In Guyana, preparations are afoot for Bodhinatha’s and Shanmuganathaswami’s arrival Monday morning. They will be guests of the Guyana Hindu Dharmic Sabha.
On the right is Vindhya Persaud is doing a beautiful job of organizing various key functions. With her in the picture are her brother and her father, Pandit Reepu Daman Persaud who fondly remembers his conversations with Gurudeva and Paramacharya Palaniswami at two Global Forums of Spiritual and Parliamentary Leaders on Human Survival in Oxford, England in 1985 and in Moscow in the early 90′s.
Religion needs to be of the present. Mankind is evolving spiritually; mass consciousness is rising. When we go to the temple, in the right spirit, contributing devotion and prana, being open to the blessings of the Deity; it purifies the mind. The Hindu religion focuses on the mind; purifies it; controls it, subdues the ego, makes us more humble.