Having just finished reading the book on Sri Swami Satchidananda – Apostle of Peace, I cannot wait to receive ‘The Guru Chronicles’ under order. I left Sri Lanka in 1972 – 39 years ago and to note that the research took 39 years to produce The Guru Chronicles is an interesting coincidence and observation. I also hope to take some copies to Jaffna, Sri Lanka. Thank you all the Monks and all the team involved in producing this masterpiece! My Santa is arriving in October! Thanks again!
"Temples with multiple deities can be confusing, especially for today's Hindu youth. For clarity, we need to bring forward a more precise understanding of the different Hindu denominations and how the different Gods are viewed from within each denomination. For spiritual advancement it is best to focus on one deity and get to the vibration that deity. When we hear teachings from various Hindus, it is important to understand and identify which denomination they are speaking from. This will avert confusion when that teaching gets contradicted in a different context where someone is talking about the same subject but from a different philosophical background."
Bodhinatha reviews the main characteristic of Saivite philosophy and practice with an indepth focus on the four stages of religions evolution, chariya, kriya, yoga and jnana. He highlights how this shows that Saiva Siddhanta is unique and quite from the modern practice of Hinduism as Vedanta