Higher Values Through Select Poems (4, 11, 18, 25 October)

Date

Oct 26 2020

Time

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Cost

Free

Organizer

Vedanta Centre Kuala Lumpur
Email
info@vedantamalaysia.org

Location

Online talk (Zoom)
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Chaste philosophy conveyed through inspiring works of poetry.

The four-session programme provides an opportunity to look at Vedanta from a unique perspective. Simple truths that can give you the awareness to make a positive change in life. 

Vedanta is an ancient philosophy of life and living. Derived by the great Indian sages of the past thousands of years ago. Vedanta has been given out to humanity through various scriptural text like the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita etc. Through the ages, various masters, philosophers, poets from different periods of time from different parts of the world have spoken about the same principles of life through their literature.

Course Content​​​

Poems are contained in the book Select English Poems (compiled by A. Parthasarathy).

Sunday, 4 October 2020

The Turkey and The Ant
The Pond

Sunday, 11 October 2020
Abou Ben Adhem
The Mountain and the Squirrel
The Toys

Sunday, 18 October 2020
On His Blindness
The Nightingale and the Glow Worm
Even This Shall Pass Away

Sunday, 25 October 2020
The Daffodils
Polonius’ Advice in Hamlet

*Registration essential to receive Zoom link and password.
*Not for Muslims

Hourly Schedule

4 October 2020 | The Turkey and The Ant, The Pond

4.55pm - 5.00pm
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5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Turkey and The Ant
- The first step towards self-development is a recognition of the flaws within. One ought to avoid finding faults in others and focuson correcting oneself.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Pond
A common weakness that human beings face is justification. One needs a powerful intellect to ensure decisions that are made are not influenced by feelings and emotions of the mind.
6.00pm -
End
Speakers:
Shiv Anand

11 October 2020 | Abou Ben Adhem, The Mountain and the Squirrel, The Toys

4.55pm - 5.00pm
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5.00pm - 6.00pm
Abou Ben Adhem
Devotion to is not merely a feeling directed towards God. Devotion to God is love for fellow beings. To love all living creatures in the world is to love God.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Mountain and the Squirrel
All the problems in the world are due to humans' superiority and inferiority complex. Conflict and confrontation at home and in the workplace is because of human ego and its manifestations.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Toys
Human beings are constantly caught up in name, fame, family, wealth, power, status, recognition. These are the toys that make up the adult world. Human beings have to rise above these mundane pleasures and seek higher values in life.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
6.00pm -
End

18 October 2020 | On His Blindness, The Nightingale and the Glow Worm, Even This Shall Pass Away

4.55 - 5.00
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5.00pm - 6.00pm
On His Blindness
It is not what you do in life that matters, but how you do it. What is important is to accept your role in life and function in a spirit of service and sacrifice.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Nightingale and the Glow Worm
There are various paths that are prescribed for spiritual evolution. Each path has its purpose and there need not be arguments between them.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
Even This Shall Pass Away
The world is constantly changing. Nothing is permanent. There is no use identifying with impermanent aspects of life. As a human being, one ought not to be disturbed by the fluctuating world.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
6.00pm -
End

25 October 2020| The Daffodils, Polonius' Advice in Hamlet

4.55pm - 5.00pm
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5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Daffodils
The spiritual path envisages the three yogas, Karma. Bhakti and Jnana Yoga. Culminating in meditation which leads to Self-realisation
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
Polonius' Advice in Hamlet
A father's words of wisdom to his son going abroad for his studies. Practical guidelines for handling oneself in this challenging and uncompromising world.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
6.00pm -
End
Shiv Anand
Speaker/Teacher at Vedanta Centre Kuala Lumpur

Chaste philosophy conveyed through inspiring works of poetry.

The four-session programme provides an opportunity to look at Vedanta from a unique perspective. Simple truths that can give you the awareness to make a positive change in life. 

Vedanta is an ancient philosophy of life and living. Derived by the great Indian sages of the past thousands of years ago. Vedanta has been given out to humanity through various scriptural text like the Vedas, Upanishads, Bhagavad Gita etc. Through the ages, various masters, philosophers, poets from different periods of time from different parts of the world have spoken about the same principles of life through their literature.

Course Content​​​

Poems are contained in the book Select English Poems (compiled by A. Parthasarathy).

Sunday, 4 October 2020

The Turkey and The Ant
The Pond

Sunday, 11 October 2020
Abou Ben Adhem
The Mountain and the Squirrel
The Toys

Sunday, 18 October 2020
On His Blindness
The Nightingale and the Glow Worm
Even This Shall Pass Away

Sunday, 25 October 2020
The Daffodils
Polonius’ Advice in Hamlet

*Registration essential to receive Zoom link and password.
*Not for Muslims

Hourly Schedule

4 October 2020 | The Turkey and The Ant, The Pond

4.55pm - 5.00pm
Login
Please login 5 minutes in advance
5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Turkey and The Ant
- The first step towards self-development is a recognition of the flaws within. One ought to avoid finding faults in others and focuson correcting oneself.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Pond
A common weakness that human beings face is justification. One needs a powerful intellect to ensure decisions that are made are not influenced by feelings and emotions of the mind.
6.00pm -
End
Speakers:
Shiv Anand

11 October 2020 | Abou Ben Adhem, The Mountain and the Squirrel, The Toys

4.55pm - 5.00pm
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5.00pm - 6.00pm
Abou Ben Adhem
Devotion to is not merely a feeling directed towards God. Devotion to God is love for fellow beings. To love all living creatures in the world is to love God.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Mountain and the Squirrel
All the problems in the world are due to humans' superiority and inferiority complex. Conflict and confrontation at home and in the workplace is because of human ego and its manifestations.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Toys
Human beings are constantly caught up in name, fame, family, wealth, power, status, recognition. These are the toys that make up the adult world. Human beings have to rise above these mundane pleasures and seek higher values in life.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
6.00pm -
End

18 October 2020 | On His Blindness, The Nightingale and the Glow Worm, Even This Shall Pass Away

4.55 - 5.00
Login
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5.00pm - 6.00pm
On His Blindness
It is not what you do in life that matters, but how you do it. What is important is to accept your role in life and function in a spirit of service and sacrifice.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Nightingale and the Glow Worm
There are various paths that are prescribed for spiritual evolution. Each path has its purpose and there need not be arguments between them.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
Even This Shall Pass Away
The world is constantly changing. Nothing is permanent. There is no use identifying with impermanent aspects of life. As a human being, one ought not to be disturbed by the fluctuating world.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
6.00pm -
End

25 October 2020| The Daffodils, Polonius' Advice in Hamlet

4.55pm - 5.00pm
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5.00pm - 6.00pm
The Daffodils
The spiritual path envisages the three yogas, Karma. Bhakti and Jnana Yoga. Culminating in meditation which leads to Self-realisation
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
5.00pm - 6.00pm
Polonius' Advice in Hamlet
A father's words of wisdom to his son going abroad for his studies. Practical guidelines for handling oneself in this challenging and uncompromising world.
Speakers:
Shiv Anand
6.00pm -
End
Shiv Anand
Speaker/Teacher at Vedanta Centre Kuala Lumpur

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