Chandran and Ludmila Last Day On Kauai

Chandran and Ludmila are both from Ukraine and now living in San Ramon California. They are highly spiritual, and Ludmila is especially attuned to inner things, having several mystical moments while walking the ground. Out on San Marga with Kaivalyanathaswami and Jutikadevi Sivaraja, they had a rare experience as they were chatting about the wonder that was Yogaswami and gazing at his statue near the Swayambhu Lingam. A swamp thrush (Sharma bird) came along and sat on the sage's head and looked at everyone. All knew the story that Yogaswami once told, ("I was meditating so deep, and sitting so still, that a bird was sitting on my head") and so they were amazed at this event happening just at that time. The bird flew off and, as the four people were speculating that perhaps it was Yogaswami himself who had just come to meet and shed his blessing on them, the bird came back and sat on Yogaswami's head again. It was a breathtaking moment, and the group concluded that possibly Yogaswami had come back again to confirm their speculation. "Yes, it is I, indeed," he seemed to say through the bird.

Happy 31st Wedding Anniversary to both Chandran and Ludmila!

Summer Vacation Guests

The temple is busy every day with people from all over the world coming during the summer vacation days. Here are two recent tours (Panoramas... scroll left and right) Kulapati Vel Alahan has been hosting.

Sudha Krishnan Dances for Lord Nataraja

Sudha Krishnan Dances for Lord Nataraja

Yesterday, dancer and teacher Sudha Krishnan fulfilled her dream of coming to Kauai to dance before Lord Nataraja in Kadavul temple. She lives in San Ramon and is the founder and artistic director of the Nritya Laya Darpan dance school. http://Click here to go to her web site for more info.

Chandra and Ludmila Shekaran On Pilgrimage

Chandra Shekaran, from the Ukraine, has been in touch with Gurudeva's teachings since the late 1990's... over 15 years.
Here is here with his wife Ludmila on pilgrimage for their 31st wedding anniversary.

Chandra S translated Merging with Siva into Russian and met Gurudeva in 2001 on the MS Amsterdam ship when Innersearch was docked at St. Petersburg. In that ship's "Java Cafe" Gurudeva gave him diksha in an informal Namakarana Samskara and he took the name Chandra Shekaran. Since then the Guru's grace continued it's work. Chandra went on pilgrimage to India, completed his Master Course and became an Arul Sishya in 2004. An experienced and well-respected project manager in field of IT systems and telecommunications, he was recruited by a US firm, moved to Texas and then to California, ever advancing in his goals to be close to our fellowship of devotees. And now, after years of focus and dedication he joined us for Chitra puja in the temple. He is a member of the extended family of Kulapati and Kulamata Easvan and Devi Param.

Murthy Family Visits from Washington DC

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