A two-day Saivite Summer Camp was held in Chicago on June 14th and
15th. Thirty-four children of all ages attended this year’s event
which was conducted by Rishi Thondunathan. Children were instructed
about the Nine Beliefs of Hinduism, karma, Dharma, Yamas and Niyamas,
and more from Gurudeva’s book, Dancing with Siva.
Every day classes began with the morning worship.
Last day at a public event where the children gave their
A message from Satguru Bodhinatha was read at the event.
Children who participated at the camp received trophies
Parents and well-wishers at the event.
For the field trip, the group visited the Hindu Temple of Aurora.
The soul body plus the essence of the soul, Parashakti and Parasiva, together equals the totality of the soul. The essence of the soul is being Siva and the soul body is becoming Siva. The soul body is maturing, growing. We suffer until we learn to control our body, mind and emotions achieving imperturbability even if we find out the world is going to end tomorrow. Calmness is a platform for meditation.