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Hindu mysticism and scripture

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-09-23

The September 2008 visit to Singapore and Malaysia included a television presentation on What is Hinduism. Only a...

Awareness, Will and Life Force

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-07-27

Learn from the experience of others following the yamas and niyamas thereby quickening progress in life. Awareness gives...

Taming Distraction--Mamsani for May

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-07-20

Shumif perspective: awareness that travels through the mind. Inner peace, inner light always there, we don't have to...

Desires and Chakras

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-07-11

Focus on how we are influenced by others. Desires show up in our dreams and determine where we...

Be Simple

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-07-03

Our intellectual mind can make the most simple thing complicated. In Shum we are trying to have a...

The World is an Ashram

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-06-27

The world is what we make it. Our Saivite perspective is to make spiritual progress. Television: a tool...

Managing your Subconscious

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-05-06

Experiences of everyday life settle in the subconscious. Disagreements are a natural part of life. The subconscios mind,...

State of the Church 2008

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-04-30

The Annual State of the Church talk is given and includes progress and updates on the following topics:...

Attainment of Parashiva

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-03-08

In explaining our tradition to others make sure to clearly describe God Siva as the Supreme Being. Imkaef,...

Mahasivaratri

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-03-05

The essence of Mahasivaratri is to have a deeper experience of God than is normally available to us....

Seeing Siva in Everyone

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-03-01

Here Bodhinatha reads from the daily Living with Siva lesson 323 on The Guru Tradition. After reading a...

The Power of Words

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-12-18

Controlling our speech is a key spiritual practice. Remember Gurudeva's advice: "Think before you speak and speak only that which is true, kind, helpful and necessary." "Using profane language is a curse upon the system we call life." To accept life as our...

The Body of the Soul

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-11-26

Focusing on the soul: It is becoming and being, slowly maturing, it's essence already identical with God Siva....

Remembering and Forgetting

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-11-19

Memories, suppressed and repressed, can be surfaced, brought forth and cleared through proper handling of the mind. What...

Four Perspectives of Consciousness

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-11-03

Perceive with an overview. Detach, move to different perspectives of the mind. Observe like a child. Think a...

The Subsuperconscious: Fourth and Fifth Dimensions.

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-10-28

In superconscious we are functioning in a creative, intuitive manner while maintaining simshumbisi, in a mountaintop consciousness of...

Sub of The Subconscious Mind

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-10-12

Normally, what we experience just goes into the subconscious mind. But, really important, emotionally intense events, merge and...

Changing the Form of the Subconscious Mind

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-10-03

Those who have not studied Gurudeva's or similar teachings, cannot change the form of the subconscious. Experiences overwhelm...

The seed of desire.

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-09-28

The seed of desire is a false concept. Shum helps transcend thinking, to experience spiritual energy. Call upon...

The Goal of Attaining Parasiva

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-09-21

The challenge of defining Parasiva, Absolute Reality, the destiny of each soul. If something is timeless, formless and...

Transcending anava

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-09-12

The bonds on the anava marga -- darkness, egoity and pride -- can be dissolved through temple worship...

Prapatti and Bhakti Yoga

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-09-05

Devotion is a calm, intelligent expression of love for the Deity. Emotion means excitement. Create a closeness to...

Esoterics of Worship and Psychic Exploration.

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-08-30

Gurudeva was able to see the three worlds connecting in the temple. Puja and worship enables the beings...

Standing in God's Presence

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-08-22

In the normal process of prayer, sometimes, our thoughts are not that clear, concentrated or powerful. Written prayer...

The Four Perspectives of the Mind

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-08-01

Awareness, energy, willpower are the same thing. Interest-awareness can shift energy levels. Strengthening willpower. Inner and outer willpower...

The Meditator: Remolding the Subconscious

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-07-15

Through deliberate effort we don't have to think the way we think; to remember the things about the...

Being dynamic in meditation

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-07-02

With successful meditation our external point of reference changes and we become aware of ourselves as a spiritual...

From Darkness to Light

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-06-16

The light of understanding is the foundation for the bright light of spiritual perception. The self-concept of Divine...

Lotus of the Heart and Simshumbisi

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-06-09

A reading from "Merging With Siva" titled: "The Lotus of the Heart," shows the way to "Opening an inner door for awareness to flow through;" followed by a parallel Shum lesson highlighting...

The Clear White Light

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-06-02

Selections from: "Merging With Siva," "The Clear White Light," with bhashya on components such as: Our own greatness and spiritual potential, worry and...

Awareness and Observation

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-05-17

Upadesha on "Wisdom's Path." All states of consciousness already exist. There is just one mind. Pure awareness does not...

Awareness in context of the Shum language

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-05-11

Bhashya on "Merging With Siva: The Story of Awareness." "We can put awareness, which we are, into the state of consciousness we choose to put it in if we keep control of our mind." Shum images that describe awareness and awareness traveling in the higher dimensions are discussed...

The River of Life

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-05-04

Recap of trip to Michigan for the Council of Hindu Temples of North America and receiving the Sanatana...

Sustaining and Deepening Meditation Utilizing Shum

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-04-25

Lesson One from Merging With Siva is read with bhashya and emphasis on the externalities of the world,...

State of the Church 2007

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-04-18

Planning for the future. Shum Mamsani booklet in progress includes: Story of Shum language, states of awareness, meditations,...

The role of the sannyasin in world stabilization.

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-03-27

The monastery's internal approach to improving the world by achieving and sustaining spiritual consciousness. Readings from Saiva Dharma...