Lord Shiva

In the ancient town of Kanchipuram lived a saintly washer man by name Tirukurippu Thondar. He was a washer man by profession, but he considered it his duty to serve […]

On the day of Kartik Poornima this month, I had the good fortune of being at Somnath, the first of the twelve Jyotirlingas and after the elating darshan of Lord […]

Amaraneedhi was a rich merchant belonging to the town of Pazhayarai which was the ancient day capital of the Chola kingdom.  It still exists with the same name in Tanjore […]

India has succeeded in the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) in the first attempt just a few days ago and it occurred to me that I should write the mythological story […]

Once upon a time, Sage Narada visited Lord Shiva at Mount Kailash. “Narayana Narayana!” he came in chanting as was his usual style. Lord Shiva welcomed him with a smile. […]

  This is the story of one of the three women Nayanmars out of the sixty three Nayanmars (saints who were devotees of Lord Shiva) In the present day town […]

  This is my 50th post on this blog and I thank all of you readers for the consistent encouragement which keeps the blog going! This is the story of […]

This is the story of one of the sixty-three Nayanars (Saivite saints) Kannappa Nayanar. Kannappa Nayanar  was born Thinnan , in a place called Uduppur near the present day Srikalahasti […]