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
A better word than death is transition, passing into a new form of life--life into life. It is similar to moving to a new country, having completed all of one's tasks. Death is a closing of the door on deeds well done, on all beneficial karmas.
—Gurudeva