Rita Shroff and Karthik Srinivasan are visiting Hawaii from Dallas, Texas on their first wedding anniversary. They find Kauai to be the most lush of all the islands. Rita’s parents are founding members of a Hindu temple in Midland, west Texas that Bodhinatha has visited multiple times. Karthik’s parents are from Swamimalai in Tamil Nadu, so he was pleasantly surprised to learn that our Iraivan Sivalingam base and 108 tandava bronzes were cast there.
Another happy couple from Houston, Texas joined us, unfortunately we didn’t catch their name.
They look forward to the kumbhabhishekam for Iraivan Temple.
The soul body plus the essence of the soul, Parashakti and Parasiva, together equals the totality of the soul. The essence of the soul is being Siva and the soul body is becoming Siva. The soul body is maturing, growing. We suffer until we learn to control our body, mind and emotions achieving imperturbability even if we find out the world is going to end tomorrow. Calmness is a platform for meditation.