The Siddhidata Kulam is adding a “curb” along the the railing that goes along the pali path to help make sure none of our visitors accidently walks off the path and take a rolls down the slope of Ape plants.
Forming up the new curb around the existing metal posts.
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