In Mauritius our Saivite Hindu Religion education is reaching new heights. Kulapati Rajen Manick has worked out a course and exams. Eighteen dedicated souls are here taking the exams to qualify to teach Saivite Hindu religion in the community. This would have made Gurudeva soooooo happy! And we are sure he is smiling on these new emissaries of Saiva Siddhanta who will help open the doors to the Saiva Neri for many in the years ahead.
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.