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Sat 16 Sep 2023

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (UTC+5.5)

Bhakti As Per Sri Vallabhacharya

Mahaprabhu Shri Vallabhacharya emphasised upon Bhakti being originated from the Ananda attribute of Brahman and from the very grace of lord Shri Krishna. This concept is depicted in his teachings through the term Pushti as a pre-fix to Bhakti which primarily finds it’s origin in the Upanishads, Bhagawad Gita and its ultimate expression in Shrimad Bhagawatam.

In this Weekend with Wisdom, the speaker will be focus upon discussing various modes of Bhakti starting from Samhita of Vedas and Upanishads practiced for Atmalabha to Pauranic format of Navadha Bhakti, Tantriki Bhakti, Bhakti as a limb within Vidya Shakti of Bhagawan along with it’s salient features which is to be distinguished from Pushti Bhakti primarily; thereby concluding upon the Bhagawatiya mode of Nirguna, Nirupadhika and Nirhetuki Bhakti as enunciated by Shri Vallabhacharya.

Morning Session : 08AM to 10AM | 16.09.2023

Evening Session : 02PM to 04PM | 16.09.2023


Vid. Maitri Gowswami

Maitri is a Vaishnavite by faith and a learner of Vedanta, Bharatiya culture and Sanskrit scriptures. She has pursued MA from Sampoornanand Vishvavidyalay, Varanasi with Vedant as the main subject. As the 17th descendent of Mahaprabhu Shri Vallabhachary, she has been studying all the Sampradayik scriptures of Pushti-Bhakti-Margiya sect from her father Shri Sharad Goswami and her revered Guru Goswami Shri Shyammanoharji for the last 14 years. In addition to Sampradayik scriptures, she has studied Sanskrit Vyakaran, Nyay, Sankhyashastra and philosophies of Shankaracharya, Ramanujachary, Madhvachary as a part of comparative studies. In accordance with her duties towards her sampraday, she currently preaches the scriptures written by Mahaprabhu Shri Vallabhachary and Vedic philosophy. She is working with her father at Shri Vallabhachary Vidyapeeth established in Gujarat for publishing, preserving and teaching the Vedic scriptures and Granthas written by the respected Acharyas of Vallabh Sampraday. She also teaches Vallabh Vedant in a Diploma course run by the department of Philosophy, University of Mumbai and is working as faculty in an online course regarding life and works of vallabhachary run by indica courses.