Kulapati Manon Mardemootoo sends photos of progress on the steps to the river at our center in Mauritius.
“The second wall on the right is almost done.
“A larger step has also been added at the begining close to the river.
A footpath will now be added from the steps to the Narmada Lingam
A small simple finishing in a semi circle will be added to encircle the
area we want to keep clean by the water.”
Kulapati Anba Dayananden Valayten is on site… one of the early found members of Saiva Siddhanta Church in Mauritius.
"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