KMS037. PILGRIMAGE TO KASI-PART 3

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

KANCHI MAHA SWAMI

After crossing Tungabathra River,
Maha Swmi reached Hyderabad,
On 14-02-1934, one of the richest
Kingdom of the world to count.

Being a Muslim King, he thought,
How to give him a welcome treat,
But he made nice arrangements
For his stay and his followers.

There was a rule that no one
Should possess an elephant
Excepting the Nizam King
But he was allowed to keep one.

There in the Royal family,
A death occurred unfortunately,
And a total ban was imposed
On making any sound aloud.

But as an exception to the rules
The King allowed his pipers
To play their Nadaswaram
Only during his daily puja time.

A day’s expense the King met,
As a gesture of his goodwill
For Maha Swami, the great,
That was appreciated by all.

There Maha Swami opened
A Sanadhana Dharma Sabha
And advised all the members
To build a new Advaita House.

He explained the benefits
Of visiting various temples,
Taking bath in sacred waters,
And going on religious tours.

There are plenty of places,
More of religious importance,
Which unites different people,
Settled at the national level.

He told how every twelve years
People take bath in sacred rivers
Coming all the way in crores,
For this single religious purpose.

For forty days he stayed
In the camp at Hyderabad,
And started for Ganges River
In the next phase of his tour.











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