Sonagiri

Arunachala naturally has many names, Sonagiri is one dear to me because it means ‘golden hill’; in the evening light many years ago when Arunachala was denuded – when it was magnificently rocky, the rocks on the slopes at the back of Sri Ramana’s ashram were dotted with us – regularly soaking up the golden glow that envelopes everything so soothingly a few minutes after sunset. Later when I lived out at Summa house opposite Sonagiri Forest, this golden glow would be experienced from the embankment at the back of the forest and Sonagiri Thirthum, on the seasonal lakeside.

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