Right off the bat the day started off in a most interesting way.
I was just ready to leave for the Samadhi temple as Mandala was taking his shower. I opened the door when a bat helped himself to our premises. I shouted to Mandala that we had an uninvited guest.
"There's a bat in the room!"
I proceeded to open the door with the prospect to have him leave. A second opportunistic bat flew in. Now we had two of them fluttering around. Okay, I kept the doors open hoping a third wouldn't venture in. One of them did make an exit. The fan running at optimum mode may have confused them.
Unfortunately, after hearing a sound of something hitting the fan, I had hoped we didn't injure the remaining fellow. I stepped in and there he was, fallen on the floor. A streak of blood droplets lie near his body which still had signs of life. There was an occasional flap of the wings but I could see his hours if not minutes were numbered. Sad for him. I moved him out into the corridor with the sliding if my shoe.
When I returned from my morning sadhana I found he was gone-- left to providence in some form. God bless his soul.
This evening I received a number of complements on our production of "Krishna Is." It was held in the Samadhi Auditorium. The most common remark was regarding the excellent job done by Balaram Vilchis as "
Krishna." His portrayal is very graceful and masculine
at the same time. I think he outdoes
May the Source be with you!