A Temple to Inspire Mankind for 1000 Years

Iraivan means "the worshipful one." This slideshow of the temple takes you from quarry to carving, from India to Hawaii. Some of the images are panoramic and can be panned from side to side by moving the cursor toward the left or right edge of the image.

Photo of  Gurudeva
Among the most intimate, personal forms of communication is the written prayer to the devas or to God. Burned in Agni's sacred fire, it disintegrates in the physical world and quickly re-forms in the astral world.
—Gurudeva