Bodhinatha and Shanmuganathaswami left this afternoon for a long trip to Washington, DC. From there they fly to Dubai, and then on to Mauritius for several days. After programs in Mauritius, they return to East Coast, again via Dubai, to join the Murugan Temple festival in Bethesda, Maryland.
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Prostrations To Lord Ganesa! Thanks for this wonderful photo.I feel uplifted by the Loving smile of our Dear Guruji. Swamiji looks very ready for this journey. Please Fly safe and may you accomplish all your plans in Divine speed and order.Aum Shanti
"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