Author Archives: Yaamini Zivan

What is the Goal?

Everyone who has taken human birth should have a goal in life. Life without a goal would be akin to the lives of animals – taking birth, eating, sleeping, begetting little ones and finally dying. There should be a goal. … Continue reading

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Kid’s Contribution – Thukiri Patti

There was an old woman near the precincts of Thanjavur by name Lakshmi Patti. She got married at a tender age and as fate would have it, she also lost her husband by the age of five. In those days, … Continue reading

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Vedantha Athichoodi – Uzhalvadellam Uyarvadharke

Madhura Geetham – Sloka Series  “Athichoodi” is a type of poetic work (in Tamil) that comprises of a collection of one-line philosophical verses. HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji has composed a “Vedanta Athichoodi”, a poetic work that speaks of life’s most important … Continue reading

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Conversations with Sri Swamiji – Part 2

In a freely flowing conversation, Sri Swamiji answered four vital questions on our sampradayam (tradition) to a devotee, who questioned with humility and simplicity. This will be presented in four parts over the next four issues. Here is the second question. … Continue reading

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Cherished Memoirs 57

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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Conversations with Sri Swamiji – Part 1

In a freely flowing conversation, Sri Swamiji answered four vital questions on our sampradayam (tradition) to a devotee, who questioned with humility and simplicity. This will be presented in four parts over the next four issues. Here is the first question. … Continue reading

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Kid’s Quiz – Puri Jagannath Temple

This month we begin a new quiz series based on famous temples and monuments in India. Happy answering and learning! The first in this series is on the world-famous Puri Jagannath Temple. 1. Name the state in India where Puri … Continue reading

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Bhakti for Today’s Lifestyle

A person comes to Satsang somehow because of some punya (merits). There he even gets the association of a Mahan. He even develops an incomprehensible attraction towards the saint. He listens to the nectarine devotional discourses showered by him; he … Continue reading

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Cherished Memoirs 56

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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Vedantha Athichoodi – Ishan Oruvane – God is One!

Madhura Geetham – Sloka Series  “Athichoodi” is a type of poetic work (in Tamil) that comprises of a collection of one-line philosophical verses. HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji has composed a “Vedanta Athichoodi”, a poetic work that speaks of life’s most important … Continue reading

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