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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...

Why Do We Practice Ahimsa?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-07-14

"Ahimsa is called the mahavrata, the great vow." Not harming others, is three-fold: thought, word and deed. Because you see God in everyone you would...

How Do We Meditate, Part 2

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-06-14

"Adjust yourself to the realization that you are a divine being, a self-effulgent, radiant being of light." Jyoti is the Sanskrit word for inner light. To bestow on devotees terms that were more specific,...

How Do We Meditate, Part 1

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-06-08

"Meditation is a long journey, a pilgrimage into the mind itself." In Gurudeva's approach we start meditation with the physical body then get more and more subtle, withdrawing...

What Is Meditation?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-05-23

Meditation is the study of awareness, of yourself and of the universe, experiencing the soul. The purpose of...

What Is Japa?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-05-16

Japa links Siddhanta with Vedanta, being a monist and a theist at the same time. Quieting the mind,...

What Is Yoga?

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-04-24

Gurudeva stresses the importance of cultivating devotion to Siva incorporating the yamas and the niyamas, performing atmartha puja....

The Meaning of Sivaratri and Nirvikalpa Samadhi

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-02-19

Mahasivaratri: A time of striving to realize Parasiva. In our teachings yoga is the restraint of mental activity...