SSC sishyas Aran & Tara Veylan are visiting Kauai from Edmonton, Canada. Aran & Tara are volunteers who ship orders for our Mini Mela Canada eStore at www.minimela.com/canada. Tara also helps with the Mini Mela Gift Shop at the Maha Ganapathy Temple in Edmonton. They recently purchased a vacation home near the monastery, and Sannyasin Shanmuganathaswami is presenting them with an Aum Sweet Aum for their new home.
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Know that what you set out to accomplish is worth the time, efforts, and patience it takes to manifest into reality. There will be delays and at times it will seem like nothing is moving in the direction you want it to go, BUT don’t give up. Instead, work on what needs to change or what is needed to be done in order to get things rolling in the right direction again..and that can only be done through experimenting and reaching out to different opportunities and possibilities. Those who stay strong and keep moving forward will eventually reach their destination.
"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