Talk about cutting to the core of it! Jai Bodhinatha! I wonder how many would sign up for a seminar entitled: “Men of discrimination see sorrow in every experience!” probably not too popular! Most of us want our world and our Bhakti – we want God and the world we have created! Leave it to Bodhinatha to point out the Truth of it – the bottom line so to speak. How many teachers tell you meditation leads to death! Death of the ego, of your likes and dislikes, of your past and future! Masterful talk!
Become an accomplished human being; soar into the fourth dimension. Artists experience mountaintop consciousness. Having their source in humble devotion to the Lord, Saiva cultural arts: singing, drama, dance, playing musical instruments and creative skills strengthen concentration and are a form of worship. Religious art is an expression of the soul nature, bringing the beauty of the within into manifestation.
How Can We Be Strong Saivite Hindus?
Gurudeva: "The time has come for Hindus of all races, all nations, of all cultures, of all sects to stand up and let the peoples of the world know of the great religion of which they are one of the staunch adherents." The first way of learning religion is to memorize its tenants. The challenge of living with Siva means bringing religion into the home, into the family, into our interactions with all other people. Kshama-forbearance and patience. Everything we experience we set in motion. Everything is just the next thing to do. Treat everyone in a friendly and inspiring way. Learn our religion and then live by it.
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