Today the Siddhidata Kulam gave their report. Yoginathaswami said another shipment of stones is about to leave India from Chennai. He also reported on progress on the water-proof roof of Iraivan. Sadhaka Adinatha described the kulam’s work in the garden. As fall is here they are switch to winter crops and broccoli and cauliflower will soon be planted. They are also experimenting with new varieties of taro. The taro root is very nutritious and we have almost eliminated imported potatoes completely from our diet as switch to native foods like breadfruit and taro.
"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