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[ANN] Lecture on Vedanta Fundamentals

From: Mani Varadarajan (
Date: Tue Jan 09 2001 - 14:02:49 PST

[ Dear Members, this is an outstanding opportunity to listen
  to one of the most lucid lecturers on Vedanta.  The cost
  is nominal, considering what can be learned. Sri Anantha Rangacharya 
  Swami has been lecturing for decades on all varieties of topics,
  from Sri Ramanuja's Sribhashya, to Sri Vedanta Desika's Rahasyas,
  to Sri Sankaracharya's Upanishad bhashyas.  Have you ever been
  curious as to the basic ideas contained in the Upanishads? Do you
  wonder about the important differences between the great Vedantic
  acharyas? Please sign up and join us for this lecture, and all
  these questions will be answered in an unbiased, impartial manner. ]

                       Telephone Lecture Announcement 

               ``Fundamentals of Spiritual Paths in Vedanta''


                 Vedanta Vidvan Dr. N.S. Anantha Rangacharya

                        Telephone Discourse in English

                   January 14, 2001 (Sunday night US time)
                          6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern
                       (Sunday 2am GMT / 7:30 am IST)

              Krishna Kalale (
              Nagu Satyan    (

     Web Page:

     About Dr. Anantha Rangacharya
     We are honored to announce the first telephone discourse by
     Vedanta Vidvan Dr. N.S. Anantha Rangacharya, a renowned scholar of
     Indian Philosophy. Dr. Anantha Rangacharya studied Vedanta in the
     traditional manner at the feet of Vedanta Vidvan, Vedanta Sarajna
     Sri U.Ve. Krishna Tatacharya Swami. He received the B.A. (Hons),
     B.T., and Ph.D. degrees from Mysore University. For many years he
     was Principal of Maharaja's Sanskrit College, Mysore. He is well
     known for his deep study of all the major philosophers of Vedanta
     and for his unbiased presentation of Vedantic fundamentals, which
     is a treat for the open-minded. He has the distinct honor of
     teaching the works of Sri Sankaracharya at the Bharatiya Vidya
     Bhavan four times, a feat rarely matched by scholars of any

     He has authored over 90 books on Vedanta in both English and
     Kannada, including translations of the principal Upanishads,
     detailed expositions of the commentaries of Sri Ramanuja, the
     Tiruvaymoli of Sri Nammalvar, and many other works of both popular
     and scholarly interest. He is a tireless lecturer and has
     conducted discourses in English, Tamil, and Kannada without a
     break for many years in Bangalore.

     It is our good fortune that Dr. Anantha Rangacharya has agreed to
     give us this lecture in English. Everyone should make use of this
     opportunity to listen to this octogenarian master of philosophy.

     How to listen
     The talk will be conducted over a tele-conference bridge and can
     be heard over your telephone by dialing a number which will be
     provided upon request (see the next paragraph on how to register). 
     Dr. Anantha Rangacharya will speak for about 1 hour, 15 minutes.
     Following this will be 15 minutes of open Questions and Answers.

     The easiest way to register is to donate towards the lecture.
     You can do so by visiting
     Upon paying with your credit card using the secure payment system, 
     you will automatically receive the teleconference instructions.

     If you do not have a credit card and prefer to sponsor by check,
     simply send email to You will receive a response with
     the phone number and other details. 

     If for some reason you do not receive a response within a day, please 
     email to

     If you have a fast Internet connection (56k or greater) and a PC
     equipped with a sound card, you can avoid long-distance phone
     charges by listening to the conference via

     Sponsorship and Donations
     We are asking a donation of $8 per family to help sponsor this
     discourse. This amount will cover our cost for the tele-conference.

     Payments can be made on-line with a credit card (MC/Visa) using
     our secure payment system by visiting 
     As stated above, you will immediately get an email receipt, and shortly 
     thereafter, you will get the teleconference details.

     If you prefer to pay by check, please send an email to and you will receive an email with an address to
     send your contributions. 

     If you have any questions, please contact Krishna Kalale ( 
     or Smt. Nagu Satyan at 303-973-4847.

     in the spirit of service,
     Krishna Kalale

           - SrImate rAmAnujAya namaH -
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