Discourse & Satsangs

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The core of Brahmavidya dissemination mission of NAT and CIRDs consists of Discourses and Satsangs conducted by Poojya Swamiji and his sannyasin disciples Swami Nirviseshananda Tirtha and Ma Gurupriya (in person as well as online).
Generally there are two annual programmes in CIRDs and other cities in India and abroad – one during the visit of Poojya Swamiji and Ma, and the other during the visit of Nutan Swamiji. Programmes conducted during Poojya Swamiji’s visit are called Jnana Yajna, and during Nutan Swamiji’s visit are called Sadhana Shibiram.

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Major Events

Apart from regular discourses conducted by the Ashram throughout the year, some annual programmes take place in the Ashram and some others in different centres across the world. All programmes are live streamed irrespective of where they take place.

Jnana Yajna

Jnaana Yajna consists of Knowledge dissemination programmes through series of public discourses, workshops, sessions for youth and professionals, and living in the association of the Knower. This takes place when Poojya Swamiji along with Ma visit various CIRDs and other cities.

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Sadhana Shibiram (English)

2-5 weeks Knowledge dissemination programmes during Nutan Swamiji’s visits to CIRDs and other cities in India and abroad. Apart from discourses and workshops, a unique feature is 2-4 weeks “Enlightened Living” residential Retreat.

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Gurupoornima (English)

Annual 7-day retreat held in Ashram following Gurupoornima. Elevating discourses by Poojya Swamiji, Nutan Swamiji and Ma, sublime morning and evening prayers, and opportunity to participate in various forms of seva mark these joyful days in Guru-sannidhi.

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Global Bhagavad Gita Convention (GBGC)

This Convention aims to bring the universal message of Bhagavad Gita to people across the world. Held in reputed universities in East and West Coasts of USA from 2017-2019, the programme evoked great interest and inspiration in the attendees.

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Śreemad Bhāgavata Tattva Sameeksha Satram (SBTSS) (Malayalam)

10-day Knowledge Festival, in which Saints and Scholars explain how the essential values of Śreemad Bhāgavatam can be applied to daily life. Thousands of devotees from rural and urban areas participate in this programme, which concludes with a grand Vishnusahasranama Archana and Yajna.

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Atma Tattva Sameeksha Satram (ATSS) (Malayalam)

Annual 8-day public discourse series conducted by Poojya Swamiji in Thrissur town (Sri Moolasthanam in front of Vadakunathan Shiva Temple) since 1996. After completing Bhagavad Gita in 2013, Swamiji is now exposing Ashtavakra Samhita.

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Online Programs

In order to make this Knowledge available to interested seekers from any part in the world, all programmes are livestreamed. During the global COVID19 pandemic, some special online programmes have also been started.

Global Satsangs

Weekly online Satsangs in English by Poojya Swamiji, Nutan Swamiji and Ma, focusing on practical relevance of spiritual pursuit and scriptures to daily life.

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Disha TV Programmes

Discourses in English and Hindi by Poojya Swamiji, Nutan Swamiji and Ma, aired on Disha TV Monday to Friday. Various scriptural texts and spiritual subjects are discussed in these lectures.

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Bhagavata Parivrajanam

Weekly online Malayalam discourse by Poojya Swamiji on Srimad Bhagavatam.

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Livestream Events

Physical programmes held in Ashram, CIRDs and any other Centres around the world, are livestreamed to enable seekers to participate virtually from wherever they are.

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Other Events

Poojya Swamiji’s Jayanti (May 13)

The holy Jayanti (birthday) of Poojya Swamiji is observed every year in Ashram and other Centres. The programme consists of bhajans, worship of Poojya Swamiji’s Lotus feet followed by his special benedictory message and prasada distribution.

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Baba’s Jayanti

The holy Jayanti (birthday) of Poojya Swamiji’s Gurudev, Baba Gangadhara Paramahamsa falls on Mahashivaratri day. The day is observed with special reminiscences about Baba’s unique personality, and his loving association with Poojya Swamiji, Nutan Swamiji and Ma.

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Vishnusahasranama Yajna

As a means to integrate the society fragmented by caste and community differences, Poojya Swamiji introduced Saarvajanika (collective) Vishnusahasranama Archana and Yajna. Thousands of people offer flower petals at the base of lamps with the chorus chanting of thousand names representing the Supreme Lord.

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Mataji Sulabha Devi’s Mahasamadhi (Dec 17)

The day is observed with bhajans, worshipping Poojya Swamiji’s Lotus Feet, and then reminiscing about Mataji’s association and contribution to the Ashram. The programme concludes with all devotees proceeding to Samadhi Mandir, and offering flower petals at the samadhi of Mataji Sulabha Devi.

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Retreats and Workshops

Workshops and retreats are an important part of Brahmavidya dissemination. Close interaction with the Teacher, introspection and Q&A sessions facilitate the transfer and reinforcement of the Knowledge.

Gurupoornima Retreat

Annual 7-day retreat held in Ashram following Gurupoornima. Elevating discourses by Poojya Swamiji, Nutan Swamiji and Ma, sublime morning and evening prayers, and opportunity to participate in various forms of seva mark these joyful days in Guru-sannidhi.

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Enlightened Living Retreat

Annual 7-day retreat held in Ashram following Gurupoornima. Elevating discourses by Poojya Swamiji, Nutan Swamiji and Ma, sublime morning and evening prayers, and opportunity to participate in various forms of seva mark these joyful days in Guru-sannidhi.

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Experiential Vedanta Workshop

2-day workshops consisting of lectures, Q&A, guided meditation, individual introspection and group discussions. Plenty of opportunity to have questions answered and doubts cleared. Especially good for newcomers as an introduction to the practical application of Vedanta.

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Youth/ Corporate Workshops

Special programmes which emphasize the relevance and importance of Vedantic teaching in every field of life and interaction.

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