Why Should We Worship Our Kuladeivam (Family Deity) ?

Hari Om Kanchi Maha Periyava is a great Mahan known for rendering practical pieces of advice that can be followed by even a common man. Kanchi Mahan was observing Chathurmasya vrata and was visiting many places. In a village, a farmer came to seek Periyava’s blessings and was at the brim of desperation expressing his … Continue reading Why Should We Worship Our Kuladeivam (Family Deity) ?

Sri Mahaperiavaa (Sage of Kanchi) on Mahalaya crow feeding

Once a devotee asked Mahaswamigal why do we keep food for crows during mahalayam ? Are our ancestors taking forms of crows? Why do they come as this low bird? Why not a high standard bird? With a gentle smile Mahaswamigal answered, we call crow kaka in Tamil. Do we address any other creature by … Continue reading Sri Mahaperiavaa (Sage of Kanchi) on Mahalaya crow feeding