Raji and Yashoda (sister and mother of Hinduism Today’s writer Choodie Sivaram) met with Satguru, visited the Media Studio and had a tour of Iraivan Temple and the grounds. Raji was here 11 years ago, and this is her mother’s first visit. Amma lives in Bengaluru and has watched as stones were carved and shipped to Hawaii for years. Now she knows where they ended up.
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Kauai Aadheenam follows the lunar calander, thus today marks the auspicious day to begin our week of worship, seva, sadhana. Satguru's talk focused on self-control and studying the moral and ethical teachings of Tiruvalluvar's Tirukural. To master self-control while ardently focused on family and work is indeed the goal of grihasta dharma.
As we go through the slideshow, enjoy and reflect these passages from the Ashtavakra Gita. Sage Ashtavakra is speaking to Janaka, the king of their land at the time, and explaining who and what is really in this body and behind every appearance.