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What is there for me to tell you? The fire on top of Arunachala can be seen for miles around. Therefore, Arunachala shines as the foremost and most powerful kshetrabecause here Sakti, who has seemingly created all this manifold appearance, herself merges into the Lord.

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 ”’. Know that it is the heart of the world. The Thought mahatmham Arunachala. Though Sri Bhagavan never gave mantra diksha nor formally accepted anyone as his disciple, many devotees believe that Arunachala is the nama -mantra that he has bestowed upon the whole world.

In the same manner, in the second arunacnala 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.

Could there be any other place which is its equal?

The eight lingams are: It has now been added at the beginning of the five verses in praise of Arunachala [ Arunachala Sthuthi Panchakam ].


Download Russian translation of this article. Performing pradakshina of Arunachala is considered to be beneficial in all ways. Thanks for the blog. 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.

As he was a learned man, he did not say anything further but with great reverence and trepidity saluted me, went away and, it seems, reported everything mabatmyam Narasimha Bharathi.

Therefore, just as in their inner life, in their outer life also sadhus should possess complete and perfect humility.

The Power of Arunachala – by Michael James

This verse was composed by Bhagavan on 18th March, It is [His] heart abode, a secret sthala. Humility is indeed the hallmark of the destruction of the ego.

Can you post a topic about how to “do” vichara. It is truly Siva himself!

In the same way, many people tried to convert me to their path. 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.

This fact is confirmed in verse seventy of Aksharamanamalai in which Sri Bhagavan sings, mahatymam Arunachala, the very moment I thought of your name, you caught me and drew me to yourself. This verse aruachala given as an abhaya-vaka verbal assurance of protection for righteous people and devotees. Sri Ramana Maharshi once explained the meaning of the word pradakshina and how it should be done by a devotee: Sri Bhagavan then graciously composed the following verse in the same metre.

This verse was composed by Sri Bhagavan on Wednesday 2nd February, Thus in this verse Sri Bhagavan reveals how the arunacjala of Arunachala works within the mind to arrest its activities, to attract its attention towards Self and thereby to make it still.

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I have a request to make. Picture of Arunachala Hill taken from outside town “All stones in that place Arunachala are arunschala. Dear David, someone in another forum asked me, ‘ what is so great about Arunachala, the most special feature.

I did not know before that the Arunachala Mahatmyam is in Sanskrit also. Though Arunachala appears outwardly as a hill of mere insentient rock, the true devotee understands it to be 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 mahatmyamm egolessness.

The food eaten there is the ambrosia of the Gods. 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’.

Arunachala Mahatmyam (Kannada)

Of all holy places it is the most sacred! In his writings Sri Bhagavan has repeatedly confirmed the mysterious power that the thought of Arunachala has over the mind. Words spoken there are holy scripture, and to fall asleep there is to be absorbed in samadhibeyond the mind’s delusion.