Rama

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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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 …

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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 …

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Nine-year-old Rhea told her mom, “I hate Rama! How could he send Sita away to the forest just because some man said something?! Poor Sita, she cried so much, yet Rama paid no heed!” Rhea’s mother was stunned. As parents …

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In Srimad Ramayanam in Yuddha Kandam, Vibhishana, the half-brother of Ravana, lists out bad omens occurring in the city and advises Ravana to restore Sita to Rama. Ravana turns a deaf ear to Vibhishana and sends him away. Ravana goes …

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This time of the year sees the Aradhana days of both Sri Thyagaraja as well as Sri Purandaradasa. Here is a quiz on these great saint-composers. 1. What does the word ‘Thyagaraja’ mean” A. King of comforts B. King of …

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In this series, we will go on a pradakshina of Bharata desha as we present, each month, a kirtan composed by His Holiness Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji on a particular kshetra, starting from south India and then going north. …

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The third Sunday in June is celebrated  as Father’s Day in the USA and other parts of the world. Here’s a fun crossword to test your knowledge about ‘father figures’ from our scripture.               …

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In this series, we will go on a pradakshina of Bharata desha as we present, each month, a kirtan composed by His Holiness Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji on a particular kshetra, starting from south India and then going north. …

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Story Time Once a beggar was walking on the streets of Ayodhya. He was very hungry as he did not get enough alms for the day to procure his meal. Alongside him was a dog silently trotting with him, matching …

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