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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,...

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...