The recent Golden Gate Mission Satsang was full of lovely songs.
Devika singing at satsang; Bhavani accompanying
K Padmanabhan and wife Visalakshi are Venkat and Jayashree’s (her parents) are visiting their daughter in San Ramon.They are from a town near Chennai. Will be here ’til August. Visalakshi sang a beautiful Muruga song. Both mother and daughter sang Muruga songs today which uplifted us all.
In the other pictures, Devika sang and Jothi Param did as well, Bhavani Param played veena. Lots of culture today.
I didn’t get a picture, but Deepa Param spent two days cooking the entire feast for satsang today, served on biodegradable plates made of sewn-together leaves. It was delicious, and a nice break for all the other ladies, who ordinarily bring pot luck.
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.