Results for: audio, Subramuniyaswami

The Vedas and Seeking the Self

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-09

Today we answer two questions, one from someone seeking the Vedas and the second from someone seeking the...

An Aum Tatoo

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-08

An e-devotee who had an Aum tatoo put on now asks Gurudeva about the Aum and also wonders...

Selfless Service and Penance

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-05

An e-devotee asks if it is better to do a personal penance or to do some kind of...

The Internal and External Ego

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-04

Today Gurudeva discusses the subtleties of the anava in its internal and external aspects. Gurudeva stresses that the...

Karma and the Jivanmukti

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-03

Occasionally a question comes in that inspires Gurudeva to expound deeply upon the subject. So it is today...

Why Did Gurudeva Choose Hinduism?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-02

A cyber-devotee in El Paso, Texas, asks how it is that Gurudeva came to pursue Hinduism rather than...

Meaning of Temple Sacraments

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-01

An e-devotee from New York asks about the significance of the sacred substances found in the temple and...

Soul Mates and Marriage

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-29

Our European Pagan asks another question, this one about the Hindu view of soul mates and the purpose...

Hinduism is Boundless

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-28

A European Pagan asks if one must be an Indian to be a Hindu. Gurudeva briefly but emphatically...

Transforming Sexual Thoughts

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-27

A cyber-devotee in Egypt asked Gurudeva how to handle sexual thoughts. Gurudeva discusses the flows of the prana...

Vedanta and Siddhanta

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-26

An e-devotee in Sri Lanka wonders about the difference between Vedanta and Siddhanta. Gurudeva explains the various meditative...

Children In Inter-religious Marriages

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-25

Gurudeva fields another question about interfaith marriages and how to raise the children in them. He explains that...

Today's Hinduism

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-22

Gurudeva gives a short response to a question about how Hinduism is faring in the modern age. Is...

Not Bound by Birth

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-21

Does our physical and social place of birth indicate the spiritual path that we were "destined" to follow?...

Take a Bath

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-20

Gurudeva keeps it short and sweet in response to a question from Chennai asking if it is necessary...

Inter-Religious Marriage

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-19

A Hindu man asks Gurudeva if it would be advisable for him to marry a Sikh woman. Gurudeva's...

Maha Vasana Daha Tantra (cont)

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-18

Gurudeva continues the discussion from last week about the Maha Vasana Daha Tantra, this is the practice of...

Maha Vasana Daha Tantra

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-14

Gurudeva responds to some of the reactions that devotees have run into in performing the Maha Vasana Daha...

Tips for Success

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-13

Today Gurudeva responds to an e-query about success. Is it ok for Hindus to be successful? Gurudeva offers...

Children In Love

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-12

A mother wonders what to do when she discovers that her child has fallen in love with someone....

The Bhagavad Gita; Interfaith Marriage

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-11

Today we post Gurudeva's answers to two separate questionsa short answer to someone who asked Gurudeva if his...

A Veggie Query

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-10

Mr. Prasad asks Gurudeva about the need for being a vegetarian and, if there is a need, what...

Depression found in Maha Vasana Daha Tantra

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-07

Gurudeva talks in depth about the practice of the Maha Vasana Daha Tantra, that is the subconcious purification...

Church and State

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-06

Today we offer part of an impromptu talk by Gurudeva in which he discusses the issues of separation...

Dealing with Noise Pollution

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-05

An e-devotee asks what we can do about combatting noise pollution, which seems to be low on the...

The Husband Is Responsible

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-04

A cyber-devotee (a woman) asks if it really is the total responsibility of the husband for the well...

The Flower Penance

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-03

A handsome young man sent Gurudeva a question along with a few digital photos of himself. He asks...

Women's Dress as Shown in Himalayan Academy Art

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-02

Gurudeva has agreed to share this lively open discussion of a sensitive topic which occured in Kadavul Hindu...

The Company We Keep

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-29

A Hindu Saivite Brahmin in London tells Gurudeva about his roomate--a jolly good chap, overall, except for when...

Save the Children and the Animals

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-28

An e-question put to Gurudeva asking how to save the animals which are being abused inspires a broader...

When Kids Enter College

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-27

First, Gurudeva tells some news about the development of Muruga Hill here at Kauai Aadheenam. Then: E-devotee Lolita@yahoo.com...

Your Claim to Fame

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-26

Rosita at home.com wrote in wondering about the verses in the Tirukural which laud the life which is...

Why so Many isms?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-23

Why are there so many "isms?" Why, if there are so many enlightened people, do they each have...

Finding a Guru

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-22

A Texas e-devotee would like to find just the right guru to guide him on the path to...

How Dare I Meditate?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-21

We include the reading of the question again, to give a little audio look into the question and...

Experiencing Inner Calm

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-20

An e-devotee in Luxemburg writes to Gurudeva asking about his experiences of profound inner peace that he finds...