A pleasant remembrance


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Experiences with Maha Periyava: A pleasant remembrance

My mother Mrs. M.S. Chidambaram and her mother visited Maha Periyava of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham in 1952 at a Siva temple in Mambalam to ask and receive His benign blessing before Sri M.A. Chidambaram started to build the Adyar House at Kotturpuram, Madras.  Maha Periyava greeted the proposal heartily. He recalled His stay many times at the residence of Mrs. Chidambaram’s father in Konapet in Chettinad and reminisced His carrying her as a baby.

At this meeting, His Holiness was seated under the Nelli tree. Suddenly Nelli fruit got dislodged and fell on the ground. His Holiness asked my mother eat the fruit remarking that it would taste the sweet.

Then He blessed her and granted her wish. He said that the house to be built at Kotturpuram will be prosperous and joyous. He added that the entire neighborhood would develop specially into a fine and affluent colony. It should be kept in mind that at the time Maha Periyava said this Kotturpam was just a wilderness and godforsaken woods where poisonous reptiles had their free habitation.

But one who visits Kotturpuram today will marvel at the rate of growth with planned and palatial houses all around and with its hum of human activity.

Maha Periyava’s words never fail. My mother, Mrs. Chidambaram’s family are happy because of His blessings. She remembers this incident as distinctly as on the day of receiving His blessings. May his grace continue to project us all.

Author: Mrs Seetha Chidambaram
Source: kamakoti.org
Hara Hara Shankara Jaya Jaya Shankara



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4 replies

  1. I ONLY JUST TO WANT TO REPEAT THE COMMENTS OF SHANKAR RAMAMOORTHY
    janakiraman. Nagapattinam

  2. Maha Perivaas remembrance of the family history and their Charity, generosity are the best examples for his devotees to follow to have longevity of togetherness in the Society. This narration of M A C ‘s family no wonder their ardent following with the GURU. MahaPerivaa Padarakamalam Saranam

  3. Mahaperiyavaa Saranam

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