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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...

Discipline Thinking about the Future

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-11-30

Worry, thinking about unnecessary negative patterns, excessive talk: Wastes energy, over-stimulates intellect and desire. Discipline, quiet the mind....

Patience with karma. Double your Practice.

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-10-31

Ashramas in family life keep us busy up to age 72 but then there's more time; double your...

Fulfill Dharma to Attain Realization

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-11-08

Bodhinatha comments on excerpts from the book "Self and Samadhi." Worship of Lord Ganesha helps us get settled in our...

You Are the Self, Identify with Awareness

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-10-23

Find the right balance in the world that you can sustain. Purify, quiet the mind, transcend externalities. See...

Find the Self

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-10-16

Wrapped up in externalities, upset, life in a swirl, we forget about going within. Be sublime, control actions...

Affirm Your Divinity

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-10-09

Seeing our shortcomings it's hard to think of ourselves as divine beings. Avoiding that series of memories we...

We Are Not Sinners

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-10-02

The idea of redemption is not really the case in Hinduism. Being already exists deep in the soul....

Bhakti, the Foundation, Leads to Humility

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-09-02

Attainment beyond anava marga. Acknowledging and coming closer to the Deities. True humility and devotion result from sincere...

No Guilt, Do Penance, Live Joyously

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-08-26

Think of heaven and hell as being states of mind, available in the present moment. Live in a...

How God and Gods Come Into the Murti During Puja; Jivana Ritau

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-08-18

Three varied Hindu views regarding the Gods and temple images. Gurudeva's perception: During the high point of puja...

Theism and Monism in Saiva Siddhanta

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-07-27

In Gurudeva's teachings both approaches, monism and theism, are found in one tradition: monistic Saiva Siddhanta. Keep them...

Dealing with Distraction, Lesson 99 of Living with Siva

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-07-20

The shumif perspective is helpful in detachment. Thoughts are stationary, move awareness to the pattern we want to...

Importance of the Saiva Agamas

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-07-02

This talk was prepared by Bodhinatha as an address to the conference of Adi Saiva priests in Bangalore,...

Conduct, thoughts, life-cycles

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-06-12

When we think about someone, we're sending a thought form to that person. Start with: "I need to be sending positive thoughts to others." Negative habits,...

Classical Definition of Yoga

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-05-21

The Yoga Pada of Gurudeva related to Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. The goal is to restrain the vrittis. Awareness,...

Methods for Maintaining Inner Awareness

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-05-14

When going into meditation have a destiny; find the spiritual energy, the power that's within the spine. Learn...