With the water ways dry now is the time for check out the edges around the pool new the edge of the pali.
Sadhaka Nilakantha is opening up the space between the side walk and the pool edge. Underneath we are finding a lot of open spaces around the pool which is really just like a thin bowl sitting in space as erosion has removed soil from underneath it. Now is the time to fix this.
At the front of the Aadheenam we are preparing to install the new entrance. For now a deep trench and foundation has been poured and it must cure for some time before we put the heavy stone arch in place. In the meantime we are making a bridge over that area.
Sadhaka Tejadeva and Sadhaka Rajanatha are working on bamboo safety railings for this temporary installation.
"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