We were completing our meeting with Shashaank yesterday, when I heard the news. We quickly wrapped up our meeting and I called Shantha over WhatsApp. Its never easy losing one’s mother … and particularly for Shantha because her father passed away when she and Padma were quite young and Periyamma raised them almost single-handedly ! … Read more Bye for now, Periyamma ….
She is probably the human reason for my birth …. Because she got my mom and dad married. I have met her just four times. Once at thatha-paati’s home in Tirunelveli, then at the hospital when Periyappa was recovering, then in Madurai… Finally in Mumbai in 1996. Each time I met her it has been … Read more Thiruperai Periyamma