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!”
"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