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Shum Maps of Meditations – Part 5

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami gives part five of a series of talks which give insight and elaboration into a variety of fascinating concepts revealed in the Shum language of meditation. Here, Satguru gives special attention to the 54 mambashum—important areas of the mind detailed by Shum.

Awareness Wandering in Meditation

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami gives his weekly Upadesha, discussing the focus of awareness during meditations and the practice of samyama.

Samyama is a continuous meditation on a single concept to gain revelation on a particular subject or area of consciousness. Cognizantability defines it as focusing the mind on three facts or points about the subject of meditation. As explained by Sage Patanjali in his Yoga Sutras, samyama consists of dharana, dhyana and samadhi.

From the Archives – The Aftermath of Self Realization

A 2003 upadesha by Satguru Bodhinatha Velyanswami in which he discusses the aftermath of Self Realization.
Go here for the full transcript: The Aftermath of Self Realization

Shum Maps of Meditations – Part 4

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami gives part four of a series of talks which give insight and elaboration into a variety of fascinating concepts revealed in the Shum language of meditation. Here, Satguru gives special attention to the 54 mambashum—important areas of the mind detailed by Shum.

You can get started with learning and practicing basic Shum meditations through this book: https://www.himalayanacademy.com/media/books/twelve-shum-meditations/web/

Shum Maps of Meditations – Part 3

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami gives part three of a series of talks which give insight and elaboration into a variety of fascinating concepts revealed in the Shum language of meditation. Here, Satguru gives special attention to the 54 mambashum—important areas of the mind detailed by Shum.

Shum Maps of Meditations – Part 2

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami gives part two of a series of talks which give insight and elaboration into a verity of fascinating concepts revealed in the Shum language of meditation. Here, Satguru gives special attention to the 54 mambashum—important areas of the mind detailed by Shum.

Shum Maps of Meditations – Part 1

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami gives part one of a series of talks which give insight and elaboration into a verity of fascinating concepts revealed in the Shum language of meditation. Here, Satguru gives special attention to the 54 mambashum—important areas of the mind detailed by Shum.

Mahasivaratri 2021 Upadesha

On the evening of Mahasivaratri, 2021, Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami gives a detailed discourse about the nature of Self Realization. This is a high-resolution version of the talk in the below live stream.

The Concept of Awareness – Summary

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylaswami gives a concluding summary of his upadesha series on the concept of awareness and consciousness from the yogic perspective.

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