Spring is here and although we do not go through dramatic transition from snow and ice to warm weather, we can definitely see a huge rise in blossoms as night-time temperatures are now back above 65 degrees (fahrenheit)
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.