Author Archives: Yaamini Zivan

Sri Ramanujacharya on His 1000th Jayanthi

Message from Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji given on the occasion of Sri Ramanujacharya’s 1000th jayanthi and published in the souvenir for a play on the life of Sri Ramanuja presented in Houston. The best among gods is Sri Vishnu. The … Continue reading

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There is No Sadhana Greater than Nama

This unique piece was published in the Tamil edition of Madhura Murali monthly magazine. Let us all be inspired and driven to chant the Names of God constantly! When I while away my time lazily without chanting Nama I bring … Continue reading

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Cherished Memoirs 48 – Sri Swamiji’s visit to Ambai

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 … Continue reading

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Madhura Geetam – Sloka Series: 5

Srinivasa Karavalambanam Stotram Sri Swamiji looks upon Lord Srinivasa as his father. He has composed innumerable songs and a set of 8 slokas on Him. The slokas are known as Srinivasa Karavalambanam Stotram. In Sanskrit, “Kara” means hand, “Avalambanam” means … Continue reading

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Pandharpur Bhaktas Quiz Series 4 – Namdev

Sant Namdev was devoted to Lord Panduranga since his childhood. This devotee had the fortune of having the darshan of the Lord as a child and grew up in close communion with the Lord. Let us take the following quiz … Continue reading

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Chokamela – Bones Chant Nama

Chokamela is a great devotee of Lord Krishna and he lived in Pandharpur. His job was to build houses. Chokamela belonged to a lower caste, so priests of Pandharpur didn’t allow him to enter the temple. But this didn’t stop … Continue reading

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Kanakamma – The Great Guru Bhakta

Kanakamma! The very name is synonymous to Guru Bhakti! She was a great devotee of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharshi and attained the highest state through Guru Bhakti. On 1st January 2010, on the day of Bhagavan Sri Ramana Maharishi’s 130th … Continue reading

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Cherished Memoirs 47 – Sri Swamiji’s Recent Visit to Cuddalore

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 … Continue reading

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This Month, That Year – 2013 – The Nityopavasi

The Nityopavasi

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Kid’s Quiz – Pandharpur Bhaktas

In our monthly “Devotees of Panduranga” series, this time we will look at incidents from the lives of 3 bhaktas – Senanayi, Komabai and Damajipant. Learn about these interesting incidents as you take the quiz. 1. What was Senanayi’s profession? … Continue reading

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