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Makaif - The Ultimate Practice and Attainment of Siddhanta

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 1973-06-06

Makaif is the shum word defined as the ultimate attainment of Siddhanta. Using the shum language, Gurudeva describes...

How Do We Get Along with Others?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-10-26

For peace in the world stop the war in the home." The key to world peace is inside...

What Is the Hindu Way of Greeting?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-10-17

"Namaste" and "vanakkam," core practices of greeting. Recognizing that God is within everyone, the same God within me...

What Is Good Conduct?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-10-03

Good conduct is right thought, right speech and right action." Apply T-H-I-N-K: true, helpful, inspirational, necessary, kind in...

What Are Our Saiva Forehead Marks?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-09-27

The three stripes of vibhuti across the forehead signify trying to purify ourselves from the influence of anava,...

How Do We Use Our Home Shrine?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-09-18

We need to perfect Ishvarapujana, personal worship, before we can expect to do really well in meditation. "The idea of Ishvarapujana, worship, is to always be living with God, living in Siva in God's house..."...

How Do We Receive Guests?

Satguru Bodhnatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-09-10

Treat the guest as God; the guest's heart is more sensitive than the most sensitive flower. If we...

What Is the Ideal Home?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-09-04

"Harmony is a fragile vibration which the family protects." Gurudeva expressed how deeply integral the Tirukural was to his teachings. It is not enough to take...

How Do We Treat the Environment?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-07-29

"The Divine is present everywhere and in all things. All Hindus feel they are guests on the planet with responsibilities to nature." Hindu prayers don't stop...