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SLakshmi

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Bhagavan the sarvajna
« on: February 22, 2010, 05:28:33 AM »

Sh. N Balarama reddy narrated the following anecdote:

"Nayana was discussing with bhagavan kalidas' greatness. During the talk bhagavan happened to mention that the 'ingudi' tree referred to in kalidas' sakuntalam is found in our forest near the ashram. One afternoon bhagavan went to palakottu take nayana to the forest to show him the 'ingudi' tree. Later on muruganaar not finding bhagavan in the hall and thinking bhagavan might have gone to palakottu went there. Coming to know that bhagavan and nayana have gone to the forest muruganaar went in search of them.Afterwards Viswanatha swami coming to know somehow that all that three had proceeded to the forest also followed. He loacted them in the forest. Bhagavan who had already pointed out the tree to nayana and muruganaar showed it to viswanatha swami also. All the three scholars wondered how bhagavan who had never read kavyas and knew no botany could identify such a rare tree as 'Ingudi' [terminalia catappa]. Then they realised that nothing was unknown to a sarvajna!

[Source: montain path, 1986 jan, pg.27]

Subramanian.R

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Re: Bhagavan the sarvajna
« Reply #1 on: February 23, 2010, 10:30:56 AM »
Bhagavan Ramana says:  Once a person knows That, what else is there
to know?  (That gives you all empirical knowledge).

Arunachala Siva.