More photos from Bangalore. Today we show you work on the vylan vari course which runs along the top of the roof on top of the sunshade stones.
Silpi Segar carving the stone. Observe the markings on the right at the end of the stone. These are master guides which the silpis need to follow very carefully while carving all across the length of the beam
Silpi Muthusamy at work
Silpi Somu is smoothening the surface of the inner course.
"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