Today was the second day of Gurudeva's Mahasamadhi, 2011. This is the tenth anniversary of his return to Siva's realm. He himself predicted this would be a turning point for his successor Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami coming into his own in the advancement of the Paramapara.
This mornings events were an early morning pada puja arati. Despite having nearly 100 people present, several people observed something rather unusual. There was a profound silence during the meditation, both inner and outer showing a depth of maturity in all the individuals and the group.
Later in the morning Bodhinatha gave a seminar on character development. We hope to deliver to you recordings of these in the days ahead.
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