At the foot of Iraivan temple there is the magical little realm where the stream through the Aadheenam goes over a small falls to the Wailua River.
The recent heavy rains and the river’s spate put this beautiful area into a shambles. It is amazing how one day of rain can create weeks of work.
But nothing is to difficult, no challenge too great for the mighty Siddhidata Kulam! In the distance is Sadhaka Rajanatha reveling in a silent in the sunshine. Being this close to nature is always uplifting, even if it is hard work.
"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