Guru Rama Mataji and devotees visited the Aadheenam as part of their retreat program on Kauai. She is the wife of the late Sant Keshavadas. Sant Keshavadas was world famous for his bhajan and his powerful teaching of the bhakti path. Guru Rama Mataji carries on this legacy.
The letter "Ya" in the Panchakshara Mantra, Namasivaya, stands for the soul. Bodhinatha uses the Panchakshara Mantra to show how the soul is initially drawn by Siva's veiling grace, which leads the soul to maturity through experience in the world. Then comes Siva's revealing grace. When we've had enough of the world, Siva's grace pulls us toward God. The mantra also has the simple, two-syllable form. Si- Reflecting on God the Transcendent Absolute, Va-God as the All Pervading Consciousness