|bath soap / comb / soap / other
toiletary items etc.
||Regular Medicines - if you take
any prescription medicines, then do not forget them
|First aid medications, allergy
Malam" - extremely useful for blisters. available
in regular medical stores
|Rasnadi powder - an ayurvedic
preperation for protection from cold
||1) Sweater and blanket -
get reasonably cold in the night in mountains
2) Thin towels - good idea to have three of them and may be an additional spare.
1) to tie the irumudikkettu on the head3) Dhoti / Jeans / Pants / Shorts
2) to tie the dhotti
3) for bath
4) Two black (or blue) shirts - black indicates shiva flavor, blue - vishnu
5) One bed sheet. This will be needed for sleeping in the nights and doubles as a cushion on the head during the day.
||A steel plate, cup and spoon.
Food will be served to your own plates through out the journey
||If booked in the group,
everything will be provided by Guruswami. This is the most important
||A large back pack can help to
carry the personal items
||This is a long journey. good
foot wear is a good idea. Anticipate blisters.
||Trip costs will be announced
during the trip. Typically in the 2k to 3K range. This does not include
dakshinas that you feel like offering in temples along the way
||Camphor, small esame bags, a bag
of coins - Lots of
opportunities to offer on the way at various temples
good, bright light - light weight flash light for use in the dark, This
will be needed every morning and night and indispensable in the forest.
||If you prefer to have one
|Sharanam Chant book
||We always chant on the way. Good
to carry Sharanam Books in your preferred language if you like to read
on the way.
||With absolute surrender at the
lords feet, you may be able to manage with out any of the above