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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...

Finding Affectionate Detachment

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2001-12-20

Bodhinatha describes the various kinds of negative attachment and methods by which to free ourselves from attachments to...

Deeper Perspectives and Monastic's Realization of the Self

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2001-12-05

The more you can detach yourself from life the more you can avoid the ups and downs of...

Fixing Problems

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2001-12-03

Problems are important for spiritual progress. We need a Guru to help us see our problems. We need...

Appreciation

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2001-11-26

Many times we don't tell people how much we appreciate them. A bird visited us for lunch a...

Honoring of Gurudeva at the Kauai Rotary Club

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2001-11-25

A New Shrine to Gurudeva has been created so that monks and pilgrims may come and prostrate. Poipu...

Necessity of Daily Meditation

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-09-14

A cyberspace devotee, Vatsala Devi from Johor Bahru, Malaysia, wants to know if it is necessary to meditate...

What the soul learns; Being on the right path

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-09-13

A cyberspace devotee from India wants to know if the soul is also learning when the mind is...

Making the Right Choice

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-09-12

Mohana Das from Malaysia asks if one passes on is he born into the same lineage. Gurudeva says...

Inner plane activities of becoming a Hindu

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-08-31

A cyberspace devotee from California asks about becoming a Hindu and how that relates to a long-term pattern...

Ending the cycle of karma

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-08-29

A cyberspace devotee from Bowie, Maryland, asks about the cycle of karma, how karma seems to be an...

Good Money, Bad Money

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-08-28

A cyberspace devotee from the US asks about the nature of bad money. Gurudeva explains that there are...

Karma Yoga

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-08-27

A cyberspace devotee from Tamil Nadu, India, asks about karma yoga. Gurudeva explains the voluntary, selfless nature of...

Hindu view of diet items

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-08-23

A cyberspace devotee from Boston asks about onions and garlic and other diet issues. Gurudeva explains his view...

Organ and blood donation

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-08-22

A cyberspace devotee from Malaysia and Connecticut, USA asks about the effects of organ and blood donations. Gurudeva...

God and Guru Among Religions

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-08-17

A cyberspace devotee from Michigan, USA asks about the difference in Guru as God between Islam and Hinduism....

Rituals and Moksha

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-08-15

A cyberspace devotee from Singapore wants to know how rituals contribute to moksha. Gurudeva says ritual practices are...

Conduct of the Brahmacharinis and Brahmacharis

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2001-07-03

Today's inspired talk by Gurudeva is about brahmacharinis and brahmacharinis Gurudeva talks about the brahmacharinis role in the...