Gazing at the magnificent Dakshinamurthi, this weeks public tour experienced a panorama of Kauai’s spring weather. Downpours and rainbows,spring blooms and radiant sunshine -- all within the scope of an hour and a half! One guest walked out of Kadavul after the tour and said: “I sat there and couldn’t figure out if I am nothing or everything! What a moving experience I had at this sacred place!”
Bodhinatha signed many books in the minimela. He said today that the pocket books were popular.
The letter "Ya" in the Panchakshara Mantra, Namasivaya, stands for the soul. Bodhinatha uses the Panchakshara Mantra to show how the soul is initially drawn by Siva's veiling grace, which leads the soul to maturity through experience in the world. Then comes Siva's revealing grace. When we've had enough of the world, Siva's grace pulls us toward God. The mantra also has the simple, two-syllable form. Si- Reflecting on God the Transcendent Absolute, Va-God as the All Pervading Consciousness