The special roof covering of Iraivan is in progress now.
Bodhinatha continues work on his massive presentation on the relevance of the Tirukkural in Modern Life for seminars in Malaysia and Singapore. They leave the day after tomorrow. Shanmuganathaswami who will be traveling with him is busy with all the logistics of advance preparations for the trip.
The Siddhidata Kulam reported today on their activities. The food production is doing well and we are now harvesting more fruits as the season’s crop is maturing rapidly.
"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