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I did not know before that the Arunachala Mahatmyam is in Sanskrit also. In his writings Sri Bhagavan has repeatedly confirmed the mysterious power that the thought of Arunachala has over the mind. Page 1 Page 2 Download Russian translation of this article. Bhagavan then turned to the revolving bookcase by his side and took out a book,probably the Arunachala Mahatmyam. In this verse he says: The supreme knowledge Self-knowledgethe import of Vedanta, which cannot be attained without great difficulty, can easily be attained by anyone who sees the form of this hill from wherever it is visible or who even thinks of it by mind from afar.

Whenever Sri Bhagavan asked about the special sanctity of Arunachala, he used to explain that other holy places such as Kailas, Kasi and Chidambaram are sacred because they are the abodes of Lord Siva whereas Arunachala is Lord Siva himself.

Arunachala Mahatmyam

But can you like one of the greatest and alive translator and devotee of Ramana, give some tips for help us to keep this feelig of “I”? It is truly Siva himself!

As soon as he went away, why, I do not know, but I felt like opening that bundle and seeing the books. But seems to me that surrender and vichara are the very “heart” of teachings of Ramana.

This verse was composed by Sri Bhagavan on Sivaratri day, 24th February, Karthigai Deepam Every year, on the tenth day of the celebration of Karthikai, devotees take embers in pots from the sacred fire lit in the Arunachaleswara temple and carry them to the top mabatmyam Arunachala, along with cloth wicks.

This verse was composed by Sri Bhagavan on Tuesday 13th July The unique sanctity and power of Arunachala -kshetra was once confirmed by an incident that happened in the life of Sri Bhagavan. But in Arunachala Lord Siva remains ever motionless achalaand hence Sakti automatically and effortlessly merges in him through mahatjyam love.


For this reason, some devotees tend to view Sri Bhagavan’s revelation about the power of Arunachala as being purely allegorical, and a few even ask, ‘When Arunachala is the Self, why should we attach any particular importance to this hill’.

Email or Phone Password Forgot account? Please do this favour. 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. Since it arinachala 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. Yet there is a verse in the Arunachala Mahatmyam, which has been selected and translated into Tamil by Mahat,yam Bhagavan, that says: Sri Ramana Darsanampp.

So for those mature aspirants who seek to put an end to the false appearance of duality, the most powerful help is to be found only in Arunachala- kshetra.

In other words, Sri Bhagavan assures that qrunachala thought of Arunachala will mmahatmyam the mind to the path of Self-enquiry, the ‘direct path for all’, as indeed happened in his own case.

As he was a learned raunachala, he did not say anything further but arhnachala great reverence and trepidity saluted me, went away and, it seems, reported everything to Narasimha Bharathi. Hearing the name of his beloved Arunachala, Sri Bhagavan opened his eyes, which shone with love, and tears of ecstasy rolled down his cheeks. Wednesday, June 4, The Greatness of Arunachala. The Glory of Arunachala.

This is Arunachala Siva who, being the ocean of grace, bestows liberation when thought of. Who can understand your greatness? Thanks for the blog.

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So saying he left the place. Sai Baba Public Figure. 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.

The Power of Arunachala. Since the only benefit of learning and other similar virtues is the attainment of humility, humility alone is the real ornament of the sages. Sri Bhagavan then graciously composed the following verse in the same metre. Arunachala is truly the holy place.

His face appeared familiar. Because it is this place that bestows jnana and because most people have so many other desires and do not truly want jnanaArunachala has always remained comparatively little known. Posted by David Godman at 7: In the nd verse of Aksharamanamalaihe sings, ‘O Arunachala, the moment I thought of Arunai [the holy town of Arunachala] I was caught in the trap of your grace.


On the day of Deepa Darsana [the day in November or December when a sacred light is lit on the top of Arunchala], 24th NovemberSri Muruganar composed the above verse and gave it to Bhagavan, entreating him to compose another verse explaining the significance of seeing the light [ Deepa Darsana ].

Arunachala Mahatmyam (Kannada)

Therefore, just as in their inner life, in their outer life also sadhus should possess complete and perfect humility. O souls, be saved by thinking of this great Arunachhala, which shines in the mind as the destroyer of the soul [the ego].

What is there for me to tell you? It is the storehouse of all other virtues and is therefore extolled as the wealth of divine grace. It is his heart-abode, a secret kshetra. But what does it mean?

The true significance of Annamalai [Arunachala] which shone forth between Brahma and Vishnu in order to subdue their pride [by making them realise that] they were unable to reach [the top and bottom of it respectively], is only the Heart [the real Self], the centre [of all], which arunzchala forth when the intellect [ buddhi ] and ego [ ahankara ] lament and subside, [having realised their inability to know It as It is].

I wonder what is meant thereby. Know that mshatmyam is the heart of the world. A Sastri residing in the Sringeri Mutt came to see me one morning. The Supreme Lord, who is the highest of the high, shines unrivalled and unsurpassed only because he remains the humblest of the humble. Since Arunachala itself is the Sadguru in the form of a Hill, arunachaka those whom live in the vicinity of Arunachala there is no need to receive diksha or upadesa from a human Guru; arunachaka the power of its silent presence, Arunachala will itself remove their defects and bestow upon them the state of Self-knowledge, which is the state of non-dual union with God.