The GOS – Agastya’s Anantha Sayana – 7

“There is a countless treasure, even surpassing that of Kubera in Ambalam” as said in Agastya’s Nadi, Chidambaram, Seergazhi, Thanjavur Periya Kovil, Kutralam, Thiruvannamalai, Thiruvarangam, Thiruvanaikka, Rameshwaram, Thiruvaroor, Pazhani, Thiruchendur, Azhagar Kovil, Madurai temples contain treasures which are immeasurable. Somnath temple was invaded 18 times only to take away the wealth. They won’t allow anyone […]

The Grace of Siddha – Agastya’s Anantha Sayana – 6

They say that at the beginning of Kali Yuga, the Navagraha had greater control and when it crossed the limit, the Almighty made the Siddhar Idaikadar place them in specific directions where they don’t face each other. This also let the decision of them being worshipped in the temples, approved by the Lord. While saying […]

The Grace of Siddha – Agastya’s Anantha Sayana – 5

The moment I thought of praying to Lord Shiva, I was reminded of something about the Padmanabha Swamy temple. Nowhere it is seen as how it is in this temple. In every place where there is a Vishnu temple, there will be a Shiva temple for He is the Kshetra Palaka of Perumal temple. The […]

The GOS – Agastya’s Anantha Sayana – 4

The boy stood opposite to the Prasnar, prayed and looked in to the field. He chose a square in the left and was about to keep the cowries with his right hand and he changed the cowries to his left hand at the very last minute and kept it in the same square with his left […]

The GOS – Agastya’s Anantha Sayana 3!

After finishing their nithya anushtana pooja to Lord Padmanabha,   The Maharaja, the one who reads Prasnam, the temple priest, the temple staff, locals were all gathered looking eagerly in the eastern entrance.   Those who come from outside the city usually enter the temple via the eastern side. Right at 8.30, a mid-aged man with a boy entered the temple!  The […]

The GOS – Agastya’s Anantha Sayana – 2

When the name Padmanabha Swamy is uttered, we may think of the recent events and the famous sayana pose of the Lord with Shiva Linga underneath the right arm. But in this place, there is a Siddha who is beneath the right arm!

The Grace of Siddha – Agastya’s Anantha Sayana!

When anyone from Siddha Marga hears the word ‘Anantha Sayanam’, they become silent with reverence, pray and prostrate Agastya within. The rest will feel very happy and ask a lot of questions. The difference is due to the ‘thinking’. The landscape that was called as Anantha Sayanam or Anantha Puri is the present day’s Thiruvananthapuram […]

Face to face with Sri Ramana Maharishi – 5, 6 & 7

5 – Manu Subedar Manu Subedar was a member of the Central Legislative Assembly in pre-Independence era. I was alone in the car from Katpadi to Tiruvannamalai and wanted to go over my questions and revise them, if necessary. As I formulated each question, I found I knew the answer! So when I went and had the darshan of the […]

ஸ்ரீ ரமண மஹரிஷியுடன் நான் – 5, 6 & 7

5 – மனு சுபேதார் மனு சுபேதார் சுதந்திரத்திற்கு முந்தைய மத்திய சட்டப்பேரவை உறுப்பினராக இருந்தவர். காட்பாடியிலிருந்து திருவண்ணாமலை சென்று கொண்டிருந்த காரில் தனியாக இருந்த நான் என் கேள்விகளை எண்ணி சரிபார்த்துக் கொள்ள விரும்பினேன். ஒவ்வொரு கேள்வியையும் எப்படிக் கேட்க வேண்டும் என்று உருவேற்றிக் கொண்டிருக்கையில் அதற்கான பதில்களும் எனக்குத் தெரிந்திருந்ததை உணர்ந்தேன். மஹரிஷியை சந்தித்த போது ஒரு கேள்விகளும் கேட்கத் தோன்றவில்லை. அவரிடம் நான் சேர்மனாக அஹமதாபாத்திலிருந்த சாஸ்து சாஹித்ய முத்ரனாலயா ட்ரஸ்ட் பதிப்பித்திருந்த ‘அவதூத […]