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When the divine arunacjala of humility is necessary even for the Supreme Lord, who is totally independent, is it necessary to emphasise that it is absolutely indispensable for sadhus who do not have such independence? Welcome I propose to use this blog primarily to air my occasional musings on any matters relating to the life and teachings of Ramana Maharshi.

So for those mature aspirants who seek to put an end to the false appearance of duality, the most powerful help is to be found only in Arunachala- kshetra. Mahqtmyam men move about in that place it is the earth performing pradakshina around it. This is why Sri Bhagavan says in the second line of the third verse of Ashtakam’If one tries to think of your nature as formless, he is like one who wanders throughout the world to see the sky’.

Even if we think that God is formless, that arnachala thought about God itself is a form – a mere mental conception. The day on which Vishnu and mahxtmyam gods praised and worshipped the Lord, who had risen as that light, was Masi-Sivaratri.

About Me View my complete profile. Of all holy places, Arunachala is the foremost. There is no one to look after this bundle. In the nd verse of Aksharamanamalaihe sings, ‘O Arunachala, the moment I thought of Arunai [the holy town of Arunachala] I was caught in the trap of your grace. Narasimha Bharathi felt very sorry for what his disciples had done, and told them to stop all further efforts in that direction.


Atunachala is the storehouse of all other virtues and is therefore extolled as the wealth of divine grace. In his writings Sri Bhagavan has repeatedly confirmed the mysterious power that aunachala thought of Arunachala has over the mind. Know that it is the heart of the world.

Know that it is the heart mxhatmyam the world.

Arunachala Mahatmyam (Kannada)

Sri Bhagavan listened to all he said with patient interest, but showed no signs of wanting to visit Chidambaram. The power of humility, which bestows immortality, is the foremost among powers that are hard to attain.

It is indeed the Abode of Lord Siva. Download Russian translation of this article. It is truly Siva himself! You may think over this well and give me a reply.

That is, they will also be forms. Moreover, Magatmyam ever abide here as a siddha [the sage Arunagiri Yogi]. All trees are the wish-granting trees of Indra’s heaven.

Arunachala Mahatmyam

These are collectively termed as Ashta Lingam meaning 8 lingams and is considered one of the ritual of worship during the girivalam circumbulation of the hill. But what does it mean? It is interesting to note here that Sri Bhagavan mahtamyam born on Tiruvadiraithe sacred day of Aridra in the month of Margazhi, which was the very day on which, in ancient times, Lord Siva first manifested himself in the form of Arunachala, arunachaa original Lingam. I have added some supplementary quotations myself after three of the verses.

Thanks for the blog. Performing pradakshina of Arunachala is considered to be beneficial in all ways. And finally, arunzchala no reason at all except that I like it, here is a verse from Arunachala Puranama Tamil text that also chronicles the stories about Arunachala: In that place the Lord ever abides the hill of light named Arunachala.

In that place the Lord ever abides the hill of light named Arunachala. Know that it is the heart of the world.


Arunachala and Ramana Maharshi: The Greatness of Arunachala

A Sastri residing in the Sringeri Mutt came to see me one morning. Therefore, more important than qrunachala place where the elements merge, is the place where Sakti herself merges.

The food eaten there is the ambrosia of the Gods. This verse was composed by Sri Bhagavan on Wednesday 2nd February, You know all that. I was therefore surprised and as I opened the book I found the sloka describing the greatness of this place in the words of Iswara: I have not had a bath.

In this verse he sings: But to those few who seek jnana, Arunachala always makes itself known through some means or other. These additions are in italics. The fire on top of Arunachala can be seen for miles around.

Opening it as if at random, he read out a sentence in Tamil that said, ‘One ”Arunachala” is equal power to one crore ” Om Nama Sivaya ”’. I have a request to make.

Since it has the power to humble even those who would not be humbled, those who do not humbly subside at Arunachala will surely not attain that redeeming virtue anywhere else. If you do not care to wear the full ochre-coloured robes [ akhanda kashayam ], I respectfully submit that it is enough if your loin cloth at least is of ochre colour.

What is there for me to tell you? Thus in this verse Sri Bhagavan reveals how the thought of Arunachala works within the mind to arrest its activities, to attract its attention towards Self mahxtmyam thereby to make it still.