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Quiz Time – Bhishma

Bhishmashtami is the day that the great warrior-devotee attained the feet of the Lord. Test your knowledge about him and his last moments. 1. Who was Bhishma’s mother? A. Kunti B. Gandhari C. Ganga 2. Who was the father of Bhishma A. Santanu B. Vichitravirya … Continue reading

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The Virtue of Truth

  Once during the exile period of the Pandavas, Arjuna and Draupadi saw a tree bearing a huge gooseberry. As she wished to taste it, Arjuna plucked it for her. Just then a sage who came there mentioned that every … Continue reading

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Madhura Geetam – Bharata Pradakshina 9

In this series, we will go on a pradakshina of Bharata desha as we present, each month, a kirtan composed by His Holiness Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji on a particular kshetra, starting from south India and then going north. … Continue reading

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Cherished Memoirs 9 – The Special Darshan

This series chronicles sweet experiences recounted by the devotees of HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji as well as some divine experiences of Sri Swamiji himself. These articles are  translations from the series, “Madhuramaana Mahaneeyar” that is published every month … Continue reading

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Gajendra’s Spirit of Surrender

In Bhagavad Gita, Bhagavan  reveals to Arjuna that he can let go of all his  dharma and just take refuge unto Him – “sarva dharmAn parityajya mAmekam sharaNamvraja.” Srimad Bhagavatam goes on to illustrate this supreme secret of sharaNAgathi  (surrender) … Continue reading

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Sensible Dharma

In a village, there lived a young man whose family was very poor. This youth had vowed to observe ahimsa (non-violence) and considered sticking to this principle as the main goal of his life. He was hired to work in … Continue reading

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Madhura Geetham – Bharatha Pradakshina 8

In this series, we will go on a pradakshina of Bharata desha as we present, each month, a kirtan composed by His Holiness Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji on a particular kshetra, starting from south India and then going north. … Continue reading

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Quiz Time – Vaikunta Ekadasi

This year Vaikunta Ekadasi, the auspicious day for Lord Mahavishnu, was celebrated on Jan 11 across the world by devotees of the Lord. On this day devotees fast all day and chant His names all day and night. Let’s see … Continue reading

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Cherished Memoirs 8 – The Bhava of a Mahatma

This series chronicles sweet experiences recounted by the devotees of HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji as well as some divine experiences of Sri Swamiji himself. These articles are  translations from the series, “Madhuramaana Mahaneeyar” that is published every month … Continue reading

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The Blessed Will Pray

New Year 2014 Message from HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji A baby, when born on earth, involuntarily looks for its mother. God has provided ‘motherly love’ in the parents of all creatures, so that they take care of their young. … Continue reading

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