The silpis are continuing their push on the floor.
They have made much progress in the past few months and are getting faster at this.
The angles of the floor are critical, to be sure the almost daily tropical rains drain out of the temple and not leave puddles here and there.
It's official Tour Day, and some 70 or so good souls are visiting the monastery this morning. Here Deva Seyon has brought them out to Iraivan and as they admire the pillars and sculptures, he tells them the amazing story.
They all get a chance to visit some Rudraksha trees which are on the West side of Iraivan.
There is good news today from he monastery: God is in all things!
"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