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June, 2014

A Night to remember
  • June 1, 2014

Chennai is hot, hotter and hottest. Yet, its Chennai na gethu da (anirudh style). Similarly, Tirumala (Tirupati) is crowd, crowd and simply freaking large crowd, yet there is always peace, vibrant and harmony in abundance. Just one needs to be at the right spot and at the right time.

Some may call its crazy that people gather like that in the temples and especially the Tirumala (Tirupati). Well, it might be, but there is always something which most people cant explain why they even want to visit yet simply visit.

Inspite of so much crowd gathered to visit the sanctum sanctorum, they never worried about the pulls-n-pushes, all they need is to visit their favourite God’s idol in the garbha graham. Garbha graham also means mother’s womb. Its not that easy to go inside or come out of the womb, and thats the feeling and experience one should get when visiting the sanctum sanctorum, and thats precisely why its happening like that (got to know this from my Guru).

The usual ritual of ground around the temple, came to cease as I found an old mandapam in a cruelly left stage, which was so far used for a seva … Read More »