Tuesday, December 16, 2008


The talk by M.G. Prasad on the essence of Tiruppavai by Godadevi or Andal. 

Multi-faceted Hindu Temple

A brief talk by Dr. M.G. Prasad on the importance of Hindu Temples and the various ways in which a Hindu Temple is  a resource for Hindus. The talk was presented at a cultural event (and fund rising to save temples)  organized by the Global Hindu Heritage Foundation.

Monday, December 8, 2008

Gita Saara

A talk on Gita Saara (a selection of 42 verses from Srimad Bhagavadgita). The verses were selected and put in a order by Sri Bhagavan Ramana Maharishi at the request of devotees. This talk is given by M.G. Prasad at the Arunachala Ashrama in Queens, New York

Srimad Bhagavadgita

A talk by Dr. M.G. Prasad on the significance of Srimad Bhagavadgita and its contemporary relevance.

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Hindu View of illness and healing

A talk given by Dr. M.G. Prasad in a panel discussion on "the meaning of illness and healing in various faith traditions" in Somerset Medical Center, New Jersey on November 11, 2008.  Dr. Prasad presented a Hindu view. 

Monday, October 27, 2008


A brief talk by Dr. M.G. Prasad on the significance of an important Hindu festival, Deepavali

Navaratri Festival

A talk by Dr. M.G. Prasad on the significance of Navaratri, an important Hindu Festival 

Sunday, September 7, 2008

Four-Fold Vision of Life

This talk on "Four-Fold Vision of Life" was delivered by M.G. Prasad on August 31, 2008 at the Youth Forum at the 5th AKKA Convention in Chicago.  

On Ganesha Chaturthi

This talk is on Ganesha Chaturthi by M.G. Prasad. This Hindu festival is celebrated all around the world by Hindus. This talk presents the spiritual insight of the Lord Ganesha and the story associated with the festival. 

Sunday, August 24, 2008

Sri Krishna Janmashtami

The talk is about the Hindu Festival Sri Krishna Janmashtami celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna on the 8th day of Shraavan month of Krishna Paksha (new moon phase)  i.e. on Sunday August 24th 2008. 

Saturday, May 24, 2008

Invocation at the opening of New Jersey State Assembly (May 19, 2008)

The Invocation given by Dr. M.G. Prasad at the opening of the New Jersey State Assembly on Monday, May 19, 2008 at the New Jersey State House. 

Invocation at the 136th Graduate Commencement at Stevens Institute of Technology

The Invocation given by Dr. M.G. Prasad at the 136th Graduate Commencement at the Stevens Institute of Technology, Hoboken, New Jersey  on  Thursday, May 22, 2008 

Thursday, April 10, 2008

Life of Sri Rama

This talk by M.G. Prasad describes the the universal and eternal relevance of the life of Sri Rama.

Saturday, April 5, 2008

Yugaadi 2008

This a brief talk by M.G. Prasad on significance of festival of Yugaadi 2008, celebration of new year by Hindus.

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

Maha Shivaratri ( A Hindu Festival)

A talk by MG Prasad on the significance of Maha Shaiva Ratri, an important Hindu festival.

Saturday, March 1, 2008

Hinduism and Mysticism

This talk was recorded from a live presentation at the Inter-religious forum on Mysticism at Stevens Institute of Technology on February 27, 2008. In this talk, several readings were presented from Shvetashvatara Upanishad, Kabir, Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Ramana Maharshi, Sriranga Sadguru , Swami Ranga Priya and MG Prasad 

Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Women and Hinduism

A talk on role and contributions by women to Hinduism. This talk by MG Prasad was recorded from the live program on RBC Radio with host Mr. Arish Sahani

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Seven Questions on Hinduism

Seven questions covering basic concepts and ideas in Hinduism

Topics ranging from scriptures, yoga, karma, and "founding" of the religion.

Wednesday, February 6, 2008

Some Basics of Hinduism

This talk deals with some basic aspects of Hinduism. 

Saturday, January 19, 2008

Bhagavad Gita Chapter 12

Recitation of Chapter 12, of the Bhagavad Gita
(10 mins 30 sec)