Rajanatha’s mother Amma Paulette continued her round of meeting all the monks. She was a elementary school teacher before retiring and has a lot to share with Arumugaswami who handles our children’s course material development. She had some excellent insights on the kinds of materials that teachers actually need and use in the field.
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.