Our Siddhidata Kulam has a strict calendar of tasks programmed into their database. Every day a schedule is issues of maintenance task. “Landscaping routines” is one of these. Here is Sadhaka Rajanatha removed old leaves from a Ti plant.
Palms and tree ferns provide a steady stream of branches to be removed and given back to Mother Nature.
And of course those things that everyone knows and loves the world over: leaves from trees.
Religion needs to be of the present. Mankind is evolving spiritually; mass consciousness is rising. When we go to the temple, in the right spirit, contributing devotion and prana, being open to the blessings of the Deity; it purifies the mind. The Hindu religion focuses on the mind; purifies it; controls it, subdues the ego, makes us more humble.