Siva came in many, many forms today, including a whole bus load of metaphysical students from countries all over the world.
Though our stream is still not receiving water from the reservoir, there has been sufficient and regular rain to keep our ponds full and the lotuses are blooming. This one is right in front where all can see.
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.