Announcement: “Spiritual Quotes” started; services needed; Full Bhakti Shastri Course videos uploaded

by December 25, 2013

Starting “Spiritual Quotes”:

In this feature, I will be posting quotes from acharyas in the Gaudiya Vaishnava tradition (except for Srila Prabhupada whose quotes will continue to be published in the Prabhupada quotes category), as well as spiritually meaningful quotes from other sources such as scriptures – Vedic and non-Vedic; and saints and thinkers from different traditions.

Services Needed:

1. Images: Those who visit may have noticed the introduction of images with the daily articles since Gita Jayanti. I am grateful to Bishnu Mahapatra P for this service. Many readers have appreciated this feature and suggested that images can be similarly added to more posts on both and For this, we need volunteers who will find or prepare images based on the content as well as suggestions provided by me whenever necessary. Those interested can look at recent articles on to see the articles and get a general idea of the kind of images needed.

2. Apps: Several visitors have suggested that apps will make both the sites more easily accessible through cellphones. We need volunteers with the technical competence to make these apps. A sample of the kind of app needed is the app associated with

Those who would like to volunteer for any of these services can do so here:

Full Bhakti Shastri Course videos uploaded

All the 162 one-hour videos for the four books of the Bhakti Shastri course have been uploaded on youtube. These include the longest and the most systematic course on the Gita (108 lectures) I have conducted till now. Also included are 22 lectures on the Ishopanishad, 19 on the Nectar of Instruction and 13 on the Nectar of Devotion.

In keeping with the spirit of brahminical culture that knowledge should be shared freely, these videos have been made available free for everyone. Those who wish to not just hear the lectures but also get the Bhakti Shastri certificate can register at by paying the charges of Rs 2,500.

Thank you.

Your servant,

Chaitanya Charan das

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