Kadaitswami Watches Over, Initiates Chellapaswami

a. Kadaitswami visited Chellappaswami often, watching over his shishya’s meditations. The two were often seen marching together through the villages that dot the Jaffna peninsula, going nowhere in particular. b. Chellappaswami’s initiation came in the marketplace where his guru reigned. Kadaitswami had seen something in the eccentric young man that eluded others, the promise of a truly spiritual life and awakening, and he empowered his shishya by placing a large rupee coin in his hand, touching his back with the umbrella and sending him away.

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The Gods of Hinduism create, preserve and protect mankind. It is through their sanction that all things continue, and through their will that they cease. It is through their grace that all good things happen, and all things that happen are for the good.
—Gurudeva