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Nilgiris Ultra 2016

Ultra #4 – 2016 #NilgirisUltra 100k Completed in 14:35 Hours and finished on top. My first podium finish that too on a Killer course makes it a very special one. This was one of the Ultra which i wanted to do after my first Ultra in 2014. Registered last year but the event got cancelled … Continue reading

Running for a cause

  Hi Friends, Would request you to take a few minutes of your valuable to time to read this post. You can make a difference to someone’s life in a big way.  Some of you might have seen a regular post from me through Runkeeper.com in FB. You might have thought that I was playing … Continue reading

Sadasiva Kona – God’s own Hill

About Sadasiva Kona (as found in the web) –The Sadasiva Kona is famous for its waterfalls and it is a religious location as well as a nature spot situated remotely on the Puttur-Tirupati route and just 10 km from Majjiga Gunta. The place is densely populated with thick trees and vegetation with snobbish hillocks and mountain … Continue reading

Sathuragiri – Part II

  Visit to Sathuragiri Continued… part II Water Scarcity is a big concern at Sathuragiri. Deforestation and eco-unfriendly behaviour are really taking its toll here. What once considered on par with Kailash is today moving towards a water-less hill on a non-season day. This was very disappointing to me as I was really looking forward … Continue reading

Sathuragiri – Part I

Om Namo Bhagavathe Rudraya   Trip to Sathuragiri was something, which I was looking forward to for a very long time. In deed the trip was divinely satisfying than one could actually expect/imagine. Originally I have scheduled the trip on 24th & 25th July 2010. But everything changed after I spoke to Raman Swamigal. Without even … Continue reading

To visit atleast 100 Ancient Temples in 2010-11

Im planning to visit atleast 100 ancient temples.  Will keep updating the list….pls do get back to me in case you want any details about the temples which i have already visited – 49  more to go.. Sriranganathar temple, Srirangam Mariamman temple, Samayapuram Sri Sangameeswarar temple at Bhavani Narashimar temple at Simhachalam near Vizag Vanadurga temple at … Continue reading

3rd trip to Parvathamalai

3rd trip to Parvathamalai – 29th March 2010 “Do not follow where the path may lead. Go instead where there is no path and leave a trail” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   Unlike our previous trips, this trip was full of surprises starting from the date of travel…and all our plans went topsy-turvy. The response … Continue reading

Trip to Parvathamalai

        2nd Trip to Parvathamalai – 28th Feb 2010 Sunday          My first visit to parvathamalai on 29th Jan 2010 was very exciting. To Simply put it, it was Devotion to God & Surrender to Nature. It tested the best of one’s mental and physical strength to the edge, especially when one is not … Continue reading

About Parvathamalai

The Hill Parvatham means mountain and ‘Parvatha Malai’ as it is called is the Hill of Hills or Queen of Hills at the top of which resides the presiding deity Parvatha Rani or Parvathammal. She is the Sakthi aspect and the ‘Siva’ aspect is Lord Malligarjun. ‘Parvathammal is also called Lordess Brahmarambika’ (also called Maragathambika). … Continue reading

Visit to Tiruvannamalai

Om Arunachaleshwaraya Namah! My first visit to Thiruvannamalai & Arunchaleshwarar Girivalam It all started when I visited an old temple of lord Shiva at Koyambedu (Kurungaleshwarar), my urge to visit more Shiva temples increased and grew manifolds. I managed to visit a few within Chennai in a short time · Shri Kurungaleshwarar Temple – Koymabedu … Continue reading