The Two-Syllable Mantra: A Bodhinatha Upadesha

Upadesha by Bodhinatha on the Two-Syllable Mantra given at Kadavul Temple on July 31, 2011. The Sun is the goal of the devotee's path. Siva is the self God; the Sun. Si (absolute state) Va (all prevading) A person's karma and dharma may be changed by deep meditation. Surrender is key to realising the Self and prapatti (total surrender) can be achieved by regular and consistent practice. Monistic theism - dual state of identify is also explained.


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Photo of  Gurudeva
It is wise to have a free mind, a clear, serene and relaxed attitude toward life before partaking of food. That is why people on the inner path traditionally meditate for a moment, chant a mantra or say a prayer before a meal.
—Gurudeva