Bodhinatha is back in his chair, meeting with guests, blessing Rudraksha malas and signing books. This is Simra and she is shipping her entire trilogy to a friend in Bulgaria 7,966 miles away!
Satguru speaks fans:check out Bodhinatha’s recent upadesha on The River of Life and giving up attachements. Part two comes tomorrow. (see the side bar link)
Countless expressions of appreciation and wonderment to the monks poured forth from this beautiful group. The most frequently asked question of the day: “How do 21 monks create all this with all the programs and daily routines you just mentioned? ”
We had several guests with engineering backgrounds who studied at U.C. Berkeley. Dr. Mehta’s contribution and work on the fly ash foundation was very well received and appreciated by this group of alumni!
Dharma is religious patterns which when followed promote the wellbeing of the individual, the family and society. Patterns so that the soul matures and gets closer to God, closer to realizing the Divinity within. Dharma is: "The orderly fulfillment of an inherent nature or destiny," working on instinctive, intellectual and intuitive natures. Destiny is fixed: Realization. Personal dharma, "your own perfect pattern in life", is different for the sannyasin and the householder.