Discourses on the Bhagavatam

Stories, poetry, music and philosophy

Srimad Bhagavatam Buch

A Journey to the Meaning of Life

With Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami,
Bhakti Acharya,
Vrindavan, North India

Mantra Chanting
With Sri Venugopal Goswami

2024 dates

Mon., 3 June – Sun., 9 June 2024

Sun., 11 August – Sat., 17 August 2024

Sat., 7 September – Fri., 13 September 2024

Listening to the classical yoga scripture Srimad Bhagavatam connects Jnana (knowledge) with Bhakti (devotion).

In his incomparable style, Sri Venugopal Goswami presents the message of this scripture, which comprises the teachings of all yoga systems of India. The inspiring words of wisdom are combined with a melodious interpretation of classical mantra chanting (Kirtan). Day by day, the audience is guided on a soulful journey to the meaning and goal of human existence.

With live music: harmonium, vocals, bamboo flute, shanai oboe and tabla.

Excellent North Indian professional musicians accompany this programme with classical raga melodies und rhythms.

Sri Venugopal Goswami has visited the European Sivananda Centres since 1998. His teachings come from a 500-year-old family tradition, which teaches this classical scripture. Sri Venugopal Goswami studied Sanskrit and Indian philosophy at the Hindu University in Benares. He also studied classical singing under the world-renowned Indian vocalist master Pandit Jasraj.

Language: English with simultaneous translation into German.

Daily schedule

6–7:20 amMeditation, mantra chanting and a short talk
8–9:45 amAsanas and pranayama
10:00 amBrunch
12:30–1:30 pmTalk, question & answer
3:00–3:45 pmSnack and tea
4:00–6:00 pmDiscourses on the Bhagavatam with Guest of Honour Sri Venugopal Goswami and ensemble
6:30 pmDinner
8:30–9:15 pmMeditation and mantra chanting