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Visiting the Temple Purifies the Mind, Grants Humility

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-03-25

Religion needs to be of the present. Mankind is evolving spiritually; mass consciousness is rising. When we go...

The Mission of the Mission - Our Monastic Order

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-03-09

Bodhinatha comments on lesson 331 from Living with Siva in which Gurudeva describes the spiritual inner work of...

Nine Ways to Merge With Siva

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-02-27

On Mahasivaratri, February 27, 2014, Satguru Bodhinathaswami comments on Gurudeva's introduction to Merging with Siva, where he elucidates...

All Religions Not the Same; Right Beliefs; Accepting

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-03-02

"Truth is one, paths are many." Some religions feel that it's their duty to try and convert, that theirs is the only true...

Closing Off the Lower Chakras

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-02-01

There is a continuity between the dominant states of consciousness you are in at the time of death...

Resentment; Control of Speech; Responding Kindly

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-01-25

"Realize That God Is Love." Resentment is a barrier in spiritual life. Accept the Hindu point of view, that whatever happens to...

Chakras In Relation to the Gods

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-01-18

An important feature of Saiva Siddhanta is the mixing of Monism and Theism. Worshiping in the temple and...

Stabilize Consciousness in the Muladhara Chakra and Above

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-01-09

The challenge of not falling below the muladhara chakra. "Achieve freedom with responsibility," living in the box of dharma. Ahimsa and...

Raise Kundalini Gradually; Strive Continuously

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-01-02

Awakening the kundalini prematurely can have negative consequences. A slow gradual process is favored. Persevere, be consistent, particularly...

Mysticism, Patience, Resolving Karma, Astrology

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-12-19

Mysticism, direct experience of God, is commonly accepted in Hindu tradition. Principles and practices of Hinduism are designed...

The Human Aura

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-11-27

The human aura is in the astral plane. Two parts: The outer and inner auras. Clear congestion through...

Your Personality and Your Individuality

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-11-11

Finding that part of you that's been the same throughout your entire life. Putting positive experiences into the...

Remolding the Subconscious; You Are a Divine Being

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-10-20

Gurudeva gives a number of ways to impress and remold the subconscious mind that we are a spiritual...

Maturing Through Experience - Reaching Omniscience

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-10-13

Bodhinatha's comments on Dancing with Siva on how maturing through experience eventually takes leads to revealing our all-knowingness....

Bhakti, Giving Prana to the Deity

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-09-06

During puja the pujari, the devotion and worship of the devotees and the auspiciousness of the day combine...

Tradition, Adaption for Modern Life, Karma Yoga

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-08-29

God comes when you chant in Sanskrit, the language of invocation; English wouldn't work. Hinduism needs to change...

Develop Will Power; Three Phases of Mind; Accept Life

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-07-31

Individual awareness, willpower and primal life force are the same thing. Interest relates to willpower. Meditation: Disciplining the...

Consistency, Continuity, Learning from Mistakes

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-07-17

Nalif: The continuity of vibration from one shumnuhm or puja to another. Regret from making a mistake is...

Moderate Consistent Practice

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-07-09

Sustain consistent daily practice. "A Ten Minute Daily Religious Workout," includes: Worship, introspection, affirmation and study. Worship leads us closer to the Deity....

Use Will Power to Raise Energy; Discipline Speech

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-07-01

We are pure energy. We chose the chakras we're going to express our energy, the life force through....

Affirmations - Really Feel It; Watch Out for Worry

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-06-25

Affirmations: Incorporate feeling. Think, visualize, feel. Worry: Consider reasonable opinions, choose and visualize a plan. Place well chosen...

Exercise Your Will Power

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-05-27

With a greater interest in spiritual life, use willpower to accomplish everything successfully. Keys for strengthening willpower. The...

Detachment from Experiences; Importance of Daily Vigil

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-05-03

All experiences are good experiences, necessary to get us here. Awareness of aspects of ourselves that are constantly...

Controlling Five Kinds of Thoughts

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-04-30

Each category of thought may be controlled in a different way for successful meditation. Emotion causes us to...

True Jnana -- the Unspeakable Knowledge of Nirvikalpa Samadhi

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-03-29

An important distinction between Siddhanta and Vedanta. What jnana, divine wisdom is and how we acquire it. In...

Understanding Karma

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-03-21

Mitigate karma by living a religious life, being disciplined, following dharma, being of service, accepting responsibility. We create...

Worship Supports but Differs from Meditation

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-03-12

The theological blending of the two perspectives, theism and monism. Dimfi: Worship of the deity in the temple,...

Control Your Attachments and Aversions

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-03-06

Unexpected synchronicities between people, a sign that the inner timing is going well. Be a little more than...

Jnana Many Lives Humility

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-02-27

The practice of yoga, well performed, produces the jnani. Believe in future lives but just be sure to...

To Benefit from Darshan, Open Your Eyes, Look at the Deity

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-02-19

Because you're sitting in the temple doesn't mean you actually receive the blessings of the Deity. Be not...

No Divisions in Life, Live Spiritually Every Day, Hour, Minute

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-02-11

Following a path of religion that involves theism or worship, not relying too much on philosophy alone, we...

The Jnani's Omniscient Vision

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2013-02-05

Yogaswami explains: You are all-pervasive; that is your nature. Intellectual concepts: The obstacle to realizing omnipresence. Visualizing: The...

Remove Five Kinds of Thought Blockages

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-12-30

Today, a temple decoration, a banana plant, was blocking the light that normally shines on Bodhinatha when he...

Dealing with the Remnants of the Lower Mind

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-11-22

Awakening superconscious is just a theory unless we control the remnants of the lower nature, detach from emotions....

Dealing with Past and Future

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-11-15

What we do with our awareness relates to where our energy goes. Purge, through vasana daha tantra, unresolved...

Devotion Is a Prerequisite for Realization

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-12-21

Acquire, cultivate and perfect devotion to God before sitting to meditate. Meditation is intense, dynamic when approached in...