Retreat after death

A cyber devotee asks if it is alright to meditate in the shrine room during the 31 day retreat after a death in the family. Gurudeva says that meditation is fine during ths period but one should not go to the temple, perform arati in the shrine room and visit holy men and women. Gurudeva also says that traditional Hindus would meditate in another room and not the shrine room.

Photo of  Gurudeva
This is the straight and certain path, the San Marga, leading to Self Realization--the inmost purpose of life--and subsequently to moksha, freedom from rebirth.
—Gurudeva