Balakrishnan Shegar of the Hindu Centre in Singapore discussed plans to introduce Bodhinatha to a larger audience of Singaporeans next year.
Avani Sukhadia Robinson and Nathan Mudrick have been studying the Master Course. They came from Sedona, Arizona especially to see Bodhinatha and get some good advice on their future plans.
Ravi and Meena Annamalai with sons Aaditya and Krithi from Fremont, California. They were devotees of our Palaniswami Temple on Sacramento Street in San Francisco during the 80s. After the temple was moved to Concord they have continued to worship Murugan there.
Sundari and Easan Katir have been with us every day for a week helping to host the many, many Hindu families that come to Kauai for the year end holiday season. They look forward to seeing some of the new friends they have made when they get back home to Silicon Valley.
Vasanthie and Sagie Naidoo from Durban, South Africa booked a cruise on the Golden Princess just so they could stop on Kauai to see Bodhinatha and invite him to return to their country soon.
Focus on being a soul, not the body, mind and emotions. When we think of ourselves as a soul we're able to move forward and get closer and closer to Siva. That's the whole idea of Saiva Siddhanta. A negative self-concept is an obstacle. We can change our self-concept through applying Gurudeva's teachings, affirming every day that we are a divine being. Vasana daha tantra: Going back and understanding experiences; clearing up the reactions to the past.