It is Guru Purnima week and annual rededications and devotional offerings are flowing in to Bodhinatha. Here is a particularly beautiful photo from Hitesvara on the Big Island, who has been transcribing Gurudeva’s and Bodhinatha’s talks.
Aum Namah Sivaya Beloved Satguru Bodhinatha-ji
May Siva’s clear white light open the lotus’s of the hearts of devotees worldwide and provide peace to all souls in the universe as it flows through Gurudeva and out through Thy Lotus Feet on this awesome Guru Purnima with blessings flowing and always.
Mahala Nui Loa for your holding the strings of our karmas, your teachings, and guidance.
We have a large crop of Rudrakshas this year thanks to the Aadheenam gifting us 6 years ago with seedlings. Three fell on me from the above while I was collecting these for our outdoor Nataraja shrine.
Below is a 15-second timelapse of the gold gilding of the Kadavul Temple kodimaram. Weather made it hard to capture, but you can see the scaffolding, and glimpses of the priming and gold-leafing. Rains caused the team to put up a put up a tent that concealed most of the real work. A partial removal of the scaffolding is quickly discernable at the end.
Bodhinatha's Latest Upadesha: "Detachment from Experiences; Importance of Daily Vigil" (May 5, 2013)
All experiences are good experiences, necessary to get us here. Awareness of aspects of ourselves that are constantly changing is a liberating perception, breaking our chains to mundane areas, detaching from instinctive and intellectual to go into superconscious. The greatest challenge facing youth today is the lack of relating to the devotional side of Hinduism. Daily practice, daily vigil, moves us forward spiritually. Commentary on Merging with Siva, The Master Course, Lesson 21. Listen Now Click here for all recent talks