Appreciation

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      Be a Spiritual Leader! - Publisher's Desk

      Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami reads his editorial from the Jul/Aug/Sep 2011 edition of HInduism Today magazine. in order to achieve world peace we need to stop the war in the home; ...

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      Be a Spiritual Leader

      Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami gives a presentation on a topic which featured in the June/July/August 2011 edition of the Hinduism Today's Publisher Desk article entirled "Be a Spiritual Leader". In this presentation Bodhinatha ...

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      Karma Management Part 1

      I get many questions about karma that are way off the mark. We need to understand karma and apply it to our life. Here are 4 of the principles Principle ...

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      Karma Management Part 2

      Review of part 1 plus... Fifth principle: create no negative karmas. Refrain from actions that will create negative karmas. Promise to. Sixth principle: Mitigate past karma. As long as we're ...

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      Gratitude and Appreciation

      Yesterday at the Vision Kauai meeting, the person who created the blue ribbon "Who I am makes a difference", was there. She had an excellent set of stories about appreciation. Gurudeva gave us two ...

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      Our Sacred Earth

      The above three words in Sanskrit and eleven in English express the essential Hindu outlook on the world. It is a reverential attitude towards all of life, from the smallest ...

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      Gratitude and Appreciation

      Bodhinatha shares some wonderful stories, one by Helice Bridges which emphasizes the importance of showing appreciation. He also includes quotes by Gurudeva from "Living with Siva," about the sadhanas of gratitude and ...

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      Tiruvalluvar's Tirukural chapter 11-12, synopsis written in prose

      Bodhinatha continues his synopsis of Tiruvalluvar's Tirukural Chapter 11-12. He has written these in prose to help with the understanding of each verse. They can also be used in teaching ...

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      Gratitude and Appreciation

      Free will encased in love, a God given gift. Free will can be encased in a number of qualities; one of them is anger. How we express our will is ...

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      Yama 9 - Mitahara, Moderate Appetite

      Bodhinatha begins with a note about Mother's Day, Father's Day and Grandparent's Day. He offers the key that we should be openly appreciative of our elders, and the more specific ...

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      Niyama 2 - Santosha, Contentment

      Bodhinatha speaks on santosha, contentment. This niyama is about being content and happy on the inside of ourselves no matter what happens on the outside. Unfulfilled desires keep us from ...

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      Why Do We Practice Ahimsa?

      "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 not want to hurt anyone. And there is the law of karma: ...

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      Give, Make a difference

      1999 is the 50th anniversary of bringing the best of the East to the West, in culture, art, song and dance. Gurudeva tells us what we can do to make ...

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      The Third Day of Pancha Ganapati

      Gratitude comes from the soul Gurudeva explains, as he talks to us today about gratitude and appreciation. Gurudeva then gives us a sadhana for the holiday season. Gurudeva also tells ...

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      Expressing Gratitude

      Gurudeva tells us what we can do to bring up all the goodness that happened during the past year and how we can express our gratitude and appreciation. This is ...

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      Love is a Force

      Gurudeva tells us about expressing love, keeping it flowing. Express love through gratitude and kind thoughts. Everything begins with thought. Love is an inner happiness you can cultivate in someone ...

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      Love (Part 5)

      Gurudeva tells us to. Keep the wife and children happy. The family begins to flourish in love. Love says I'm sorry. Love says thank you. Love is also generosity. Whoever ...

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      Gratitude Versus Criticism

      You'll be grateful to Gurudeva for this message. It's about Criticism Versus Gratitude. Gurudeva instructs us to turn our mental criticisms around by being grateful for all the good that ...

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      Professional Home, Part 1

      Have you ever thought of your Home as a Business? Gurudeva explains that perhaps you should. For you home can prosper and expand, or it can go out of business, ...

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      Professional Home, Part 2 (with Tamil)

      This is the second part of gurudeva's talk on Home as a Business? Your home can prosper and expand, or it can go out of business, even become bankrupt. The ...

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      Do Gods Accept Bribes?

      You've heard about our seen those people who vow, "Oh God, if you grant me my prayer, I'll cut off my hair for you; I'll give some money to the temple; I'll feed 100 beggars; I'll......" Do the Gods expect us to make this kind of deal? Gurudeva says, "No." But a gift of gratitude from ...

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      A Troubled Father

      A question comes in from a concerned Asian family whose father comes home late, having drunk too much and tending to anger. Gurudeva advises not to disturb him by giving ...

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      Money Can't Buy You Wealth

      A e-devotee in Germany asks about wealth. Gurudeva explains how many people approach wealth as the accumulation of money and possessions. But the spiritual, asian way of wealth is different. ...