The Grace of Siddha – 39 – A Unique Wedding

[stextbox id=”info”  image=”null”]The Grace of Siddha series can be read here.[/stextbox]

 These are not stories. They are real incidents. Read through these and do reflect if anywhere, anything in these series is resonating with your own self. Do you feel any of these telling anything to you? Do you feel yourself that any of the phrase is a reflection of yours? Is there an answer to you in these?!

“Please check if these two horoscopes match” – came a person handing over two of them to me.

“Let me tell you via the Agasthiyar Nãdi” – I kept the horoscopes down without opening.

He grabbed hold of my hand at once and said, “Sir, please check only the horoscopes and tell me, I do not require the Nãdi to be checked”

“Why you don’t believe in Nãdi?” – I asked.

“I checked many a Nãdi and am tired of it. Please calculate them for me” – I asked Agastya’s approval for the same.

We will dwell in your tongue. Calculate and tell him” – said the sage and so I kept the Nãdi down and checked those horoscopes. Then I mentioned a few shortcomings and said that its better to schedule the marriage after six months.

“What will happen if it is scheduled now?” – countered the person.

“The marriage will happen. But they will not be able to be united for six months. Only then will their real married life will start” – said I.

“Please tell us if there is any remedial measure for this. If we do that, then even if the marriage happens now, there won’t be a separation know?” – he persisted.

He must be a smart one, I thought. He has probably checked these horoscopes in various other places. Only then he posts questions after questions without a moment’s pause.

I suggested him a few measures and still said, whatever he does, the real married life will start only after six months if the marriage is conducted now. He didn’t appear to have listened to the remedies I suggested and he left. About one and a half months passed.

A lady from a big shot’s family came and mentioned about her daughter, who is well educated and is working in the USA. The mother asked about the daughter’s marriage and about Jeeva Nãdi.

The lady who is seated here, her daughter lives in a foreign land, fell in love with a person and married him. Neither the Mother nor anyone knows about it. Agastya’s beloved son, yourself, do not display as if you know it either” – said the Sage and further instructed, “tell her that the marriage will happen after four and a half months and only then it is good for her“.

As it was suggested to me as a Deva Ragasya, I told the Mother that the marriage will happen in 4 and a half month and it will be done in a unique manner, with an intended stress.

“What would be the unique method?” asked the lady. I only smiled but never said anything. This confused the lady and she left. I felt that I should have told her the truth and whether I have done any mistake etc. But since it was an instruction from Agastya Muni, I kept silent.

Four months went by.

What came in the morning newspaper shook everyone out.

The flight that took off from the USA fell in the ocean due to a bomb blast and about 400 people lost their lives. – this was the news.

Agastya Muni instructed to lit -Moksha Deepam- to all the 400 of the passengers. I did just as He said and when I came back, the same person who came with the horoscopes came to me appearing very worn out and was in a hurry.

“What’s the matter?”

“I would like to talk to you for about five minutes in private” and he forced me to a secluded place.

“Do you remember me asking you to check the horoscopes alone, but not the Jeeva Nãdi?”

“Yes, of course. What’s about that now?”

“You also suggested to get the marriage done after six months”

“Let us not beat around the bush please, come to the point”

“One of the horoscope was my own son’s. When I showed this to you, he got married already. I concealed it from you and showed you his horoscope. The girl whom he got married to, was returning from the USA after a training and is now killed in that gruesome flight accident” – I was slightly shocked when he said this whilst crying. I asked him to lit “Moksha Deepam” for that girl. It took some time for him to relax.

Before he set forth, he asked if I can read the Jeeva Nãdi now.

Please come after some time as there is an impurity with you now (theetu, referred in Tamil, which is not really a physical attribute of impurity) and I cannot read it now” – I consoled him and sent him off.

Ten days went by.

The same lady came back and asked “Sir, do you remember me asking about my daughter’s marriage a few days back?”

I nodded, “I remember very well. The girl of yours in the USA, I remember suggesting the wedding be done after four and a half month’s time and not now”

“Did Agastya say anything about the girl?” – asked the lady.


“An incident has happened. I came here to know if it was true or not.”

Since Agastya Muni had already mentioned about the daughter, I thought it is not of use to keep this as a secret anymore.

“Amma, your girl in the US has already married a person and never told you about it. Though she got married, the real married life for her will be only after four and a half month, is what Agastya said. Since he mentioned it as a Deiva Ragasya, I concealed the first part and told you only the latter half of it.”

“Even you have hidden this. How is it fair? I believed you totally and then only I came here right?” – asked the lady. It was fair what she asked, but how can I disclose something the Muni tells me as a Ragasya?

“Do you know something? The person whom my daughter got married to, he came to meet me from the USA and has been killed in a plane accident. My daughter just called up and said this. Can I know why this is so, by reading the Nãdi?”

I didn’t say anything but left it to Agastya Muni who said:

This lady’s daughter got married without letting her family knowing it. For her and the deceased husband, the married life won’t last long. Hence I said that her marriage will happen after six months as it sounds like ‘the marriage will happen in a unique way“.

The lady, not sure what she felt, got up at once and said ‘I shall come back’.

These two people are terribly affected by the plane crash. One has lost his wife and a lady has lost her husband within a very short span of their wedding. Both have consulted the Jeeva Nãdi separately. Why is this? This question kept occurring to me for some time. A few months passed by.

On an evening, the person who lost his wife and the daughter who lost her husband in the plane crash came to meet me with their parents. When I enquired, they said they met in an airport and have been discussing about their losses, which resulted in friendship, subsequently changed to love. They got their parents’ blessings and have got married. They came to meet me and to get the blessings.

This is what I think the Sage meant as “this has to wait for six months and that a unique wedding will happen

Somehow, something good happened and I am happy for that!

The Grace of Siddha – 38 – playing with a Siddha

[stextbox id=”info”  image=”null”]The Grace of Siddha series can be read here.[/stextbox]

 These are not stories. They are real incidents. Read through these and do reflect if anywhere, anything in these series is resonating with your own self. Do you feel any of these telling anything to you? Do you feel yourself that any of the phrase is a reflection of yours? Is there an answer to you in these?!

“They played unfair with my innocent husband and have fired him off work. Only you can request the Sage and help him get his job” – came a young lady with her husband.

“Have they fired him or have suspended him?”

The husband said, “It’s only a suspension, but I doubt if they will accept me again” – in a dull tone.

“How long since this happened?”

“Three years”

“For three long years, haven’t you consulted with any other astrologer?”

“We did. A lot of them said a lot of things and we did all that. But we haven’t seen any progress” – he sounded broken.

“What sort of a complaint did they give against you?”

“What can I say? The management does not like me at all. They threatened me many times and in fact told me it would be good if I quit this job myself. I did not pay any heed to those and so, they made a wrong accusation and kicked me out”

Though he said those words, I somehow felt that he is hiding something.

“Ok. What do you want me to do?”

“When will I get back my job in the bank, this you should ask Agastya Muni and tell me” – said the person.

I prayed to Agastya Muni and opened the Jeeva Nadi.

The amount Rs. 5 lakhs that he has kept hidden, let him hand it over to the blind, old woman living in a village at Erode district, he will get his job back. This must be done within 22 days and if not, it is difficult for him to get back the job. Also, there will be a chance of more punishment coming his way” – said the Maha Agastya.

He was shocked on hearing this. But his wife started lamenting.

“See yourself sire! What we have is this yellow thread (Mangalyam) only. We don’t have a single paisa. We have sold all our house, property, jewel to feed ourselves once a day. We don’t have money. He tells us to give money to that lady, how fair is it?” – screamed the lady.

“Look. Who you are, who that village lady is, I do not know. This is a connection between you and Agastya Muni. You asked a question and He has given the answer. Please do not ask anything to me” – said I.

“How can he say words like “hidden money” and all? Have we looted some? He has set such a condition to us, is this Agastya Jeeva Nadi or a story cooked by your own?” – asked the husband with a staring look at me.

I didn’t say anything and kept the Jeeva Nadi wrapped and kept inside the bag.

“Oh look at him! We are suffering for a day’s meal here. He asks to give 5 lakhs to a old lady somewhere. It may be that this person has some relation with that old lady, otherwise why should he leave everyone and point me to a particular old lady and tell me to pay her? This looks like a commission business” – I could hear their sarcasm from a distance.

Is there any better insult? I probably should quit reading Jeeva Nadi, I felt. Still I remained silent thinking “Sarvam Agastyaarpanam” (Sarvam – everything | Agastyaarpanam – is offered to Agastya Muni OR Agastya Muni knows everything best in this context).

Two days went by.

The bank person crept in. Had it been on a normal day, I would’ve welcomed him but since the sarcastic words reverberating in my ears still, I kept silent.

“O Sire! As Agastya Muni said, I am thinking of borrowing some money and to give that lady. Will the Muni approve this? Please ask him about it, and please do not get angry” – he said in a humble voice.

Look at my fate, that I have to read Nadi for such people, I thought and opened the Nadi.

Having done a great mistake, are you acting as if you know nothing? First, do what Agastya ordered. We only asked to give 1/5th of the total amount to that lady. Oh you don’t have money, don’t you? Do not try to test Agastya! If you do not carry out the order of Agastya within 20 days, all the money that you have kept hidden will be eaten by termites! Thereafter it will be of no use blaming Agastya!” – concluded the Sage.

The banker went out with his head facing downwards and one and a half months went by.

I kept having the thought that neither the banker or his wife came back. Agastya Muni says there is hidden money. He says no there isn’t – I used to think this often. But since I had the faith that the answer will be revealed some day, I left it as it is.

On an evening, the banker alone came back.

I asked him what’s the matter.

“Just as you said, I took all the money to the village and searched the address that the Muni mentioned. They said that there isn’t any lady living by that name. So I came back. What else can I do further?” – he asked in a helpless tone.

“Let me see the Nadi and tell you” – said I and opened it where the Muni said…only to me as:

What do we do with this person who tries to fool Agastya Himself?! Neither did he go there nor did he see that lady” and further disclosed a few things as a secret then orchestrated a play right there!

Agastya believes in what he says, totally as he could not find that lady. We tried to show you different ways to get rid of the sin and to get back the money, but as far as you are concerned, what Agastya said has become un-true. You do not have to seek Agastya hereafter. You can search for some other Siddha’s Nadi for yourself” – concluded the sage.

The person went back with double the happiness and I was puzzled. This person did not go to the village or meet the lady, said the Muni. But why did he say all those words to him? What sort of a secret is there in this person’s life?” – I worried.

Be patient. He will come straight back to Agastya in two days. We shall then tell on what happened to him” – He puzzled me more that I felt a sort of disappointment, felt that we ourselves should not ask anything further.

On the morning of the third day…

“Please forgive me” – came the banker crying profusely, he fell at my feet!

I opened the Jeeva Nadi without speaking anything and neither did the banker requested me so. The words came out so fast and the information in them shocked me.

They were:

Yuvaraj borrowed some money with great difficulty and went to a foreign land. Out of the money he earned, he sent a portion to his Mother who lives in Aathur on a monthly basis through a bank.

Thinking that she could not manage all the money at a stretch, Yuvaraj opened another account in his name secretly in the same bank and was depositing, which grew to a huge amount. This is known only to Yuvaraj and the bank manager. In the meantime, he met with an accident and died about four months back in that foreign land. “This” person knew it and with help of a few people, he put forgery signature and looted the sum of 25 lakhs.

As the son died, the money flow to the mother stopped and her relatives abandoned her too. She was left with poverty and with her eyesight gone, the mother was suffering from hunger. While she was suffering from poverty and age…


The banker and his friends were making merry. But for the outside world, the banker acted well. At a point, difference of opinion grew among friends and the friends demanded their share from the loot or else they will report it to the police. The banker got scared and he even thought of escaping out of town with his family. He was giving some money to the friends every now and then so as to keep the secret as one. But how long?

Somehow the officials knew this mis-deed and he confessed his crime which resulted in suspension, with a case filed against him. He concealed it near the drainage tank inside a pit and started acting as if he does not have any money. The greatest surprise is that he made his own family members believe that he is innocent. He says that he spent all the looted money and is it not true that the case against him is running for about three years?

He was listening to all this quietly and never opposed or rejected anything.

The Sage continued…

The Agastya knew it that day itself. We thought that the son’s money should reach the Mother in Aathur and asked this banker to take the money there. But he did not listen. On top of it, he lied that he went there but could not find the lady. Hence Agastya started playing games with him. He believed it too. Do you know why he has come running here? Let him say it himself” – said the Sage.

The banker could not speak, he started crying profusely. At last, what he said is this:

“Termites destroyed most part of the money which was kept near the drainage tank, in a single day! Also, he has the symptom of cancer as well. Though he mentioned it himself at first, no one believed him. Later when he showed all medical records, we believed and were shocked. We asked Agastya Muni to guide us with regards to the aged lady at Aathur.

The case will run for some more time and he will be released on the grounds of not having enough proof. He will get the salary of 3.5 years, which let him give it to the old lady. Then till the time she breathes her last, let him send an amount on a monthly basis which will help him get rid of this disease

Even after hearing this, we had a doubt if the lady will live till the time the case gets over. But somehow this banker knew this doubt of mine and he said this suddenly:

“If Agastya Muni orders me, I will find that lady and will take care of her as my own mother in my house”

Agastya Muni gave His consent too, but now the banker’s wife opposed it big time.

“I was proud that my husband was innocent and sold even my Mangalyam to feed him for all these three years. Only now I came to know his true colors. Hereafter he is no longer my husband and I am not his wife. I won’t let this man enter my house” – said the lady!

I turned to Agastya Muni.

Till the time he gets rid of the court case, let him stay in Aathur and help the poor mother. Once he gets back the job, let him give the money from his salary of 3.5 years to the mother and then he shall re-unite with his wife” – the family accepted this suggestion too.

He won the case, but because of the departmental action, he was not given the same post but was demoted and sent to Nilagiri. He does not have the cancer now as the doctor had cleared it off as a normal stomach ailment. It was told that the Aathur lady lived for a long time and died peacefully.

Let this person’s experience be a lesson to those who think of looting other’s wealth.

~ to be continued…!

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The Grace of Siddha – 37 – seemingly unrelated reply

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These are not stories. They are real incidents. Read through these and do reflect if anywhere, anything in these series is resonating with your own self. Do you feel any of these telling anything to you? Do you feel yourself that any of the phrase is a reflection of yours? Is there an answer to you in these?!

An elderly person of about 70 years came along with a young man, on his thirties, both their faces had a layer of unhappiness. Indeed, those who visit a hospital won’t wear silk saree and dress up well. Just as so, those who come for Jeeva Nãdi reading come here to get rid of their most pressing issue, I thought.

“He is my only son, born after a long time. He is stuck in a great problem. Only Agastya Muni can save him” – his voice choked with emotion, he pleaded with folded hands. His son seemed educated but his unshaven face appeared very disturbed and tired, as if he hasn’t slept for quite some time.

“What is the problem?” – I asked the son.

He smiled a little but never replied. The father said to me to ask Agastya Muni Himself on what the problem is!

“Me asking Agastya Muni is an option indeed. But what is in it for me? You came here seeking a remedy for your trouble. If you tell me what it is, I can request Agastya Muni for a remedy and convey it to you, that’s all I can do”.

“You’re saying so, but as per the information I got, they all said that the Muni will tell us everything and that we don’t have to open our mouth at all?”

“Those who get such a bhagyam (a blessing), they are lucky indeed. This however depends on the attitude, faith and truthfulness in those who come here. If you tell a lie here, Agastya Muni will tell “lies” to test you. If you think of testing Him, for sure He will test you!” – said I.

The father kept quiet for sometime. “He is stuck in a great trouble and should be relieved off it. That is all” – he said the same thing again.

I opened the Jeeva Nãdi without replying him.

Let him come and see Agastya in about 48 days” – came the sole reply from Agastya Muni!

“What is this sire? Nothing came out?” said the father.

“Agastya Muni does not say anything without a reason. Please come back in 48 days as said” – I said. The moment I said this, the father became frustrated at me.

“It is my mistake that I came here, trusting you. You will collect information from ourselves and “reply” to ourselves it seems. Since I did not mention what my problem is, you could not say anything and are chasing me out to come back after 48 days. I have never seen such a fraudulent act like this. Total fraud” – he scolded and burst out of the place.

The lad went along with his father with his head bowing down. Never spoke anything!

I was heart-broken. However, I remained silent thinking that this is yet another play of Agastya Ma Muni. Another person came in with a paper, to write down whatever Agastya Muni will tell him. I began to read the Nãdi with half a mind, without even asking who he was etc. Agastya Muni began to give answers, which seemed totally unrelated, totally!

He is a thief who got addicted to drugs, went to a foreign land to accumulate wealth. He acted in pornographic movies along with the prostitutes of that foreign land, displaying the sutra of Vatsyayana, only in the sense of vulgarity. Though he accumulated a lot of money on the sin he committed, the moment he stepped on the land of the Brave Man of Maharashtra (Chatrapathi Shivaji), he got caught with all his movies he bought. He somehow escaped and came here to Tamil Nadu only this morning.

The police is searching for him. He will get caught in a few hours and will spend some time behind the bars. He will come back only to Agastya after 48 days, after getting a temporary bail out. The father who blamed and accused Agastya will get paralytic attack. He will be saved after he prayed to Agastya!” – the reply was as hot as firing, in a swift manner.

To put shortly, the son of the old man who came before went to a foreign land, accumulated wealth by acting in porn movies, got addicted to drugs and smuggled those movies to India to sell them, where he got caught by the airport authorities. He somehow escaped. His father knew all this but still he kept quiet and wanted to get Agastya Muni’s words.

Hope the readers understood now. Everything is ok, but why didn’t the Muni convey this to the father himself? More so, why is he saying all this to a person totally unrelated? I could not understand this at all. I was shocked to know that the information supposed to be given to a person, is being revealed to another. This person, without a startling is writing down all that came from the Maha Muni! This disturbed me very much.

“O Sir. There seems to be some mistake here. The clairvoyance that came is for the person who came before you. Please tear this off and tell me what you want to ask. I shall seek the words of Agastya Muni” – I said.

But what I saw, this person began to cry profusely, neither retaliated to what I said, nor did he tear down the paper!!!

He fell at my feet suddenly.

“Sire! What Agastya Muni said is all true. The father who came before is actually mine. The lad who went along with my father is my own brother. He studied BE and was a responsible engineer. His good looks got him to the addiction of girls. Someone told him that he can earn a lot of money if he acts in porn movies in foreign land. He went there and got entangled in that dangerous group. He earned a lot of money and while coming back, he got caught. We know that the police is searching for him too” – said he!

“Your father does not believe in Nãdi is it?”


“Your brother?”

“He is out of any question as he is addicted to drugs already. It was me who asked them to come to you. I knew that my father will have a lose-talk. Hence I followed him. Now, what is the parihaar (remedial measure) to be done to save my brother? Can my dad be saved from the paralytic attack too” – he asked.

As he spoke ill of Agastya Muni, the father will get its punishment for sure. For the remaining question, come after 48 days. Hereafter, do not send people who do not have faith in Agastya Muni” – said the Maha Muni!

This person should have bought his brother directly without sending him with his dad, I felt sad.

The forty ninth day…

The father and the son of drug came back. The father could not talk and above all, he could barely walk as two others helped him to be carried. He could not fold his legs or stretch. His words were gibberish and tears covered his eyes. He could not even fold his hands in the gesture of salutation.

I asked them what happened.

Right after six hours of visiting here, the police arrested the drug-boy in case of pornography. He was in gail and got bail just two days back. The father who witnessed all this got high blodd pressure which resulted in a mild-paralytic attack. He has come back here, with faith, once he saw his son getting bail. Overall, whatever the Muni mentioned has turned out to be true in their cases. The son of drugs asked as to what the future holds.

As he acted in porn movies in that foreign land, though he escaped now, he has to get the punishment for his acts here” – said the Muni, and suggested a few herbs to be prescribed to get rid of the drug-addiction. For the father, he suggested a herb variety that grows only in Podhigai Hills. Though he was graduated as a BE engineer, his acts got him lose his job. He was behind the bars for sometime too. Now he has a business of selling religious items. He is out of the drug addiction now. The father walks without anybody’s help now. One can see him with the holy ash on his forehead and Rudraksha bead in his neck!

~ to be continued…!

The Grace of Siddha – 36 – test of truth

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 These are not stories. They are real incidents. Read through these and do reflect if anywhere, anything in these series is resonating with your own self. Do you feel any of these telling anything to you? Do you feel yourself that any of the phrase is a reflection of yours? Is there an answer to you in these?!

Most of those who come to read Nãdi does not confess what they did wrong and seek guidance, rather, they keep it confined and question that Agastya Muni should do some miracle or if some new information should come out of the Nãdi.

Some will ask what their name is! Where is my wife right now (?!) etc too! As their intention is to test the Agastya Muni, He becomes equally sportive and answers them sarcastically. Such answers from Agastya will be totally opposite to the truth and at the same time, it would demean them. They won’t be dissatisfied either with me or Agastya. Even if they get angry towards Agastya Muni, due to the orders of Agastya, it has happened they went down to such a state that they wound’nt be able to get up afterwards.

The lady who came the other day asked this question in a slow and steady manner – “My husband is missing for the past 2 years. Please help me find out where he is”. When saying this, her face did not resemble fear or anxiety, which disturbed me.

“What steps have you taken?”

“I tried everything, and nothing was useful. Only Agastya Muni can help me find out” – she said in the same steady tone. I began to think, she is at the peak of depression out of the search attempt and is heart-broken.

I opened the Jeeva Nãdi.

Because of this lady in front, Agastya has got impurity (theetu as referred in Tamil). Hence, ask her to come again in 13 days” – this is what came and no other inputs came out of the Nãdi. I did not tell her about the impurity part but just said that the day is not auspicious, so to come again after 13 days and sent her off.

Due to this impurity, Agastya’s clairvoyance was not available for thirteen days. Even I felt happy that I am getting some rest and set forth to Thirupathi through my friends’ invite where I saw this same lady with a person. She was dressed well and they were laughing heartily while going. The lady did not see me though. I felt happy within that she has indeed got her husband back and blessed them within that they should live happily. But I had a doubt, “Why did Agastya Muni get impurity due to this lady and didn’t give any word for 13 days?” If it was due to this lady, then her husband or any of the parent would have deceased. If she was married and then if her parents were deceased, then too, its only for three days that such restriction is in place. Only if she had lost her husband, it accounts to thirtten days. But if she is here in Tirumala wearing flowers and tilak, what does that mean? Which one is true and which is untrue?

But I also thought that the Agastya Muni won’t say or do anything without a reason.

After fifteen days, the same lady came back and said “You had asked me to come after 13 days. Hence I came. Please help me find my husband”.

Once I hear this, my stomach had a burning sensation out of anger. What I saw in Tirupathi kept coming in my mind. Is what I saw with my own eyes a lie? Or what she says is? Or is it that I saw a lady who resembles this one and thought it is her? – I was royally confused. After a few minutes, I submitted my apologies to Agastya Muni for my confusion and began to read the Jeeva Nãdi.

It is true that the lady’s husband has left her about one and a half years back. He went on a business trip to a foreign country and got arrested there due to a misdeed he was involved in. Just at the time this lady came seeking Agastya, her husband met with a car accident there and died. She does not know that yet. Neither did that country’s government give her any formal notification.

Since she came to Agastya at the same time her husband died, an impurity got Us and We asked her to come later. In the meanwhile, this lady had an affair with her neighbour, which her husband is aware of too. It is true that they lived like a husband and wife. A few days back, in Thirumala, she wore a mangalya as her lover’s persuasion.

Hence as she is a Sumangali now, We did give clairvoyance. Send her off in the best way you can by saying anything you see fit”. – Ordered the Maha Muni.

This got me in a huge dilemma. I did not expect that He will get me in to such a trouble. Now I had two questions. Her husband has died in a foreign country and it would take a few days for the body to reach India. She does not know the truth yet and in this way, she is a widow.
A few days back, she adorned the Mangalya due to her lover’s persuasion and in this way, she is a Sumangali (a married lady whose husband is alive). Is she asking about her husband without knowing anything and what should I tell her?”

“O lady, please give me your address. I shall write you a letter in an auspicious day” – I said and got her address. Though I got her address, I never wrote anything to that lady. At the same time, I wrote all that Agastya Muni told in a letter addressed to her, pasted the cover and kept it in my room itself. She came back in a month and a half and never argued or got in to a fight or so. I took out the letter and handed over to her.

After reading it, she just said “You could have told me this that day itself” – in the same steady tone.

“Fair enough. I should have mentioned what Agastya Muni said, exactly. But at that time, this news would have created a huge shock in you. To avoid it, I did so” – I said.

She kept quiet for a while and said “I got the news about ten days back. I asked them to do all the formalities and rituals there itself, which got over by yesterday”

I expressed my sorry for the sake of it and said “Don’t worry for you have got a new husband”

“Maybe, but I do feel whatever I did as a big mistake. There is a huge difference between the Mangalya tied with love and affection and the one worn due to compulsion. I do not like this second marriage. Above all, this person is already married, has kids and does not have any income. So I decided to stay away from him” – said the lady.

I was looking at her quietly and asked “What have you decided to do?”

“With the money I have, I think I will do some service in the name of Agastya Muni!” – said she!

I blessed her that it is indeed a good decision. I never saw that lady thereafter, but I strongly feel that she must be doing some social service for sure.

~ to be continued…