Vaikasi Vishakham 2013

The 2013 celebration of Vaikasi Vishakham, held at Kauai's Hindu Monastery in Kaduval Temple. A festival in honor of Lord Murugan, God of will, direct cognition and the purest, child-like divine love, commemorating his creation and birth. On this day (Visakha nakshatra in May-June) elaborate abhisheka is conducted in all Muruga temples. It is a time of gift-giving to panditas and great souls, weddings, feedings for the poor, caring for trees, spiritual initiation, diksha, and conclaves of holy men.


Transcript:

Photo of  Gurudeva
It is not a matter of becoming the Self, but of realizing that you never were not the Self. And what is that Self? It is Parasiva. It is God. It is That which is beyond the mind, beyond thought, feeling and emotion, beyond time, form and space.
—Gurudeva