Years ago after the last Hurricane, Gurudeva was inspired to get giant shipping containers to serve as storage facilities. It was a smart, inexpensive and efficient way to provide for our storage needs quickly and effectively without making huge committments to building construction. We still have many of them.
With the new Minimela Information center now serving to hold a lot of publications inventory on the second floor, we retired this container. He was dubbed “Jnana dana Container” because he held all the literature that we gave away for free. Today we say “Sionara, Goodbye” to this old, portable, “Knowledge Giving” warehouse.
"Stand strong for Saivism." The nature of life for Saivites is to turn work into worship, to turn the secular into the sacred. Each day give a little extra warmth, humanness and upliftment to others. Every day is a holy day, all day long. We want to follow our religion even in our dreams. If we help someone, we're worshiping. Wherever we are, that's a place of worship. "To the Saivite Hindu all of life is sacred. All of life is religion."