Tomorrow is the holy day of Thai Pusam. The full moon in the month of Thai, dedicated to Lord Murugan. Here a devotee in Jaffna has a vision of Yogaswami at the holy temple of Nallur in Jaffna, where the presiding Deity is just a Vel in the inner sanctum.
Tomorrow morning at 6:00 we will hold our own Thai Pusam celebration with a homa and abhishekam to Lord Murugan in Kadavul Temple.
Lord Siva is the Supreme Being of the universe, not one of many gods. To Saivites Siva is the supreme being; to Vaishnavites Vishnu is the supreme being. The soul starts with experiencing the world. On one side the soul is pulled by veiling grace toward the world. On the inside the soul is pulled by revealing grace toward God. Resolving karma, maturing in the world, fulfilling dharma, we move toward imperturbability, realization, moksha.