Acharya Arumuganathaswami is meeting with the Visswanathans about Aarti’s sixth grade history lessons on Hinduism.
The discussion was about how to encourage the teachers to explain Hinduism properly and use the materials on the history of India produced by the monks. You can get the new book online: History of Hindu India
In our teachings we're both monistic and theistic. In the beliefs of Saivism the idea of the three worlds is the basis and key to understanding temple worship, theism. The inner worlds are there to help you. The essence of the soul is already the same as the essence of God Siva, monism. You just have to find it.