As we have already said, the future of the Vedic community, and of the temple, is in the way the future generations get involved. But they have to understand the philosophy and the purpose of the traditions, perhaps more so than their parents. And I will explain why. When I was growing up as a teenager and became interested in the Vedic teachings, I had to research it on my own. I was not like the Indian youth who naturally grow up with it in their own families, and who may also take it for granted as if it is nothing special. I had to struggle and almost fight to acquire access to the books and information I needed. There was so little around where I grew up. In other words, there was no way I was going to take this Vedic knowledge cheaply once I got it
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