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.
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.