Gurudeva Mahasamadhi Aratis, 2008

Puja aratis (passing of the flame) during the annual October, 2008, observances in memory of the Mahasamadhi of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami. Ceremonies performed by Kumar Gurukkal, a Sivacharya priest from India trained by Pitchai Gurukkal. Assisted by the monks of Kauai Aadheenam


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In practicing affectionate detachment, we are learning to live in the here and now, right in the moment. We are awakening the power of direct cognition, the power that enables us to understand what happens, when it happens and why it happens.