A re-post from the past on the occasion of Vinayaka Chathurthi! It was the year 1965 in Mayiladuthurai during Thula snanam in Vadakarai. Periyava was standing on a 6 feet thinnai. About 150
Namaskaram. I am Dr.Venkataraghavan , an eye surgeon. My wife, Gayathri Venkataraghavan , is a musician and both of us owe everything in life to the boundless GRACE OF MAHAPERIYAVA. I just have an
"பெரியவாளை கூப்பிட மாட்டேளா?" ["Won't you invite Periyava?"], was her question to her beloved husband, Kalakadu Sri Ramanarayana Iyer. His reply was a bit of ridicule. It was around 1959-1961.
A Ganapatigal was crying terribly in a loud voice, directly in front of Periyava. He was a young Veda-Vith brought up at Kanchipuram at one of the Patashala of the Matam. His cry indicated that
‘இது மகாபெரியவா உத்தரவு; நமக்கு ஒண்ணும் தெரியாட்டாலும் அவர் பாத்துப்பார்’... சொன்னவர்-பட்டு சாஸ்திரிகள். ”சுமார் 40, 45 வருஷங்கள் இருக்கும். பாதயாத்திரை கிளம்பின மகாபெரியவா, சோளிங்கபுரத்துல வந்து
"பாடசாலைக்கு வரணும்னா ஒன்னு அசடா இருக்கணும்...இல்லை அப்பா அம்மா இல்லாததா இருக்கணும்...இல்லை ரொம்ப ஏழையா இருக்கணும்... "பாடசாலைக்கு பசங்க வரமாட்டேங்க்றாங்களே! அப்படி வந்தாலும்... இப்படி சரி இல்லாத
"He loves good food. He used to have mutton on day time and chicken at night. He could comfortably swallow couple of chicken for a single meal" - This is how Sri Ranganath Misra, Former Chief Justice
Sri Chandrasekar mama was working in defense and was admitted in the Defense Hospital, Pune for some health problem. Due to a wrong injection, he slipped into coma stage. He is the brother of Sri
There was an announcement that Adi Sankara's 1200th year celebration would be organized and it would be presided over by Sri Karan Singh, son of the last ruler of Kashmir, Sri Hari Singh. On hearing
Once, a Ganapatigal from Nerur came along with his 'Sishya kotigal' for Periayava darshan. He was a Chaturvedi. Periyava was sitting silently and listening to what this group of people had to say...