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State of the Church Address 2003, Part 1

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-03-01

Bodhinatha reviews last year's State of the Church message and discusses how each Church focus has been fulfilled....

Making the Temple Worthwhile for Children

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-02-25

A hundred years ago the temple was the fascinating activity around, with festivals, dances, music, stories. Nowadays, there...

How Temple Worship Can Help Our Life

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-02-22

How can we improve our behavior? Making good use of the Hindu temple is one of these ways....

Staying in Touch with Gurudeva and Facing Karma

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-02-21

Bodhinatha talks about ways of staying in touch with Gurudeva, such as through our monthly guru puja and...

Pancha Ganapati's Five Shaktis

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-02-20

Part 4 of 4 - Bodhinatha finishes his moksha ritau address for 2002 by talking about the nature...

Gurudeva's Mahavakyas on Self Realization

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-02-19

Part 3 of 4 - Bodhinatha talks on Gurudeva's mahavakyas having to do with Self Realization, part of...

The Importance of Controlling Anger

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-02-15

Part 2 of 4 - In Bodhinatha's moksha ritau address for 2002, he continues with a practical explanation...

How Does Moksha Ritau Apply to Family Life?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-02-13

Part 1 of 4 - Bodhinatha talks about the moksha ritau, the cool season and one-third of the...

The Aftermath of Self Realization

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-02-12

Bodhinatha talks about what the experience of Parasiva causes to happen within us. He describes 3 ways our...

Identify with Pure Awareness

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-02-11

Bodhinatha delves into the nature of awareness, describing that we are not the states of consciousness we experience,...

State of the Church Address, 2003

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-01-08

Bodhinatha gives the Annual State of the Church Address by the Guru Mahasannidhanam of Kauai Aadheenam. He reviewed...

A Solution to Emotional Problems

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-12-06

Often devotees will write to Bodhinatha about emotional problems. To these he says he always gives the same...

Hindu Culture and the Temple

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-12-05

Bodhinatha speaks on Hindu culture, the theme of the Jivana Ritau, and begins with Gurudeva's central thoughts on...

Good Conduct Means to Assist

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-12-01

Bodhinatha elucidates from Gurudeva's Master Course lesson of the day on good conduct and reminds us that our...

How Judgments Affect Others

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-11-29

Bodhinatha responds to an e-mail from Sheela Venkatakrishnan, the transcriber of his talks for the website, regarding how...

Not Getting Angry

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-11-26

After a short review of his recent talk on the Hindu philosophical outlook on the nature of man,...

Malaysia Conference Part 2

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-11-22

Bodhinatha continues his talk about unethical and ethical religious conversion and cites a number of very useful quotes...

Malaysia Conference

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-11-21

Bodhinatha speaks about an event he has been invited to by the Malaysia Hindu Sangam called "Hindu Renaissance Event," scheduled...

The Future of Our Monastery

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-11-15

The Aloha brunch talk, ending the Mahasamadhi observances, was about the future, giving a general outline of future...

Honoring Gurudeva at Lydgate Park

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-11-14

At the Lydgate Park event honoring Gurudeva, Bodhinatha addressed the public regarding the monastery's intention to continue all...

Gurudeva's Mahavakya Part 2

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-11-13

Bodhiantha continues in Part 2 of his talk on the mahavakya, or great sayings, of our guru parampara....

Gurudeva's Mahavakya Part 1

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-11-09

Bodhinatha welcomes everyone to the first annual observances of Gurudeva's mahasamadhi with a talk on the mahavakya, or...

The Nature of Desire

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-11-01

Bodhinatha gives a wonderful discourse on the nature of desire. Gurudeva never asked us to give up desire....

Good and Evil People

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-10-31

That there are good and evil people who should be treated differently is not the correct Hindu perspective,...

Honoring the Mayor of Kauai

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-10-30

Bodhinatha gives news of a dinner at the Marriott Hotel which he and another monk attended in honor...

When Everything Seems to Go Wrong

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-10-16

Everyone has days when everything seems to go wrong. Bodhinatha emphasizes that we must recognize that days like...

Choose Realistic Goals in Meditation

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-10-15

Bodhinatha talks about the problematic attitude of getting sad when our spiritual experiences aren't as deep as we...

Be Firm but Kind with Children

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-10-14

Cybertalk: Bodhinatha gives a wonderful upadesha based on the Living with Siva lesson of the day (178) called...

Bodhinatha's Travels to Mauritius part 3

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-10-10

Bodhinatha continues his narrative of his visit to Asia (part 4), ending in Malaysia and Singapore. There was...

Bodhinatha's Travels to Mauritius part 2

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-10-07

Bodhinatha continues his narrative of his visit to Mauritius (part 2). At a Siva temple Bodhinatha gave a...

Bodhinatha's Travels to Mauritius part 1

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-10-04

Bodhinatha reports on his recent trip to Mauritius, Malaysia and Singapore. On the way to Mauritius he stopped...

Gurudeva Mahasamadhi Observance Sneak Peak

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-09-25

We're beginning to think about the upcoming first anniversary observance of Gurudeva's mahasamadhi. Bodhinatha tells us of the...

Nallupada Saivam

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-09-24

Bodhinatha recalls a segment of his talk on Nalupada Saivam where he compared the Vedanta and Siddhanta paths....

Mauritius Trip Talks

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-09-19

Bodhinatha tells us of the theme for his trip to Asia coming up, focusing on the parents as...

Jivana Ritau Focuses

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-09-18

Bodhinatha speaks a bit about the Jivana Ritau and its focus on looking at areas we are weak...

Bringing a Gift for the Temple

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-09-16

Continuing with highlights from his talk on God Siva, Bodhinatha talks about Gurudeva's admonition that devotees should never...