Pravveen and Shanthy Ponnusamy are making their first visit from Florida. Her family is from Jaffna, Sri Lanka originally, while his family is from Palani Hills in south India. They are both very devotional and thrilled to be here. They are recently engaged and look forward to get married soon.
Dharma is religious patterns which when followed promote the wellbeing of the individual, the family and society. Patterns so that the soul matures and gets closer to God, closer to realizing the Divinity within. Dharma is: "The orderly fulfillment of an inherent nature or destiny," working on instinctive, intellectual and intuitive natures. Destiny is fixed: Realization. Personal dharma, "your own perfect pattern in life", is different for the sannyasin and the householder.