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
Lord Siva is the Supreme Being of the universe, not one of many gods. To Saivites Siva is the supreme being; to Vaishnavites Vishnu is the supreme being. The soul starts with experiencing the world. On one side the soul is pulled by veiling grace toward the world. On the inside the soul is pulled by revealing grace toward God. Resolving karma, maturing in the world, fulfilling dharma, we move toward imperturbability, realization, moksha.