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« on: April 02, 2009, 11:47:44 AM »
The Araiyani Nallur temple is quite famous for Bhagavan Ramana
readers.  It is at this temple, Jnana Sambandha  saw the sacred
Jyoti of Arunachala, around 8th century AD.  It is in this same
temple, during His journey, Bhagavan Ramana also saw the Arunachala Jyoti.  Siva here is called Atulya Natheswara, the Incomparable Lord.'  Uma is called Soundarya Kanakambika,
Mother with Golden body.  This town is about 20 kms from

This temple was in a dilapidated condition till 2003.  In 2001, a
taxi was going on a neighbouring temple tour and as there was
a spare seat available, a Japanese devotee, Ms. Shunya, took it
at the last moment.  They were travelling to Tirukoyilur and on the
way, they stopped at Araiyani Nallur.  The temple was locked and
there were no daily poojas.  With great difficulty, the Japanese
lady collected the keys from a neighbouring house and went inside the dark temple with smell of bats and bats-eggs. Ms. Sunya felt that
there was a special spiritual atmosphere and she could feel the power.

Ms. Shunya shared her concern with another fellow devotee Prof.
Yanagida, for immediate renovation of the temple.  They returned
to Japan a short while later.    They had also a powerful dream where
Bhagavan Ramana told them about the importance.  They vigorously collected funds through Nippon Ramana Kendra and about Rs 20 lacs were collected in a couple of months.  Meanwhile they sent some money for restarting of daily poojas in the temple.  With the help of
Asramam builder Sri Anjaneyalu and Sri Ganapati Sthapati, the
renovation was started and in 2003, Maha Kumbabhishekam completed!  Ms. Sunya Shakiyama, Prof.Tadashi Yanagida and many
Japanese devotees attended the function.   The Kumbabhishekam was led by Kanchi Swami Jayendra Saraswathi and the younger Swami.
On that day, Jnananada Tapovanam fed thousands of devotees at their own expenses.  Kamakoti Peetam arranged for distribution of
free prasadams.

There are a million ways that Bhagavan Ramana works!     

(Source: Mountain Path, Jan-Mar 2003)

Arunachala Siva.