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.
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.