Almitra Zion top row center of photo assisted Gurudeva by traveling to AK in 1987 to locate and help negotiate the purchase of the Sphatika Lingam which will be the central icon of Iraivan Temple. Almitra has written the account of this experience and has recently made the book, Crystal Journey, available as and e-book. You can download it at her website: www.thegreatcentralsun.com. She is donating $4 of each book ordered to help build Iraivan Temple, "Where the world comes to pray…" pictured with Almitra are her son Sequoya on the top row left and friends that joined her for a tour today.
In our teachings we're both monistic and theistic. In the beliefs of Saivism the idea of the three worlds is the basis and key to understanding temple worship, theism. The inner worlds are there to help you. The essence of the soul is already the same as the essence of God Siva, monism. You just have to find it.