Day 4 – Chidambaram to Swamimalai
January 27, 2010 • Spiritual Adventures
Our morning started in a wonderful way. A few of us were up at a little after 5am and got ready to be at the temple by 6am when it opens to spend some quiet time by ourselves meditating. We stayed for over an hour and watched a procession as well which was led by the priests.
After breakfast we returned to the temple and Deekshithar continued his tour of the temple grounds. We ended the temple visit by attending a powerful puja conducted by Deekshithar in the central sanctum of the temple. It was a very special time for all who attended. Then it was off to Deekshithar’s home for another meal. A delicious south Indian lunch was served us by his wife and sons. We spent some time with this wonderful family chatting about the temple we all love and the profound impact it has had on our lives.
From Chidambaram we headed off to Swamimalai, about 2 hours away, known for its temples and metal sculptors.
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