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Hinduism

Goddess Abhirami Plays How


There are incidents in one’s Life which defy Logic.

We, those who have not experienced them, brush them aside , saying it is a coincidence,vivid imagination.

Full of Life, we make jest of such things.

But when one faces difficult circumstances, one tends to clutch even a straw.

The difference between Gnani and ordinary mortals is that the former learns and proceeds towards Realization; we ,though for a moment are moved, get on with our Lives as usual!

I have personal experience of such incidents,

I have narrated a couple of them as Posts.

I have a friend, who is running a Media Group in Tamil ,a Film producer,Political commentator and very much down to earth.

Though not an Atheist or an Agnostic, one can not say he is deeply religious.

I met him , on his personal invitation, (after reading my blog,) in Chennai in March 2015 for the first time.

I went to his office around 2 pm and we were discussing many things, mainly Politics, News till 10.30 pm.

As I informed my eldest sister-in-law and my wife that I would be back in about two hours, they were worried and kept on calling me.

Finally I returned home by about 11.30pm.

What did we discuss at length?

As we were discussing politics and other things, topic turned towards Philosophy and Religion.

In the course of our talks he narrated this incident.

Let me narrate it in his words.

‘By now, you know I am not strictly religious, though I Believe in God.

I have been associated with Kanchi Mutt very closely and now have distanced by self after the passing away of the Maha Periyava.

I was then running more Magazines , which were trend setters and  I was kept busy .

During this period my wife fell ill and that too critically.

She was admitted to Apollo Hospitals ,Chennai.

She was on Oxygen and Doctors informed me that they had done their best and the rest is with God.

I was by her side for over eight days.

On the eighth day, I dozed off.

I had a vivid dream, where Goddess Abhirami bade me to come to Thirukkadavur.

I woke up.

I called my driver and proceeded towards Thirukkadavur.

It was Monson time in Tamil Nadu,July/August.

It was raining heavily.

With great difficulty we covered th distance in about ten hours and I reached the temple around 6 am.

The Sanctum had opened just then.

The Kurukkal, Archaka, was awaiting the arrival of Milk for morning Abhisheka.

Time wore by… 6.0..7… 7.30…

The archaka became restless as it was getting late and devotees have gathered and it was raining very heavily.

Then around 7.45 came a boy with an Aluminium Can of Milk.

The Archaka scolded him for being late.

The boy just smiled and went off saying that the Cows were sick.

The Abhishekam went on.

It was concluded by about 9 am.

Then came a man and asked the archaka for his forgiveness.

He stated that he could not provide the Milk that day as his cows were sick!

The archaka told him that a boy had come and delivered the Milk stating that the Cows were sick!

The man replied that he had no assistants!

..The Abhishekam over, Archanai began.

I started to offer details for the Archanai , but the Archaka kept on overlooking me and went on performing Archanai for the others.

I t was 9.30.

I asked him to perform the Archana .

He told me that the next Abhishekam will start shortly and he will perform the Archana, afer the Abhshekam and the mandatory Kattali Abhishekam by some other party, which was scheduled for the day.

I waited.

The Abhishekam over , the Archanai began for the other party who had scheduled the Archana for the day.

I was totally dejected as my archanai was not being done as I felt it was a bad omen.

But I looked on.

The Archanai Sankalpam began.

The Nakshatra was Magha, my wife’ nakshatra!

The name was my wife’s.!

Then the daughter’s name and nakshatra were recited,

They were my daughter’s!

I had realized then,

It was Abhirami’s way of Blessing Me!…

I did not do the Archanai as It had already been done.

…Darshan over, I started for Chennai and it continued raining heavily.

The Driver found it difficult to drive.

In the meanwhile I was running a high fever and was shivering, feeling giddy.

I told the driver to park the Car in a safe place.

I was shivering with fever and was delirious.

The driver said that he would manage by driving carefully.

I had dozed off and after an hour I saw a small girl sitting in the front seat near the driver, talking to him.

She was wearing a Green Petticoat,( a dress worn by young girls in the south)

I was trying to shout at the driver not to pick up hitch hikers.

If he wanted more money I could give it to him.

But no words came!

I slept off.

As I  woke up, the Driver was saying,

‘Sir, We are nearing Chennai, it is 5.30″

I asked him how it could be as I told him to wait and asked him.

‘Where is the girl whom you picked up?

He replied that the girl got down at the outskirts of Tirukkadavur saying that there would be no problem in reaching Chennai.

And that I and asked him to pick her up and was chatting with her!

He said he did not charge her.

We reached the Hospital.

My wife was looking normal and her oxygen had been removed.

She was able to talk and told me that some one who said he was close friend of mine gave her Kumkum prasadm from Thirukkadavur.

She asked me that who it was as she knew all my close friends.

I could not place him even after my wife’s description of him.

Then I remembered the Deity Abhiramai was wearing green Petticoat after the Abhishekam!

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Hinduism

Monkey Crying Non Stop Before Kali Two Days Vaitheeswaran Koil


A Monkey has been crying continuously in front Goddess Kali In Vaitheeswaran Koil, Tamil Nadu.

The Monkey entered the Kali Sannidhi (Sanctum), sat in font of the Goddess’s Idol and been crying non stop, without food, with tears straming from its eyes,though food is kept near it.

It has been there for the past two days.

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Goddess Kali, Chidambaram.

‘I park myself at Mayiladuthurai and cover these temples.

I find this arrangement convenient,though it is ideal to be at Kumbakonam.

Temple Tank, Vaitheswaran Koil

Temple Tank, Vaitheswaran Koil, Tamil Nadu

But Myladuthurai is better in terms of better accessibility and better accommodation budget wise).Kumbakonam is 35 minutes  away-Rs 11 by bus ,about half a Dollar to and Fro.

You have buses every 10 -15 minutes from Mayiladuthurai  and it takes about 25 minutes one way.

The Temple is closed between 1 and 4 pm.

This Temple is worshipped for relief from Disease,s of the Skin especially.

And for relief from Angaraka Dosha,-Mars’s Malevolence.

It is believed one’s Marriage is delayed if Mars is in 4, 7, 8 11 and 12.(there are some divided opinions on this).

Angaraka has a Sannidhi or special enclosure in this temple.

The procedure of worship in the Temple is to wash one’s feet and hands in the Temple tank.
Every temple has its own its Tank, Tree,(Place of The Temple _Stlaam,Therrththam and Vruksham)-Vembu or Neem tree.

“Chevvai or Angarakan is present in two forms – Utsavar (the idol that is taken out in procession during festivals) is near the Vaithyanathaswamy sannidhi (shrine) and the moolavar (the idol that is  placed permanently in a place) is in the Eastern side of the outer praharam (circumambulatory path). The Utsava Murthy, mounted on a goat, is taken out in a procession inside the temple premises every Tuesday.  There is a small shrine to Lord Dhanvantari in the praharam (circumambulatory path) around Vaitheeswaran’s Sannidhi (Sanctum sanctorum).

How To Reach Vaitheeswaran Koil.

By Train: From Chennai side, take Cholan Express(train no:16853/16854) and Uzhavan Express(Train no: 16183/16184) and get down at Vaitheeswaran koil itself. From Coimbatore or Madurai side, take any train that goes to Mayiladuthurai. There is a direct train from Mysore/Bangalore and Coimbatore that goes up to Mayiladuturai, 14 km from Vaitheeswaran Koil.

By Bus: There are frequent buses to this place from Chidambaram, Mayiladuthurai, Kumbakonam.

Nearest Airpot, Tiruchi

Citation.

https://ramanan50.wordpress.com/2012/08/09/vaitheeswaran-koilabout/

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Hinduism, Uncategorized

Lord Balaji Feet Thirumala Man Made?


The legends of India and Hinduism are at once mind boggling to the extent of testing one’s imagination and at the same time most of them are verifiable with facts from antiquity, Astronomical dating, Linguistics, Carbon Dating..

Sreevari Padaalu Thirumala.Image.jpg Lord Balaji Foot prints.Tirumala Hills, India

.We have Human settlements in India,in Chennai itself dating back to 1.07 Million years!

We have Bhimbedka rock inscriptions dating back to some 50,000 years.

Lord Balaji Face in Tirupathi Hills.jpg. Lord Balaji Face in Tirupathi Hills.

We have references to Tsunamis in Tamil Classics,which are now being accepted by science as Facts.

Mount Toba’s ashes settled in Jwalapuram, Kurnool, Andhra and this is dated again to antiquity.

We have the Nazca lines of Peru which resembles Shiva’s Trident.

Lord Krishan’s  son Pradhyumna built a city in Russia.

Lahore Pakistan was built by Lava, son of Lord Rama.

The Mayas and Incas followed the Agama procedure in building their Pyramids.

In the Middle east we have the Shiva Temple now called Mecca.

Also we have a Shiva temple in Petra Jordan.

The US is not far behind nor are the Americas.

The Central American countries followed Ramayana and even Andal’s Thiruppaavai.

Makara Sankaranthi was celebrated there.

And we have a Natural Vishnu temple in the Grand Canyon.

I have written on all these with authentic proof and Links.

About a couple of years back I posted an article that the Thirumala Hills in the Eastern ghats of India resemble the face of Lord Venkateswara of Tirupati.

I also posted some articles on some strange happenings in Tirupati which defy reason.

Mind you these have been documented.

Now as the Deccan Plateau is one of the oldest landmass of the earth and it has a natural arch, I checked whether  I could find any information geologically in support of the Legend of Lord Balaji.

In the process I came across information that Lord Venkaestwara’s Feet are to be found in the Thirumala Hills.

And people worship this.

Though I had been to Tirupati many times I never knew of this.

 


Srivari Padalu:

According to Vedas/Puranas ‘Srivari Padalu’ is the place where Lord Venkateswara Swamy first set his feet on one of the seven hills namely ‘Narayanagiri’. The footprint of the Lord is available in this place to the pilgrims with restricted access by T.T.D so that they cannot touch the foot prints. Pilgrims have to climb 300 odd steps to reach this divine spot from where a beautiful top view of the temple town ‘Tirumala’ is very delightful to watch.

 

Location: Srivari Padalu , Tirumala

 

Distance: 6 Km from Tirumala Bus stand

 

Timings: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM

 

Address:
Srivari Padalu,
Narayanagiri Road,Tirumala,
Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh
India

What about the History of the Easten Ghat of which the Thirumala forms a part along with six other Hills?

The Eastern Ghats are older than the Western Ghats, and have a complex geologic history related to the assembly and breakup of the ancient supercontinent of Rodinia and the assembly of the Gondwana supercontinent.

The Eastern Ghats are made up of charnockites, granite gneiss, khondalites, metamorphic gneisses and quartzite rock formations. The structure of the Eastern Ghats includes thrusts and strike-slip faults[2] all along its range. Limestone, bauxiteand iron ore are also found in the Eastern Ghats hill ranges.

The Eparchaean Unconformity of the Tirumala Hills is a major discontinuity of stratigraphic significance that represents an extensive period of erosion and non-deposition. It is seen at the steep natural slopes, road scars and ravines in the Tirupati– Tirumala Ghat road in the Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.

Which individual has gone up to the top of the Thirumala hills  to sculpt Two Feet  only to propagate Hinduism and Lord Venkateswara?

And what did he get out of this?

 

Citation.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eastern_Ghats

http://tourism.intirupati.com/place/srivari-padalu/

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Hinduism

Mother Sings Baby Claps In Womb Recall Mahabharata


The Mahabharata Has an interesting anecdote.

Lord Krishna, while His sister, Subhadra was advanced state of pregnancy,sat by her side and explained the intricate Battle formation called Padma Vyuha.

On being asked he replied that He was teaching his nephew,Abhimanyu in the womb.

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Abhimanyu Entering the Padma Vyuha. “Halebid2”. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons – http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Halebid2.JPG#/media/File:Halebid2.JPG

The child responded by saying ‘Hmmmmm)

Scroll down for Video.

He completed the part about entering the Formation and was about to continue with the process of emerging from it, he had to leave the place.

Later in the Kurukshetra Battle, Abhimanyu entered the Padma Vyuha set by Drona, was unable to come out and was killed by Jayathratha, while Ajuna wnad the pther Pandavas were lured away in the battle filed elsewhere.

Consider this with the advanced genetics and gynaecology known to ancient Indians.

For those who doubt hat a Fetus would not respond, we now have Ultra Scan better see while scanning takes place.

Now we have a real Life Video showing a Baby clapping its hands while its Mother sings a nursery Rhyme.

In Hinduism it is stressed that those around pregnant women and they also must refrain from unhealthy words and behaviour as this would affect the child.

It is recommended that one should recite the Sunadara Kanda of Ramayana, that part that describes Hanuman’s efforts to find Sita, to ensure that the child is born healthy and wise

(Knowing Krishna’s ways, I suspect it was a deliberate ploy for None can ask Krishna do other than what he intends, as Balarama observes on one occasion).

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Astrophysics

UFO Abducts Family Australia,Russians Attacked Verified Videos


Reality is, even after you stop believing in it, refuses to go away.

I read this some where.

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UFO Abducted a Family in Australia.

This aptly describes the incident I am sharing below.

I have written quite a few articles on UFO,Aliens and the stubborn and unreasonable refusal of the Scientists(?) to have a look at the hard evidence.

Please read my posts under Interesting and Funny/Astrophysics.

After researching Sanatana Dharma/Hinduism, I am of the firm opinion that these things do exist and existed.

Our Civilization is not advanced enough to understand them.

Information I have posted on the subjects of UFO and Aliens were checked for veracity and doctoring of the Videos.Photographs.

The Bradley family mysteriously go missing on a trip along the Great Alpine Road in Victoria, Australia on December 26th 2010. An investigation uncovers evidence including camcorder footage and the empty family car. No member of the family has ever been found…

 

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