Today was ashram sadhana day for the month at the Aadheenam. Everyone was busy all morning scrubbing cleaning, renovating and making things as bright, shiny and actinic as we could.
Bodhinatha writes from Seattle that he had some meetings with a few of the our sishya there and that the talk at the temple was attended by 80 people, which was a good turn out for a weekday evening. That was yesterday.
Today he is in Vancouver and just sent a short email from his iPhone:
“Seeing people at the hotel
Total of five groups came
Half an hour each
Religion needs to be of the present. Mankind is evolving spiritually; mass consciousness is rising. When we go to the temple, in the right spirit, contributing devotion and prana, being open to the blessings of the Deity; it purifies the mind. The Hindu religion focuses on the mind; purifies it; controls it, subdues the ego, makes us more humble.