Every three months the six members of the Ganapati Kulam spends the morning working on what Gurudeva loved to call "the future of futures." With nothing but planning and creative ideas on the agenda, the team discussed the many sides of digital publication distribution: Google Books, Scribd, Kindle, eReaders of all sorts. As Gurudeva looked on, they dove next into planning for the 2010 Kauai Innersearch scheduled for June 12-21. Those who are eager to sign up for this next Travel-Study Program will be seeing an online application in the next week or so.
"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