Senthilnathaswami is hard at work color correcting the digital photos for our new book The Guru Chronicles. We bring to you a few special gems for your viewing pleasure. Here Gurudeva offers arati to a Saivite Saint at Nallai Aadheenam at Nallur, Jaffna, Sri Lanka, during the 1982-1983 Innersearch.
January 17, 1982: Gurudeva’s first visit to the village of Kopay in Jaffna. Boys pulled him in a Morris Minor convertible. “Golden days with a golden guru,” says Rishi Thondunatha, one of the boys on the ropes.
Gurudeva reviewing plans for Iraivan Temple with Selvanathan Sthapati at the carving site in Bangalore.
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Thank you for sharing the special pictures of Gurudeva taken in Jaffna, Sri Lanka during the 1982-83 inner search. Ingenious/truly original form of transportation provided to Gurudeva! A remarkable Satguru with his true followers!
Bodhinatha continues with his weekly series of commentaries on The Path to Siva. In this past Sun One talk, he elucidates the four key beliefs in Hinduism, the three pillars of Sanatana Dharma and Gurudeva's three stages of faith. Primary to Hinduism is the key belief that God is within each of us. To have a well-rounded understanding and experience of Hinduism, to make spiritual progress, adhyatma vikasha, we need scripture, humility, temple worship, devotion. To fully experience God we need the guru to give the spark for meditation and deeper wisdom.