The infamous “Gecko” captured on digital film. These little lizards are everywhere. They are considered omens for those who speak words followed by a chirp from a nearby gecko may consider that their words have been affirmed by the nearby spirits.
Geckos are wary of humans, but at the same time seem to have a streak of curiosity and will stand their ground inspecting the human who is inspecting them.
One wonders, staring eye-to-eye with a gecko, what he or she may be thinking.
"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