Two world renowned classical Indian musicians came to visit the temple today. They played a Tala Records concert last night at the Kauai Community College. Kala Ramnath (on the right) has revolutionized the technique of playing the violin, bringing it so close to vocal music that she is acclaimed as “The Singing Violin.”
Ty Burhoe is a tabla master having been a disciple of Ustad Zakir Hussain since 1990. Founder of the Tala Records label Burhoe is a Hawaii resident and is committed to bringing Indian music to Hawaiian island communities.
Bodhinatha continues with his weekly series of commentaries on The Path to Siva. In this past Sun One talk, he elucidates the four key beliefs in Hinduism, the three pillars of Sanatana Dharma and Gurudeva's three stages of faith. Primary to Hinduism is the key belief that God is within each of us. To have a well-rounded understanding and experience of Hinduism, to make spiritual progress, adhyatma vikasha, we need scripture, humility, temple worship, devotion. To fully experience God we need the guru to give the spark for meditation and deeper wisdom.