Marundeeswarar Temple INTRODUCTION Marundeeswarar Temple is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, situated in Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai. It is one of the Paadal Petra Sthalams and the great nayanar saints Appar and Tirugnana Sambandar have sung about the importance of this temple. The temple has been reconstructed and renovated by the Chola kings during the 11th century. The Marundeeswarar temple is
INTRODUCTION The Brahmapureeswarar Temple is situated in Thirupattur. It is believed that by visiting this temple our fate can by changed by the blessings of Lord Brahma. Once Lord Brahma has got pride that he was the ultimate Creator of the entire Universe. Lord Brahma thought that he has got more powers than
INTRODUCTION Ram Chandra Datta (1851-1899) was a disciple of Ramakrishna and a well-versed writer of spiritual books. Datta was a close friend of Swami Vivekananda. Datta was born in the year 1851 in Kolkata. His parents were ardent devotees of Lord Krishna, and his mother has died at his childhood, and hence he was
INTRODUCTION Kantimathi (11th century AD) was the holy mother of Sri Ramanuja, and at her teenage, she got married to Sri Kesava Somayaji, a pious Brahmin scholar, and lived in Srperumbudur, and had one noble son, who was the great Vaishnative saint Sri Ramanuja and his birth name was Ilaya Perumal.
INTRODUCTION Aryamba(8th century AD) was the holy mother of Sri Adisankara, and she was born in a Brahmin family, and at her younger age she got married with a pious Brahmin scholar Shivaguru, and had one son, who was later famously known as Jagadguru Sri Adisankaracharya. Sankara’s father was died
What is a Yantra? Yantra (Mandala) is a powerful tool that helps one in getting acquainted to inner and outer realities. Literally, the term ‘Yantra’ means an instrument. It is a geometric design that helps one in contemplating, concentrating and meditating on the Almighty or individual deities (creative forces). The
Breathing as a bridge Also known as Prana, or the universal energy, breathing is one of the core essential elements of life and it reflects the fundamental processes of life i.e. night and day, balance between body and mind and the symmetry between consciousness and unconsciousness. Controlled breathing on the