Temple as the Source of Culture - Publisher's Desk

Satguru Bodhinatha Veylanswami reads his editorial from the Oct/Nov/Dec 2013 edition of Hinduism Today magazine. Gurudeva guided at least 37 temples across the world from 1970s as he firmly believed that temples perpetuate religion/culture. Without a temple, home shrine and pilgrimage in a distant land at least once a year culture fails. The process of strengthening culture can be achieved by regular attendance at a temple and daily puja at the home shrine


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Photo of  Gurudeva
Most people try to experience God through other people. Disciples see a guru as God. Wives see their husband as God. Devotees see the Deity in the temple as God. But all the time, behind the eyes of their seeing, is God.
—Gurudeva