Departing Lihue Airport. Just had to take a picture of the flowers. Up Up and away to Seattle
Arrived in Seattle just after 12 am and greeted by Devi Tandavan, Sitara and Priya Alahan
Every time Bodhinatha travels the first thing he does after checking into his room is set up a shrine to Gurudeva
Lunch with Nitya Nadesan, Devi Tandavan and Priya Alahan
Bodhinatha arrives at the Seattle Hindu Temple and Cultural Center greeted by the son of Anand Marthi, to the right is Shobana Marthi who was instrument in organizing the event as well
The temple priest performs the traditional blessings to Bodhinatha
Followed by a foot washing
A small group gathers.
Bodhinatha gives a talk on passing on our Hindu tradition to the next generation.
The group is growing and they are all listening intently
Long time friend of the monastery Dr. Virender Sodhi presented Bodhinatha with a shawl
The doctor gave a sweet speech on Iraivan temple and his first meeting with Gurudeva