What a beautiful and auspicious Ayudha Pooja at Iraivan.
Growing up in India I have experienced many Ayudha poojas including the royal one in Mysore. But, the Iraivan event is just devine,unmatched. John Muir said ” Man can create beautiful things but, cannot match/surpass the beauty of what nature creates”. Well mother nature,our Iraivan temple comes close to you,to be cared by you for ever. Om shanti.
Om Namah Shivaya.
"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