Brahmachari Girish Chaitanya and other Chinmaya Misssion devotees had darshan with Bodhinatha before they left to return to the mainland after a week-long stay on kauai.
Hope to see you again soon Girirsh!
Darshan with Bodhinatha
A meeting with Sadasivanathaswami in the Ganapati Kulum
Taking a walk in our beautiful jungle gardens.
Brahmachari giving a lecture about an important part of Sri Rudram.
At the feet of the silent teacher. Brahmachari Girishji, Bodhinatha and Senthilnathaswami have worked closely together with the Hindu Students Association, teaching at their retreats in Texas the past few years. The ongoing alliance is helping bring much-needed and much-desired knowledge about Hinduism to Hindu college students at participating universities in the Southwest region.
Joining in at the Ganapati Kulum’s morning meeting, Girish had a chance to see how the kulum coordinates their work.
Focus on being a soul, not the body, mind and emotions. When we think of ourselves as a soul we're able to move forward and get closer and closer to Siva. That's the whole idea of Saiva Siddhanta. A negative self-concept is an obstacle. We can change our self-concept through applying Gurudeva's teachings, affirming every day that we are a divine being. Vasana daha tantra: Going back and understanding experiences; clearing up the reactions to the past.