KMS026. STAY AT KANCHI MUTT

a poem by Rajaram Ramachandran, India - poetry writer, author, poet

KANCHI MAHA SWAMI

Maha Swami stayed at Kanchi Mutt,
For about a month on a short visit,
To worship Lord Ekambareswarar,
Kamakshi Amman, Lord Varadharajar.

He advised the management
To arrange for the renovation
Of the Kanakshi Amman
Temple and he started it.

Generally, Kamakshi Amman
Is in different parts and names,
As Lalitha, Dhurga, Bhuvaneswari,
And also at various places she stays.

In the North, at Himachal Pradesh,
She lives as Parvatharajakumari.
In the South, as Kanyakumari,
She appears beautiful and fresh.

At Kerala State as Devi Bhagavati,
Kannada as Devi Chamundeswari,
Tamilnadu as Devi Kamakshi,
Devi Akilandeswari, Devi Meenakshi.

At Andhra Pradaesh, Devi Gnanambal,
Maharashtra as Devi Dhivijabhavani,
Gujarath as Devi Ambhaji,
Punjab as Devi Jwalamukhi.

At Kashmir as Devi Ksheerabhavani,
Uthar Pradesh as Devi Vindhyavasini,
Assam State as Devi Kamakya
And at Bengal as Devi Kali.

She gives darshan like this
To all the visiting devotees,
From all o’er the country,
Blessing all as a presiding deity.

Maha Swami said like this
To the assembled devotees
During one of his lectures,
Why one Devi has many names?

Forms and names may differ,
But all are only one to pray for
At any place chosen for visits,
Without counting by names.

KMS025. INTERVIEW BY PAUL BRANDON-PART 4
KANCHI MAHA SWAMI
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