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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 Bodhnatha 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...

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,...