Mary Magdalene symbolically washes the feet of the crucified Christ with her long hair, signifying the sacrifice He made of His life for our ben-efit.Marichyasana I, Marichi Sage Pose Yoga Being Catholic, and still unsure about whether being here conflicted with my own beliefs or not, I felt somewhat relieved to see these figures here. Everyone seemed friendly and welcoming. Men and women of all ethnicities and ages moved easily through the halls, dressed conservatively and carrying books or journals. We visited Baba Nityananda’s temple located in an octagon-shaped glass building with a giant Woman pressing her head to a PAIR OF SILVER PADAS FEET AT shrine of SaiBaba of Shirdi bronze statue of Sri Nityananda seated in the center of the room. Many Eastern, religions worship their teachers, be they family members or gurus.Marichyasana I, Marichi Sage Pose Yoga Nityananda was the guru of Muktananda, and Muktananda the guru of Gurumayi. We found a seat on the floor and followed along with the arati, the evening chant, as the sun began to set.