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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Ramana Maharshi Ashram, Tiruvannamalai

I have been to Ramana Maharishi ashram earlier this year and I desired to go there again. There is something alluring about this place that attracts devotees from all over the world. A walk up the Arunachala hill to Skandashrama (Where Maharishi lived) and then a walk down to the Veerupaksha caves, is always a satisfying experience. 

I think it is the simplicity of this ashram that attracts me the most. You could take part in the parayana or other activities in the ashram or you could sit there meditating; if you wish not to do either, then you could simply sit there and watch the proceedings. 

To stay there you could book an accommodation for free on their website. The ashram also serves breakfast, lunch and dinner for all devotees. Many devotees from all over the world come and stay here for days or months, thus, it would be required to book in advance or accept the date available. There are other private lodges very close to the ashram as well. Without wishing to elucidate my peaceful and satisfying experience in words, that may simplify its effect, I shall leave you with some images from my recent trip. 








I also visited the famous Arunachaleshwara temple in the city.


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