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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...

Nartana Ritau - A Season For Planning

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami
Given On: 2018-04-17

Bodhinatha describes Nartana Ritau, one of three seasons as created by Gurudeva. Each season corresponds to a book...

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...