Kalady- The birthplace of Adi Sankaracharya

It was my friend’s birthday and I had decided to lane there as a surprise. Her husband knew of my plans, but she did not. That eventful morning I landed in Kochi, it was pouring. I reached the entry gate and waited for my friend’s husband to come pick me...

Saraswati puja, chandi homam and ilai sapaadu

Today being Saraswati Puja, it was a special day in the Navaratri celebrations, it was also the day of Chandi Homam for Sringeri swamigal [since he was in Chennai, it was organised at the Sudharma, the place where he was staying]. Ggramma was up early and pushed us to...

Skywatch Friday- History within the walls

This photograph was taken in Sringeri the last time i visited. The sky was a beautiful blue, and the Vidya Shankar temple seemed to shine against the evening sky…. The Vidyashankara temple at Sringeri was built in memory of Guru Vidyashankara or Vidyathirtha by...

Project 365 Day 9- Stone

A place of worship, a place where i find myself at peace and calm.. Sringeri, one of the 4 Mutts established by Adi Shankara is a place we visit, i visit atleast once a year, while rest of my family does multiple trips… The Vidyashankar temple is  an...

Holy Trails…

  A boat jetty while on the train After the wonderful weekend trip it was time for a family outing.. Spent less than 24hours in Chennai before i was off on the train to Mangalore, to head towards Sringeri.[one of the 4 Mutts established by Adi Shankaracharya]. We...