Today is Sun Three and the Siddhidata Kulam gave news of their activities. Every day they spend 1.5 hours picking fruits and vegetables for all of us. They have really mastered the garden and recent sunny weather had helped a lot. Almost all the vegetables we eat now are grown right here at Kauai Aadheenam. We don’t even buy potatoes any more, substituting breadfruit, cooking bananas and other root vegetables. This self-sustainability and pure nourishment was one of Gurudeva’s big goals for the monks and the Siddhidata Kulam is to be congratulated for getting us there!
1.5 hours to pick fruits + gardening is real sport!! Congratulations to the Siddhidata Kulam! Self sustainability of a divine group is of great importance. This achievement is worthy of great applause and celebration! Aum.
"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