“Om Shri Ganeshaya Namah”
“Om Namah Shivaya”
Om Namo Bhagavate Nityananda
The late Shri P. L. Kottyam was a direct disciple of Bhagawan Nityananda of Ganeshpuri. He was a great yogi, philanthropist and soul having been in personal contact with the late Bhagawan Nityananda of Ganeshpuri and the late Swami Sivanananda. He also was in contact with Swami Muktananda.
Harendra Kottyam, the author of the book Sayings Of Lord Siva, is the son of the late Shri Shri P. L. Kottyam and his mother is Mercy Kottyam. Due to his father’s grace and teachings, Harendra, therefore, has a direct lineage to Bhagawan Nityananda. Harendra Kottyam is now a widower he was married to the late Karen J. Mihalik.