Sun Three brought us another bright day with a full report from the Pillaiyar Kulam. Shanmuganathaswami has been busy working on Hinduism Today subscription management. He said a lot of people are renewing the subscriptions. Muruganathaswami has been busy posting the most recently Kauai Aadheenam Newsletter. Yogi Jothinatha has a number of outreach and promotional projects underway. Yogi Jivananandanatha is deep into fulling out long and complex non-profit tax forms for the government.
"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