The Land of Agastya. Part-2: The Southern Sage.

The Cosmic sound dwells in two levels, the manifest and un-manifest. The creation arises from the un-manifest. Agastya arises during the time of crisis. He does not interfere with the cosmic law nor its evolutionary activities. He intervenes when the cosmic order is disturbed and provides guidance. He is like the Batman choosing to act…

The Land of Agastya. Part-1: The Search Begins.

Part-1: The Search begins. My interest in astronomy began a decade back. It is more than just a hobby. The constellations visible in my hemisphere draws me back time after time and keeps me busy for hours. The sky has so many wonders and I am deeply drawn towards the cosmos. The cosmos will require…

Meeting the Master

It was past mid-day when I reached the small temple dedicated to the guardian deity of the hills. He is Karuppusamy sporting a long moustache, his stretched right hand holding a sword and body decked with ornaments. The journey was tiring and I had trekked over five hours from the base camp. A half an…