A Temple to Inspire Mankind for 1000 Years

Iraivan means "the worshipful one." This slideshow of the temple takes you from quarry to carving, from India to Hawaii. Some of the images are panoramic and can be panned from side to side by moving the cursor toward the left or right edge of the image.

Photo of  Gurudeva
Because Self Realization must be experienced in a physical body, the soul cycles back again and again into flesh to dance with Siva, live with Siva and ultimately merge with Siva in undifferentiated oneness. Yea, jiva is actually Siva.
—Gurudeva