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.
"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