The Pillaiyar Kulam gave it’s report today. Shanmuganathswami is working on his plans for travel that will take Bodhinatha an himself to Maryland, Chicago, Trinidad, Guyana and St. Lucius later in August. Muruganathaswami reports a rise in orders on the web. New subscribers to Hinduism Today and very interesting book purchases. Someone in Puerto Rico ordered 12 copies of The Power of Affirmation. Another man in Texas ordered 15 copies of What is Hinduism. Gurudeva’s publications’ mission is working!
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.