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Welcome to Tiru!!  As I mentioned in my previous blog, I was there for a silent and meditation retreat.   The silent retreat was in the rural area in a local Ashram, so after the retreat I was ready to explore Tiruvanaamalai. 745 more words


Music Night at Thiruvannamalai

29.10.2014 (Day 23 cotd. )

After we came back from our “Midnight pilgrimage” we went to sleep at 6 in the morning. We slept till evening. 1,116 more words


Thiruvannamalai Adventure begins

28.10.2014 ( Day 22 )

Thiruvannamalai is famous for its temple, holy mountain, Ashram of Ramana Maharshi and lots more.  The main agenda for the day was to go around the holy mountain and after that scale the holy mountain. 1,258 more words


Arunachala in December - A picture post


The year 2014 comes to an end, and we go for a short visit to Arunachala…. To Sri Ramanasramam (Asram).

26 December… Start off on Giripradakshinam, the holy walk around Arunachala… 470 more words

Culture Notes

Beginning of Margahzi Month

Within a week the hill-round-roadway was streaming with pilgrims again! The town had not yet quietened down after Deepam and many stalls were still selling their wares; one day did become a little quieter but then it was all happening again . 383 more words


a beggar and a dog

Beggars, hundreds of beggars lean into the street with outstretched hands. I stop to watch a well-doer offer a biscuit to one skin-and-bones man. These exchanges intrigue me, so I watch. 140 more words
The Human Condition