Though we hold no tours the temple is open daily from 9-12 and we are getting a steady stream of visitors and the monks may find themselves bumping into guests on the path.
This is group of students of the oriental energy healing areas under the teacher Kazue Otsu. They are graduates from different prefectures of Japan come here under the guidance of Haru Natsume and Masaka Uematsu from Japan and Louise Mita from Oahu. If you know Japanese you can go to find out more at www.superlifegallery.com and see www.taoenergy.com
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.