At his afternoon satsang yesterday, Palaniswami shared Gurudeva's sutras on the environment and the duties we all have to do our small part to help with climate change.
Our approached, he offered, is based on what Gurudeva called the " the paired principles of ahimsa (do no harm) and the all-pervasiveness of Divinity." With these two in mind, we naturally want to protect all living things, for Siva is within them completely.
He also shared news of the Hanuman in India, shown here a few months back dwarfing Acharya Arumugaswami.
A beautiful sculpture.
Even the details on the back are excellent. In Hanuman's hand will be placed Iraivan Temple, depicting that he carried it from India to Kauai.
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.