It has been recorded that when the guests applied this paste, they were awash with a sense of being drenched in rainwater, reaffirming Sri Venkatanatha's power of devotion.Thus while his life was spent in the worship of God and service of humanity, his spiritual guru, Sri Sudheendra Theertharu, was looking for a successor to his mutt.Sri Venkatanatha proved to be a very brilliant scholar from a very young age who learnt to play the Veena very proficiently thanks to his father and grandfather.
This happens only when chanted with absolute dedication and devotion.
The power is enhanced since it was chanted by someone as virtuous and devoted to Bhagavan Hari as himself.
She would wear 1/2 the sari, wait for the other 1/2 to dry and wrap it around her.
But he was so devoted in his quest for a higher spiritual plane that these obstacles never deterred his faith in the Lord Once while he was touring Kumbakonam along with his wife, Sri Venkatanatha and his family was invited to attend a function.
He never demanded any money for his services and endured a life of poverty along with his wife and son. On occasion, his wife did not have change of clothes.