Veda Patashalas and Goshalas needing our help!

  VEDA PATASHALAS 1) Thogur Veda Patashala I just spoke to Shri Makarabhushanam Mama in the list. He told me that Kanchi Mahaperiyava blessed him to go to his guru's place and start the Veda Patashala, without seeking out money. And that he will be in 'Parama Kshemam'! He has been doing it from 1978. … Continue reading Veda Patashalas and Goshalas needing our help!

Kanchi Mahaperiyava picture albums!

Album 1 --- Album 2 --- Album 3 --- Album 4 --- Vignesh Studios also specializes in lifesize prints of Swamigal.  Here is their address and contact details: Address: No-9, Duraiswamy Road (opposite to Pothy's shop)T.Nagar Madras --- 600 017Tamil Nadu, India Phone: +91 44 24343631, +91 44 42127210, +91 44 42127457Mobile: +91 … Continue reading Kanchi Mahaperiyava picture albums!

Your singing made Me break My Vow of Silence!

  My Guru Maharajapuram Santhanam was a great devotee of Kanchi Mahaperiyava. He has composed a thillana and three other songs on His Holiness which he rendered in almost all concerts as also in cassette recordings. I had the opportunity of singing with my Guru as vocal support since Aug 87 till 23rd June 92 … Continue reading Your singing made Me break My Vow of Silence!

She felt a ‘Fernweh’ to visit Thenambakkam!

        I have never had Darshan of Kanchi Mahaperiyava's padhukas and we were wondering how to get to know Pradosham Mama's residence address in Kanchipuram where they said a Padhuka is kept. I believe Paramacharya heard my request I guess and made that darshan available to us at Thenambakkam.  Here are Swamigal's … Continue reading She felt a ‘Fernweh’ to visit Thenambakkam!

Kanchi Matam’s Aasthana Engineer!

Devotees from Madurai, offer Bhiksha vandanam on the first day of August every year, during Chaturmasya vratam. On one such occasion, when we had all gone for darshan, Kanchi Mahaperiyava asked us if we had offered bhiksha vandanam to Sringeri Maha Sannidhanam (the 35th Shankaracharya of Sringeri, HH Abhinava Vidya Theertha Swamigal seen with Sharadambal … Continue reading Kanchi Matam’s Aasthana Engineer!

"Balakrishna, what did you say now?"

Shri Jayarama Sharma had once gone to meet Swamigal along with Shri TS Balakrishna Sastrigal. The purpose of the visit was to release the book Shri TSB had written about his illustrious father Shri Sambamurthi Ghanapadigal, in the august presence of Him.Being Shankara Jayanthi day, the throng of devotees at the Matam was just too … Continue reading "Balakrishna, what did you say now?"

Chanting Sahasra Gayathri alone will repay your indebtedness to Me!

I took my daughter to have darshan of Kanchi Mahaperiyava. Though He was laid up with high temperature He gave me darshan, and enquired about the health of my daughter. I burst into a tempest of tears for His mercy, compassion, kindness and divine blessings.He then instructed me to perform Sahasra Aavrti (1000) Gayatri Japa, … Continue reading Chanting Sahasra Gayathri alone will repay your indebtedness to Me!

I Shall Not Wait a Moment longer!

Meditation became tough as my mind was disturbed by an inexplicable urge to rush to Kanchipuram for the darshan of my living God Kanchi Mahaperiyava. There was no way I could go immediately due to my assignments. I had a row of concerts till January 9th on which day I had to perform in Sathguru … Continue reading I Shall Not Wait a Moment longer!

Esaiyanur Paatti — Mother-like for Kanchi Swamigal

(ஸ்ரீ பகவன் நாம பப்ளிகேஷன்ஸ்-இன், ஸ்ரீ சுவாமிநாத ஆத்ரேயன் எழுதிய “பக்த சாம்ராஜ்யம்” புத்தகத்திலிருந்து)கோஸ்வாமி துளசிதாசர் தசரதரை பற்றி ஒரு ரசமான செய்தி கூறுகிறார். தசரதருடைய முற்பிறவியில் அவர் ச்வாயம்புவமனு. அவர்முன் நாராயணன் தோன்றி அடுத்த பிறவியில் அவருக்கு தாமே பிள்ளையாகப் பிறப்பதாக வாக்களித்தார்.அப்பொழுது ச்வாயம்புவமனு ஒரு வரன் கேட்டார் : – “சுவாமி! என்னை யாராவது பைத்தியக்காரன் என்று சொன்னால் சொல்லட்டும். ஆனாலும் தாங்கள் எனக்கு பிள்ளையாக பிறக்கும் போது ஒரு தகப்பனுக்கு ஒரு பிள்ளையிடம் … Continue reading Esaiyanur Paatti — Mother-like for Kanchi Swamigal