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.
"There are three kinds of karma: the karma of all deeds done in our past lives; the karmas we bring into this birth to experience; and the karmas we are making by our actions now."
Karma is an automatic system of divine justice. Karma is self-created destiny; a consequence or fruit of action, karmaphala. By accepting not reacting, performing karma yoga, karma can be softened, mitigated. Seeking the grace of God and guru in the right spirit, the mind focused on the Deity and open to blessings, receiving the intense grace of the Deity in a powerful pilgrimage can actually eliminate karma.
Path to Siva, Lesson 31.
Tirukural, Section IV, Destiny, Commentary by Gurudeva.