December 30 Monday 1 a.m. born at Tiruchuli.
Moves to Dindigul, after completing elementary education at Tiruchuli.
Moves to Madurai, to live with paternal
uncle, Subba Iyer. Studies at Scott's Middle School and American Mission High School
November - hears of 'Arunachala' mentioned to him by an elderly relative.
About middle of July "Death Experience" at Madurai ending in complete and permanent Realization of the Self.
Moved to Gurumurtam in the outskirts of the town less than a year
and a half after his arrival at Tiruvannamalai
February - Moves to the Hill, Arunachala.
Stays in various caves up the Hill - Satguru Swami Cave [Alamarathu Guhai], Guhu
Namasivaya Cave for short periods, then to Virupaksha Cave [PB44]
But mostly in Virupaksha Cave [lived here for 17 years] , using Mango Tree Cave [near Mulaipal Tirtham - SR69] as summer residence. [His first cave on
the Hill was the Virupaksha - SR67]
Virupaksha Deva 15th century saint [Glory of Arunachala]
Between 1900 „Virupaksha Cave. Later published as Self-Enquiry
Answers questions asked by Sivaprakasam Pillai, published in 1923.