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At the Feet of Murugan

At the Feet of Murugan
Item Code: NAM178
Publisher: Sri Vaishnavi Publications, Benglore
Language: English
Edition: 2008
Pages: 71
Cover: Paperback
Other Details: 8.5 inch x 5.5 inch
weight of the book: 90 gms

A biographical account of our father Thanigaimani V.S. Chengalvarayan was written in Thamizh and published in the year 1972. The first part of this book constituted the authobiographical note written by him. The latter two chapters and the appendices were a direct compilation of the daily entries made by him in his diary.

For the benefit of those who cannot read the Thamizh script and as a tribute to his evergreen memory,

We thought of bringing out the contents of the same book in English, rearranged by theme, on the occasion of the 125th anniversary of his birth.

We would like to thank our families for their support and assistance in bringing out this book.


Periyanayaki's Grace1
At Sholangipuram2
At Namakkal2
At Kumbakonam5
At Thiruvarur6
At Tanjavur7
At Madurai11
College Years11
At Chennai11
Malayalam as Second Language15
Essay in English16
Classmates and Exams16
First Half: 1905-192218
Second Half: 1923-193820
His Father24
His mother25
His Brothers27
His Sisters28
Married Life28
Life before Retirement30
A Period of Preparation30
Dr. Vu. Ve. Sa.32
Sri Ramana in VSC's Dream33
Life after Retirement35
A Life of Discipline35
Literary Life37
Dr. Vu. Ve. Sa.42
Thanigaimani Title42
Devotion to Madurai Meenakshi43
Doctor of Literature44
Last Days45
Other Personal Traits and Habits48
Auspicious Days and Times49
Visits to Temples49
Hard Work and Humility50
Love for Music51
Appendix I: VSC's Horoscope54
Appendix II: Prizes and Awards55
Appendix III: Temples visited, 1910-43.57
AppendixIV: Testimonials59

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