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"Laddu Kavalene" from Ramana Leela
« on: April 21, 2010, 12:43:47 PM »
During giri pradakshina an interesting event occurred.

Once a devotee took up the chanting of Tiruppugazh which contained hymns in praise of Lord Subrahmanya. In one of the lines the expression Valli Kavalene occurred,which meant Protector of Valli. The devotee was so overcome by devotion that he began repeating the word "Kavalene." In his emotional state he forgot the Tamil meaning (Protector) of the word and somehow switched on to its Telugu meaning which is "I want."

Not only that,he kept on saying, "Laddu Kavalene," "Vada kavalene," (meaning "I want laddu", "I want vada") and repeated various eatables in the process. Those accompanying him burst into laughter whereupon he came to his senses. By the time the party reached the next mantapa by a coincidence various devotees brought the very same items and served the party.Everyone was wonder-struck at this coincidence. When the Lord and Source of all treasure was close by all that the devotee could ask for were some eatables and he got  what he asked for.

How can one escape one's prarabdha?

Source: Arunachala Ramana's Volume V Book


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Re: "Laddu Kavalene" from Ramana Leela
« Reply #1 on: April 22, 2010, 09:21:22 AM »
This is one of the miracles that had happened on Tiruppugazh
song.  In this incident, Bhagavan first said to the Telugu devotee:
Ememi kavalane?  Enthenthu kavalane?  "What are the things
that are wanted?  How much of them are wanted?"  Then the
devotee said:  "Idli Kavalane. Vadai Kavalane...."

Once some devotee who was also knew Tirupugazh songs, asked
Bhagavan to grace him for conducting his daughter's marriage
since no good alliance was available even after search. 

Bhagavan Ramana said:  "Why not you and your daughter do
daily chanting of NeelangoL megathin mayil meethe... song
of Tiruppugazh.  The father and daughter chanted this song
in full faith and the girl got married soon with a good groom.

"O Muruga, please come in your peacock which resembles the
dark blue clouds, and give me your bridal garland....."

This song is on Nayaki Nayaka bhavam.  The poet Arunagiri Nathar
imagines himself as a girl or VaLLi and then sings!

The blue peacock reminds me to write about Tiruvannamalai
trip, on 19th to 21st April 2010.  I and my wife returned last
night.  A few posts on this trip to the Hill of Fire.

Arunachala Siva.