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A Sastri residing in the Sringeri Mutt came to see me one morning. What is there for me to tell you? Newer Post Older Post Home. Opening it as if at random, he read out a sentence in Tamil that said, ‘One ”Arunachala” is equal power to one crore ” Om Nama Sivaya ”’. Sri Ramana Maharshi described the meaning of this event in this way: The Glory of Arunachala.

If you do not care to wear the full ochre-coloured robes [ akhanda kashayam ], I respectfully submit that it is enough if your loin cloth at least is of ochre colour. There is no one to look after this bundle. I am therefore leaving it with you. Sri Ramana Darsanammahatymam. The Adi Arunachwla Temple glorified in Dhevaram is located on this path. Since it has the power to humble even those who would not be humbled, those who do not humbly subside at Arunachala will surely not attain that redeeming virtue anywhere else.

Because of his great mqhatmyam for Sri Bhagavan, a certain devotee wanted to take him to his native place, Chidambaram. About twenty-five minutes before he left his body, the assembled devotees began to chant Aksharamanamalai. Narasimha Bharathi felt very sorry for what arunacha,a disciples had done, and told them to stop all further efforts in that direction. From this incident we can understand how unhesitatingly Sri Bhagavan encouraged devotees to have absolute faith in Arunachala.

Here base people who intend harm to others will perish by being afflicted with many diseases, and the power of the wicked will be lost in a second without leaving a trace. It is his heart-abode, a secret kshetra. One should walk slowly like a woman who is in the ninth month of pregnancy. Though Arunachala mahamtyam outwardly as a hill of mere insentient rock, the true devotee understands it to mahatmyan the all-knowing, all-loving and all-powerful Supreme Lord, who is guiding him both from within and without at every step and turn of life, leading him steadily and surely towards the goal of egolessness.


Could there be any other place which is its equal?

The Power of Arunachala – by Michael James

Of all holy places, Arunachala is the foremost. When men move about in that place it is the earth performing pradakshina around it.

Though he is truly motionless by nature, in the court [of Chidambaram] Lord Siva dances before Sakti, thereby making her motionless. But seems to me that surrender and vichara are the very “heart” of teachings of Ramana.

Arunachala Mahatmyam (Kannada)

You may think over this well and give me a reply. Arunachala is the sacred place where even the embodiments of God, Brahma, Vishnu and Sakti, humbly subsided.

All the members of our Mutt have heard of your greatness and I have come here to see you at their request. It is indeed the abode of Lord Siva. Thus in this verse Sri Bhagavan reveals how the thought of Arunachala works mahamtyam the mind to arrest its activities, mahatyam attract its attention towards Self and thereby to make it still.

And this thought of Arunachala so worked in his mind that at the age of sixteen a great fear of death arose in him and arunacnala his mind Selfwards to drown forever in its source. It is not that humility is necessary only for devotees of mahaatmyam Lord; even for the Lord it is the characteristic virtue.

Welcome I propose to use this blog primarily to air my occasional musings on any matters relating to the life and teachings of Ramana Maharshi. In other words, Arunachala is truly the non-dual reality that transcends time, space, name and form. Its rippling waters are the Ganges, flowing through our Lord’s matted locks.

Bhagavan then turned to the revolving bookcase by his side and took out a book,probably the Arunachala Mahatmyam. This fact is confirmed in verse seventy of Aksharamanamalai in which Sri Bhagavan sings, ‘O Arunachala, the very moment I thought of your name, you caught me and drew me to yourself.


That [Arunachala] is verily the holy place [ sthala ]. In the same manner, in the second verse of Sri Arunachala Navamanimalai Sri Bhagavan has explained the meaning of each syllable in the name Arunachala and he has declared that mere thought of this name will bestow liberation.

I have a request to make. The unique sanctity and power of Arunachala -kshetra was once confirmed by an incident that happened in the life of Sri Bhagavan. Moreover, tradition tells us that when a mantra is given by a jnani and when he explains the significance of each qrunachala of that mantra, he is actually putting his own power into that mantra.

Performing pradakshina of Arunachala is considered to be beneficial in all ways. This verse was composed by Sri Bhagavan on Tuesday 13th July There are eight lingams located at the eight aruncahala and provides an octagonal structure to Thiruvannamalai Town.

His face appeared familiar. The Supreme Lord, mahatmtam is the highest of the high, shines unrivalled and unsurpassed only because he remains the humblest of the humble. In this verse he says: Yet there is a verse in the Arunachala Mahatmyam, which has been selected and aurnachala into Tamil by Sri Bhagavan, that says: Because Sakti is dancing in Chidambaram, Lord Siva has to dance before her and thereby make her become motionless.

At precisely six o’clock, as the qrunachala sets and the full moon rises, lights are lit on the top of the Hill, on a flagstaff in the temple, and at Sri Ramanasramam, accompanied by chants of Arunachala Siva by the vast crowds. In this verse he sings, ‘This is Arunachala-Siva, the arnachala of grace that bestows liberation when thought of”.