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
Bodhinatha continues with his weekly series of commentaries on The Path to Siva. In this past Sun One talk, he elucidates the four key beliefs in Hinduism, the three pillars of Sanatana Dharma and Gurudeva's three stages of faith. Primary to Hinduism is the key belief that God is within each of us. To have a well-rounded understanding and experience of Hinduism, to make spiritual progress, adhyatma vikasha, we need scripture, humility, temple worship, devotion. To fully experience God we need the guru to give the spark for meditation and deeper wisdom.