Author Archives: Sowmya Balasubramaniam

Cherished Memoirs 52 – How Mahans Protect the Vedas

This series chronicles interesting experiences recounted by the devotees of HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji. These articles are translations from the series, “Madhuramaana Mahaneeyar” that is published every month in Madhuramurali Tamil monthly magazine.  The original article was written by Dr. Bhagyanathanji, Personal … Continue reading

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Madhura Geetam – Sloka Series: 9

Premika Varada and Madhurisakhi Gadhyams Every year we celebrate the Divine wedding of Lord Premika Varadan and Madhuri sakhi (Lord Krishna and Radha). This divine celebration is done along the lines of Bhagavata Sampradaya, a path of celebrating the Lord … Continue reading

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Tukaram feeds an army with Nama

Rama Nama is a mantra derived from “om namo narayana” and “om namah shivaaya”. Many saints have spoken about the power of Rama Nama. Samarta Ramadas is one of those saints who has said Rama Nama a lot and therefore … Continue reading

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Pandharpur Bhaktas Quiz Series 8 – Sant Tukaram

As we continue with the Panduranga bhakta series of quizzes, this month let’s learn more about a unique devotee of Panduranga – Sant Tukaram – who, though was a merchant by profession, was a great bhakta who left to the … Continue reading

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Krishna – Art work by Pranav Singaraju, Frisco Tx

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Why Me?

How many times have we asked this question: “Why me?” Why did I have this accident? Why did I get cancer? Why did I lose my child? Why should I be the one who has contracted that one in a … Continue reading

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This Month, That Year – 2010 – Houston Namadwaar Inauguration

Houston Namadwaar celebrated its 7th anniversary on Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi day, this month. On this special occasion, here is a trip down the memory lane to its inauguration day. Houston Namadwaar Inauguration in 2010

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