Results for: audio, subramuniyaswami

The Flower Penance

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-03

A handsome young man sent Gurudeva a question along with a few digital photos of himself. He asks...

Women's Dress as Shown in Himalayan Academy Art

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-07-02

Gurudeva has agreed to share this lively open discussion of a sensitive topic which occured in Kadavul Hindu...

The Company We Keep

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-29

A Hindu Saivite Brahmin in London tells Gurudeva about his roomate--a jolly good chap, overall, except for when...

Save the Children and the Animals

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-28

An e-question put to Gurudeva asking how to save the animals which are being abused inspires a broader...

When Kids Enter College

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-27

First, Gurudeva tells some news about the development of Muruga Hill here at Kauai Aadheenam. Then: E-devotee Lolita@yahoo.com...

Your Claim to Fame

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-26

Rosita at home.com wrote in wondering about the verses in the Tirukural which laud the life which is...

Why so Many isms?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-23

Why are there so many "isms?" Why, if there are so many enlightened people, do they each have...

Finding a Guru

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-22

A Texas e-devotee would like to find just the right guru to guide him on the path to...

How Dare I Meditate?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-21

We include the reading of the question again, to give a little audio look into the question and...

Experiencing Inner Calm

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-20

An e-devotee in Luxemburg writes to Gurudeva asking about his experiences of profound inner peace that he finds...

Men and Women in the Workplace

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-19

E-devotee Surya in Mauritius wrote to Gurudeva to ask how men should relate to women in the workplace....

Deciding to Seek God

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-18

A cyber-devotee named Devi in Brussels asks Gurudeva about her ponderings over dedicating her life to seeking God....

Who's Poorer? (House, Home, Hotel)

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-14

A cyber-devotee writes to Gurudeva about his concerns over the poor. It troubles him to see them on...

East and West

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-13

Sometimes our questions to Gurudeva stimulate a response that is not what we expected. That may be the...

Siva Lingam Worship

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-12

An e-devotee in Finland asks for instructions on how to worship the Siva Lingam. Gurudeva explains that to...

Praying to Pictures

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-11

An e-devotee from Memphis asks about the efficacy of praying to a picture of a Guru who has...

How Can I Walk Away from Temptation

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-10

Overcoming Fear

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-07

Today Gurudeva gives some insights and advice to an e-devotee who wrote in saying, "Fear is a problem in my life." Gurudeva advises not...

Meeting Your Meditation Time

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-06

An e-devotee struggles to meet his daily time for meditation. Family concerns impinge and keep him from fulfilling...

Who is the Doer after Realization?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-05

When the soul is young and just beginning, it thinks that it is the doer of all its...

Loving Ganesha, A Chathurti Blessing

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-04

To celebrate Gurudeva's being in Malaysia this very moment, we present a talk he gave recently for Malaysia's...

The Mental Source of Suffering

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-06-03

Today we include the question before Gurudeva's answer, for a change of pace. The question is about learning...

Yoga is the Last Step

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-31

E-devotee Frank from Austin Texas has been practicing meditation for 28 years and asks Gurudeva how to deepen...

Converting to Another Hindu Sect

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-30

An e-devotee from New Zealand asks is it is possible and beneficial to officially convert from one sect...

What about the Goddess?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-29

A cyber-devotee has been perusing our extensive website and noticed what seemed to be an absence of the...

Homa at Home

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-28

A question from Klang, Malaysia comes in about whether or not a homa should be performed at home....

Birth, Karma and Prayer

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-27

Gurudeva fields two questions from Malaysia and one from Singapore today. One e-devotee asks if Gurudeva is aware...

Achieving a New Identity

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-24

Is it possible to be successful in the world while maintaining your philosophical perspective? Gurudeva says, Yes, of...

Why Does God Create Anything At All?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-23

Kailash Dakshinamurthi asks today's interesting question. To simply say that it is God's nature to create souls and...

Meaning of Initiation

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-22

A provocative question comes in to Gurudeva today about taking initiation from a Guru. What happens if that...

Siva Linga Symbology

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-21

A devotee writes to Gurudeva about his dismay over finding how some authors describe the Siva Linga as...

A Chance to Meet Gurudeva

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-20

Today Gurudeva briefly answers a question from Singapore and one from Johor Bahru, Malayasia. The questions are on...

Who Invented the Gods?

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-16

Gurudeva responds today to a question about the abundance of Hindu Gods. "Why were they invented?" a devotee asks. Gurudeva explains...

Dreaming of the Gods

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-14

An interesting question comes in from Norway, from Nordic Pagan. This devotee says that he regularly dreams of...

A Lifetime of Study

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-13

A question about how books are selected for libraries in Hindu temples leads Gurudeva to speak about the...

Playing with Fire

Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
Given On: 2000-05-12

Gurudeva advises and e-devotee who was initiated into Kundalini Yoga to adhere closely to the guidance and teachings...