" Yea, Yea there is a lot. My mother, though in her sixties, wanted to make
Padayatra - trekking the distance from Alipiri to the Sannidhi, as she took a
vow long back And the youngsters happily Okayed it, out of sheer love of
experiencing the thrill of trekking the whole distance , though they know it is arduous.
My father sealing the proposal with full approval, advised me to make
arrangements a month in advance even. Hence this trunk call. "
a pious decision! Fain extremely delighted over this opportunity of serving such
an orthodox family, despite comprising west-faced mod youth. Hear me Mr. Benarji,
our scriptures enjoined padayatra to every pilgrimage, and the highly evolved
religionists are following it with unflinching faith, and it is a morale
booster, know it. Above all, the divine aura exuding from every object sends
thrills in the spines of padayatris, but the number of such pilgrims is
dwindling now. "
piece of information in advance, my aunty settled down in the States demands
very decent lodging both at Tirupathi and Tirumala. Hope, you can assure her all
Now that Tirupathi is well developed as a major Pilgrim town, it can boast of
playing host to Queen Elizabeth and her retinue for weeks, if she prefers
staying here, and our Star- type Guest Houses can make her feel, she is more
comfortable here than in her Buckingham palace. Believe me, it is no joking; a
fact as sure as the Sun rises in the east."