Monday, May 19, 2008


Sathguru Sri Santhananda Swamigal, is the greatest of the Avadhoota Saints of our times. He is India’s Spiritual Gift to the World. Described variedly as a Siddha Purusha, Maha Yogi and a Brahma Gnyaani, Sri Swamigal is a Divine Incarnate who traversed this world and continues to live amongst us even today, in his Sukskma Shariram or Invisible form. Sathguru Sri Santhananda Swamigal has been a torchbearer of Hinduism and its glorious traditions. A fountainhead of infinite love, compassion and grace, Sathguru Sri Santhananda Swamigal, has been a source of benevolence and solace to many. He has selflessly strived to alleviate the pains and sufferings of Humanity. A keen upholder of the Hindu Dharma, Sri Sathguru Santhananda Swamigal is revered as the very avathar or manifestation of Goddess Bhuvaneshwari, the Universal Mother. He has toiled untiringly to spread peace and happiness in this world.

Countless are the miracles of Sri Swamigal. He, through His Divine will, has miraculously transformed the lives of many. There are countless souls who are the beneficiaries of his grace and munificence. The very embodiment of Santham and Anandam i.e. Peace and Bliss, Sathguru Sri Santhananda Swamigal, is a Living God and a Guiding Spirit to all those who seek refuge at his Lotus Feet. Though words are insufficient to describe the Glory of this Divine Avatara, in the following pages, i – a humble devotee of Sathguru Sri Santhananda Swamigal, have tried to portray the Greatness of this Divine Incarnate.

Sathguru Sri Santhananda Swamigal was born as the tenth child to the devout Brahmin couple Sri. Ramaswami and his wife Yogambal in Azhagapuri, Madurai. The birth of the Divine child was preceded by good omens. Kattikulam Sootukkol Sri Mayandi Swamigal, a revered yogi, predicted to the devout couple that a tenth child, a son would be born to them. He told the overjoyed parents that the child did not belong to them but to the entire humanity. He predicted that the child would become the Spiritual Light of the world. Thus the divine child was born on 28th March 1921 in the auspicious star of Vishakam. He was named as Subramaniam. More to follow .....

No comments: