Sysumu and Thelma Myashiro are from Huntington Beach, CA visiting with their friends, Fred and Reiko Fujimoto, from Oahu. This is their second visit to the temple in three years.
Sri Ram and his wife Usha, from Bloomfield, MI, arrived with Bindumati Kikani, who traveled all the way from Mumbai on a pilgrimage to the Kauai Aadheenam. They will be here for several days attending the pujas in the Kadavul Temple and visiting the Iraivan Temple.
Bodhinatha continues with his weekly series of commentaries on The Path to Siva. In this past Sun One talk, he elucidates the four key beliefs in Hinduism, the three pillars of Sanatana Dharma and Gurudeva's three stages of faith. Primary to Hinduism is the key belief that God is within each of us. To have a well-rounded understanding and experience of Hinduism, to make spiritual progress, adhyatma vikasha, we need scripture, humility, temple worship, devotion. To fully experience God we need the guru to give the spark for meditation and deeper wisdom.