Subbalakshmi, come here, I will show you some fun!

Shri Venkatachala Mudaliar and his wife Smt Subbhalakshmi Ammal were earnest devotees of Seshadri Swamigal. Quite often Swamigal used to visit them, take food in their house and talk to them in a free and a jolly manner. In the backyard of their house there were two Poovarasu (Portia) trees and two drumstick trees. It … Continue reading Subbalakshmi, come here, I will show you some fun!

Sambar, Snake, Seshadri Swamigal!

Once Seshadri Swamigal entered a house where a marriage ceremony was being conducted. He went to the garden where the cooking was going on in a grand scale. He came near the big vessel containing freshly cooked sambar, had a look at it, and then tilted the vessel to the ground! Everyone was aghast looking … Continue reading Sambar, Snake, Seshadri Swamigal!

Madurai Meenakshi said ‘Go and meet Seshadri Swamigal’!

There was a man from Saurashtra living in Madurai. He did not have any children. For this purpose he was praying to the deity, Sri Meenakshi every day. After two years of such prayers, Sri Meenakshi Devi appeared in his dream one night and instructed him to see Seshadri Swamigal at Tiruvannamalai. Accordingly he came to … Continue reading Madurai Meenakshi said ‘Go and meet Seshadri Swamigal’!

Mahan Seshadri Swamigal

The Mahan who brought rain even in the peak of summer!

  Tiruvannamalai (in Tamil Nadu) is a place where there is hardly any rainfall. Even in the rainy season the lakes, ponds etc. do not get filled. Drinking water is also difficult to get. As for sunshine, there is an excess of it. True to its name Agni mountain (Fire mountain), the lord of fire … Continue reading The Mahan who brought rain even in the peak of summer!

Have you been sent by Devi Meenakshi? — asked Seshadri Swamigal!

There was a man from Saurashtra living in Madurai. He did not have any issues/children. For this purpose he was praying to the deity, Sri Meenakshi every day. After two years of such prayers, Sri Meenakshi Devi appeared in his dream one night and instructed him to see Sri Seshadri Swamigal at Tiruvannamalai. Accordingly he … Continue reading Have you been sent by Devi Meenakshi? — asked Seshadri Swamigal!

Seshadri Swamigal used to stay in Gangaikondan Mandapam for Many Days! — Mahaswamigal!

One Sunday HH Sri  Kanchi Mahaperiyava went to the 'Gangai Kondan Mandapam' Anjaneyar (Hanuman) temple opposite SriMatham in Kanchi and sat down there. A large number of devotees had a leisurely darshan of Swamigal. Even when it was four in the afternoon, Periyava didn't seem to move back to His abode. Since Periyava would not … Continue reading Seshadri Swamigal used to stay in Gangaikondan Mandapam for Many Days! — Mahaswamigal!

The Only occasion when Seshadri Swamigal was away from Thiruvannamalai!

In the village Seelaippandal, a Dikshidhar was doing puja in the house of one T.S. Jagadeesa Iyer.  He was considered as a “Guru” and the people in the house showed immense affection and regard for him. But because of his past karma, the thought of dishonesty grew in him. On two occasions he stole a … Continue reading The Only occasion when Seshadri Swamigal was away from Thiruvannamalai!

Seshadri Swamigal and Kanchi Mahaperiyava!

Kanchi Mahaperiyava, Ramana Maharshi and Seshadri Swamigal - The Saintly Trinity of Last Century! The two famous temple towns, Kanchipuram and Tiruvannamalai, have been enriched and glorified by the association of three of the many saints who blessed this land in the last century. The passage below brings out the connection between the trinity of … Continue reading Seshadri Swamigal and Kanchi Mahaperiyava!