It was in Arni (North Arcot District) where my wife’s paternal grandfather (Late) Sri A.N. Lakshman Rao, a school teacher and Headmaster, was living with 7 kids, when our beloved Poojya Sri Maha Periyavaa had made Digvijayam to Arni!
Devout Granny (Late) Smt. Shanta Bai, was very eager to have HIS darshan and seek HIS blessings. When she had expressed her desire, the grandpa had turned it down stating, there are lots of work pending and need to take care of the domestic work or so. Being a very obedient and pious wife, she couldn’t utter a word against him and stayed back at home, with her mind still uncontrollable.
In the mean time, she could hear people chanting “Jaya Jaya Shankara; Hara Hara Shankara” behind their house. She realized that Swamiji was in the street behind their house.
Needless to mention that her mind was totally oscillating with the…
View original post 183 more words