Vatshalan and sister Ramai Santhirapala pilgrimaged from London to Kauai for Skanda Shashthi . She is an anesthetist and he is in medical school. They both met Bodhinatha in London when they were younger. Their family Amman temple seems to be the one that Indra Sivayogam took Bodhinatha to visit. Ramai was looking online a couple years ago to learn more about Saivism in English and came across our website. She subscribed to Master Course lessons on email, then got her brother to study too. They have finally realized their dream of visiting Kauai Aadheenam.
Bodhinatha signs their small pocket book editions of the trilogy.
Bodhinatha continues with his weekly series of commentaries on The Path to Siva. In this past Sun One talk, he elucidates the four key beliefs in Hinduism, the three pillars of Sanatana Dharma and Gurudeva's three stages of faith. Primary to Hinduism is the key belief that God is within each of us. To have a well-rounded understanding and experience of Hinduism, to make spiritual progress, adhyatma vikasha, we need scripture, humility, temple worship, devotion. To fully experience God we need the guru to give the spark for meditation and deeper wisdom.