It is Sun Three and the Pillaiyar Kulam related their news. Shanmuganathaswami has been busy working on Hinduism Today distribution and managing the construction of the new Minimela building. With the walls and roof up there are now 100’s of details to work out on the inside of the building. Yogi Jothinatha shared with everyone all the lovely new advertisements from many fine Hindus and Hindu organizations that are in the current issue of Hinduism Today. He spends a lot of time each issue working with these advertisers to help them present themselves to the world in our magazine.
And for those who follow Bodhinatha’s Upadesha’s a recent talk has been posted today and well post a few more in the days ahead to catch up.
"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