As our tour guests walk the garden path, the monks are busy pouring gallons of milk, yogurt, ghee and honey on Kadavul Nataraja for the monthly Ardra Puja. The bells and chanting are ringing through the air.
Take a deep breath! Guests are always surprised as we walk through nature’s gateway here and find the temple on the other side.
The number of those who have experienced Iraivan increased by close to 90 souls today. About half were circumnabulating Iraivan when we snapped this.
With summer fading and fewer children, “big people” can now practice a little stone carving.
Ambarish, Anaradha and Samdev from New Jersey. Anaradha used to attend the Flushing Ganesha Temple when she was a young girl and absolutely loves Kauai Aadheenam!
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.