Of the many saints and sages of Tiruvannamalai Guru Namasivayar and his guru, Guhai Namasivayar are widely known in the Tamil land. Annamalai Venba in Tamil of the former was one among the traditional works referred to by Bhagavan Ramana.
Jnana Tapodanarai Vaa Endru Azhaikkum malai Annamalai – ‘Welcome, welcome sages Annamalai to those who do penance for Jnana‘ is a verse from this venba very dear the Arunachala and Bhagavan Ramana devotees.
The present chanting is by Sri J.Jayaraman the Ashram Librarian (Text accompanied)
|Annamalai Venba Song||
Quote from Bhagavan
In no single one of the countless objects of the mundane world is there anything that can be called happiness. It is through sheer ignorance and lack of wisdom that we fancy that happiness is obtained from them. On the contrary, when the mind is externalized, it suffers pain and anguish.