Bodhinatha had many darshan meetings with devotees at the hotel during his stay. Here is a very special young man — Arunesh Eswaran, son of Sivaram and Devika. He it the product of a cross-cultural marriage and third generation in Saiva Siddhanta Church on his Mother’s side, being the grandson of Hotranatha and Punita Ajaya in California.
Religion needs to be of the present. Mankind is evolving spiritually; mass consciousness is rising. When we go to the temple, in the right spirit, contributing devotion and prana, being open to the blessings of the Deity; it purifies the mind. The Hindu religion focuses on the mind; purifies it; controls it, subdues the ego, makes us more humble.