Who is MAHARSHI KAVI YOGI SHUDDHANANDA BHARATI
Kavi Yogi Maharshi Shuddhanadha Bharati born on 11th May 1897 was a Divine Poet, a Great Yogi and a freedom fighter. As a boy of eight years, the Divine Force called upon him to serve the nation while he embraced the Holy Feet of Sri Meenakshi Amman, in the temple at Madurai, Tamil Nadu. In the wake of that Grace, he made his life-long spiritual pilgrimage with song-thrills, acquiring wisdom through meditation and association with Great men of his times. A mysterious saint in the Himalayas Gnana Siddha initiated him in Mahaturya Samadhi, the highest plane in spiritual development.
His intimate contacts with Ramana Maharshi, Shirdi Sai Baba, Siddharudar, Sri Aurobindo, Mother, Sri Seshadri Swamigal and Avatar Meher Baba influenced his spiritual pursuit.He was a tireless volunteer of the Indian National Congress during the freedom struggle and had contacts with Great Leaders like Lokmanya Tilakji, Gandhiji, Nethaji, V.V.S.Ayyar, V.O.C Chidambaram pillai (the first Indian to sail a commercial ship against the British), Poet Subrahmanya Bharati, Subramania Siva, M.N.Roy, Raja Mahendra Pratap and Shenbagaraman. He served as an editor for `Swarajya’ (Tamil), `Bala Bharati’, `Iyarkkai’ (Nature in Tamil), and `Samarasa Bodhini’. # posted by Kavi Yogi Maharshi Shuddhananda Bharati Sunday, December 04, 2005 @ 11:05 PM