Ganesha Chaturthi 2012

Ganesha Chaturthi and Visarjana, festivals held in grand style by Hindus around the world, were performed at Kauai's Hindu Monastery on September 18, 2012, with an elaborate puja in Kadavul Temple, blessing hand-made clay images of the elephant God, which were then paraded to the Nani Kaua Pond for immersion, symbolizing His departure into pure consciousness.


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Photo of  Gurudeva
The Saiva Siddhanta perspective is that Siva's wonderful universe of form is perfect at every point in time, complete and totally just, and every soul, in all stages of evolution, is an intrinsic part of it, even Siva himself.
—Gurudeva