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No Divorce in Hinduism

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-10-11

Gurudeva begins today's talk by giving his shortest answer ever to Tiru, in Singapore, who asks how to...

A Way to Realize Siva

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-10-10

A cyber cadet in Penang, Malaysia, asks Gurudeva if it is possible to realize Siva in this Kali...

Culture Crisis?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-10-09

An e-devotee in Ashburn, Virginia, USA, asks if Hindu culture will survive. Gurudeva is inspired to give a...

Wearing Rudraksha

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-10-07

Bob the cyber-devotee asks if it is alright for him to wear rudraksha, the uniquely beautiful seed which...

Ayudhya Puja Day at Iraivan Worksite, Bangalore

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-10-06

Today Gurudeva gives a special message to all the dedicated silpis, traditional stone carvers, who have been carving...

One Religion in the Home

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-10-03

An e-devotee from Malaysia asks about marrying a man of another religion. If she does, what religion should...

Mental Illness

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-10-02

An e-devotee in Edmonton Canada asks Gurudeva what mental illness is. Gurudeva, in a short answer, explains the...

Healing and the Astral Body

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-10-01

Again today we share two questions and answers on the same topic, this time, healing. An e-devotee asks...

Rudraksha and Ahimsa

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-30

Today we include two short answers to questions relating to ahimsa, nonhurtfulness. The first is from an admitted...

Caring for a Dying Dog

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-29

An e-devotee in Arizona asks about the proper way to care for an elderly dog. Gurudeva answers that...

Talk by Swami Bua

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-28

During this year's Guru Purnima celebrations Gurudeva invited Swami Bua to talk for the internet. Swami Bua was...

Grihasta Dharma

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-25

A devotee attending a homa during Guru Purnima celebrations asks Gurudeva about grihastha dharma. Gurudeva continues to emphasize...

Greatest Religion in the World

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-24

Here's a talk from our Guru Purnima celebrations in July from a devotee of Swami Bua who was...

Cooperation of Church and State

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-23

An e-devotee from California asks about the influence of India and Hinduism on the politics of the future....

The Kauai Kadavul Temple

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-22

When Chennai artist A. Manivelu was visiting Kauai Aadheenam, he was impressed with the disciplines of worship and...

Anger and Worship

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-19

In response to a question about the Agnihotra, Hindu fire ceremony, Gurudeva discusses the principle of not performing...

To Bury Or Burn?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-18

A cyber cadet asks why some bury and others burn their dead. It often surprises people to learn...

A Troubled Father

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-17

A question comes in from a concerned Asian family whose father comes home late, having drunk too much...

Objections to Marriage

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-16

We pray that we are not too late in putting up this response. A woman in Selangor, Malaysia,...

Making Teenagers Delinquent

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-11

A question about how mothers can help teenagers through their "troubled years" triggers an impassioned response from Gurudeva about...

Making Teenagers Delinquent, pt. 1

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-10

A question about how mothers can help teenagers through their "troubled years" triggers an impassioned response from Gurudeva about...

Temples in India, Anger in Worship

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-09

An e-devotee in Texas asks Gurudeva about the temples in South India that have been taken over by...

Namaste

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-08

Here's a brief answer to a question about the meaning of the Hindu greeting, "Namaste." Gurudeva says it...

Understanding Scriptures

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-07

Young Aditya Balachander in Texas asks Gurudeva why our Hindu scriptures are so difficult to understand. Gurudeva says...

Money Can't Buy You Wealth

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-04

A e-devotee in Germany asks about wealth. Gurudeva explains how many people approach wealth as the accumulation of...

Suffering, Disease, Unhappiness...Oh my!

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-03

An e-devotee in Selangor, Malaysia asks why there is so much suffering in the world, why people are...

Searching for a Path

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-02

A cyber cadet in Queensland Australia is questioning the ways of Western materialism an wonders where to turn....

The Gods Do Not Punish

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-09-01

An e-devotee asks Gurudeva for clarification of the statements in Merging with Siva about the Gods working with...

How To Help Counter Abuse

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-31

A young girl, just back in the US from having lived several years in India, as what she...

A Vision of Siva

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-30

E-devotee Anjali asks Gurudeva how she can have a vision of Siva. The answer applies to all of...

The Half-Hindus

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-27

Today we present two questions and answers which both deal with the issues of those people who practice...

The Self in Merging with Siva

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-26

A reader of Merging with Siva asks Gurudeva about his references to the Self in the book. Is...

Responding to Abuse

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-25

Christina, from California, asks Gurudeva what to do if we encounter abusive situations. Is it our karma to...

It's Deja-Vu All Over Again

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-24

Stop me if you have heard this before. A cyber-devotee asks about deja-vu. What is the Hindu perspective...

Chakras in the Arms

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-21

A healing touch practitioner asks Gurudeva about the chakras in the arms. Gurudeva explains briefly that the 21...

Peace in the Home

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-08-20

When Positive Discipline author, Jane Nelson, was visiting Kauai Aadheenam, Gurudeva was asked how a family can have...