Blessing in disguise!

Just received this outstanding painting from Umesh. He did this painting for a New Zealand devotee. Thank you Umesh – wonderful as usual…Perfect timing…I was half way typing a new post and your email came through!

45 Mahaperiyava Smiling During Anushtanam 20112014

Article Path – Ratnamji->Shivaramanji->SoK.

Sri Sivaramakrishnan was having an uncured- stomach pain for long years. He had been the ‘Dharma-Adhikari’ of Sringeri Mutt. Once he came for the darshan of Periyava & prayed. He got the blessings & his stomach ace receded. Since then he has become an ardent sevak of the matam. He has been serving both the mutts. He’ll not hesitate to do anything that was asked by the kamakoti matam. For example, when asked for funding of compound wall for Sri Kamatchi Temple, he instantly gave Rs 50,000/-..

Paduka Mandapam committe at Thiruvanandapuram by  Sri Swaminathan IAS has got a piece of Land in Karumana, Thiruvananthapuram Sri Sivaramakrishnan has assured Rs. 1 Lakh for the Paduka Mandapam, Karamana, Thiruvananthapuram. But for some reason, he was delaying. Committee that got the land was trying all the other ways to proceed. Suddenly, an income tax raid happened at Sri Sivaramakrishnan’s house. Everything was taken away except a bag that has Rs.1 Lakh!

Sri Mama has said it belong to Kamakoti Matam & it was informed to the Commissioner who advised the receipt to be produced & left that bag! Sri Sivaramakrishnan came in crying mood to Periyava. He said, “Periyava! I’ve assured to give it to Periyava’s project but delayed and got the punishment…” Periyava listened & didn’tsay anything but blessed him, recollects Sri Kannan Mama. The money has been used for the Paduka Mandapam. It has been a centre for mutt at Thiruvananthapuram.

Periyava never ever cursed anyone. In fact Sri Govinda Damodara Swamigal said, “Mahaan’s curse, if at all given, are indeed blessings only”. “…such happenings aren’t by conscious volition by the Saint but by the very nature of the act (of the devotee). itself…”, says another author. “Any interaction with Mahaan is useful to us, though it’s nothing more than nuisance value to them”, said one devotee of Sri Sivan Sar . Anantha koti Namaskarams to those interacted with (& therefore blessed by) Periyava.

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  1. Jaya Jaya Shankara Hara Hara Shankara,

    Dear Devotees,

    HH Periyava’s highest two dharma’s were Veda and Gho Matha Samrakshanam.

    Meet the Needs when it matters THE MOST – Protect Mother Cow From Slaughter

    Why Gho Matha Protection is the CRITICAL NEED of the Hour –

    Support Panchavadi Gosala whose only mission is to rescue Slaughtered Cows and protect them –

    Please help them physically or financially in this great noble cause. Even Rs. 1 a day per family will help Save the lives of Gho Mathas.

    Hari Om

  2. Jaya Jaya Shankara Hara Hara Shankara!

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