Ganesha Chaturthi 2012

Ganesha Chaturthi and Visarjana, festivals held in grand style by Hindus around the world, were performed at Kauai's Hindu Monastery on September 18, 2012, with an elaborate puja in Kadavul Temple, blessing hand-made clay images of the elephant God, which were then paraded to the Nani Kaua Pond for immersion, symbolizing His departure into pure consciousness.


Transcript:

Photo of  Gurudeva
We're here to realize the Self, have that one dramatic experience where everything that we thought was things is turned upside down, and our whole perspective afterwards changes. That is the purpose for living on this Earth.
—Gurudeva