We must never lose sight of the Holy Task, that of Self Knowledge, or Self-Realization.
Firstly on arrival I was struck by Arunachala’s wondrous power of silence and did not wish to post on FB or Harsha for the time being. I just wished to keep quiet as much as possible, and sadhana progressed well in this respect, under His direction, along with deeper diving in…to the Heart.
It was the first time that I had heard of the Maharshi or of Tiruvannamalai, so I wrote down both names. But how was I to get there? It was right down in the South, and my funds were almost exhausted. However, the next day I saw an advertisement in the paper for an ex-army man to run a canteen in Madras. I applied and was at once given the post and my fare paid.
Arunachala’s ‘Outer Path’ is a place where you can visit many temples and shrines in one place while circumambulating this Holy Hill. Temples and shrines line the way of the 14 km pradakshina route. Circumambulating of holy sites – pradakshina – has long been a special spiritual experience in India. In the Skanda Purana, it [...]
Papaji passed on September 6, 1997 the same potent week that Mother Theresa and Princess Diana left the planet. Like many great beings, Papaji and Ramanas simple message of truth carries on through the love and expression of many devotees and lovers of truth from all around the world.