Where to place the home altar, Should we meditate everyday?

A cyberspace devotee asks where she in the home should she place the altar. Gurudeva says to place the altar in the top floor of the home and face east and the purpose of having a home shrine is to attract the guardian devas so that we can have happiness, light and love. Another question for e-Guru, this time from Malaysia where a cyber devotee who wonders if he should meditate everyday. Gurudeva encourages him to sit down quietly each day preferably after morning puja or after a temple puja thus internalizing the worship.

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Namah Sivaya has such power, the mere intonation of these syllables reaps its own reward in salvaging the soul from bondages of the treacherous instinctive mind and the steel bands of a perfected externalized intellect.
—Gurudeva