Author Archives: Sowmya Balasubramaniam

Kid’s Crossword – Devotees of Lord Panduranga

Let’s test your knowledge of great devotees of Panduranga                       Compiled by Ramya Srinivasan, San Jose CA   Solution:

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Cherished Memoirs 55 – Sri Swamiji and Lord Sundara Srinivasan

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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Vedanta Athichoodi – Irumai Poyyaam – Duality is false

In this series, we present, each month, divine verses and slokas of praise and prayer composed by His Holiness Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, and their meaning. “Athichoodi” is a type of poetic work (in Tamil) that comprises of a … Continue reading

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Janabai and the Cow Dung Cakes

Janabai was a devotee of Lord Panduranga. Panduranga helped Janabai with her work and she always chanted Vittal. One day Janabai was making cow dung cakes. Janabai was saying Vittal when she was doing cow dung cakes. The neighbor came … Continue reading

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Let Us Chant the Divine Names!

Namadwaars have been inaugurated in Melboure, Australia and Atlanta, United States of America, on the 8th November 2017, with the blessings of Sri Swamiji. The same day a Namadwaar was opened at Periyakulam by the holy hands of Sri Swamiji. … Continue reading

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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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