Before his presentation at the Edinburg Hindu Temple in Chaguanas on August 18th, Bodhinatha greets the acting Prime Minister of Trinidad and Tobago, Mr. Winston Dookeran, and gives him a copy of Gurudeva’s Dancing with Siva and Hinduism Today.
In Patanjali's comments on the niyamas he speaks on religious action, kriya, bringing about samadhi and attenuating the kleshas. We think we have to be detached from that which we are attracted to but we also need to overcome aversion. It's easier to be finite, to have a past and a future than to be infinite, without past and future, so, we're clinging to life. The kleshas are the root source of karma. Quiet mental activity produced by the kleshas through meditation and achieve santosha, peace of mind. "Men of discrimination see sorrow in all experience."