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Men and Women in the Workplace

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-19

E-devotee Surya in Mauritius wrote to Gurudeva to ask how men should relate to women in the workplace....

Deciding to Seek God

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-18

A cyber-devotee named Devi in Brussels asks Gurudeva about her ponderings over dedicating her life to seeking God....

Who's Poorer? (House, Home, Hotel)

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-14

A cyber-devotee writes to Gurudeva about his concerns over the poor. It troubles him to see them on...

East and West

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-13

Sometimes our questions to Gurudeva stimulate a response that is not what we expected. That may be the...

Siva Lingam Worship

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-12

An e-devotee in Finland asks for instructions on how to worship the Siva Lingam. Gurudeva explains that to...

Praying to Pictures

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-11

An e-devotee from Memphis asks about the efficacy of praying to a picture of a Guru who has...

How Can I Walk Away from Temptation

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-10

Overcoming Fear

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-07

Today Gurudeva gives some insights and advice to an e-devotee who wrote in saying, "Fear is a problem in my life." Gurudeva advises not...

Meeting Your Meditation Time

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-06

An e-devotee struggles to meet his daily time for meditation. Family concerns impinge and keep him from fulfilling...

Who is the Doer after Realization?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-05

When the soul is young and just beginning, it thinks that it is the doer of all its...

Loving Ganesha, A Chathurti Blessing

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-04

To celebrate Gurudeva's being in Malaysia this very moment, we present a talk he gave recently for Malaysia's...

The Mental Source of Suffering

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-03

Today we include the question before Gurudeva's answer, for a change of pace. The question is about learning...

Yoga is the Last Step

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-31

E-devotee Frank from Austin Texas has been practicing meditation for 28 years and asks Gurudeva how to deepen...

Converting to Another Hindu Sect

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-30

An e-devotee from New Zealand asks is it is possible and beneficial to officially convert from one sect...

What about the Goddess?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-29

A cyber-devotee has been perusing our extensive website and noticed what seemed to be an absence of the...

Homa at Home

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-28

A question from Klang, Malaysia comes in about whether or not a homa should be performed at home....

Birth, Karma and Prayer

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-27

Gurudeva fields two questions from Malaysia and one from Singapore today. One e-devotee asks if Gurudeva is aware...

Achieving a New Identity

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-24

Is it possible to be successful in the world while maintaining your philosophical perspective? Gurudeva says, Yes, of...

Why Does God Create Anything At All?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-23

Kailash Dakshinamurthi asks today's interesting question. To simply say that it is God's nature to create souls and...

Meaning of Initiation

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-22

A provocative question comes in to Gurudeva today about taking initiation from a Guru. What happens if that...

Siva Linga Symbology

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-21

A devotee writes to Gurudeva about his dismay over finding how some authors describe the Siva Linga as...

A Chance to Meet Gurudeva

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-20

Today Gurudeva briefly answers a question from Singapore and one from Johor Bahru, Malayasia. The questions are on...

Who Invented the Gods?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-16

Gurudeva responds today to a question about the abundance of Hindu Gods. "Why were they invented?" a devotee asks. Gurudeva explains...

Dreaming of the Gods

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-14

An interesting question comes in from Norway, from Nordic Pagan. This devotee says that he regularly dreams of...

A Lifetime of Study

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-13

A question about how books are selected for libraries in Hindu temples leads Gurudeva to speak about the...

Playing with Fire

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-12

Gurudeva advises and e-devotee who was initiated into Kundalini Yoga to adhere closely to the guidance and teachings...

Where to do Puja

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-09

A devotee read about doing temple puja in the ancient Tirumantiram yoga text and wonders if he should...

Interfaith Marriage

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-08

What does Gurudeva think about a Hindu man who loves a Christian woman. He wants to remain Hindu,...

A Formula for Sadhana

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-07

Gurudeva answers two questions related to sadhana, "How much is enough? How can I be sure I don't slide backwards on the path?" In response Gurudeva gives a simple formula for daily sadhana...

Just a Way of Life

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-06

Today's talk is short and to the point. Gurudeva has answered this question so many times that he...

Meet the Guru

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-05

Gurudeva divulges his own personal computer use in response to a cyber-devotee's question, "Gurudeva, do you yourself use a computer?"

How Hinduism Today Got Started

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-02

Gurudeva speaks at length in response to a question about what inspired him to create the magazine Hinduism...

The Technological Religion

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-01

What role can modern technology play in the promotion of religion? We've heard that Gurudeva's monks each have...

The West's Role in Religious Resurgence

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-04-30

We continue our series of Gurudeva's answers to questions posed by the editor of Jain Spirit magazine in...

Listen in for a colorful talk

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-04-29

Gurudeva responds to a question today about the use of art in religion. Just how important is art?...

Reforming a Religion

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-04-28

The Editor of Jain Spirit asked Gurudeva a series of questions. Here Gurudeva responds to a question about...