Our Indian travelers reached the Iraivan worksite where Hinduism Today. Journalist Choodie Sivaram and family came to say hello. That's Jiva's home in the background, surrounded by lush gardens tended by his wife, Kanmani.
Sadhaka Satyanatha explored the site. Here he examines one of the Nanai Mandapam beams with Jiva and son, Senthil.
Sadasivanathaswami confers with Jiva and his two sons on the final details of the three elephants that are almost ready to ship to Kauai. They are carved marvelously and hand polished, since one cannot get a true polish by machine.
The continents of the earth will be carved into the ball on the bull elephant's head.
The family poses in front of their all glass and granite shrine room right after Sadhaka performed a welcoming arati. There is much more to tell, we hear, of the visit, but they are between here and there and unable for a short time to send a full report. Stay tuned .
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