Sun Three brought the Pillaiyar Kulam news. Shanmuganathaswami has been focused on the many details involved in finishing our new Minimela information center for guests. Muruganathaswami continues in his normal work where he carries a big load in managing all the internet orders and communications relating to sales of our publications. Yogi Jothinatha has been working closing with many people on their advertising in Hinduism Today and Yogi Jivanandanatha has been dealing with the annual Hindu Heritage Endowment grant distributions to fund recipients all over the world, mostly in India and Sri Lanka.
"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