We count the years of our life together beginning with Gurudeva founding the Subramuniya Ashram in Alaveddy, Sri Lanka, shortly after he was initiated by Siva Yogaswami. The power of the lineage was passed on to the being of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami and from him to Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami.
Through six decades that great spark has grown and manifested today as Kauai Aadheenam. With its small band of dedicated, loyal monks who have sacrificed their lives to serve the Parampara, who have stuck with it, “through thick and thin…” Supported by a small band of devoted and steadfast sishya, from Kauai Aadheenam the message of the Kailasa Parampara has reached out and touched the hearts, minds and souls of hundreds of thousands the world over.
"Temples with multiple deities can be confusing, especially for today's Hindu youth. For clarity, we need to bring forward a more precise understanding of the different Hindu denominations and how the different Gods are viewed from within each denomination. For spiritual advancement it is best to focus on one deity and get to the vibration that deity. When we hear teachings from various Hindus, it is important to understand and identify which denomination they are speaking from. This will avert confusion when that teaching gets contradicted in a different context where someone is talking about the same subject but from a different philosophical background."
Bodhinatha reviews the main characteristic of Saivite philosophy and practice with an indepth focus on the four stages of religions evolution, chariya, kriya, yoga and jnana. He highlights how this shows that Saiva Siddhanta is unique and quite from the modern practice of Hinduism as Vedanta