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Fri 27 Jan 2023
Sun 29 Jan 2023

10:00 AM - 8:00 PM (UTC+5.5)

Atma Vidya Vilasa of Sadashiva Brahmendra

Southern India recognizes and adores Sadashiva Brahmendra as the celebrated composer of divine kirthanas; but not many may be aware he, in his later years, was an Avadhutha, a jeevan muktha who lonely wandered the hills and dales; ran along the river banks, naked or semi-naked, in a state of divine bliss.

He, unmindful of the scorching sun, pouring rain, and blowing chill winds roamed in the wilderness without ever uttering a word; slept under the starry sky; shunned all human contact; and, was ever in a supreme intoxicated state.

Today he is revered not merely for his musical compositions; but also for his sublime Advaita text “Atma Vidya Vilasa”, the most favorite spiritual text of Sri Chandrasekhara Bharathi Swami the 34th Jagadguru of Sringeri Peetha.

The swami, himself an Avadhuta, a week before his passing away, parted with all his meager passions; but retained, on second thought, a copy of Atma Vidya Vilasa till the day prior to his departure.

Join this series of talks by Swamini Svatmavidyananda on Atma Vidya Vilasa of Sadashiva Brahmendra

Link to The Text

Morning Sessions:

10:00AM to 12:00 PM27 January 2023 | 28 January | 29 January 

Evening Sessions:

06:00PM to 08:00 PM27 January 2023 | 28 January | 29 January 


Sri Swamini Svatmavidyananda Saraswati

longtime disciple of Paramapujya Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Dr. Swamini Svatmavidyananda Saraswati has taught at several universities nationally, including UC Berkeley. She is widely recognized as a scholar of Advaita Vedanta, and is a disciple of Pujya Sri Swami Dayanandaji Saraswati, an internationally known Acharya of the Advaita Vedanta tradition, interfaith leader, and scholastic author of Vedanta, responsible for the inception of the All India Movement for Seva (AIM for Seva), a non-profit enabling rural Indian children to receive a proper education. She is widely in demand for lectures and seminars, in the USA and internationally, for her expertise in interreligious engagement, and in-depth training and scholarship on Advaita Vedanta. Dr. Saraswati is the Acharya of Arsha Vijnana Gurukulam, which was founded in 2004 and has centers in Atlanta, GA, Eugene, OR, Washington DC, Detroit, MI, Milwaukee, WI, and Fort Meyers, FL.