Work in India continues, not only on stones for Iraivan by a few other projects as well. Those who are familiar with the entrance to Kauai Aadheenam from the Kaholalele Road side know that we have a Vasana Daha Tantra burning urn at the Puakenekene Mandapam. We are approaching the installation of a granite archway soon and to go along with this is a new all granite urn for burning up things in the subconscious.
Stones that are not being used for Iraivan temple may be carved with modern tools. Here we are polishing with an electric grinder.
"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