Affirmation

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      Using The Power of Affirmations

      Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami gives a presentation entitled "Using The Power of Affirmations" which featured in the Apr/May/Jun 2004 Hinduism Today edition. In this presentation Bodhinatha highlights that we can achieve spiritual progress through the ...

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      A Ten Minute Spiritual Workout

      An abbreviated daily regimen designed for those who find that today's busy life allows little or no time for introspection. The ten minute spiritual workout devised by Satguru Bodhinatha consists ...

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      A 10-Minute Spiritual Workout - Publisher's Desk

      Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami reads his editorial from the Jan/Feb/Mar 2014 edition of Hinduism Today magazine. "An abbreviated daily regimen designed for those who find that today's busy life allows little or no time for introspection". This consists of four main activities namely worship (repeating mantra to chosen deity), ...

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      What Is Our Affirmation of Faith?

      "God Siva is Immanent Love and Transcendent Reality." Devotion is present in each of Saiva Siddhanta's four paths in our relationship to God. When we begin the soul feels God is really far away. As we get ...

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      Color Meditation

      Simple five minute color meditation with 12 sadhanas; auric circle, affirmation such as "I am all right right now", pranayama, flooding the aura with colors [ red light, orange aura, yellow aura, green aura, ...

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      Siva Is the Life of Your Life

      Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami gives a talk to his monastics reminding them of the simple truth that God Siva is the life of our lives. Holding on to that truth at ...

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      July/August/September 2010 Issue Summary

      The Editor-in-Chief of Hinduism Today magazine highlights the features of the July/August/September 2010 issue. In his Publisher's Desk, Bodhinatha explains how to let go of the past and future and ...

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      Hinduism Today Apr/May/Jun 2009 Summary

      The Editor-in-Chief of Hinduism Today magazine highlights the features of the April/May/June 2009 issue. This edition covers a message from Bodhinatha, 9 basic beliefs of Hinduism, promulgation of Hindu Human ...

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      The Journey To Liberation

      Bodhinatha's presentation is based on the Oct/Nov/Dec 2015 Hinduism Today edition and is entitled "The Journey to Liberation". Bodhinatha highlights the mystical view that each time a soul takes birth into a ...

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      The Power of Affirmation

      The power of affirmation changes and remolds the putty-like substance that makes up the subconscious areas of the mind. For years we have repeated sayings and statements, attached meaning to ...

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      How Do We Use Affirmations?

      Having a positive concept allows us to identify with our inner, spiritual nature so that we truly feel we are a divine being on a perfect path, identifying with the ...

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      Gurudeva's Mahavakya Part 2

      Bodhiantha continues in Part 2 of his talk on the mahavakya, or great sayings, of our guru parampara. This part is on Gurudeva's mahavakya, split into five groups, with a ...

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      Changing the Form of the Subconscious Mind

      Those who have not studied Gurudeva's or similar teachings, cannot change the form of the subconscious. Experiences overwhelm them. First realize that you are a divine being, perfect and pure. ...

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      The Progression of Self-Concept

      Bodhinatha discusses the talk he delivered to a nice metaphysical group that visited from Chicago, describing the 4 self-concepts we evolve through in life - 1) external ego identity (negative) ...

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      Mahasivaratri, 2003, Part 2

      Mahasivaratri, Part 2 of 3, Yogaswami as an Example of Saiva Siddhanta. Bodhinatha acknowledges the presence of some special guests from Canada who were close to Yogaswami, Gurudeva's guru, and ...

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      Affirmation Part 1-- Rebuilding Self-Confidence

      Rebuilding Self-Confidence through Affirmation, Part 1 of 3. For a gathering recently we were explaining the Hindu spiritual path without any Sanskrit words. It is "becoming a better person, improving our behavior and learning from our mistakes." After we heal from ...

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      Affirmation Part 2 -- Remolding the Subconscious

      Part 2 of 3 Remolding the Subconscious through Affirmation. This is a two-part process. The first is vasana daha tantra, writing down the past and burning it. The second part ...

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      Affirmation Part 3-- Family affirmation. Sharing Life Decisions with God, Gods and Guru

      Affirmation Part 3 of 3. Gurudeva developed an affirmation for his married devotees and just finished editing it just a few weeks before his mahasamadhi. Bodhinatha shares this affirmation with ...

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      Yama 5 - Kshama, Patience

      Yama number 5 - kshama, patience. The youth group in Malaysia is focusing on the yamas and niyamas as the basics for successful temple worship. There are many opportunities to ...

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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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      Putting Gurudeva's Teachings to the Best Use, Part 4

      Bodhinatha continues his Gurudeva mahasamadhi observances class with this part on the importance of The Master Course Trilogy in helping us establish our foundation of philosophical understanding (Dancing with Siva) ...

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      Shaping Experience

      The existence of God is what is important in life. Accept events without labeling them as problems. Monitor impressions and reactions. Deliberately replace negative patterns with positive affirmations carefully creating ...

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      Your Self-Concept; You Are A Divine Soul

      Focus on being a soul, not the body, mind and emotions. When we think of ourselves as a soul we're able to move forward and get closer and closer to ...

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      Remolding Subconscious

      Take the emotion out of experience. Vasana daha tantra. Change the subconscious; change the future. Affirmation: visualize, feel and think. Cultivate and increase humility and devotion. Theism becomes strong through ...

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      Contentment - Santosha, Cultivating Joy and Serenity in Life

      Santosha, the second niyama. Find joy in the morning. In the physical world no thing is perfect as it is subject to creation, preservation and dissolution. Perfection is in the ...

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      Staying in Tune with Superconsciousness

      By having a strong habit of a daily religious practice we don't lose contact with with superconscious by the demands of the external. Saying and believing, "I'm all right right now," influences the flow ...

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      Willpower and Change

      Gurudeva tells us about the art he is working on for Merging with Siva, how the power of prayer has helped and a scanner has been obtained. Today Gurudeva gives ...

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      Willpower and Change

      Gurudeva tells us about the art he is working on for Merging with Siva, how the power of prayer has helped and a scanner has been obtained. Today Gurudeva gives ...

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      Understanding Attachment and Affectionate Detachment

      If we think about something frequently it means we're attached to it. Attraction is positive attachment; aversion is negative attachment. If we can stay in the present, do what's presented ...

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      Create Change and Thought

      Gurudeva tells how negative words can create barriers and how the subconscious mind receives information. Positive thoughts and affirmations are explained and how one can change a state of mind. ...

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      Swearing; Negative Affirmation

      Gurudeva tells us the results one reaps for swearing, negative affirmations. Gurudeva then responds to a question about desire and tells us there need be no struggle. He explains how ...

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      Power of Thought

      Gurudeva answers a question about the power of thought, the individual powers of creation, preservation and destruction and how these work on a personal level. He stresses the importance of ...

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      Remove Five Kinds of Thought Blockages

      Today, a temple decoration, a banana plant, was blocking the light that normally shines on Bodhinatha when he gives his upadesha. His face was in a shadow. He took this ...

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      The Subconscious Mind: A Channel To Intuition

      Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami reads this chapter from his book Merging with Siva ...

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      The Sub of the Subconscious Mind: Uncovering the Light of the Soul

      Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami reads this chapter from his book Merging with Siva ...

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      The Subsuperconscious Mind: Security in the Superconscious

      Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami reads this chapter from his book Merging with Siva ...

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      The Subsuperconscious Mind: Bursts of Light And Intuition

      Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami reads this chapter from his book Merging with Siva ...

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      The Subsuperconscious Mind: Proceed with Confidence!

      Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami reads this chapter from his book Merging with Siva ...

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      Controlling Five Kinds of Thoughts

      Each category of thought may be controlled in a different way for successful meditation. Emotion causes us to think about the recent past. Better to be content in the present ...

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      Affirmations - Really Feel It; Watch Out for Worry

      Affirmations: Incorporate feeling. Think, visualize, feel. Worry: Consider reasonable opinions, choose and visualize a plan. Place well chosen impressions into the subconscious mind to create a specific future. Everything that ...

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      Moderate Consistent Practice

      Sustain consistent daily practice. "A Ten Minute Daily Religious Workout," includes: Worship, introspection, affirmation and study. Worship leads us closer to the Deity. Introspection moves energy up into the higher chakras. Affirmations remold the subconscious ...

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      Good fear; Bad fear

      Today Gurudeva talks about fear, good fear and bad fear--good fear of real danger, and bad fears that are negative thinking, creating problems where they do not exist. Bad fear, ...

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      Conquering Fear

      Today Gurudeva again addresses the subject of fear, how to conquer fear with a positive plan. He suggests you write out your mission in life, first by stating that, "I am an important person," ...

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      Affirmations, Tapping the Superconscious

      Today Gurudeva talks about having a positive mental attitude, how you can gain that through affirmations, and tap into your superconscious mind. He also talks about his new book, just ...

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      Remolding the Subconscious; You Are a Divine Being

      Gurudeva gives a number of ways to impress and remold the subconscious mind that we are a spiritual being. Affirmations work better after Maha Vasana Daha Tantra. If we experience ...

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      Your Personality and Your Individuality

      Finding that part of you that's been the same throughout your entire life. Putting positive experiences into the subconscious mind through affirmations changes us in a very dramatic way. Devotional ...

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      The Making of a Master

      Master Course Recording. Chapter 2, Gurudeva describes his catalysts and the systematic process of unfoldment. Yogaswami. Initiation. Study Guide: Cultivate the great art of doing nothing. Before listening to Master, ...

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      The Donkey and the Carrot

      Master Course Recording. Chapter 5. Five states of mind. Defining conscious mind. Body of the soul.Defining subconscious mind. Programming subconscious. Attention and concentration. Mulingnishum. Study Guide: Breath is life, and ...

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      The Faithful Computer

      Master Course Recording. Chapter 6. Defining subconscious. Reprogramming subconscious mind. Using affirmation. Reprogram subconscious. Work with the hands. Defines sub-subconscious. Study Guide: Continue to keep your appointment with yourself every ...

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      How Can We Be Strong Saivite Hindus?

      Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami reads from Lesson 67 of the Himalayan Academy publication Path To Siva, discussing how to be a strong Saivite Hindu ...

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      Life the Great Experience

      Master Course Recording. Chapter 3. Gurudeva clarifies the meaning of the body of the soul. Face experiences positively. Awareness as a lotus flower. Life as decisions. Eternity of the moment. ...

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      Bodhinatha discusses the chakras, prana, the meaning of Siva's dance and gives an introduction to the four Padas

      A class given by Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami during the 2014 Mauritius Innersearch. He discusses the chakras, prana, the meaning of Siva's dance and gives an introduction to the four Padas. ...

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      Overcoming Fear

      Today Gurudeva gives some insights and advice to an e-devotee who wrote in saying, "Fear is a problem in my life." Gurudeva advises not taking on other people's problems and finishing whatever you have started. ...

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      Arthur Pacheco interviews Gurudeva Part 6

      Today's cybertalk is part six of a radio interview with Gurudeva conducted by Arthur Pacheco. Arthur Pacheco conducts a weekly radio show in Honolulu, Hawaii and is also a trans-medium. ...

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      Arthur Pacheco interviews Gurudeva Part 7

      Today's cybertalk is Part 7 of a radio interview with Gurudeva conducted by Arthur Pacheco. Arthur Pacheco conducts a weekly radio show in Honolulu, Hawaii and is also a trans-medium. ...

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      Gurudeva Interviewed by Loni Petranek, Part X

      This is a radio interview conducted by Loni Petranek with Gurudeva. The interview gives an overview of Gurudeva's worldwide mission. In the tenth part today Gurudeva and Loni talk about ...

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      Thought Manifestations in Meditation and Life

      A cyberspace devotee wonders about the thoughts that manifest during his meditations. Gurudeva says that thought is a combined group of pranas that makes pictures within the mind that has ...

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      Positive Affirmation

      A cyberspace devotee from India was told that if she were to use positive affirmations she will only be reminding herself of her negative qualities. Gurudeva says that this is ...

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      Let Go of Attachments, Part 1

      The sacredness of rivers. "The River of Life." as inspired by Niagara Falls. Attachment comes in many forms and hinders us from moving forward. Past unresolved experiences are attachments holding us back from ...

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      Let Go of Attachments, Part 2

      Achieve the maximum possibilities we can attain in this life inwardly and outwardly. Attachments, regrets about the past, clinging to people and possessions, burden us and prevent us from moving ...

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      Gurudeva Leads Shum Meditation

      Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami leads a guided Shum meditation and towards the end speaks from the inner sky, guiding us to see ourselves as a soul that uses it's bodies as ...

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      Find Your Divinity Within, Do Sadhana and Service

      We don't have to do anything to become God. Religion gives us an age-old, well proven structure to move forward. Daily vigil is the discipline, practice and the maturing of ...

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      Karma Management Seminar Part 2

      Karma Management Seminar day 2 given to pilgrims and devotees at the 9th Annual Mahasamadhi Celebration preliminary to the presentation in Malaysia with questions and answers. ...

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      Facing Challenges With Affirmations

      Affirmation is an excellent way of calming the mind and avoiding states of mind such as worry and fear, creating our future. Decide not to let the mind control us, ...

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      Life, the Great Experience, Avoid Excessive Talk, Affirmation, Part 5

      Adjust your living to dharmic principles. Live in the eternal now. Avoiding excessive talk is necessary to cultivate observation, the first awakening of the soul. The search is within. Seek ...

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      The Power of Affirmation, Merging with Siva

      Positive affirmations can change the patterns of your mind. "I am filled and thrilled with unlimited power, now and forever." Worry is a negative influence, rather than positive energy. As the inner light begins to dawn a new positive power ...