Joe Russell from San Franscisco works with a consulting firm. He has been helping Senthilnathaswami for some time manage our network, server, hardware, trouble shooting our Apple computers. Previously a free-lance consultant, he recently started working for Rocket Science Consulting in San Francisco. He has come to Kauai to do a complete audit of the monastery systems to take back to his team for analysis. This will give the team at Rocket Science a complete overview of our network, hardware, software infrastructure so that when problems arise they have a clear picture of our set up here.
The letter "Ya" in the Panchakshara Mantra, Namasivaya, stands for the soul. Bodhinatha uses the Panchakshara Mantra to show how the soul is initially drawn by Siva's veiling grace, which leads the soul to maturity through experience in the world. Then comes Siva's revealing grace. When we've had enough of the world, Siva's grace pulls us toward God. The mantra also has the simple, two-syllable form. Si- Reflecting on God the Transcendent Absolute, Va-God as the All Pervading Consciousness