It is not often that you come across a person of miraculous abilities. But in Tiruvannamalai, the land of Shiva, miracles are everywhere. Rather, life itself is a miracle. It is then not about the place, but rather this feeling within or just this awareness, which makes everything one. There are no two, there is … Continue reading Mouna Swami of Tiruvannamalai: The Sage Who Never Lies Down!
This story will sound like one from yesteryears. 12 years in a cave on the banks of Narmada. This is the story of a man who has found truth by his own experiments, probably the only way in which one can find peace. Following a master or any set practice and having a guru is … Continue reading 12 Years in a Cave: A Sadhu’s Tapasya on the Banks of River Narmada
I’ve been to Rishikesh before. Few times in this lifetime and there’s a strong aabhaas (impression) that surely in other time frames too. We spent good time in retreat in Hrishikesh (as it is written traditionally) at turn of the year, 2022. The moment one thinks of the place, the divine river Ganga comes to … Continue reading Meeting Hrishikesh, Lord of the Senses
Tiruvannamalai is considered to be the spiritual heart centre of the world by Ramana Maharshi and devotees of Shiva. This is a modern day travel guide to this ancient temple town.
As Master Oogway would say, the best place to meditate is- now 🙂 The place doesn't matter since the purpose of meditation is not to be quiet when you go to a quiet place but rather, the purpose is to cultivate the faculty of awareness which would keep us quiet even in a noisy place. … Continue reading Best Places to Meditate in India
This is an update post regarding Aashram Space in Bir, Himachal Pradesh. It summarises the developments of two years - Oct 2018 to Oct 2020.