.101 Lord Kṛṣṇa considers His devotees greater than Himself. In this connection the scriptures provide an abundance of evidence.

Nov
10
Tue
Bg 10.6
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 10.6

Speaker:  Janaspriha Prabhu

Bg 10.6 — The seven great sages and before them the four other great sages and the Manus [progenitors of mankind] come from Me, born from My mind, and all the living beings populating the various planets descend from them.

Nov
26
Thu
CC Ādi 7.1
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Ādi 7.1

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 7.1 Let me first offer my respectful obeisances unto Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu, who is the ultimate goal of life for one bereft of all possessions in this material world and is the only meaning for one advancing in spiritual life. Thus let me write about His magnanimous contribution of devotional service in love of God.

Dec
3
Thu
CC Adi 7.2
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Adi 7.2

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 7.2 — Let me offer glorification to the Supreme Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. One who has taken shelter of His lotus feet is the most glorified person.

Dec
10
Thu
CC Ādi 7.5
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Ādi 7.5

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 7.5 — Spiritually there are no differences between these five tattvas, for on the transcendental platform everything is absolute. Yet there are also varieties in the spiritual world, and in order to taste these spiritual varieties one should distinguish between them.

Jan
1
Fri
CC Adi 7.6
Jan 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Adi 7.6

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 7.6 — Let me offer my obeisances unto Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, who has manifested Himself in five as a devotee, expansion of a devotee, incarnation of a devotee, pure devotee and devotional energy.
Jan
7
Thu
SP Night
Jan 7 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

spGlorification of Srila Prabhupada

Jan
8
Fri
CC Ādi 7.7
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Ādi 7.7

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 7.7 — Kṛṣṇa, the reservoir of all pleasure, is the Supreme Personality of Godhead Himself, the supreme controller. No one is greater than or equal to Śrī Kṛṣṇa, yet He appears as the son of Mahārāja Nanda.
Dec
15
Fri
BG Class cancelled this Friday for a “Local Event”
Dec 15 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
 
Jun
1
Fri
Bg 5.27-28
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 5.27-28

Speaker:  Maharani Devi

Bg 5.27-28 Shutting out all external sense objects, keeping the eyes and vision concentrated between the two eyebrows, suspending the inward and outward breaths within the nostrils, and thus controlling the mind, senses and intelligence, the transcendentalist aiming at liberation becomes free from desire, fear and anger. One who is always in this state is certainly liberated.
Jun
15
Fri
Bg 6.5
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.5

Speaker:  Maharani Devi

Bg 6.5 One must deliver himself with the help of his mind, and not degrade himself. The mind is the friend of the conditioned soul, and his enemy as well.
Jun
25
Mon
Bg 6.9 —10
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.9 —10

Speaker:  Achintya Prabhu

Bg 6.9 — A person is considered still further advanced when he regards honest well-wishers, affectionate benefactors, the neutral, mediators, the envious, friends and enemies, the pious and the sinners all with an equal mind.
Bg 6.10 — A transcendentalist should always engage his body, mind and self in relationship with the Supreme; he should live alone in a secluded place and should always carefully control his mind. He should be free from desires and feelings of possessiveness.
Jun
29
Fri
Bg 6.13-14
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.13-14

Speaker:  Maharani Devi

Bg 6.13-14 — One should hold one’s body, neck and head erect in a straight line and stare steadily at the tip of the nose. Thus, with an unagitated, subdued mind, devoid of fear, completely free from sex life, one should meditate upon Me within the heart and make Me the ultimate goal of life.
Jul
6
Fri
Bg 6.17
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.17

Speaker:  Yugala Rasa Devi Dasi

Bg 6.17 He who is regulated in his habits of eating, sleeping, recreation and work can mitigate all material pains by practicing the yoga system.

Jul
16
Mon
Bg 6.25
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.25

Speaker:  Achintya Prabhu

Bg 6.25 Gradually, step by step, one should become situated in trance by means of intelligence sustained by full conviction, and thus the mind should be fixed on the Self alone and should think of nothing else.
Jul
25
Wed
Bg 6.31
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.31

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 6.31 Such a yogī, who engages in the worshipful service of the Supersoul, knowing that I and the Supersoul are one, remains always in Me in all circumstances.
Aug
1
Wed
Bg 6.7
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.7

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 6.34 The mind is restless, turbulent, obstinate and very strong, O Kṛṣṇa, and to subdue it, I think, is more difficult than controlling the wind.
Aug
8
Wed
Bg 6.37
Aug 8 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Bg 6.37

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 6.37 Arjuna said: O Kṛṣṇa, what is the destination of the unsuccessful transcendentalist, who in the beginning takes to the process of self-realization with faith but who later desists due to worldly-mindedness and thus does not attain perfection in mysticism?
Aug
10
Fri
Bg 6.38
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.38

Speaker:  Yugala Rasa Devi Dasi

Bg 6.38 O mighty-armed Kṛṣṇa, does not such a man, who is bewildered from the path of transcendence, fall away from both spiritual and material success and perish like a riven cloud, with no position in any sphere?
Aug
15
Wed
Bg 6.42
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.42

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 6.42 Or [if unsuccessful after long practice of yoga] he takes his birth in a family of transcendentalists who are surely great in wisdom. Certainly, such a birth is rare in this world.
Aug
17
Fri
Bg 6.43
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.43

Speaker:  Ramananda dasa

Bg 6.43 On taking such a birth, he revives the divine consciousness of his previous life, and he again tries to make further progress in order to achieve complete success, O son of Kuru.

 

May
13
Tue
Nrsimha Caturdasi: Appearance of Lord Nrsimhadeva; (Fast today)
May 13 – May 14 all-day
May
20
Tue
Bg 3.32
May 20 @ 5:00 am – 5:30 am
Bg 3.32

Speaker:  HH Bhakti Dhira Damodara Swami

Bg 3.32 But those who, out of envy, disregard these teachings and do not follow them regularly are to be considered bereft of all knowledge, befooled, and ruined in their endeavors for perfection.
Jun
17
Tue
Bg 4.1
Jun 17 @ 5:00 am – 5:30 am
Bg 4.1

Speaker:  HH Bhakti Dhira Damodara Swami

Bg 4.1 — The Personality of Godhead, Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, said: I instructed this imperishable science of yoga to the sun-god, Vivasvān, and Vivasvān instructed it to Manu, the father of mankind, and Manu in turn instructed it to Ikṣvāku.
Jul
21
Mon
Bg 4.15
Jul 21 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 4.15

Speaker:  HH Bhakti Dhira Damodara Swami

Bg 4.15 — All the liberated souls in ancient times acted with this understanding of My transcendental nature. Therefore you should perform your duty, following in their footsteps.
Jul
27
Sun
Bg 4.20
Jul 27 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Speaker:  Janmastami Prabhu

Bg 4.20 Abandoning all attachment to the results of his activities, ever satisfied and independent, he performs no fruitive action, although engaged in all kinds of undertakings.
Jan
28
Wed
Bg 6.35
Jan 28 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.35

Speaker:  Jaya Jagadisha Prabhu

Bg 6.35 Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa said: O mighty-armed son of Kuntī, it is undoubtedly very difficult to curb the restless mind, but it is possible by suitable practice and by detachment.
Sep
7
Mon
Bg 9.25
Sep 7 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

CaptureYogananda Prabhu

Bg 9.25 Those who worship the demigods will take birth among the demigods; those who worship the ancestors go to the ancestors; those who worship ghosts and spirits will take birth among such beings; and those who worship Me will live with Me.
Sep
14
Mon
Bg 9.28
Sep 14 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

CaptureYogananda Prabhu

Bg 9.28 In this way you will be freed from bondage to work and its auspicious and inauspicious results. With your mind fixed on Me in this principle of renunciation, you will be liberated and come to Me.
Sep
22
Tue
Bg 9.32
Sep 22 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 9.32

Speaker:  Janaspriha Prabhu (Honolulu, Hawaii)

Bg 9.32 O son of Pṛthā, those who take shelter in Me, though they be of lower birth – women, vaiśyas [merchants] and śūdras [workers] – can attain the supreme destination.
Sep
29
Tue
Bg 10.1
Sep 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Janaspriha PrabhuSpeaker:  Janaspriha Prabhu

Bg 10.1 — The Supreme Personality of Godhead said: Listen again, O mighty-armed Arjuna. Because you are My dear friend, for your benefit I shall speak to you further, giving knowledge that is better than what I have already explained.

Nov
4
Wed
Bg 10.3
Nov 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

HH Bhakti Swarupa Caitanya SwamiHH Bhakti Swarupa Caitanya Swami

Bg 10.3 — He who knows Me as the unborn, as the beginningless, as the Supreme Lord of all the worlds – he only, undeluded among men, is freed from all sins.

Nov
5
Thu
CC Adi 6.101
Nov 5 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Adi 6.101

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 6.101 Lord Kṛṣṇa considers His devotees greater than Himself. In this connection the scriptures provide an abundance of evidence.

Nov
10
Tue
Bg 10.6
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 10.6

Speaker:  Janaspriha Prabhu

Bg 10.6 — The seven great sages and before them the four other great sages and the Manus [progenitors of mankind] come from Me, born from My mind, and all the living beings populating the various planets descend from them.

Nov
26
Thu
CC Ādi 7.1
Nov 26 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Ādi 7.1

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 7.1 Let me first offer my respectful obeisances unto Lord Caitanya Mahāprabhu, who is the ultimate goal of life for one bereft of all possessions in this material world and is the only meaning for one advancing in spiritual life. Thus let me write about His magnanimous contribution of devotional service in love of God.

Dec
3
Thu
CC Adi 7.2
Dec 3 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Adi 7.2

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 7.2 — Let me offer glorification to the Supreme Lord Śrī Caitanya Mahāprabhu. One who has taken shelter of His lotus feet is the most glorified person.

Dec
10
Thu
CC Ādi 7.5
Dec 10 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Ādi 7.5

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 7.5 — Spiritually there are no differences between these five tattvas, for on the transcendental platform everything is absolute. Yet there are also varieties in the spiritual world, and in order to taste these spiritual varieties one should distinguish between them.

Jan
1
Fri
CC Adi 7.6
Jan 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Adi 7.6

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 7.6 — Let me offer my obeisances unto Lord Śrī Kṛṣṇa, who has manifested Himself in five as a devotee, expansion of a devotee, incarnation of a devotee, pure devotee and devotional energy.
Jan
7
Thu
SP Night
Jan 7 @ 7:00 am – 7:30 am

spGlorification of Srila Prabhupada

Jan
8
Fri
CC Ādi 7.7
Jan 8 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
CC Ādi 7.7

Speaker:  HH Kavichandra Swami

CC Ādi 7.7 — Kṛṣṇa, the reservoir of all pleasure, is the Supreme Personality of Godhead Himself, the supreme controller. No one is greater than or equal to Śrī Kṛṣṇa, yet He appears as the son of Mahārāja Nanda.
Dec
15
Fri
BG Class cancelled this Friday for a “Local Event”
Dec 15 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
 
Jun
1
Fri
Bg 5.27-28
Jun 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 5.27-28

Speaker:  Maharani Devi

Bg 5.27-28 Shutting out all external sense objects, keeping the eyes and vision concentrated between the two eyebrows, suspending the inward and outward breaths within the nostrils, and thus controlling the mind, senses and intelligence, the transcendentalist aiming at liberation becomes free from desire, fear and anger. One who is always in this state is certainly liberated.
Jun
15
Fri
Bg 6.5
Jun 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.5

Speaker:  Maharani Devi

Bg 6.5 One must deliver himself with the help of his mind, and not degrade himself. The mind is the friend of the conditioned soul, and his enemy as well.
Jun
25
Mon
Bg 6.9 —10
Jun 25 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.9 —10

Speaker:  Achintya Prabhu

Bg 6.9 — A person is considered still further advanced when he regards honest well-wishers, affectionate benefactors, the neutral, mediators, the envious, friends and enemies, the pious and the sinners all with an equal mind.
Bg 6.10 — A transcendentalist should always engage his body, mind and self in relationship with the Supreme; he should live alone in a secluded place and should always carefully control his mind. He should be free from desires and feelings of possessiveness.
Jun
29
Fri
Bg 6.13-14
Jun 29 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.13-14

Speaker:  Maharani Devi

Bg 6.13-14 — One should hold one’s body, neck and head erect in a straight line and stare steadily at the tip of the nose. Thus, with an unagitated, subdued mind, devoid of fear, completely free from sex life, one should meditate upon Me within the heart and make Me the ultimate goal of life.
Jul
6
Fri
Bg 6.17
Jul 6 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.17

Speaker:  Yugala Rasa Devi Dasi

Bg 6.17 He who is regulated in his habits of eating, sleeping, recreation and work can mitigate all material pains by practicing the yoga system.

Jul
16
Mon
Bg 6.25
Jul 16 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.25

Speaker:  Achintya Prabhu

Bg 6.25 Gradually, step by step, one should become situated in trance by means of intelligence sustained by full conviction, and thus the mind should be fixed on the Self alone and should think of nothing else.
Jul
25
Wed
Bg 6.31
Jul 25 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.31

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 6.31 Such a yogī, who engages in the worshipful service of the Supersoul, knowing that I and the Supersoul are one, remains always in Me in all circumstances.
Aug
1
Wed
Bg 6.7
Aug 1 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.7

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 6.34 The mind is restless, turbulent, obstinate and very strong, O Kṛṣṇa, and to subdue it, I think, is more difficult than controlling the wind.
Aug
8
Wed
Bg 6.37
Aug 8 @ 6:00 am – 6:30 am
Bg 6.37

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 6.37 Arjuna said: O Kṛṣṇa, what is the destination of the unsuccessful transcendentalist, who in the beginning takes to the process of self-realization with faith but who later desists due to worldly-mindedness and thus does not attain perfection in mysticism?
Aug
10
Fri
Bg 6.38
Aug 10 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.38

Speaker:  Yugala Rasa Devi Dasi

Bg 6.38 O mighty-armed Kṛṣṇa, does not such a man, who is bewildered from the path of transcendence, fall away from both spiritual and material success and perish like a riven cloud, with no position in any sphere?
Aug
15
Wed
Bg 6.42
Aug 15 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.42

Speaker:  Vidagdha Madhava Prabhu

Bg 6.42 Or [if unsuccessful after long practice of yoga] he takes his birth in a family of transcendentalists who are surely great in wisdom. Certainly, such a birth is rare in this world.
Aug
17
Fri
Bg 6.43
Aug 17 @ 7:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Bg 6.43

Speaker:  Ramananda dasa

Bg 6.43 On taking such a birth, he revives the divine consciousness of his previous life, and he again tries to make further progress in order to achieve complete success, O son of Kuru.