Bodhinatha Arrives Back From Australia

Bodhinatha, Palaniswami and Senthilnathaswami arrived back from Australia at 1:30 PM today. They had a long all night flight from Sydney. The monks are all present to greet the team.

Pada puja at the temple doors

Then aratis for Lord Ganesha, Lord Murugan and Lord Siva to greet the team.

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    A leading Australian aboriginal played the didgeridoo, moving in and out with the philharmonic orchestra! #

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    Bodhinatha addresses the Melbourne Hindus in a talk that was full of wit and humor and charmed all present. #

  • http://twitpic.com/t0tis Back to the present, we had a wonderful ride around Sydney Harbour this morning. The weather was perfect. #

  • http://twitpic.com/t0to2 Sydney skyline. #

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  • http://twitpic.com/t0tw0 Palaniswami and Bodhinatha sitting at the port bow, bottom deck #

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  • The Hindu declaration of climate change made at the Parliament..http://is.gd/5izdN (via @PWR2009) #
  • Long overnight flight from Sydney to Honolulu. Now we are about to board our flight to Kauai. #
  • Landed on Kauai #

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