Toronto's Hare Krishna Temple

Toronto's Hare Krishna Centre (ISKCON Toronto), has always been the hub of a rich, vibrant and enthusiastic community. Whether it be grand festivals, programs at local universities and yoga studios, philosophical discussions, cooking sessions, or singing and dancing on the streets, there are events taking place for everyone's interest.

Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Global Varnasrama with Bhakti Raghava Swami

2:43:00 PM By Kevala-Bhakti Dasa (Keshav)

ISKCON Toronto would like to extend a warm invitation to everyone to an interactive and intellectually stimulating seminar with HH Bhakti Raghava Swami on Thursday, October 2nd at 7:00pm at the Hare Krishna temple.

Focusing on Introducing Global Varnasrama, the seminar will give attendees an opportunity to learn about learning about the spiritual science of varnasrama-dharma.

The word varnasrama is divided into: 1) varna (social order) and (2) asrama (spiritual order). In the Vedic literatures varnasrama is often connected with the word dharma. The expression “varnasrama dharma” is also sometimes referred to as “sanatana dharma”. This “sanatana dharma” is also known as “bhagavata-dharma” with the word “Bhagavan” referring to God or Lord Sri Krishna.

Join us for this illuminating seminar as Bhakti Raghava Swami will discuss this system of varnasrama from a global perspective, focusing on issues such as the environment and understanding it from the Vedic perspective.
Bhakti Raghava Swami is a regular visitor to ISKCON Toronto and travels the world revealing the teachings of Krsna Consciousness. He has given many lectures, seminars and courses on the teachings of practical varnasrama living and has authored the book, "Make Vrndavana Villages -In Support of Varnasrama-dharma".

"The needs of life are significantly simplified by culturing a dynamic system of knowledge and should be the basis of the classless society system to drive the ideal social and cultural environment for redevelopment of higher consciousness."
(Bhakti Raghava Swami - Speech at Tulane University, New Orleans, USA)