Custom made in India for the Mini Mela Gift Shop, this set of five murthis was designed by Gurudeva as the official home shrine for Himalayan Academy students. The Deities are made with five traditional metals and are sized according to the Agamas for a home shrine. The set includes:
Lord Siva Nataraja
The set does not include the wooden shrine or the other puja items. If you are interested in a wooden shrine like this please email email@example.com
The set of five Deities is available at the Kauai Mini Mela Gift Shop or online at www.minimela.com. (Click on Deities.) Free shipping via USPS!
One Response to “Five Murthi Set Available in the Mini Mela Gift Shop”
My wife and I are asking this because we don’t know. What is the importance of keeping Murtis as opposed to Pictures of Gods? If we buy this set, would we have to do abhishekham to them everyday? Do you have a travel kit that we can take on our business trips?
"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