The Yoga Pada: Meditation and Austerity

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami gives his weekly Upadesha in Kadavul Temple at Kauai Aadheenam. Here Satguru reads from Sivaya Subramuniyaswami's Master Course Trilogy, discussing the Yoga Pada, the stage of austerity and meditation leading to the divine within.


Transcript:

Photo of  Gurudeva
It is not a matter of becoming the Self, but of realizing that you never were not the Self. And what is that Self? It is Parasiva. It is God. It is That which is beyond the mind, beyond thought, feeling and emotion, beyond time, form and space.
—Gurudeva