Sri Trilinga Swami

Sri Trilinga Swami

Sri Trilinga Swami

Sri Trilinga Swami of Benares, born in Andhra Desa, lived some fifty years ago. He lived for 280 years. He made his Tapas in Manasarovar, Tibet. Once Ramakrishna Paramahamsa also saw him at Benares.
From “Kundalini Yoga” by Sri Swami Sivananda

Trailinga Swami was a great devotee.

He closed his door and sat inside for three days.

One of his devotees was standing outside the door and wondered, “What’s going on here ?”

He went and knocked on the door.

Trailinga Swami asked , “Who’s there?”

He replied , “I am , Guruji, I am.”

Trailinga Swami did not make any move at all. He sat silently in his room.

The disciple was thinking, “What happened to my Guru ? He is sitting inside. Before he was always happy to see me, and now he is not replying at all.”

He sat outside and began to think, “What happened to the Guru?”

The next day he came again and knocked on the door.

Trailinga Swami said ,”Who is there?”

The disciple once again replied, “I am, Guruji.”

Trailinga Swami kept silent.

All the day and all the night, the Guru did not open the door, and the disciple sat outside. The disciple sat through the whole night wondering why the Guru didn’t open the door.

On the third day he went and knocked on the door. Guruji asked, “Who’s there?”

The disciple replied,”You are.”

And the Guru opened the door.

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  1. Dr Sipra Banerji says:

    I think that answers the eternal quest. …….who am I ….koham….till we get to know the ultimate answer …Soham …….I am a part of You……..tat tamashi……..I accidentally discovered this site ,rather He connected me with this site for spiritual upliftment …….again thank you …….

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