Jeyendra (left) and Bhajana Param have been spending some time the swamis while they are here. Jeyendra has been reading the stories in our children’s books and giving his insights to Acharya Arumuganathaswami. Bhajana had been talking with Sivakatirswami about helping with functional specification for future games we might create to help engage youth and teach our faith.
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IT´s amazing how you monks embrace whatever and whomever gets near you, steering their strenght into a good ddirection and making the best of each person´s characteristics. Bringing the chldren and youth so close and joining them on THEIR interests is really lovely. I learn from you, each day.
"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