It is a great sign of success and an inspiration to see the Thirunavukarasu Nayanar Gurukulam (orphanage) in Sri Lanka put on a huge public feeding. After struggling through the Tsunami, living through a war, finishing new buildings, the orphanage, which receives support from the Hindu Heritage Endowment is actively performing Hindu services.
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.