Our Siddhidata Kulam team does a great deal of work to keep the Aadheenam and the Iraivan temple running smoothly. Here are (left to right) Sadhaka’s Rajanatha, Tejadevanatha and Nilakantha on the right, working on a a cart for our new small welder.
The Masters of Metal!
The ceiling of their shop shows the results of recent handy work. Many man hours have been spent getting all the wiring up to code by running it through conduit. Weather-proof, fire-safe and long lasting.
The Siddhidata Kulam is responsible to keep the whole Iraivan temple operation running, providing for all the silpis’s needs, managing outside contractors and constantly providing the support logistics on site to keep the project moving forward.
It was so nice to see your picture, I remember each one of you very very well!!! It took me some months after my visit to Kauai´s Aadheenam to realy understand what Amma Vicky told me, that I´d “gain” another 25 sons besides my own… So, I send all of you a lot of love, from
"Temples with multiple deities can be confusing, especially for today's Hindu youth. For clarity, we need to bring forward a more precise understanding of the different Hindu denominations and how the different Gods are viewed from within each denomination. For spiritual advancement it is best to focus on one deity and get to the vibration that deity. When we hear teachings from various Hindus, it is important to understand and identify which denomination they are speaking from. This will avert confusion when that teaching gets contradicted in a different context where someone is talking about the same subject but from a different philosophical background."
Bodhinatha reviews the main characteristic of Saivite philosophy and practice with an indepth focus on the four stages of religions evolution, chariya, kriya, yoga and jnana. He highlights how this shows that Saiva Siddhanta is unique and quite from the modern practice of Hinduism as Vedanta