This new stop is simply spectacular for our guests. After the recent torrential rain is was a big relief for all the guests to see Rishi Valley still intact with all the Bonsai sitting safely on their pedestals.
It was one of those special days with perfect weather and a very inner group. Their collective energy brought forth a very high vibration as they flowed as one mind from one stop to the next.
Dakshinamurthi was bathed in sunlight and seemed to promise the return of sunshine and soft trade winds.
Each plant seemed to be greeting the sun with immense joy!
Rudraksha trees seem to spread their branches out in welcoming the guests. As one guest commented,”this is the most peaceful place I have ever been.” This statement bears witness to the home of a living master, the constant sadhana of the monks and the inner plane blessings that saturate the San Marga lands.
The gentleman in the middle is Mike Lang. He is from an ancient tradition of Mongolian Acupressure practitioners. He insisted on going to his car and getting his medical kit and looking closer into the ears of some of the tour group. Just by looking into someone’s ear he could tell them their entire medical history.
The “tools of the trade” .
These are white mustard seeds (instead of needles) that he presses and pastes into exact locations on your ear which gives immediate relief for all kinds of medical needs. He says that doctors are killing people with their drugs today and that the ancients had more holistic ways of curing people. His healing tradition dates back over 5,000 years in China.
"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