Lecture Transcripts

Transcripts of Lectures by Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj

Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj has given thousands of enlightening discourses for the benefit of the devotees ever since he was ordained the title of Jagadguru in January 1957. These lectures not only contain deep scriptural knowledge but also practical methods on how a devotee can incorporate spirituality in their daily life and make spiritual progress. Some select discourses have been published as books so that the devotees may continue to read and re-read these important and Divine teachings.


In English


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All Lecture Transcripts in English
Language: English
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The Glories of the Divine Name
Explanation of the importance of Sankeertan in Kaliyug. In English.
Language: English
In a lecture delivered in Mangarh in November 1984, Shri Maharaj Ji explains the importance of “Sankeertan” in the age of Kali. He explains that taking the name of God is the only path to God realization in Kaliyug.
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Softcover, 40 pages
BK-ROOP-E
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Roopdhyan (Loving Rememberance)
Discourse in English on Divine Meditation
Language: English
It has been revealed in our scriptures that in Kaliyug chanting the name of the Lord is the most effective way to attach our mind to God. However, Shree Maharj Ji also reveals that meditating on the form of God is an important part of chanting. Without it, chanting is considered lifeless and bears no results. In this book, Shree Maharaj Ji explains as to what divine meditation really means and how to implement it effectively for maximum spiritual benefit. Filled with scriptural references as well as unmatched wit and humour, Shri Maharaj Ji reveals an extremely practical method of bringing devotion into our lives.
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Softcover, 65 pages
BK-BHKTI-E
USD $5.00
True Devotion
Detailed explanation on the essence of devotion. In English.
Language: English
This book is a transcript of 8 lectures delivered by Shri Maharaj Ji in January 2007 on the essence of “True Devotion”. Special light has been shed on the pitfalls of attachment and why devotion has to be practiced by the mind.
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Softcover, 68 pages
BK-GURU-E
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The Grace of the Guru
Explanation of graces of a Guru
Language: English
This book contains the transcripts of several lectures highlighting the importance and glory of the causelessly merciful Guru. It also advises the devotees on how to protect themselves from despair, negative thoughts, and kusang (bad company).

In Hindi


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Language: Hindi
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Hum Do Hamare Do
Why do we need both God and the world to make spiritual progress?
Language: Hindi
This book provides a spiritual interpretation of a familiar slogan in India where Shri Maharaj Ji explains how “hum do” (body and soul) need “hamare do” (both world and God). This book is a transcript of a lecture that was delivered in Sept. 1987.
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Softcover, 40 pages
BK-BNM-H
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Bhagwannam Mahatmya
Explanation of the importance of Sankeertan in Kaliyug
Language: Hindi
In a lecture delivered in Mangarh in November 1984, Shri Maharaj Ji explains the importance of “Sankeertan” in the age of Kali. He explains that taking the name of God is the only path to God realization in Kaliyug.
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Softcover, 52 pages
BK-PREM-H
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Prem Marg
The Path of Devotion - the only path to God realization
Language: Hindi
In a lecture delivered in Mangarh in November 1986, Shri Maharaj Ji explains that despite the prevalence the several paths to “self realization”, there is one and only one true path to “God realization” and that is the path of “Bhakti”.
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Softcover, 28 pages
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Tulsi Jayanti
Provides a detailed explanation on Shri Ram Avatar
Language: Hindi
In a lecture delivered in August 1999 in honor of Shri Tulsidas Ji, Shri Maharaj Ji sheds light on “Who is Ram?” and “How do we love Him?”
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Softcover, 67 pages
BK-SADHAK-H
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Sadhak Savdhani
Contains advice to all spiritual aspirants on the pitfalls encountered on the devotional path
Language: Hindi
In a lecture delivered in Mussorie in June 2000, Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj advises the spiritual aspirants on pitfalls on the devotional path and outlines the precautions a seeker must take every day. This book is a transcript of that lecture. This is a very important lecture and an absolute must have for all devotees!

Also availabe on video DVD with subtitles: Cautioning all spiritual aspirants (DVD-D-CAUTION)

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Softcover, 32 pages
BK-RAAS-H
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Maharaas Adhikari
Discussion of the significance of Sharad Poornima and Maharaas
Language: Hindi
In a lecture delivered on the auspicious day of Sharad Poornima in October 1971, Shri MaharajJi discusses the significance of “Sharad Poornima” and “Maharaas”. This book also includes Shri Maharaj Ji’s answers to devotees’ questions pertaining to Maharaas.
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Softcover, 40 pages
BK-MMANTRA-H
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Hare Ram Hare Ram
Explanation of the importance of Hare Ram Mahamantra
Language: Hindi
Chanting the Mahamantra “Hare Ram Hare Ram Ram Ram Hare Hare, Hare Krishna Hare Krishna Krishna Krishna Hare Hare” not only invigorates the mind but also delights the soul. It deepens the love for God within the heart and burns the ill effects of Kaliyug. In this book, which is a transcript of a set of 2 lectures delivered in October 1980, Shree Maharaj Ji explains the importance of this mantra and the benefits of chanting it.
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Softcover, 40 pages
BK-ROOP-H
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Roopdhyan
Discourse in Hindi on Divine Meditation
Language: Hindi
It has been revealed in our scriptures that in Kaliyug chanting the name of the Lord is the most effective way to attach our mind to God. However, Shree Maharj Ji also reveals that meditating on the form of God is an important part of chanting. Without it, chanting is considered lifeless and bears no results. In this book, Shree Maharaj Ji explains as to what divine meditation really means and how to implement it effectively for maximum spiritual benefit. Filled with scriptural references as well as unmatched wit and humour, Shri Maharaj Ji reveals an extremely practical method of bringing devotion into our lives.
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Softcover, 48 pages
BK-SHRUTI-H
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Shruti Siddhant
Contains the essence of the knowledge given in the Hindu Scriptures
Language: Hindi
In a speech delivered on Nov 18, 2005 on the eve of Bhakti Mandir inauguration, Shri MaharajJi discusses the essence of the knowledge contained in the Hindu scriptures. This book not only contains the transcript of the lecture but also includes the 100 Bhakti Shatak couplets as well as their brief meanings.
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Softcover, 70 pages
BK-BHKTI-H
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Bhagwad Bhakti
Detailed explanation on the essence of devotion
Language: Hindi
This book is a transcript of 8 lectures delivered by Shri Maharaj Ji in January 2007 on the essence of “True Devotion”. Special light has been shed on the pitfalls of attachment and why devotion has to be practiced by the mind.

Also available in English: True Devotion

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Softcover, 79 pages
BK-SUNAHU-H
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Sunahu Sadhak Pyare
Explanation of a bhajan from Yugal Madhuri with the same title
Language: Hindi
In a set of 5 lectures delivered in November 2002, Shri Maharaj Ji very lovingly explains the various spiritual intricacies that have been highlighted in the bhajan “Sunhu Sadhak Pyare” from Yugal Madhuri.
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Softcover, 156 pages
BK-JEEV-H
USD $10.00
Jeev Ka Lakshya
Discourse in Hindi on the ultimate goal of the soul
Language: Hindi
In this book, Jagadguru Shri Kripalu Ji Maharaj reveals that all living beings desire unlimited, everlasting and ever-increasing happiness, which is another name for God. Hence, knowingly or unknowingly, we are all desiring God. Shri Maharaj Ji explained the ultimate aim of the human life and what one must do to attain God in a series of seven discourses in Mangarh during March 2003. This book contains the transcript of those seven discourses.
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Softcover, 57 pages
BK-VISHVA-H
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Vishva Shanti
Explanation of why world peace is so hard to achieve
Language: Hindi
Questions like “Can World Peace be achieved?”, “Is there a way to reconcile spirituality and materialism?”, “Why is there corruption in the land where religion is so prevalent?” have crossed the minds of many people. This book contains the explanations that Shri Maharaj Ji gave on these topics in a series of 4 lectures.
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Softcover, 224 pages
BK-NBD-H
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Narad Bhakti Darshan
Discourse in Hindi
Language: Hindi
Sage Narad is considered the most prominent Guru in Hindusism who propogated the message of Bhakti to the entire world. His entire philosohy is explained in 84 sutras which are collectively referred to as "Narad Bhakti Darshan". However, it is very difficult for an average person to understand the message being preached in those sutras. Shri Maharaj Ji has given several discourses explaining those verses in very simple, understandable and practical language for the benefit of the seekers. This book is a collection of his 11 discourses on this topic.
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Softcover, 188 pages
BK-PANCH-H
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Raas Panchadhyayi
Provides detailed explanation of “Maharaas”
Language: Hindi
This book is a transcript of the set of 9 talks delivered in Oct/Nov 1992 providing a detailed explanation of “Maharaas” as described in the Chapters 29-33 in the 10th Canto of Bhagvatam Mahapuran.

Also available on video DVD: Raas Panchadhyayi (DVD-D-RP)

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Softcover, 156 pages
BK-DIVYA-H
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Divya Swarth
Contains detailed explanation of the true self-interest of each and every soul
Language: Hindi
A transcript of a set of 8 lectures delivered in January 1992, this book provides a very detailed explanation of what the true self-interest of each and every soul is and how to achieve it.

Also available on video DVD: Parmarthik Swarth (DVD-D-PS)

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Softcover, 70 pages
BK-GURU-H
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Guru Kripa
Explanation of graces of a Guru
Language: Hindi
This book contains the transcripts of several lectures highlighting the importance and glory of the causelessly merciful Guru. It also advises the devotees on how to protect themselves from despair, negative thoughts, and kusang (bad company).
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Softcover, 67 pages
BK-BHIKSHAM-H
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Prem Bhiksham Dehi
Explanation of the Daily Prayer
Language: Hindi
This book is based on a series of talks given by Shri Maharaj Ji explaining the meaning of the sentences in our Daily Prayer.
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Softcover, 67 pages
BK-GMANTRA-H
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Guru Mantra
Explanation of how a Guru guides and takes care of His disciples
Language: Hindi
In this book, Shri Maharaj Ji answers several common questions related to the Guru such as “Is a Guru necessary in our spiritual journey”, “What does a Guru do when a disciple accepts a Guru?”, “Is a Guru mantra necessary?”, “The knowledge that a Guru imparts to a disciple”, “What does giving a mantra to the disciple really mean?”, etc.