The Siddhidata Kulam has boosted their food production in a big way. They are bringing in a rich array of salad greens every day, lettuce, several kinds of chicory and endive. Then on top of that: shushu fruits, snake gourd, ridge gourd, carrots, green beans, kale, swiss chard, pakwan leaves, cabbage, sweet potatoe leaves. All the oranges you could eat, papayas, bananas, mung bean sprouts, occasional cauliflower and broccoli and more!
Well, we have so many bees and pollinators that beautiful new varieties happen naturally in our garden. The Devas, in their wisdom, play with the genes as they please. I guess we can say “only very naturally evolved organisms!”
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