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Mambashum 5, Meditator, Who Has Freedom

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2021-05-21

Awareness to soar naturally. Yulamf: The fifth Mambashum. Gurudeva: "To be that transparent pure channel of yulamf is the goal of every Saivite on this planet...through tapas and sadhana you release awareness from the external world and allow it to soar naturally within." Shumif perspective is pure advaita; dimfi perspective is...

The Fifth Dimension and the Shum Perspective, Part 1

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2020-09-25

It's easy to see the world as imperfect. The fifth dimension perspective means it's the way it is...

The Sixth Dimension and the Shum Perspective, Part 2

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2020-09-18

If you are trying for Self-Realization the sixth dimension, can be a side track. The idea is to...

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...

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...

What Is Sadhana?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-03-18

"Sadhana is practiced...wherever a pure, serene atmosphere can be found." Achieve steadiness, control of emotions through abhyasa-regular consistent practice with devotion, yoga-the restraint of mental activities and...

Choose to Live Above Problems

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2016-03-03

We need a reminder of a spiritual nature, guidance of the Satguru, in order to avoid falling back...

The Practice of Contentment

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2015-11-06

Reflect on happiness, joy and sorrow. Even when having what we want, suffering is built in. Sometimes we...

Sadhana: Establish Daily Practice

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2015-07-10

In the past forty years temples and priests have come over to the U.S. from India. The daily...

Purify Subconscious, Let Go of Negative Attachments

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2015-05-06

With the worship of Lord Karttikeya, the study of Gurudeva's teachings and the practice of daily sadhana awaken...

Sadhana Path of Change

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2015-03-21

Follow Gurudeva's teachings in a serious way; take up a daily vigil, sandhya vandana, worshiping at the change...

How Is All Karma Finally Resolved If We Make Karma in Each Life?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-11-16

Bodhinatha answers an interesting question: if we are making karma in each life, how can we ever possibly...

Eight Features of the Natha Sampradaya

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-09-17

We have to discover that part of us that is the Self. One of the important benefits of...

Patanjali: Practice to Achieve Samadhi

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-06-21

Bodhinatha continues with his commentary on Patanjali's Yoga Sutras. We learn to control the mind through practice, detachment,...

Closing Off the Lower Chakras

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-02-01

There is a continuity between the dominant states of consciousness you are in at the time of death...

Raise Kundalini Gradually; Strive Continuously

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2014-01-02

Awakening the kundalini prematurely can have negative consequences. A slow gradual process is favored. Persevere, be consistent, particularly...

Conduct, thoughts, life-cycles

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-06-12

When we think about someone, we're sending a thought form to that person. Start with: "I need to be sending positive thoughts to others." Negative habits,...

Niyama 10: Tapas

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2012-01-11

Tapas is to practice austerity, serious disciplines, penance and sacrifice which increases the speed at which we are...

Focus on Sadhana and Ahimsa

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2011-01-05

Sadhana is regular serious practice with a goal of changing oneself and also our daily vigil. The deepest...

The Foundation of Spiritual Progress

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2010-12-23

Spiritual unfoldment is slow and steady. Habitual consciousness can be raised up life after life. The foundation is...

It Was All Finished Long Ago

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2010-07-12

It has been accomplished long ago -- Eppavo mudintha kariyam. The major ebbs and flows of life are...

Pilgrimage and Sadhana

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2010-06-19

Preparation for pilgrimage. Consistent sadhana changes the purity of our mind, the way the energies flow through us....

Consistent Sadhana

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2009-07-09

Effort at meditation on a consistent basis causes us to progress over time. Daily sadhana that we sustain...

Force Fields and Thought

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2009-06-23

You are much more influenced by those who surround you then you realize. We want to be the...

Desires and Chakras

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2008-07-11

Focus on how we are influenced by others. Desires show up in our dreams and determine where we...

The Four Perspectives of the Mind

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2007-08-01

Awareness, energy, willpower are the same thing. Interest-awareness can shift energy levels. Strengthening willpower. Inner and outer willpower...

Gratitude and Appreciation

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2004-10-07

Bodhinatha shares some wonderful stories, one by Helice Bridges which emphasizes the importance of showing appreciation. He also...

Resolving Difficult Situations - A Sadhana for the Jivana Ritau

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2004-08-24

The talk begins with an overview of the sadhanas for the Jivana Ritau, the second of the three...

Getting to Know God through Sadhana

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2004-05-17

Bodhinatha spoke on the Tamil New Year, which is today, how this is the first day the Sun...

State of the Church 2004

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2004-02-21

This morning Bodhinatha spoke following the guru puja held for Gurudeva's 77th jayanti. Bodhinatha shared with us the...

Resolving Difficulties with Others

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-12-26

Gurudeva sanctioned the prayaschitta of walking prostrations for pilgrims and members who come to Kauai Aadheenam. The Jivana...

Niyama 8 - Vrata, Vows

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-08-14

Bodhinatha speaks on the eighth niyama, vrata, the practice of taking vows to ourselves, to the inner worlds...

Positive Attitudes for Positive Spiritual Progress

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-04-05

Bodhinatha reads sloka 2 of Dancing with Siva - "Where am I going? What is my path?" The Hindu spiritual path can be described in...

State of the Church Address 2003, Part 4

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-03-06

Part 4 of Bodhinatha's State of the Church Address for 2003 discusses sadhana follow-up for members, primary focuses...

State of the Church Address, 2003

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2003-01-08

Bodhinatha gives the Annual State of the Church Address by the Guru Mahasannidhanam of Kauai Aadheenam. He reviewed...

Karma Management Day 4, Part 3

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2002-09-01

2002 Kauai Innersearch Day 4, Part 3 Bodhinatha explains the last three principles of Karma Management. Number 8...