Drawing Close to Ganesha – Publisher’s Desk

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami reads his editorial from the January/February/March 2016 edition of Hinduism Today magazine. “How sincerely approaching Him as a real being can deepen your relationship with the Lord of Obstacles.”

New Webpage Added to Monastery Site

Aloha and namaste everyone, we have some wonderful web news. Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami recently commisioned the Ganapati Kulam monks to build a webpage for all of his teachings, all compiled into one place. This presentation will guide you through the basics and then its up to you to enjoy! Click here to get there!

Rudra Homa at Murugan Temple in Kajang

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami and Sannyasin Shanmuganathaswami are currently traveling in Malaysia. They recently attended a morning Rudra homa at a Murugan Temple in Kajang. The homa was a fundraising event for Iraivan Temple. Some 500 sponsorships were offered. It was attended by about 1,000 people. There were eight priests chanting Rudram and about three assistant priests. The nakshatra was Ardra and the vibration was high. Satguru attended the last part of the event and then gave vibhuti for an hour and a half. Satguru said that "many of our members attending, commented that they had never attended a Rudra homa before. There is already interest in doing this again next year."

Satguru gave and evening book presentation at Scott Road Murugan Kalamandapam and gave a Keynote presentation "Eight Gems of Wisdom from the Tirukural." A number of Weaver's Wisdom and other books were sold and signed. 

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami with Everyone in Singapore

Satguru had a Luncheon with members and devotees at the Crowne Plaza hotel, Changi Airport, followed by a flight from Singapore to Kuala Lumpur. Changi-Airport

Bodhinatha’s Recent Upadeshas

Bodhinatha

"The Practice of Contentment" (November 6, 2015)

Reflect on happiness, joy and sorrow. Even when having what we want, suffering is built in. Sometimes we condition our happiness. During morning sadhana claim and move awareness into the fourth dimension, (simvumkami in Shum), the anahata chakra, contentment. The goal is to find your inner bliss, ananda, in meditation, feel the spiritual energy of the spine and hold it throughout the day. In Shum ibihaiiishum: The sadhana of bringing forth from oneself joy and happiness under all circumstances.

Master Course, Dancing with Siva, Lesson 51

"Hatha Yoga, Relaxation, Letting Go" (November 11, 2015)

Set aside personality. Focus on being a spiritual individual. Hatha yoga helps release stress and tension. Use subsuperconscious, not reason, analysis and intellect for understanding in an intuitive way. Let go of negative attachments, flow with the river of life in a natural way. Fulfill the highest dharma. Dissolve the seeds of desire.

Master Course, Merging with Siva, Lesson 214.
Cognizantability, Twentieth Aphorism.

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