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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...

The State of the World

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-03-20

Three viewpoints on the state of the world: trying to improve it, being realistic about trying to change...

Mamsani-Basic Shum Mind Maps

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-03-13

To energize the mamsani, monthly meditations on them to commence shortly. Bhashya on four vibratory rates of our...

Spiritualizing life and giving

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-03-05

Dividing life into spiritual and non-spiritual is flawed. Separation of work and worship is a western perspective. Spiritual...

Aadheenam update on evolving projects for 2007

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-02-25

Bodhinatha shares a casual but highly informative update on the future -- educational, digital initiatives and upcoming travels...

Enduring Happiness

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-02-18

Redirecting and transmuting desire is discussed for the occasion of the 43rd anniversary of Yogaswami's Mahasamadhi. How to...

Maha Sivaratri: Who Am I?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-02-15

The essence of Mahasivaratri is to have a deeper experience of God. 'Who Am I?' is explored going...

Nine Ways of Merging with Siva

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-02-11

This is the last talk given immediately before Mahasivaratri. In this Bodhinatha reads from Merging with Siva about...

Kaif: Awareness Aware of Itself.

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-02-04

The reading of a talk by Gurudeva on kaif, awareness aware of itself, which includes techniques to achieve...

The Advaitin: The Beginning of the Shum Language

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-01-27

The transcript for today's talk includes Bodhinatha's "Introduction to Shum" which was given on January 5th. Technical problems prevented recording...

The Sixth and Seventh Dimensions

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-01-20

Excerpts from Gurudeva's original writings explaining the sixth dimension: The superconscious plane, the heart of the generative and...

The Fifth Dimension

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-01-12

Before we reach the sixth and seventh dimensions we experience the fifth dimension. Yet this can be experienced...