Uma and Kaysho Singh are visiting from Mississauga, Ontario.
They gave Bodhinatha an update on the work of Dr. Doobay at the Vishnu Mandir in Richmond Hill. The Anand Bhavan Seniors Residence, just a few steps from the temple, has been completed. This was a concept very dear to our Gurudeva’s heart. He recommended that all temples that have sufficient land should build a seniors residence. This greatly enhances the quality of life of our dear Hindu senior citizens who otherwise might experience a lonely and isolated life, especially in the middle of a cold Canadian winter.
Hindus believe there is one Truth, we just all don't agree on the name and nature of God. To compare Hinduism with other religions, you need to ask the orthodox practioners what their beliefs are. For example, one Christian minister explained that he believes we are fallen beings, not inherently good and need to be redeemed or face eternal Hell. Hinduism believes the opposite: we are divine beings with instinctive, intellectual and intuitive natures. Everyone will eventually become a spiritual being and attain God realization. That is about as far apart as we can get in beliefs. There is really no way that the two can be compared.