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
The force of the intellectual area of the mind is controlled and transmuted through the power of a regulated breath. A beginning pranayama is a method of breathing nine counts as we inhale, holding one; nine counts as we exhale, holding one count.
—Gurudeva