Vanakkam. When I saw the presence of Jutikadevi at the avudaiyar site, it brought tears in my eyes. Avudaiyar is the Parashakti portion of the Sivalingam, and the thought came to me that Goddess Parvathi came down to earth in the form of Jutikadevi to add Her Shakti through adding the gold. Iraivan Temple is wonderful.
The soul body plus the essence of the soul, Parashakti and Parasiva, together equals the totality of the soul. The essence of the soul is being Siva and the soul body is becoming Siva. The soul body is maturing, growing. We suffer until we learn to control our body, mind and emotions achieving imperturbability even if we find out the world is going to end tomorrow. Calmness is a platform for meditation.