All of the finished tongue and groove rainbow eucalyptus wood for the ceiling of the media studio are being stacked for storing, these 900 square feet of choice material, from local trees milled at the aadheenam, are all hand planed and lightly lacquered.
Here Kumaranathaswami, Adi Srikantha and Haran Kandadas are stacking it all on a custom pallet (made from norfolk pine wood), then using shrink wrap and tyvek, followed by a piece of plywood, then a grommeted tarp. This will keep the wood clean and dry until it is installed sometime next February.
Raj and Ananda Manikam (and fifth-grade daughter Saroja) who live in Colorado drove our two swamis two hours to an amazing place, aptly names the Garden of the Gods. It consists of steep red cliffs in a large cluster. We were also met by Surya Sundaram and his wife Beth and daughter Dana.
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