January 2018 Monthly News Video

The January News Video covers events from December, 2017, at Kauai's Hindu Monastery. Events included: Moksha Ritau, During the first two weeks of December, the monks observed Sadhu Paksha. This is a time when our morning group worship and meditation is suspended in order to perform personal sadhana apart from the group; Greenhouse extension progress and we cover our celebration of the Hindu holiday Pancha Ganapati. Pancha Ganapati fulfills the need for Western Hindus to have a Christmas equivalent and embraces harmony between family, friends and work environments. Aum Namasivaya!


Transcript:

Photo of  Gurudeva
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.
—Gurudeva