Here are Manohar and Bharti Manchandia. They were a joy to have on the tour. They just purchased the Trilogy and had a spontaneous meeting at the Minimela with Bodhinatha asking him to come and bless their land and efforts to build a Hindu Temple on the over 100 acres they own in Louisiana.
Another large group of soulful guests who came to see and touch one of the wonders of the modern world, Iraivan Temple.
The “Emperor of Prussia” is still in full bloom.
Beautiful carpet of Blue Rudraksha fruit is always an amazing site for our guests.
These bright souls are dedicated teachers in the TM organization. Marty Howe far right is Deva Seyon’s cousin. The gentleman in the back row on the right is a professional photographer Marty Hulsebos ,who carried a professional lens about two feet long. He is going to forward to us some of the incredible photos he took.
"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