Pandava Dhootha Perumal Temple ( Thirupadagam ) Kancheepuram Pandava Dhootha Perumal Temple ( Thirupadagam ) is located in Kancheepuram in Tamilnadu. 1 km West of Kanchipuram Bus Stand we can proceed to this temple to have a darshan of LORD KRISHNA which is very special We can see LORD Krishna in … Continue reading LORD KRISHNA’S VISHWAROOPA DARSHAN TEMPLE AT KANCHIPURAM.
Appearance day of the the great devotee King Sri Kulasekhara Azhwar March 01 -2015
Kulasekhara Azhwar the great Azhwar appeared in the royal family of the kingdom of Travancore .
The rulers of the land did not own but ministers/ servants to the Lord, Who was the actual ruler . The Majesty was undoubtedly our LORD who was worshipped by the King and the people LORD Ananta-Padmanabha Swami .
The Kings of Travancore would offer obeisance’s to the Lord twice a day and be there inside the temple of LORD Sri Ananta-Padmanabha Swami. The King would then make his reports to the Lord of his daily administration of the country, of which he was but just the trustee. (This tradition of the Maharaja of Travancore visiting Lord Ananta-Padmanabha Swami goes on to the present day even though the King has no real political power in the modern Republic of India.) Such was the pious and saintly quality of the ancient line of Vedic kings…
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THIRUNEERMALAI This Srivaishnava divyadesam is located near Pallavaram in Chennai . The temple is located on a hillock and one must climb around 250 steps to have darshan of the LORD .The glory of this divya desam is related to this temple is described in Brahmanda Puranam and other Sanskrit literature. This holy hill was … Continue reading Having darsanam of Lordships in Ahobilam, Srirangam, Thirukovalur and Ayodhya
THIRININRAVOOR a Sri Vaishnava divya desam is located 30 kms from Chennai on Arakonam route – and 5 kms from Thinnanoor station . As Goddess Maha Lakshmi arrived from Sri Vaikuntam and stayed here, this place came to be known as “THIRU” “NINDRA” “OOR” (THIRU= LAKSHMI, NINDRA= STANDING, OOR=PLACE). Lord MahaVishnu and Samudrarajan ( … Continue reading THIRININRAVOOR.. Lord Bhaktavatsalan who is the very life of His dear devotees
------------------------------------------------------------- Soon after hearing the whereabouts of Mother Sita from Hanumanji , Lord Sri Rama marches from Kishkindha(Hampi) towards Lanka along with Vanara army and reaches the sea shore at Thirupullani in Tamilnadu. Looking at the ocean , Lord Rama decides to summon Samudrarajan ( the king of the sea ) to pave way for … Continue reading RELEVANCE OF NUCLEAR EXPLOSION IN SRIMAD RAMAYANA
MUKTHI DWARAKA (PRABHASA THEERTHAM) (The holy place where LORD KRISHNA disappeared) Veraval also known as Somnath and Prabhas Theertham is located on the western coast in Gujarat and the last rail head in this route. This place is important for all Hindus . It is important because it was from this place … Continue reading MUKTHI DWARAKA (PRABHASA THEERTHAM)
Part (1) has been published in below link https://kmkvaradhan.wordpress.com/2011/01/26/piligrim-diary-to-sri-rama-holy-abodes/ SRI RAMAJAYAM Sriman Narayanaya Charanau Saranam Prapathye Srimathey Narayanaya namah SrI SIta Lakshmana Bharatha Kshatrughna HanUmat sametha SrI RAmachandra Parabrahmane namah : Apadam-apahartAram dAtAram sarva sampadAm lokAbhirAmam shrIramAm bhooyo bhooyo namAmyaham Adiyen bows again and again to Lord Sree Rama who removes (all) obstacles … Continue reading Sri Rama Anu Yathirai(PART 2 )- A Piligrim’s Diary
SriSailEsha dayA pAthram dheeibhakthyAdi guNarnavam Yetheendra pravaNam vandE ramyajA mAtharam munim -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Swamy Ramanuja had to to complete the original assignment of 200 years as ordered by LORD to uplift fallen souls . With implicit obedience, Adishesha appeared to this world as Swami maNavALa mAmunikaL. AdisEsha, in his previous incarnation as SriRamanuja, was very much … Continue reading ‘Let this sloka be recited at the beginning of all Divya prabhandam recitations … just as a Vedic recital begins and ends with the sacred ‘Om’ ordered LORD RANGANATHA
Once the ardent devotee of Lord Venkateshwara of Tirumala Hills , Swamy Ananthazhwan was engrossed in making garlands for Perumal . Lord sent for him through asuri voice and ordered him to come to the sanctum sanctorum at once. Ananthazhwan waited for sometime, completed the garland and entered the sanctum sanctorum. The Lord was unhappy … Continue reading Lord Venkateshwara’s “Pranayakopa” (anger in love) on Ananthazhwan…
Jagathacharyar Swami Ramanuja was explaining to his disciples about the glory of Tirumala . All of a sudden he remembered his dear disciple Ananthazhwan and felt like seeing him who was at Tirumala and have darshinam of Lord Venkatateshwara. Ananthazvan obediently followed Acharyars instructions and was successful in laying a garden with all kinds of beautiful and … Continue reading SWAMY RAMANUJAR’S MERCY ON A POOR DISCIPLE “COUPLE”
As per the order of JagathAcharyar Swamy Ramanuja Anathazhwan served LORD VENKATESHWARA at Tirumala hills . He maintained a garden and was offering fragrant flowers to LORD .The garden was planted with vakula , patala , punnaga , shenbaga and other flower bearing fragrant trees , the bunches of flowers hanging from the … Continue reading Glory to Ananthazhvan who is the father-in-law of Lord Srinivasa
Swamy Koorathalvan was staying at Thirumalirumcholai during his exile from Swamy Ramanuja under divine intervention . Swamy was carrying out pushpa kainkaryam ( Flower service ) for Lordships every day. Once , during the month of December ( Margazhi maasam) Koorathazhwan walked the hills and reached the temple . He recited the verses of Andals … Continue reading Swamy Koorathalvan and Lord Azhagar at Thirumalirumcholai,
It was during Twelfth Century AD. Kulothunga Chozhan II was ruling over a major part of Tamilnadu. He had adopted Saivism as his religion. He also proclaimed as the religion of the State. Though not a big deal whatsoever religion the King followed became the religion of the state. But the King wanted to destroy … Continue reading Swamy Koorathazhwan ….who prayed for his enemy too …
Swamy Koorath Azhwan the great sri vaishnava acharya , earned his daily bread by the traditional means prescribed for a Vedic “grahasta” (householder) viz. “unchavratti” ( the practice of going around one’s neighborhood for daily alms and sustaining oneself solely by such means) Nothing was accumulated... be it food or clothes...nothing more was collected than … Continue reading LORD’S VERY DEAR DEVOTEE KOORESA
Saalagramam ( Mukthinath ) is the only vaishnava divya dEsam located outside of India. ... Muktinath describes a region on the banks of the Gandaki River .It is revealed in scriptures Gandakyamcha uttare teere Girirajasya dakshine Dasayojana vistheernaam Mahakshetra Vasundharaa Salagramo Mahadevo devi Dwaravati bhaved Ubhayossangamo yatra Muktisttattra na samsaya.” Literally means ...... “To … Continue reading TRAVELOGUE TO MUKTHINATH -(SALIGRAMAM) -NEPAL DIVYA DARSHANAM
DAMODAR KUND The HOLY DHAAM "Damodar Kund" (lake) is situated under a rain shadow of High Himalayas north of Annapurna range. The elevation of the Damodar Kund is approximately 4890 meters . Being at a great altitude the area is too cold and windy place. The Damodar lakes are located three days walk north east of the … Continue reading DAMODAR KUND BEYOND MUKTHINATH DIVYADESAM
Swamy Embaar ( Govinda bhattar ) appeared during the year 1026 in the month of Makara ( Tamil Month of Thai ) under the the constellation of Punarvasu ( and swamy is said he was the amsam of Vaiynatheyan/Garudazhwar ) . Embaars maternal uncle Thirumalai nambhi named him as Govinda Bhattar. Govinda was the first … Continue reading SWAMY EMBAAR THE ARDENT DISCIPLE OF SWAMY RAMANUJA