Today the Ganapati Kulam shared news on their activities. They have completed the final proofreading and corrections on the January/February/March issue of Hinduism Today, and the magazine PDF files have been sent to the printer in Kansas City, Missouri. It is another fabulous, beautiful, rich, unique issue of the world’s top Hindu publication.
On other fronts, Paramacharya Palaniswami and Sannyasin Senthilnathaswami are working very hard on advance preparations for their trip to Australia when they will be accompanying Bodhinatha for the Parliament of the World’s Religions in Melbourne, December 3-9.
Sadhaka Satyanatha is working on a special project that has been in the works for several years and is finally coming to fruition. This is the creation of “pagers” covering Hindu festivals that can be used in their finished form by newspapers across the country. We will be hearing more about that in the days ahead.
Anticipation of the Mahasamadhi Observances next week are high, and pilgrims have already begun to arrive.
"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