Raja Yoga Discourses & LecturesProf K. Subramanyam 07/07/2010

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Date: 07.07.10
Venue: Prathana Mandir, Prashanti Kutiram, Bangalore
Chanting: Raja Yoga
Chanted by: Judu, Ph.D
Discourse: Raja Yoga
DiscourseBy: Sri R. Ranghanji
Discourse by

Sri R. Ranghanji,
lecturer in the Division of Yoga and Spirituality,
S-VYASA, Bangalore, India


1.Suprabhatam, Sushwagatam (good morning and welcome)…..
2.Every effect has its material cause and instrumental cause.
3.A pot is an effect. Clay is material cause and pot maker is instrument.
4.Brahman or god is material cause and instrument of cosmos.
5.It is nature of Brahman or god.
6.We can’t ask child why he is sporty. It is his nature.
7.Similarly, nature of artist is to paint. Nature of sculpture artist is to make sculpture.
8.Nature of poet is to make poem. Nature of dance is to dance.
9.We don’t recognize joy and recognize misery because joy is our nature. Joy is our birthright.
10.Divine creation by god follows orderliness. Let’s meditate.

Dr R Rangan,
brought up in the traditional way in vedic culture, did his Vedantic Studies under Sri Sivarama Krisna Sastry of Kanci Sankara Muth. He learnt Bhakti Shastras from Sri Krisnapremi Swamigal and Vyakarna and Sahitya Shastras from Sri Tirumalachary. He delivers discourses on Vedas, Upanishads, Epics and Puranas. He has published several books on Vedic Dharma and culture. He is a lecturer in the Division of Yoga and Spirituality, SVYASA. His PhD thesis was on the comparative study of Gurukula way of education with Modern Education.