Watch Damara Shanmugan demonstrate her braille embosser in the YouTube video below. YouTube video below.
Damara is the only braille transcriber in the world who exclusively transcribes Saivite Hindu practice and philosophy into braille. Using the award winning books and magazines of her guru, Satguru Shivaya Subramuniyaswami, she carefully transcribes the essence of the mystical Saivite Hindu tradition. In this video Damara talks about her project and demonstrates the braille embosser. Her work is supported by the Saivite Hindu Scriptural Fund for the Visually Impaired, fund #43 of Hindu Heritage Endowment. Read her story at www.hheonline.org/funds/fund_43.html.
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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.