Every year we have the abhishekam to Lord Murugan on Thai Pusam day which fell on our retreat. It is always a powerful moment. Other temples the world over are also doing the puja and many devotee perform kavadi.
Here at the Aadheenam the amazing sight of Lord Murugan cover in milk and yogurt and the very high shakti strikes an actinic chord in the hearts and minds of everyone in Kadavul
Shatakoti Pranamams to Kumara Kartikeya.
Many namaskarams to blessed souls of Kauai Adheenam who continued to melt Skanda’s heart. Getting such grace from Skanda is no small thing. A feet achieved only by a few. Its assured that Kauai adheenam is going to prosper. No doubt about it. Its going to succeed for sure.
"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