Vaikasi Vishakham 2013

The 2013 celebration of Vaikasi Vishakham, held at Kauai's Hindu Monastery in Kaduval Temple. A festival in honor of Lord Murugan, God of will, direct cognition and the purest, child-like divine love, commemorating his creation and birth. On this day (Visakha nakshatra in May-June) elaborate abhisheka is conducted in all Muruga temples. It is a time of gift-giving to panditas and great souls, weddings, feedings for the poor, caring for trees, spiritual initiation, diksha, and conclaves of holy men.


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Photo of  Gurudeva
Hope for a future life makes this life worthwhile, joyous, contented and happy, because the Hindu can live and deal with current problems, knowing that they are transitory problems, that they will not last forever; nor will they affect us forever.
—Gurudeva