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Intuition Requires Careful Handling of the Intellect

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-11-21

Who am I? "I am my intuitive mind. I am my inner divine being." The three bodies, the five sheaths and the seven aspects of man work together....

Involution, Nirvikalpa Samadhi, Shum Technique

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-11-14

The philosophical meaning of involution. Turning within on itself the primary constituents of nature, prakriti, until the world...

Remold in Subscious Mind to Gain Access to Intuition

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-11-05

Defining the Subsuperconscious Mind

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-10-29

To cause the subconscious mind to quiet and function subsuperconsciously requires consistent reprogramming over a number of years....

Using Intuition

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-10-22

A good time to use intuition is after worship or meditation. Intuition is direct, "like a bolt of lightning in the inner sky," not having the...

Esoterics of Namasivaya Japa

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-09-23

Aum Namah Sivaya takes us into the reality above and beyond the 'relatively real.' Part of us is...

Knowing, Realizing, Vedanta, Siddhanta

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-09-16

Experience by intuition is what Gurudeva means by realizing. Realizing the inner light, balikana. Knowing your Self means...

What Is the View of Monastic Theism?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-09-07

The teachings of Saiva Siddhanta includes both monism and theism called Advaita Ishvaravada. Vada means a doctrine. Advaitavada...

Realization a Daily Experience - Remold the Subconscious

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-06-19

The youth of today who attain the inner experience of the clear white light will influence the world...

There is No Satan or Hell, Focus on the Here and Now

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-06-04

There is no hell. Only "hellish" states of mind. The state of mind in the here and now...

Yamas, Niyamas - Remolding Our Character

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-04-21

"Yamas and niyamas are ancient scriptural injunctions for all aspects of human thought, attitude and behavior." Our behavior is based on attitudes which are based on thoughts. Character can be remolded with great...

Three Stages of Self Realization

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-04-14

What is the Self? Parasiva the Transcendent Source of Omnipresent Consciousness. Self-realization in three stages. Realizing oneself as...

On the Brink of the Absolute

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-03-07

Choose the path of the Spirit. Move from the clear white light to the brink of the Absolute....

The Nature of Mahasivaratri

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-03-03

Mahasivaratri is right before the new moon signifying we're beseeching the blessings of God Siva to benefit our...

Attaining the Ultimate

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-02-27

Hindu scripture: The knowledge God has put into all souls. In meditation go deep enough to have realization...

How Do We View Other Faiths?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-02-21

Hindus can accept and love the peoples of all religions yet not seek to convert them, although, we...

How Can We Be Strong Saivite Hindus?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-02-14

Gurudeva: "The time has come for Hindus of all races, all nations, of all cultures, of all sects to stand up and let the peoples of the world know of the great religion of which they are one of the staunch adherents." The first way of learning religion is to memorize its tenants. The challenge of living with...

Why Should We Learn a Cultural Art?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-02-05

Become an accomplished human being; soar into the fourth dimension. Artists experience mountaintop consciousness. Having their source in...

How Do We Observe Pilgrimage?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-01-29

Set aside ordinary affairs, prepare inwardly, get into the spirit of pilgrimage "... a special cherished time to take problems and prayers to God." The shakti and blessings are...

How Do We Celebrate Festivals?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-02-22

Festivals are times of intimate devotion and communion with God and the Gods. The shakti of the Deity...

What Is Our Form of Prayer?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-01-15

To offer your prayer concentrate, visualize the face of God. Slowly and clearly send your prayer up through...

How Can We Strengthen Our Temple?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2019-01-06

"Blessed with the knowledge that the temple is the home of God and the Gods, we visit often for they are our dear friends." Bhakti yoga is an important part of our practice. The more we visit the temple the more...

How Do We Visit the Temple?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-12-24

Be close to God by going to the temple. By shifting our minds to our religion the flow...

What Is the Purpose of the Temple?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-11-16

"As you approach God's home, you can feel the spiritual energy, and as you go inside you are engulfed in peace." Trust in and open up to the deity. God is a very subtle presence. The temple and...

How Do We Practice Karma Yoga?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-11-08

ray to Lord Ganesha before beginning work. Turn everything you do into selfless service, seva, karma yoga. Work...

What Is the Value of Spiritual Friends?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-11-02

Friends who are fine, positive and good Hindus will help you most of all. It's important for parents...

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 Bodhinatha 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...

Path to Siva Audiobook

A richly illustrated catechism of Saiva Siddhanta for youth, drawn from the Master Course Trilogy, exploring how to...

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...

Why Are We Vegetarian?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-07-20

Vegetarianism: Man's natural and noble diet with a minimum of hurt to other beings. The object of nutrition...