We began another phase today with a dynamic Sun One Homa. Bodhinatha also gave a short but super insightful commentary on Gurudeva’s teachings about chakras and the 3rd and the 4th dimension. Stay tuned for these talks in the days ahead.
The letter "Ya" in the Panchakshara Mantra, Namasivaya, stands for the soul. Bodhinatha uses the Panchakshara Mantra to show how the soul is initially drawn by Siva's veiling grace, which leads the soul to maturity through experience in the world. Then comes Siva's revealing grace. When we've had enough of the world, Siva's grace pulls us toward God. The mantra also has the simple, two-syllable form. Si- Reflecting on God the Transcendent Absolute, Va-God as the All Pervading Consciousness