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The Universe of the Mind – Part 2

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami gives his weekly upadesha in Kadavul Temple at Kauai’s Hindu Monastery in Hawaii. It is part of a series of talks elaborating on the inspired teachings of Śivaya Subramuniyaswami as found in his book Merging With Śiva.

“The first steps on the spiritual path consist in learning to harness the tendencies and impulses of the instinctive mind and transmute their energies into the higher nature. But we should not think of the instinctive mind as ‘bad’, for it controls the basic faculties of perception and movement, digestion, elimination, ordinary thought and emotion and the many other vital functions of the physical being…”

Listen to Part 1 here…

2 Responses to “The Universe of the Mind – Part 2”

  1. Pethuraja says:


  2. Bhavani Param says:

    Om Sivaya Bodhinatha,

    Very helpful and timely talk. Thank you.

    Aum Aum,

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