I came and sat to his right and wondered whence he would see me.
I decided to initiate Total Surrender and was meditating such with open eyes whence suddenly he saw me and smiled a heavenly smile of joy. He asked me to come and sit in front of him and smilingly asked ' How beautiful are your poems! How beautiful is your English! Where did you learn such English. Was it in England?'
I shook my head and said ' You have given me that learning of English'
The devotees smiled.
Sri Nannagaru smiled and said ' You have attained a very high spiritual state. How is that possible? So soon?'
I kept quiet.
Sri Nannagaru smiled and said 'Perhaps it was hidden since childhood and now it is coming out.'
He had come for a devotees wedding and as I was not invited I wondered as to how to attend that wedding.
Sri Nannagaru himself suddenly told 'I have come for a wedding. You too come. It is in Sathya Sai function hall. Finish your work by 5pm and come to the wedding by 6 30 pm. Not only that you also should have food there, without fail!'
Then Sri Nannagaru went into Silence.
He was in that state for a few minutes after which he started growling like a tiger.
This is Lord Narasimha who is eating away our vasanas and ego I thought excitedly.
I looked on at Sri Nannagaru.
'Everything is you Sri Nannagaru, even me. Then who seeks moksha? Everyone is soaked with you. You are the Sun of Knowledge. You do not know ignorance. We are all you. Hence we are in you. We are in Jnana. Seeking Jnana is hence laughable. We are all already that!'
Sri Nannagaru opened his eyes and looked at me. He was in Silence for sometime then did namaskar and got up. He walked around the room amongst the devotees.
He came across a family whose male member was a pilot of a helicopter. He had died recently in a crash with others.
Sri Nannagaru out of compassion looked at them and said 'When one dies like that in a group it is called Samishti Prarabdha. Collective Destiny. There is no fault of the pilot. When death has tightened the noose around one's neck and pulls you away who cane stop or protest? People say that they do not fear death. It is wrong. Only one who has no body consciousness and has attained the Truth Substance inside has no fear. Mahatma Gandhi is such. Everyone else fears death.'
'Swami Vivekananda oozes dynamism while Sri Ramakrishna appears calm. The True Dynamism is of Sri Ramakrishna. It is called Calm Courage. People say Sri Ramakrishna did not go anywhere but Swamiji travelled and preached a lot. But the Truth is everything was achieved by Sri Ramakrishna's Will alone! His is the True Dynamism.'
Lord Sri Ramachandra was a poorva bhashi,mitha bhashi, hitha bhashi, one who greeted always first, one who spoke little and conducively. When Kaikeyi's affection disappeared overnight he did not fret instead he accepted it as Ishvara Sankalpa. No one ever face troubles as Lord Ramachandra did. But he never cursed his fate, instead he was of the opinion that all this Grace.'
Sri Nannagaru now looked at me.
He said ' Valmiki said that it is not important that you have seen Rama, it is important that Rama has seen you.'
He said this and his hand raised in the mudra of the blessing. I was awed. I clearly perceived Lord Sri Ramachandra in him and prostrated mentally to the Supreme Darshan.
Sri Nannagaru kept looking at me and kept smiling. I was blessed for in Him I saw the Lord Rama. The Sweetheart of Sita, the doll of Anjaneya, the darling of Laxmana!
This is a great day I thought.
Sri Nannagaru has given me darshan as Lord Sri Ramachandra. I kept on looking at him and soaked in his grace.
Sri Nannagaru's mood slowly abated and he said ' Ram is also good as Rama. As long as one has likes and dislikes, one cannot attain the Truth Substance inside.'
In the evening I again met Sri Nannagaru in the wedding reception. He made me sit next to him and asked me whether I was attaining peace.
I frankly told him that I was not and had been in the midst of severe personal problems for the past few months.
He nodded concerned and made in depth enquiries into the problem and offered practical solutions.
I nodded and told him ' You have given me these problems so that I lose my attachment.'
He looked at me and smiled a heavenly smile.
He then called many devotees and told them to see that I have my dinner without fail. He extracted my word again and again and then left peacefully on my assurance.
I was amazed at his love.
Later I understood the reason. During dinner a number of devotees surrounded me and asked me about my experiences with Sri Nannagaru.
I told them as many and many started to collect around me drinking in my words.
I understood that Nanna knew that this satsangh was bound to happen and hence made me come for dinner.
He had told me months back ' Whatever experiences you have about me, whatever you see in me Share it with others.
Not that Sri Nannagaru will get publicity but by hearing your words, mature devotees will be inspired!'
I kept speaking about Sri Nannagaru and summarized finlly as
' He is the Supreme Brahman He is Satchitananda Himself. He is the Lord of Uma, the Goddess Durgaa,in Sri Nannagaru alone are all piligrimge centres, holy rivers and all Avataras. He is Sommum bonum of life. He is the Ocean of Grace that has arisen in our Conciousness and will destroy the disease of attachement. He is no ordinary soul or Guru. He is the SUPREME BRAHMAN.'
Dr.Mithin Aachi is an orthopaedic surgeon by profession. He is a star-gazer, painter, and writer. He is an amalgamation of all kinds of arts and activities. He is a happy go lucky person, who just sees love in everything. From the very tender age, he had an quest to know the truth. He admires and worships Rama Krishna and believes Nannagaru is an avatar of Rama Krishna and worships him in this form. He is a simple person who is an embodiment of love.