Bhaktas

The story of Dhruva teaches us how Vairagya and Bhakti are the solution to our problems and it will lead us to god. Such Vairagya and Bhakti can only be attained with the help of a Guru. Dhruva’s guru was …

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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 third question. Devotee: Sri Swamiji, I have …

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Rathanakar was a thief who was living in the forest with his family. He used to kill animals, robbed people to earn a living. One day, Sage Narada passed by the forest where Rathnakar was living. Sage Narada always chanted …

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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. …

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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 …

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

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 …

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We conclude the Panduranga bhakta quiz series this month with Bhanudasa, a great devotee who actually brought Panduranga back to Pandharpur. Happy learning! 1. What is the meaning of ‘Bhanudasa’ a. A devotee of wind god b. A devotee of …

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The Lord is always with us whether we know it or not. He is always there when we need him most and even when we are not thinking about Him at all. However, as soon as we invoke any one …

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As we continue with the Panduranga bhakta series of quizzes, this month let’s learn more about a unique devotee of Panduranga – Sant Ekanath – who was a great Guru bhakta. 1. Which version of Ramayana was written by Sant …

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