Saivism North and South

Here's a short talk from Gurudeva about the differences between Saivism in the north of India as compared to the Saivism practiced in the South.

Unedited Transcript:

Cyberspace devotee from Klang, Malaysia, Wondering the difference

between Saivism in North of India and in the South of India.

South of India was not as affected by Islamic invasions and occupation

as was the North, therefore the Saivism in the South is more mature in

invoking the Gods and Goddesses of the inner world to come and bless the

people through their temples. Its emphasis is on Siddhanta whereas in

the North of India the emphasis is on Vedanta, more philosophical and


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When a person depends upon memory or reason for meaningful answers, the mind will break down in doubt. Only when the higher elucidation of the intuition is sought is doubt dispelled.