The audio link to the 44th part of the lecture by Adiyen on Sri Ramanuja’s bhashya on the Bhagavad Gita is as below – meanings of the verses from the 41st until the end of the eleventh chapter are covered in this lecture. A brief introduction to the 12th chapter is also given.
Adiyen periodically narrates stories to children during stotrapatha classes to instill a sense of morality and knowledge of sampradaya in them. This session is on the concept of faith or vishvasa using modern analogies and in a manner kids can understand and ultimately ending up the session with a note on vishvasa in Emberuman.
The link to the recorded audio of the interactive session is
The audio link to the 41st part of the lecture by Adiyen on Sri Ramanuja’s bhashya on the Bhagavad Gita is as below – meanings of the verses from the 19th until the end of the tenth chapter are covered in this lecture.
As a part of teaching santhai of stotras to kids in an interesting manner Adiyen sometimes encourages them to narrate stories that are related to the stotras themselves. The below story about Dadichi finds an indirect mention in the 14th verse of Shodashayudha stotram where in Swami Desika describes the vajra ayudha of Sudarshana which is different from that of Indra’s vajra ayudha made from the spine of Dadichi.
आयुधानामहं वज्रम् इत्यगीयत यः स वः ।
अव्याद्धेतीशवज्रोsसौ अदधीच्यस्थिसम्भवः ।।
The story was first narrated by Chi.Amrit Narayan of 2nd standard. The link to his version is
The audio link to the 40th part of the lecture by adiyen on Sri Ramanuja’s bhashya on the Bhagavad Gita is as below – A brief recap of the introduction and meanings of the first three verses of the tenth chapter is given and the meanings of the verses from 4th until the 18th verse of the tenth chapter are covered in this lecture.
With Acharya krupa adiyen is rendering maiden UpanyAsam on TiruppAvai @ Sri Vedanta Sabha, Choolaimedu (23/8, Shankarapuram 3rd street, Choolaimedu, Chennai – 94) on the following dates 23rd, 29th, 30th of December 2018, 5th, 6th, 13th and 14th of January 2019. I am grateful to Dr.D.P.Kannan Swami for recommending me, a novice in the field.
23/12/2018 was the beginning and adiyen could cover just the avatArikai and the meaning of the first pAsuram.
The link to the audio recording of the 1st session in which the introduction and the meaning of the 1st pAsuram were covered is as follows.
The link to the 7th and final concluding part of the upanysam is shared in the below link.
I should admit that the presence of my Guru U.Ve.Dr.S.Padmanabhachariar (Srikaryam, Sri Ahobila mutt) and Sri.U.Ve.Villivalam Raghu Swami (Aaradhakar, Sri Ahobila mutt) made me a bit nervous and I chose to rush through it so as not to make them wait for long!
The audio link to the 36th part of the lecture by adiyen on Sri Ramanuja’s bhashya on the Bhagavad Gita is as below – Meanings of the 11th, 12th and 13th verses of Gitartha Sangraha and the meanings of the 1st ten verses of the 9th chapter is covered.