Author Archives: Yaamini Zivan

Cherished Memoirs 68 His Portrait is No Different from Him! It was a sunny morning. Sri Swamiji (HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji) had just returned from a tour. After his morning ablutions, he started out to Premika Bhavanam (his …

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The primary motive behind all spiritual practices is to control and destroy the mind. “sarva mano nigraha lakshanAntha: paro hi yogo manasa: samadhI:”, says Srimad Bhagavatam. In daily life, we see people committing suicide when they are disgusted with themselves …

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Quiz Time Cultural and Natural Heritage Sites Around India This month’s quiz is based on important Cultural as well as Natural Heritage sites all around India. 1. Name the world’s oldest university which was once a center for thriving education, …

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Sri Swamiji’s Pandharpur Visit in January 2019 From Jan 7 to Jan 13, 2019, HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji visited Pandharpur kshetra, with a number of devotees, to perform a seven-day Mahamantra Nama Saptaham. The Mahamantra was chanted there all …

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King Prithu had a son named Vijithaashva. Vijithaashva had 2 sons Shikandi and Nabasvathi. Shikandi’s sons were Paavaka, Pavamaana, and Suchi (who were Agni devatas). Nabasvathi had a son named Havirdhana. One of Havirdhana’s sons was Barhishad. Barhishad was attracted …

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This month’s quiz is based on Mahabalipuram , a world heritage site which is very famous for ancient monuments and temples located near Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India.               1. On which coast is …

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The 10th canto in Srimad Bhagavatam is known as “Ashrayam” or “refuge” for Lord Krishna’s devotees for it talks about the Bhagavan’s incarnation and his sweet lilas on this Earth. Sri Swamiji has written beautiful kirtans on these various lilas …

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Excerpts from a talk by Sri Ramanujamji, disciple of HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, at the Students Mass Prayer held at Chennai, India in Jan 2019 L’AND’ of Harmony India is a Land of Harmony. And in this phrase …

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With Sri Swamiji’s and Bhagavan’s grace, 2018 was an eventful year full of significant milestones for Global Organization for Divinity in USA and Canada. Two more Namadwaars were inaugurated open – at Dallas in March on Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu’s Jayanti …

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Let us say that a person when asked, “What are you about to do?” says “I am going to meditate on Krishna.” This is, indeed, something delightful. However, if he merely focuses his gaze on a beautiful form of Krishna …

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