Another dynamic day at the Aadheenam. Work continues at the new archway, where the metal worker are now drilling holes to affix a beautiful gate.
The Pillaiyar Kulam gave their news today. Muruganathaswami says there has been an increase in web orders via our Minimela site. Shanmuganathaswami has been working to develop a tracking system for inventory of books in our various locations: USA, India, Malaysia, Mauritius and more! Sometimes we need to move stock from one country to another to keep up with demand. “Crunching the numbers” is what the Pillaiyar Kulam does. Thank you!
Paramacharya Palaniswami and Senthilnathaswami arrive home later this evening from their mission to the mainland.
"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