After yesterday’s tour, Bodhinatha’s powerful presence in the mini mela graces our guests with a special darshan and a signed copy of any book they choose.
It was a very eclectic and happy group for this week’s public tour. Buddhism is popular among Westerners and they are very curious about the differences. Our emphasis on the Paramatman and the Buddhist denial of this reality creates some pondering.
Cheyenne and Kaylan from Oahu are on their first visit to a Hindu Temple. Chyanne brought her camera and was very, very busy throughout the tour.
“There is an invisible world all around you, a kingdom of spirits commissioned to guard you Jane. Do you not see them? ” (Quote from BBC presentation of Jane Eyre)
While the silpis are currently back in India for a time, we do a mini demonstration on our own and talk about their skill and dedication.
Gurudeva teaches that in our tradition there is always pure devotion/bhakti for God but it deepens as we progress as a calm, intelligent expression of love. Theism leads to monism. Behold the light of life through meditation. Perceive one light in everything, everyone. We are That when we reach the last stage of wisdom. Experience that God is Love and then you become that Love.