Nearly two years ago, Rishipati Mylavaganam Kanagaratnam made his transition to Siva’s feet. He and Sivalosani had been married for 51 years and of that time they ran the the Sri Subramuniya Kottam for the past 30 years.
At the age of 77, Rishimata Sivalosani Kanagaratnam continues her service with vigor and dedication.
Having served her husband and the community for many decades she is still doing remarkably well.
Her life has become centered around service and the Kottam children. She is keeping a busy schedule with the Sri Subramuniya Kottam activities and with other organizations, with which she is involved.
In turn, the Jaffna community recognizes her
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"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