Yesterday’s tour day guide, Kulamata Isani Alahan writes: “It was a wonderful day for a tour. There was partial sun, cool breezes and even a few showers. There was a beautiful double rainbow over Nani Kaua Pond as we arrived there. I wish I had gotten a photo. The rainbow made me feel that Siva is always smiling on us.
I shared the basic beliefs of Hinduism at the Vinadhara mound, and all the guests seemed to understand completely and agree.
Bodhinatha continues with his weekly series of commentaries on The Path to Siva. In this past Sun One talk, he elucidates the four key beliefs in Hinduism, the three pillars of Sanatana Dharma and Gurudeva's three stages of faith. Primary to Hinduism is the key belief that God is within each of us. To have a well-rounded understanding and experience of Hinduism, to make spiritual progress, adhyatma vikasha, we need scripture, humility, temple worship, devotion. To fully experience God we need the guru to give the spark for meditation and deeper wisdom.