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What is Bhakti?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-06-25

Gurudeva teaches that in our tradition there is always pure devotion/bhakti for God but it deepens as we...

Who is Lord Murugan?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-06-18

The blessings of Lord Murugan awaken wisdom which resides in his chakra. "Pray to Lord Murugan to unravel the great mysteries of the universe." When we get emotional we...

Who is Lord Ganesha

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-06-11

We need stability and calmness to prevail in the muladhara chakra, not experiencing serious fear, anger or jealousy...

What About Evil, Hell and Sin?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-05-20

Hindus believe in each individual as a soul, a divine being who is inherently good. We all have...

Are Souls And World Essentially Good

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-05-12

The world does contain suffering; it's this way for a reason. If the world was perfect why would...

Why Are We Not All-Knowing? Three Bonds

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-05-04

The three bonds/pashas, given by Lord Siva: karma, maya and anava, are there to mature the soul. At...

What Is the Nature of Our Soul?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-04-27

"The essence of the soul is Pure Consciousness and Absolute Reality." There are three bodies, shariras, five sheaths, koshas, an inner and an outer aura. The chakras are...

The Three Worlds; Surrender the Ego Through Devotion

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-04-13

"The temple enables us to feel the presence of God, Gods and devas." We use our inner eyes to see what's going on in the temple, the three worlds. In...

Our Holy Scriptures; the Greatness of the Tirukural

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-03-22

Within our Saiva Siddhanta Holy Scriptures the Saiva Agamas explain the basis of temple ceremonies and worship plus...

What is the Nature of Life for Saivites?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-03-06

"Stand strong for Saivism." The nature of life for Saivites is to turn work into worship, to turn the secular into...

Four Stages On the Path of Personal Evolution

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-02-24

The soul body takes many lifetimes to mature. The height of divine consciousness: There is no difference between...

Our Affirmation of Faith - All-Pervasive Love, Absolute Reality

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-02-27

"God Siva is Immanent Love and Transcendent Reality." Devotion is present in each of Saiva Siddhanta's four paths in our relationship to God. When we...

What is the Nama Sivaya Mantra?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-02-13

The letter "Ya" in the Panchakshara Mantra, Namasivaya, stands for the soul. Bodhinatha uses the Panchakshara Mantra to...

Lord Nataraja, The Meaning of Siva's Dance

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-02-05

Initially we're looking at the world. By Siva's revealing grace, anugraha, ultimately we turn toward God. The soul...

Siva's Traditional Forms, Pancha Brahman, Cycle of Desire

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-01-28

"Every form is a form of Siva." The Sivalinga symbolizes Siva's formless state. Yantras for Siva temples involve the Panchakshara Mantra. Kadavul represents Si,...

How Can We See God?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-01-21

The divine is in everyone. "See everyone as God." Even in the terrorist, even in the criminal, the seed of divinity...

What Are Siva's Three Perfections?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-01-14

The idea of Monistic Theism is seen in the three perfections of God Siva. Theism is the face...

God Siva - the Supreme Being

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2017-01-07

Lord Siva is the Supreme Being of the universe, not one of many gods. To Saivites Siva is...

The Monistic Theism of Saiva Siddhanta

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-12-30

Our doctrine in Saiva Siddhanta is Monistic Theism, Advaita Ishvaravada. To experience oneness with God, to really do...

Saiva Siddhanta; Siva Shakti

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-12-16

Saiva Siddhanta is our school of Hinduism. Siva and Shakti are a one gender-less being represented as Ardhanarishvara....

The Many Facets of Saivite Hinduism

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-11-09

Bodhinatha reviews the main characteristic of Saivite Philosophy with an indepth focus on the four stages of religions...

Hinduism Is Both A Religion and a Way of Life

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-10-25

"Hinduism is recognized as the most compassionate, mystical and enlightened faith on the planet." Is India's ancient faith Hinduism a religion or a way of life? All religions are ways of...

What is Hinduism? It's Key Features

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-10-18

Bodhinatha imparts the four key beliefs in Hinduism, the three pillars of Sanatana Dharma and Gurudeva's three stages...

UItimate Goals: Realization, Liberation, Merger

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-09-24

The three distinct attainments in our philosophy: realization-nirvikalpa samadhi, moksha-liberation and merger-vishvagrasa. Believe in our ability to raise...

Evolve Through Self Control; Follow a Religion

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-09-18

The soul body plus the essence of the soul, Parashakti and Parasiva, together equals the totality of the...

Bhakti Displaces Anger, Leads to Light

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-09-10

Bodhinatha introduces the new Himalayan Academy book "Path to Siva." "By seeing the life energy in all creatures and in all people we are seeing God Siva in action." The life energy within you is the closest thing...

Accept the World, Take Responsibility

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-07-28

What is happening in the world is supposed to be happening, not because God wants it to happen...

Awareness, Meditation, Work

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-07-21

The mind doesn't move; awareness moves. We have control. Sitting still, restraining the mind, nirodha of the vrittis,...

Temples, Monasteries, Peace

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-06-22

A temple helps you be a more peaceful person, live more deeply inside and into our soul nature....

Bondage: Anava, Karma, Maya

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-06-06

Why aren't we with God Siva? Bondage: anava, karma and maya. The law of karma is teaching us...

Instinctive, Intellectual, Superconscious Mind

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-05-30

The Hindu point of view. Everyone has a three-fold nature: instinctive, intellectual and superconscious. Everyone is a divine...

Jnana. Self Correcting Awareness.

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-05-07

Iccha , Kriya and Jnana Shakti: the pattern of life. We can always use more of the power...

Mindfullness, Being in the Present

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-05-01

Being mindful, observant, you can learn by watching the reactions of other people and the consequences of their...

Happiness. Purify, remain within.

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-04-24

Instead of the world giving happiness to me I give happiness to the world. Whomever I meet today,...

Your Self-Concept; You Are A Divine Soul

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-04-15

Focus on being a soul, not the body, mind and emotions. When we think of ourselves as a...

Moksha and The Two Paths

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-03-17

Moksha's three aspects: fully realizing God, resolving karma, performing dharma well. The advanced soul. Through many lives, have...