Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami arrives in the North at the residence of Kulapati Sivakumaren Mardemotoo where sishyas of the Mardemootoo and Manick kutumbas have met.
An arati in Sivakumaren's home shrine.
The Silent Guru radiating His Darshan to the group…
Natchintanaii singings uplifting everyone…
The Natchintanaiis remind the sishyas of Sivayoga's great saying: "Know Thyself by Thyself".
Bodhinatha gave on "Parenting with Love" introducing the newly translated French booklets which outlines practical guidelines for parents about how they are to positively cope with misbehavior of their children. If you would like to receive a free copy of this booklet "Parenting With Love", email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
Three youth taking their Brahmachariya vratas vowing to remain pure and chaste until marriage.
The Guru tying the sacred Bhahmachariya cord around Sivarathna Manick waist.
Now the turn for Dayananda Canagasaby….
…and for Suganda Caramben
Next was the turn for our young ladies to take up their Brahmachariya vows….
Here is Basanti Mardemootoo
……… Darshini Peruman
and Geeradevi Canagasaby….
The satsang ended with Chandrasekaran Arnasalon and Ariadassy Canagasaby taking their Arulsishya vows. It was a nice meeting with the Satguru on that evening.
Bodhinatha's Latest Upadeshas: "Not Getting Upset, Viewing Reaction from Higher Faculties" (September 14, 2014)
A measure of how serious we are in making spiritual progress is that we've learned the lesson from experience. Develop the ability to watch the mind think, understand the patterns of emotional action and reaction. Have the sense that you are a divine being to root out imperfections. Becoming upset is a temporary suspension of our higher faculties; transmute the energy into the third eye.
Master Course, Living with Siva, Lesson 149;
Master Course, Merging with Siva, Lesson 152;
Yogaswami, Words of our Master
"Eight Features of the Natha Sampradaya" (September 17, 2014)
We have to discover that part of us that is the Self. One of the important benefits of temple worship is it softens the ego. Recognize and love a Being greater than us, building humility. Go to Lord Murugan; His worship strengthens the kundalini. There's a power in learning through listening, shruti, that which is heard. Tradition, sadhana and tapas, informs, inspires, awakens potential.