John Anderson and his team have completed the work of demolition on the old kitchen space. The interior was completely gutted out and cleaned. New electric circuits, insulation and plumbing were put back into the walls and the room was then covered in again with plywood and sheet rock.
Here John is working on the joints on the ceiling.
After this comes painting, tile and installation of new cabinets. Progress!
"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