2012 July 23: JIVA, Sri Ramanagar, AP, India: A hitech computer lab opening ceremony was grandly performed here with the blessings and presence of HH Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji. The new lab provides latest laptops with latest technologies to the Vedic and Visually challenged students of JIVA campus for their overall development to groom them [...]
2012 July 23: Divya Saketham, Sri Ramanagar, AP: Andal Goda Devi Thirunakshatram was grandly celebrated in the divine presence of HH Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swamiji and several devotees. A special offering of sweet pongal called “akka:ra vadisal” (originally offered to Andal by Bhagavad Ramanuja in 11 the century AD) was offered to Andal Sri Goda [...]
The second occassion when Lord Varadaraja of Kachipuram proved the greatness of Ramanuja: When hot debates on tatvam waged between Ramanuja and Yajnamurthi and the latter was scoring points for victory, The Lord Himself appeared in Ramanuja’s dream and suggested that certain Vedic passages could be quoted which would level the opponent to the ground, [...]
The story of Lord Venkateswara starts with how the One Supreme Being, residing in His glorious abode called Vaikunttha was unable to bear the suffering of His children on Earth. He immediately decided to descend to Earth in a form that would re-assure the world that He loves [...]
Lord Varadaraja of Kanchipuram proved the greatness of Ramanuja on two occassions: The Lord appeared once in Yadavaprakasa’s dream and commanded that – The circumambulation of the world for a would-be sanyasi was accomplished by circumambulating around Ramanuja once.
Using ancient scriptures as evidence, Bhagavad Ramanuja presented a clear and lucid set of points of how the Supreme Being Himself had taken this unique form as a temple image, for the purpose of redeeming us from our sorrows by reassuring us of His presence. All these points [...]
….Contd…. Ramanuja replied, “That power I do not possess. Lord Srinivasa alone can grant your prayer.” Then, the woman said, “Kindly give me a written permit to take to Lord Venkateswara” Ramanuja, overcome by her faith towards The Lord of Seven Hills, gave her the written permit. She, then immediately started to ascend the sacred [...]
It was at this tumultuous moment in history when the great religious teacher and social reformer, Bhagavad Ramanuja, came to the Seven Hills. He observed the pains of the people in trying out the purpose of the Majestic Form, and decided to put an end to people’s doubts.
Lord Srinivasa confirmed this divine grant (of Lord Ranganatha) by His holy word too. A milkmaid by name Tumbaiyur Kondi was supplying curd to Ramanuja. Once, when Ramanuja was on his way to Tirupati, the woman appeared and presented her bill for payment for the daily supply of curd. Ramanuja commanded Kidambi-Acchan to give her [...]
No one can really say for sure when the Supreme Being Lord Venkateswara (Lord Srinivasa) first stood on the Seven Hills for the sake of all of us. But, what we do know is that about 1000 years ago, people somehow forgot who He was, and a great debate took place about Who this image [...]