The Thamizhar Senthamarai is a leading Tamil newspaper in Toronto and other provinces in Canada. The attached article appeared in this paper this week-end, reporting on Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami’s presence at the 48th Yogaswami Maha Samadhi Pooja, at Sangamam Hall, Toronto.
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It was indeed a great pleasure and blessing to meet with Gurudeva at Sanatan Mandir Cultural centre and at Ram Mandir during his recent visit.We enjoyed his inspiring talks,especially to the young Hindu generation and to the entire Hindu community.Thanks also to Ram Mandir for the great welcome when Gurudeva entered inside the Mandir at the blaring sound of the counch.
"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