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Noninjury and Brahmacharya

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-06-13

Cybertalk: Bodhinatha speaks on vasudhaiva kutumbakam, "The whole world is one family," in reference to the current problem in India. He discusses the...

Relation of noninjury to contentment

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-06-12

Bodhinatha continues his talk on the yamas and niyamas, relating the yama noninjury to the niyama of contentment....

Yamas and Niyamas part 4 Reference List

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-06-11

Here is a reference list as to how to self reflect on the yamas and niyamas. For most...

Yamas and Niyamas part 3 Ashtanga Yoga

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-05-13

The Yamas are the first stage of the spiritual path. It is the first step in ashtanga yoga,...

Yamas and Niyamas part 2 Foundation

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-05-10

Today many people interested in a spiritual path say "Forget the basics, let's just start with the end of the path." Of course this approach doesn't work very well...

Yamas and Niyamas pt 1

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-05-09

The essence of our being is God. This is a beautiful teaching but it is also important to...

Nartana Ritau

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-05-07

Saiva Dharma Shastras talks about the Nartana Ritau and says it is a period of creation. It's key...

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...

Our People

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-05-02

A letter in Hinduism Today used the phrase "our people." Gurudeva never used this phrase. He reached out to...

California Trip April 2002

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-04-23

Bodhinatha begins by talking about his recent visit to our Church mission in Northern California and the Palaniswami...

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...

Kauai Aadheenam's Vibration

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-04-08

We have had some recent visitors to the monastery who have been praising us for the experience they...

Passing Your Knowledge On

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-04-07

The Master Course lesson of the day and the sutra are on the senior monastics accepting new monastics...

Master Course on Moksha

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-04-06

Today's Dancing with Siva lesson is on moksha, which is appropriate considering it is the moksha ritau, the...

Temple Messages

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-04-03

I receive requests to send letters blessing various activities at Hindu temples around the world, just as Gurudeva...

Malaysia Youth Seminar

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-04-02

The first one-day Master Course youth seminar has been held by Sivaneswaran and Aravidraj in Malaysia. These two...

Expressing Our Souls Divinity

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-04-01

Portions of the Master Course lesson of the day from both Dancing with Siva and Merging with Siva...

Karma Management and Ganesha

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-31

With karma management it is important to apply our philosophical understanding to our life in order for it...

Foundation of Bhakti

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-30

Cybertalk: Bodhinatha reads from and gives bhashya on today's Master Course lesson of the Day from Gurudeva's trilogy,...

Take a Moment to Listen to the Birds

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-26

The weather is beginning to warm up again on Kauai, and more birds are singing. Some new birds...

Arun Gandhi on Season of Nonviolence

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-25

Arun Gandhi, Mahatma Gandhi's grandson, recently visited the Aadheenam and also held an event on Kauai honoring the...

The Power of Consensualocracy

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-24

Consensualocracy was conceived by Gurudeva as a system of government or management by intelligent cooperation based on a...

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...

Mahasivaratri Talk Part 2 Being Siva

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-19

Cybertalk: In Part 2 of his Mahasivaratri talk for 2002, Bodhinatha speaks more on both being Siva and...

Mahasivaratri Talk Part 1 Siva and Muruga

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-18

Many devoted pilgrims are coming lately. One who came was focused entirely on the worship of Lord Murugan...

Do I Now Have Two Gurus?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-17

A question came in by e-mail"Do I have two gurus now? Are both you and Gurudeva my guru?"...

Communicating with a Departed Guru

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-16

Drawing from the lesson of the day, we can send messages to departed loved ones in the inner...

Playfulness in Children

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-15

Two boys were on a task force program at Kauai Aadheenam many years ago. I found them one...

Feedback on Words that Hurt

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-14

We received some feedback on the last talk on words that hurt. Many found that teasing and joking...

Parental Closeness

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-11

Parents are your first guru. Parental closeness, meaning children's closeness with their parents, needs to be developed through...

The Self is like Waking Up

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-10

The Realization of Parasiva is like waking up from a dream during which you were dreaming that you...

Need for Religion Part 2

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-09

Gurudeva said there is a need for religion. Gurudeva at first just taught meditation, but then later he...

Need for Religion Part 1

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-08

Gurudeva said there is a need for religion. Gurudeva at first just taught meditation, but then later he...

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,...