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.
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.