Holy Men and Women

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      Atti Chudi

      Auvaiyar was a saint of Tamil Nadu (ca 200 BCE), a contemporary of Saint Tiruvalluvar, devotee of Lord Ganesha and Karttikeya and one of the greatest literary figures in ancient ...

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      December 2014 News Video

      Our December 2014 news video covers events in November 2014, including: progress on carving the Iraivan Temple perimeter wall, unpacking of the Panchabrahma bronze murtis, several karma yogis visiting Kauai ...

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      November 2015 News Video

      Our November 2015 News Video covers events in September and October, 2015, including: progress on the Iraivan perimeter wall work in India; landscaping around the temple, Satguru's travels, monks on ...

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      Yoga Swamigal

      S. Ambikaipakam, born 1908 in Chunnakam, Sri Lanka, was a life-long close disciple of the great sage and yoga siddha of Sri Lanka, Siva Yogaswami. He was close to Swami ...

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      Hinduism Today Jan/Feb/Mar 2009

      The Editor-In-Chief of Hinduism Today magazine highlights the features of our latest issue: Hinduism Today's 30 years of service to dharma, publishing stories that uplift people across the world and ...

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      October 2013 News Video

      Our October 2013 news video covers events in August and September 2013 including: Satguru Bodhinatha's and Shanmuganathaswami's recent travels, including initiations, vows and the Aloha dinner in Mauritius, Bangaluru temple ...

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      April 2014 News Video

      Our April 2014 news video covers events in March 2014, including: Iraivan Temple landscaping project update, the visit by the Kawaikini Charter School students, a visit from David Steindle-Rast, a ...

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      July 2016 Monthly News Video

      Our July 2016 news video covers events in June 2016, including Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami's recent travels to the UK, our visiting guests Swami Ramana Swaroopananda and Brahmachari Vrajvihari Sharan, and ...

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      December 2016 News Video

      Our December 2016 news video covers events from November, 2016, including a visit from Sri Sri Jayendrapuri Mahaswamiji; our yearly Skanda Shasthi celebrations, along with a concurring vow taken by ...

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      Who Are Our Holy Men and Women?

      Bodhinatha describes the nature of the holy men and women of Saivism and relates the teachings of the women saint Auvaiyar. He shows how her focus is on dharma and ...

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      Who Are the Four Great Tamil Saints?

      "Our saints have sung that Siva is within us, and we are within Siva." Having devotion to Siva, having Siva in your heart, offers protection during difficult astrological times. Choose good days for major events in your life and for compatability in major ...

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      Mirabai's Soulful Love of God

      In the pages to follow, Mirabai's dramatic life story is unraveled and the path she took in life is documented, along with temples and museums that honor her life. Her ...

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      The Life and Teachings of Shri Nimbarka

      Who am I? Why am I here? Who are all of these other beings? What is this material universe? What is the source of all this? How am I related ...

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      The Mystic Mind and Music of Kabir

      For over five hundred years, Kabirs poetry has been remembered, recited and sung throughout North India and today in various parts of the world due to the Indian diaspora. Sant ...

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      Gurudeva's Werkzeugkasten

      Gurudevas Werkzeugkasten fr ein spirituelles Leben wurde von den Mnchen des Kauai Hindu Klosters anlsslich Gurudevas Todestages 2005 als Andenken und zu Ehren seines Vermchtnisses und seiner Lehren zusammengestellt. Bei ...

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      Hail Hindu Heroes!

      Beginning two centuries ago, there arose throughout India a retinue of talented, highsouled and dedicated men and women who were great by any standard in the history of humankind. They ...

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      The Satguru

      Everyone needs a teacher, a model to look up to and follow, a master of his art, a champion in his field, one who sets the standards of aspiration. These ...

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      Love of God is Vedanta

      Ramanuja would grow up to became a great scholar, teacher, theologian, philosopher and social reformer. Born ten centuries before Mahatma Gandhi, he foreshadowed Gandhi's vision and ideals. He believed that ...

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      Overview of Upcoming Ganesha Chaturthi Trip

      Bodhinatha offers everyone in the temple an overview of his coming trip to California, Mauritius, Malaysia and Singapore. Click below to listen. Real Audio --- | --- MP3 (Quicktime or ...

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      Who Are the Devas?

      Religion is the working together of the beings in the three worlds. The first way we actually experience something of a divine nature, the power and energy in a temple, ...

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      How to Realize God: A Path Of Love

      Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami reads this chapter from his book Merging with Siva ...

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      A Chance to Meet Gurudeva

      Today Gurudeva briefly answers a question from Singapore and one from Johor Bahru, Malayasia. The questions are on how to get a grip on ones life and where to direct ...

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      The Saiva Nayanars, Love of Siva (with Tamil translation)

      Today Gurudeva answers a question about the Tamil Saints of South India. How can we say they did "bad things" if we believe there is "no good, no bad?" Gurudeva also clarifies the type ...

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      The Saiva Nayanars, Love of Siva (with Tamil translation)

      Today Gurudeva answers a question about the Tamil Saints of South India. How can we say they did "bad things" if we believe there is "no good, no bad?" Gurudeva also clarifies the type ...

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      South India's Bhakti Saints

      Singing their heart and soul to the divine, dedicating every verse as an offering, visiting the most auspicious of temples, recounting their personal encounters with the Lord, and living a ...

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      Arthur Pacheco interviews Gurudeva Part 2

      Today's cybertalk is a radio interview with Gurudeva conducted by Arthur Pacheco. Arthur Pacheco conducts a weekly radio show in Honolulu, Hawaii and is also a trans-medium. This interview is ...

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      The Guru Chronicles Audio Book - Introduction

      This is an excerpt (the introduction) from The Guru Chronicles Audio Book. The complete audio book is available on an 8GB USB thumb drive that contains The Guru Chronicles Audio ...

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      Gurudeva Meets Yogaswami, Part 1

      Bodhinatha imparts the story of Gurudeva's first in person meeting with Yogaswami in 1949 and his vision of Yogaswami at Nallur Temple. The importance to Gurudeva and Yogaswami of Patanjali's ...

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      Gurudeva Meets Yogaswami, Part 2

      Part 2, Gurudeva's story of his first meeting with Yogaswami. Gurudeva said that Advaita and Dvaita, both are true. Equality of Vedanta and Siddhanta. Yogaswami who then bestowed the name ...