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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,...

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,...

Pujas to Gurudeva

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-02

Tomorrow is our monthly pada puja for Gurudeva on Chitra nakshatra. So, we're thinking about Gurudeva and the...

Megatrends

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-03-01

The Pittsburgh Venkateshvara temple is having an event on "Hinduism Past, Present and Future" in a few months. I have been asked...

Ahimsa in Speech (Part 2)

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-02-23

Ahimsa is a central principle in Hinduism. Let us take a look at the words we use in...

Ahimsa in Speech (Part 1)

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-02-22

Ahimsa is a central principle in Hinduism. Let us take a look at the words we use in...

Moksha, Realizing God

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-02-21

There is a misconception that one day we are experiencing zero percent God, then the next moment we...

Cultivating Bhakti, or Devotion

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-02-16

The beginning of Bhakti is our understanding of the temple and Deities and the three worlds. The goal...

Valentine's Day to Lord Siva

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-02-15

We received an invitation to give a blessing at the County Council meeting tomorrow. It'll be Valentine's Day....

To err is human...

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-02-13

To err is human, to make a mistake only once is divine. Go beyond feeling bad about making...

Karma Management Part 3

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-02-09

Seventh principleaccelerate karma. Saivite Shastras talk about this in terms of monastic 36-year pattern for training. Within his...

Karma Management Part 2

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-02-08

Review of part 1 plus... Fifth principle: create no negative karmas. Refrain from actions that will create negative...

Karma Management Part 1

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-02-01

I get many questions about karma that are way off the mark. We need to understand karma and...

Martin Luther King Day and Hinduism on Tolerance

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-01-19

Parents need to teach tolerance. There are many practical ways to systematically do this from the pamphlet from...

Local Martin Luther King Day Speech

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-01-18

Bodhinatha give his final speech that he has prepared for the coming Martin Lurther King Day. Since the...

Becoming Centered

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-01-17

We welcome Swami Pragyanand from New Delhi, India. Merging with Siva talks about being thrown off center. Being...

Karma is not destiny

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-01-15

If the manifestation of karma is inevitable, why do parents need to discipline their children at all? If...

Mistakes are not problems

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-01-11

Cybertalk: Gurudeva said, "Problems are not problems. A problem is a repetition of the past that needs to be adjusted." It means that when we make a mistake, we think that we shouldn't have...

Parents are the First Guru

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-01-09

Parents are the first gurus. This will be my message to parents in Mauritius, Malaysia and Singapore when...

Jayanthi Address

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-01-08

Gurudeva's Shakti is so strong here at Kauai Aadheenam, stronger than any other place. Initiations are an important...

The Magic of the High EE

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-01-03

Sometimes we don't hear the high "ee" sound. Gurudeva says it is only there when the subconscious mind...

The Roots of Martin Luther King

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-01-02

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...