Tuesday, November 30, 2010

Sadhguru's Bangalore visit

Primarily, I would like to tell you all about my trip to Thiruvannamalai. On 26th of November 2010, we went to Tvmallai. The usual scorching sun was absent during our journey and it was indeed very pleasant and cool. At first we went to Ramana Ashram. In this place we went Kanda Ashram. It is about 1.5 km inside the boundaries of Ramana Ashram (on a hill). Ramana Maharishi sat over there and meditated. It is a small room behind which there is a small waterfall. We sat inside and meditated for a while. The power of the place was so immense that it pulled me. I didn't want to get up and go. The place was so full of energy. After that we went to Virupaksha cave. I have no words to explain this place... you just have to go and experience it! The story of the cave goes like this. Once, there was a sage from K'taka who travelled from there to here. He sat in the cave and sent his disciples out. When the disciples came back to check on their master, they discovered that he had become Vibhuthi (sacred ash). Ramana Maharishi took this Ash and made a Shivalinga out of it. He spent approximately 17 years in this cave. We reluctantly came down from there and went to the sathsang ground. As we entered the ground, the volunteers stood in a line on both sides and said "namaskaram" to us. It was a very touching scene! We sat inside. The preparations were going on and everyone was gearing up for Sadhguru's visit. Slowly, the ground filled up and believe me, there were around 20,000 people! As Sadhguru entered, the place was filled with some new energy. His talk was excellent as usual and the meditation was also very powerfull. By nine'o clock, the sathsang was over, with tears brimming in ours as well as Sadhguru's eyes. Later we went for Girivalam.  The next day, after our kriya, we had our breakfast. The breakfast was indeed very tasty! Idli, dosa, pongal, vada,sambar, chutney and bread... YUM! After the breakfast we went to the temple. Lord Arunachala was impressed with our prayers, I believe. He gave us a bonus... Sadhguru was in the temple!! Not once, not twice but we saw him four times in four different places inside the temple. It was a memorable day in our lives.

I am quite sure such magical moments will happen to us in Bangalore as well. I want to inform all of you that Sadhguru is comming to visit us on 21st December in Palace grounds (White petals hall), at 6:30 am for meditators and 6:30 pm for general public. Come one, come all!

Following is the E invitation


  1. Wonderful:)

    I wish i joined you guys to Thiruvannamalai

  2. Selvi akka,

    A great post! Hats off. I could imagine how much great experiences you would have got in His presence. In one way, I envy you :) Thanks for this post.

  3. Akka, enna aanaalu, saapaade mattum vidamatamilleya ;) Yummy breakfast really.

    And a beautiful post!