Thank you all for sharing the complete story of Gurudeva’s Diksha with his Guru Yogaswami. We are indeed very fortunate to learn the exchanges that took place 60 years ago! Having heard bits and pieces by word of mouth I was very much touched and moved by the details of Gurudeva’s Diksha. I cannot thank you enough for sharing the details! T H A N K Y O U U U!
"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