Dr. Dennis Harness, President of the American College of Vedic Astrology poses with Paramacharya Ceyonswami, who is the chief priest of Kadavul temple and who also knows and uses Vedic astrology to guide the temple events.
The weather continues to be unpredictable with bursts of almost gale-force winds and rain, interspersed with periods of brilliant sunshine.
Today our guests included students from the American College of Vedic Astrology and students from the Kriya Yoga Institute who came with Dennis Harness.
Dr. Dennis Harness with his students. Also present are Patricia Moore and her son Kavika Viets.
The letter "Ya" in the Panchakshara Mantra, Namasivaya, stands for the soul. Bodhinatha uses the Panchakshara Mantra to show how the soul is initially drawn by Siva's veiling grace, which leads the soul to maturity through experience in the world. Then comes Siva's revealing grace. When we've had enough of the world, Siva's grace pulls us toward God. The mantra also has the simple, two-syllable form. Si- Reflecting on God the Transcendent Absolute, Va-God as the All Pervading Consciousness