A sanyasi must
give up his house, renounce the world including wife and children. He must put on yellow
His name was changed to Yatiraj.
To complete his studies, Ramanuja went another Acharya. His
name was Tirukkottiyur Nambi. He refused to teach him.
Yatiraj, as he was now called, went to him six times, but
every time, he was turned away. When he met him for the seventh time, he agreed. He taught
him the sacred mantra.
When Yatiraj was about to leave, Nambi warned him:
"Don’t reveal this sacred Mantra to others."
Ramanuja asked: "Sir, what is the benefit of chanting
The Guru replied: "By repeating the mantra you can to