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Landmark Events in Thiruppugazh

Thiruppugazh is a Maha Mantra, said Seshadri Swamigal. “Oh Arunagiri! Who else can compose a word of truth as beautifully as you” said Saint Thayumanavar. “Oh Thiru Porur Kumara, as your enchanting body is adorned with garlands composed by Arunagiri, I feel the fabulous fragrance from you.” said Chidambara Swamigal. Arunachala Reddiar said the songs […]

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From Bajji to Burger

Short Story Meenakshi Mami stood at the gate of her house and eagerly looked for the arrival of her husband, Viswanathan. The place she was standing was Mada Veethi in Mylapore, Chennai and the time was around evening at the end of the year 1950. Meena, as she is affectionately called, had prepared her husband’s […]

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Power of Silence

Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi seldom communicated in words and in his presence, the devotee never felt the need for a word. The spell of silence was overwhelmingly present before Maharshi. Before him, one could feel the power of silence as if it was a solid substance. Kunju Swamy said that it was like a Dhara, […]

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Remain Quiet (Summa Iru)

We always keep doing some action or keep saying some words. Even when we are not acting or speaking, our mind is working overtime and indulging in various thoughts. At times, when things do not go the way we expect them, we become tense. Sometimes, we are in a dilemma, not being able to take […]