Brahman Initiation Part 1£10
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Brahman Initiation Part 1
“The brahmana is meant for doing the brain work. He will give advice. Just like we, Kṛṣṇa consciousness movement, we, we are not meant for the ksatriya’s business or vaisya’s business, the devotees, but if required they can take. But real business is, brāhmaṇa’s business is to know the Vedas, the Brahman, the Supreme Brahman, the Absolute Truth. He, he must know, and he must distribute the knowledge. This is brāhmaṇa.” – A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada
Srila Prabhupada explained that he wanted a society of brahmanas. First class men and women exhibiting exemplary Vaisnava character. But what does this mean practically, and how can one move forward in developing these qualities in a practical way? This is a course for those who are preparing to take second initiation and for those who already have. It has been prepared due to frequent enquiries from many devotees on all subjects related to second initiation.
The course is in two parts – part one explains the value of second initiation and what to do to prepare for it, its function and some procedures related to the daily chanting and worship. Part one can be attended by individuals who have not yet received second initiation or who are already second initiated. Part two explains the meaning of the mantras. Part two is only for those who are second initiated.
Part One will cover:
· Why two initiations?
· Brahmanas and the Varnashram system
· The qualifications for second initiation – a personal introspection
· Vedic and Pancharatrika margas
· How to prepare for it
· Philosophy and science of mantra chanting
· Pancha Samskara and initiation into worship
· Yaga, the path of Archana and its constituents
· Bhagavat marga and Pancharatrika marga
· Sandhya Vandanam, the threefold daily meditation of the brahmanas
· Upanayana Samskara – the second initiation ceremony
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