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Devotee of Sri Kanchi Matam and Mahaperiyava and a strong believer in advaita and guru parampara. We all are blessed to live in the time period of Maha Periyavaa. Let His grace be on us at all times to guide us and elevate us to next level.

  • Thought of the day! – அன்பால் பிறரைத் திருத்துவோம்

    * மனிதனைப் பாவத்தில் தள்ளிவிடும் சக்தி ஆசைக்கும், கோபத்திற்கும் உண்டு என்று கிருஷ்ணர் பகவத்கீதையில் குறிப்பிடுகிறார். இவ்விரண்டும் ஒன்றுக்கொன்று இணை பிரியாதவை. * ஒருவனைப் பாவி என்று வெறுக்கும்போது, நாம் என்ன, பாவம் என்பதே செய்யாதவர்களா, என்பதை நினைத்துப் பார்க்கவேண்டும். பாவச்செயல்களைச் செய்யாவிட்டாலும் மனதிலாவது நினைக்கத் தான் செய்கிறோம் என்பதை யாரும் மறுக்க முடியாது. *… Read More ›

  • Yajurupakarma 2011 Text


  • English Translations for most of the Tamil articles …..

    I have been receiving quite some emails from my non-Tamil friends requesting me to translate several of the Tamil articles in this site. Although I would love to – my bandwidth is simply not enough and also lack of skills… Read More ›

  • Vinayagar Agaval

    Here is an interesting event that happened 50 years ago:: =================================================================== About forty-eight years ago, PUjyashrI MahASvAmigaL was camping in a small village called VETTamangalam near MayilADuturai. At that time PeriyAr EVR started the movement of breaking the PiLLaiyAr images…. Read More ›

  • Hello all!

    Dear Readers, Hope all of you are staying healthy and praying Periyava! Sorry for not posting anything in the last few days (or is it weeks already?)…..At work, things are pretty hectic – staying up to midnights, early morning meetings… Read More ›

  • Why some are born poor?

    ஏழையாய் பிறக்க காரணம் என்ன? சிலர் பணக்காரர்களாகவும் பலர் வறுமையில் வாடுவதுமே உலகில் நாம் காணும் உண்மை. இந்த நிலை ஏன் ஏற்படுகிறது என்பதற்கு சமஸ்கிருத ஸ்லோகம் ஒன்று பதில் சொல்கிறது. அக்ஷர-த்வய-மப்யஸ்தம் நாஸ்தி நாஸ்தி யத் புரா! ததவே தேஹி தேஹீதி விபரீத-முபஸ்திதம்!! என்ற ஸ்லோகத்தில் நாஸ்தி நாஸ்தி என்றால் இல்லை இல்லை என்று… Read More ›

  • 2011 Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal Celebration

    Jaya Jaya Shankara Hara Hara Shankara !! This year, Kanchi Sri Periyava, Jagadguru Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamigal’s Jayanthi (Adi Avitamm) falls on Sunday August 14th. This day also happens to be the auspicious Sri Gayathri Japam Day. It will be very… Read More ›

  • Experience from one of our readers……

    I would like to share an experience myself and mr .chandrashekaran [sandhu as we all call, in varagur] had at belgaum with maha periyaval. It was in the year 1979 ,month JULY i could remember Periyaval was camping at belgaum… Read More ›

  • Random Post – New feature!

    Thought of creating an ipod Shuffle experience here in our site – created a link on the right “Random Post” – click this to get a random article to read. Although I dont like surprises in life, I like this… Read More ›

  • Why Saints descend?

    Swami Gnanananda Giri lived in Tapovanam, near a place called Tirukkovilur in Tamil Nadu.  Often, devotees used to come to him and share with him their problems, personal weaknesses and the sins they have committed.  Swamiji would listen to all… Read More ›

  • Chitha Suddhi

  • Important Announcement & Request

    Dharma Rakshana Trust 39/4 C.P. Ramaswamy Road, Alwarpet, Chennai 600 018 Sree Gurubhyo Namah To all well wishers of Hindu Dharma The past few years have been the darkest in some of our lives caused by Their Holiness the Sankaracharyas… Read More ›

  • Sri Rathnagiriswarar Sadas – Must Listen!

    These are sets of videos where some of the finest vedic pundits share a lot of experience and interactions with Mahaperiyavaa. Such incidents are not captured anywhere in magazines or articles. It is an absolute must-watch. Each video is an… Read More ›

  • Tribal folks and Periyava

  • Guru Kamakshi

    Thanks to Shri Murthy

  • Murukku Paati

  • Unique Sub-Judge

    The Sub-Judge of Kumbhakonam The following is an English translation from Tamil original of an article by `A friend’. The article appears in the souvenir published by the 450-year-old Raja Veda Kavya Patashala of Kumbhakonam. He was a Sub-judge in… Read More ›

  • Amazing collection of Tamil Works – Free downloads

    I was searching for Abirami Andhadhi text and ran into this site…. Amazing collections – starting from Tirukkural to Kalki’s novels to Sujatha’s short stories. All are free download – enjoy!

  • Very happy announcement

    Dear readers, If you may recall, I posted a request to you all to find out about the possibilities of reading some old tapes from 1960s etc. After a long search both here in US and India, I identified someone… Read More ›

  • காலமாற்றத்தின் சாட்சி !

    This article is in Tamil about a school in Kumbakonam where predominantly studied Dalit students – yet with a difference – they all learn Sanskrit in a very dedicated fashion – fairly to a medium to advanced level….Started by Kanchi… Read More ›