State of the Church Address 2008 Part 1

Bodhinatha gives the traditional State of Saiva Siddhanta address, describing the activities for the current year, mission's progress and plans for the future. Part 1. In particular, Bodhinatha talks about his visit to Mauritius at the beginning of the Panchangam year and two-day trip to South Africa. Three pre-monastics are being trained at the Aadheenam; Bodhinatha also discusses the progress made in the digital world


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