Dr. Daneen Skube was on vacation to Kauai with her family from Washington state. She is a syndicated columnist for the Tribune Media in Chicago and had encountered the Lemurian Scrolls book recently. She was impressed that the author had such a broad view of mankind. She is interviewing different spiritual leaders on advice they might give her readers to sustain them throughout the current difficult times. Bodhinatha gave some practical advice about using the power of affirmations, make appointments with ourself to sit down and chart solutions to our problems so we don't worry all the time, etc. For more information about Dr. Skube, her website is www.interpersonaledge.com
Her husband and daughter also attended the interview
"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