A new phase began today with our homa as usual. It was followed by Ardra Abhishekam at 9 am.
For those following Bodhinatha’s talks, his bhashya on the February Mamsani (meditation of the month) was posted today.
Saravananathaswami performs homa today.
Bodhinatha gave a short upadesha today on Gurudeva’s teachings about the difference between Satchinananda and Parasivam. The former is formless in the sense of amorphous, like water is formless. Parasivam is beyond even that.
Religion needs to be of the present. Mankind is evolving spiritually; mass consciousness is rising. When we go to the temple, in the right spirit, contributing devotion and prana, being open to the blessings of the Deity; it purifies the mind. The Hindu religion focuses on the mind; purifies it; controls it, subdues the ego, makes us more humble.