Prostrations to lord Ganesa.
I feel like its so good to have him back yet I do not live in Kauai.It is a lovely and moving welcome home.Heartfelt love to you Satguru and all the monks.Happy Ganesa Chaturthi
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