On the 15th, Bodhinatha and Palaniswami left Kuala Lumpur for India on a morning flight, transiting through Chennai to Bangalore. After a short rest in their room at the Golden Palms Hotel, they were off to their first function at the padasala of Sri Sri Ravi Shankar (see below).
The evening closed with a pada puja at the home of Kulapati Jiva Rajasankara, gift giving to the silpis and a late dinner.
On the 16th they paid a visit to Kailas Ashram and had long talk with Sri-la-Sri Jeyandrapuri Swami.
Then Bodhinatha presided over the namakarana for Chinmayie Rajasankar, first child born to Thuraisingam and Swapna Rajasankara.
The soul body plus the essence of the soul, Parashakti and Parasiva, together equals the totality of the soul. The essence of the soul is being Siva and the soul body is becoming Siva. The soul body is maturing, growing. We suffer until we learn to control our body, mind and emotions achieving imperturbability even if we find out the world is going to end tomorrow. Calmness is a platform for meditation.