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How Is All Karma Finally Resolved If We Make Karma in Each Life?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-11-16

Bodhinatha answers an interesting question: if we are making karma in each life, how can we ever possibly...

Eight Features of the Natha Sampradaya

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-09-17

We have to discover that part of us that is the Self. One of the important benefits of...

Patanjali: Practice to Achieve Samadhi

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-06-21

Bodhinatha continues with his commentary on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. We learn to control the mind through practice, detachment,...

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...

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...

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,...

Niyama 10: Tapas

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-01-11

Tapas is to practice austerity, serious disciplines, penance and sacrifice which increases the speed at which we are...

Focus on Sadhana and Ahimsa

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2011-01-05

Sadhana is regular serious practice with a goal of changing oneself and also our daily vigil. The deepest...

The Foundation of Spiritual Progress

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2010-12-23

Spiritual unfoldment is slow and steady. Habitual consciousness can be raised up life after life. The foundation is...

It Was All Finished Long Ago

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2010-07-12

It has been accomplished long ago -- Eppavo mudintha kariyam. The major ebbs and flows of life are...

Pilgrimage and Sadhana

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2010-06-19

Preparation for pilgrimage. Consistent sadhana changes the purity of our mind, the way the energies flow through us....

Consistent Sadhana

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2009-07-09

Effort at meditation on a consistent basis causes us to progress over time. Daily sadhana that we sustain...

Force Fields and Thought

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2009-06-23

You are much more influenced by those who surround you then you realize. We want to be the...

Desires and Chakras

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-07-11

Focus on how we are influenced by others. Desires show up in our dreams and determine where we...

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...

Gratitude and Appreciation

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2004-10-07

Bodhinatha shares some wonderful stories, one by Helice Bridges which emphasizes the importance of showing appreciation. He also...

Resolving Difficult Situations - A Sadhana for the Jivana Ritau

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2004-08-24

The talk begins with an overview of the sadhanas for the Jivana Ritau, the second of the three...

Getting to Know God through Sadhana

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2004-05-17

Bodhinatha spoke on the Tamil New Year, which is today, how this is the first day the Sun...

State of the Church 2004

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2004-02-21

This morning Bodhinatha spoke following the guru puja held for Gurudeva's 77th jayanti. Bodhinatha shared with us the...

Resolving Difficulties with Others

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-12-26

Gurudeva sanctioned the prayaschitta of walking prostrations for pilgrims and members who come to Kauai Aadheenam. The Jivana...

Niyama 8 - Vrata, Vows

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-08-14

Bodhinatha speaks on the eighth niyama, vrata, the practice of taking vows to ourselves, to the inner worlds...

Positive Attitudes for Positive Spiritual Progress

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-04-05

Bodhinatha reads sloka 2 of Dancing with Siva - "Where am I going? What is my path?" The Hindu spiritual path can be described in...

State of the Church Address 2003, Part 4

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-03-06

Part 4 of Bodhinatha's State of the Church Address for 2003 discusses sadhana follow-up for members, primary focuses...

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...

Karma Management Day 4, Part 3

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-09-01

2002 Kauai Innersearch Day 4, Part 3 Bodhinatha explains the last three principles of Karma Management. Number 8...

Anger (Sneaky) part 2

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-06-27

In part one of a more detailed talk on anger, Bodhinatha shares with us the effectiveness of some...

Gratitude and Appreciation

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-05-06

Yesterday at the Vision Kauai meeting, the person who created the blue ribbon "Who I am makes a difference", was there. She...

Gurudeva's Spiritual Toolbox

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-05-05

Gurudeva said you can either use these tools, or hang them on the wall. The Yamas and Niyamas...

Antar Mandir, The Inner Temple

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-04-09

I am working on an article countering the intention of some in North India to build a Sri...

Dealing with Discouragement

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-23

How do we deal with discouragement? Gurudeva gave us a tool, the vasana daha tantra, to deal with...

Mahasivaratri Talk Part 3 Realizing the Self

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-20

In Part 3 of his Mahasivaratri talk for 2002, Bodhinatha quotes from Living with Siva on "the mission of the mission." A...

Austerity Part 3

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-07

Bodhinatha elaborates on the four-fold concept of austerity, which Gurudeva defined as sadhana, penance, tapas and sacrifice. So,...

Austerity Part 2

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-04

Bodhinatha elaborates on the four-fold concept of austerity, which Gurudeva defined as sadhana, penance, tapas and sacrifice. So,...

Austerity Part 1

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-03

Bodhinatha elaborates on the four-fold concept of austerity, which Gurudeva defined as sadhana, penance, tapas and sacrifice. So,...

The Lessons of Water

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2001-12-27

Bodhinatha talks about rain and water and their importance. We live by a river at the Aadheenam and...