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Sri Nannagaru, & my chat with Chitarth

Winter 2014, Thiruvannamalai

Many of us may have read the famous inspiring book Siddhartha by Herman Hesse and got inspired. We get inspired and doubt the possibility of experiencing the state of Oneness Siddhartha is picturized in by its author. 1,405 more words



This regular occurence is the story behind this image:

Relatively speaking, this rickety table is A PERMANENT FIXTURE.

And there are in addition two permanent fixtures next to a double regular occurence at an adjacent lucrative hot-spot, belonging to another grandfather – a friend: 147 more words

Tamil Culture


Little daily Tamilian practices, signs and symbols that ring my heart-strings have long popped up to entice me to make my resonances public. Here is the sounding-out of that voice of an Outsider on the Inside: 1,330 more words

Tamil Culture

Ullathu Narpathu Verse 4

——————————-Une thunnum

uruvantha nai nulakupara mattra

muruvantha nantre luvatri-nuruvathai

Kannuruthal yavanevan kannalar katchiyundo

Kannathutha nanthamila Kanname

Word meaning:

Than Une thunnum uruvam ayin ulakuparam attram: If you consider yourself as the Body or shape (name and form), in that state, the world, other living beings, and Paramathma  will be seen as with names and forms. 429 more words

Ullathu Narpathu Verse 1


nam ulakam kantralal nana am sakthi ula

Or muthalai oppal oruthalaiye

nama uruchithiramum parpanum serpadamum

ar oliyum athanaiyum than am avan

Word meaning:

Parvaishar: ones who see… 132 more words

Ullathu Narpathu verse 3

Based on Swathma mukhi by Nochur Venkitraman. English translation by me.


Ulaku mai poi thottram Ulaku arivu am antru entru

Ulaku sukham antru Entru (konne) uraithu en… 407 more words


Ullathu Narpathu verse 2

———————Ulaku karthan uyir

mummuthalai em mathavum mur kollum

ormuthale mummuthalai nirkkum

entrum mumuthalum mummuthale ennal

Ahankaram irukkum matte

yaan kettu  than nilayil nittal thalai akum… 114 more words