Cherished Memoirs

LAMENT OF A HELPLESS CHILD

1. There are times, our scriptures mention, When a sage’s curse has made one mad. I sure deserve to be cursed by them for my countless sins and deeds so bad. If I were ever cursed to be mad, I have
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Conversations with Sri Swamiji – 42

The affectionate Father It was a nice, cool evening when I saw Sri Swamiji seated near the Madhuvanam in our Madhurapuri Ashram. I went near Him and offered my prostrations. With a gentle smile in
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Conversations with Sri Swamiji – 43

The shock of grace (As narrated by the devotee – Shri Ramana Ganesh) Sri Swamiji had been to Thiruvannamalai for a few days last week. At Thiruvannamalai, Sri Swamiji had severe leg pain. Shri
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Conversations with Sri Swamiji – 33

September 6th, 2009 It was a typical September evening in Chennai. Sri Swamiji took me to ‘Suprabatha Sabha’ in West Mambalam. They had done a lakh of Sahasranama Archana and had sought
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Conversations with Sri Swamiji – 34

Sri Swamiji used to lovingly instruct the satsang devotees to do japam or kirtanam with concentration and total involvement. after hearing this from Sri Swamiji many a time, a devotee gently asked
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Conversations with Sri Swamiji – 35

During one of the conversations, Sri Swamiji spoke thus – Divine Jnana or liberation is not a product of a process. Sadhana or spiritual practices like chanting need to be continued for the
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Conversations with Sri Swamiji – 36

Once, our Guru Maharaj was expounding on faith. During his talk, he explained the difference between belief and faith. He then expounded on utmost or total faith – which is the rarest of the
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Conversations with Sri Swamiji – 37

While discussing on impotance Shravanam Sri Swamiji shared this lovely anecdote. In a town blessed with the presence of a great Satguru, the people were blessed with regular satsangs with the great
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Conversations with Sri Swamiji – 38

Once Sri Swamiji spoke as follows: ‘Some regard a deity of Krishna in form of a picture or in the form of an Archavatara as a mere piece of paper or metal. This clearly shows that they have no
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Conversations with Sri Swamiji – 39

Mahaans and Avatara Purushas Once our Master was discussing on Mahans and Avatara Purushas. He said, ‘Mahaans are of many types. There are some who spend the major portion of their life in
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