We often receive a lot of photos that are more than be carried by TAKA and we are also working on alternate slideshow technologies that we can use to quickly deploy sets of photos. This new slideshow framework is still under development. One of the things we hope to do is find easy ways to add sound and narration. Please click here to view this show of this year’s chariot festival of Lord Murugan at Nallur, Sri Lanka. If you have any comments to make on functionality please email your feedback email@example.com. We are particularly interested if you are able (or not able) to hear the background flute music (courtesy of Shashank.)
"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