A truly beautiful day brought more devout souls for the morning abishekam and puja in the Kadavul Temple.
On the left are Ramachandran Sitarama and his wife Ramya Chakravarthy visiting for the first time from Fremont, CA (originally Chennai, Tamil Nadu). An auspicious day for Ramya; its her birthday today. Raghurama Pai and his wife are from LA (orginally Karnataka) and are both subscribers and avid readers of our international magazine, Hinduism Today.
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.