There was an announcement that Adi Sankara's 1200th year celebration would be organized and it would be presided over by Sri Karan Singh, son of the last ruler of Kashmir, Sri Hari Singh. On hearing
Once, a Ganapatigal from Nerur came along with his 'Sishya kotigal' for Periayava darshan. He was a Chaturvedi. Periyava was sitting silently and listening to what this group of people had to say...
It was during Vyasa Pooja in Pusamalaikuppam Camp (North of Madras) in 1930. Near Pusamalaikuppam, there is a water falls, where Periyava used to go for 'Snanam'. Quite a few Vidwans had come and a
"பெரியவாகிட்ட ஒரு நாள் கேட்டேன் நான்.. 'இந்த ப்ராரப்த்தத்தை விலக்கி வைக்கலாம்...வேணும்கிறப்போ வரவழைச்சிக்கலாம்... வேணாம்கிறப்போ விட்டுடலாம்...அப்படீன்னு சிலபேர் சொன்னா... அது நிஜமா? பொய்யா?'...",
(அவர்) பூஜை செய்கின்ற மகாதேவனையே ஸ்ரிஷ்டிச்ச தேகமானு...", Josiyar exclaimed! "பெரியவா பூஜை செய்யற மகாதேவனையே அவாதான் ஸ்ரிஷ்டிச்சா...அப்படீங்க்றான்!", recollects Sri Kannan Mama, about the
Though we have been with HIM all the time, though we could decipher HIS sign language, though we could understand what HE says from His very sight, interestingly, there are times, we wouldn't be able
It is a very significant day in Periyava’s life – not for Him – for us! For Him all days are the same..This exact same day in 1978, Periyava woke up at 3AM as usual in Thenambakkam and asked Kumaresan
A young man came from Andhra Pradesh. He was mostly speechless and seemed to be in 'Brahmai'. His Kith and Kin accompanied Him to have darshan of Sri Periyava. They were standing almost all the time
Sri Gopala Iyer, a senior 'Sevaka' and Sri Kannan Mama were the only two remaining at Periyava's sannidhi at that time. It was bit late in the night. Periyava said, "You two, do namaskaram for me!"
If a Sishya cannot continue to stay with his Guru and leaves his Guru, will Sishya's Aathmeegam go away? , Sri Karapaathira Swamigal asked Periyava. Sri Karapaathira Swamigal used only his 'karam'