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subra1905

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Sishya
« on: July 18, 2008, 07:39:07 PM »
I'm a regular to do girivalam every month.  I use ttdc's girivalam package.  The guide in the bus would brief the passengers about Tiruvannamalai, the significance of girivalam, the mahans who meditated and lived in Tiruvannamalai et al.  During my last trip, he said Bhagavan was the disciple of Shri Seshadri Swamigal.  I heard the latter helped Bhagavan in getting him out of Patala Lingam shrine.  Other than this, I never heard Bhagavan was anybody's sishya.

Can one throw some light on this?

Subramanian.R

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Re: Sishya
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2008, 11:20:29 AM »
My dear Subra1905, as you correctly said that Bhagavan Ramana
Maharshi was nobody's sishya.  His Guru, if at all one can view this
way, is the Arunachala Siva.  Seshadri Swami, of course, along with
some others, helped Him by bringing Him out of the Patala Linga cave shrine and thus showed Him to the world at large.  There are several
misinformations like this.  One biographer (fortunately that biography
never came out) had said that Bhagavan was working as a railway
clerk and was married already before He came to Arunachala!
Arunachala Siva.