Pandharpur

On the auspicious Ashada month, let’s enjoy a quiz on the women saints of Pandharpur. 1. Janabai was a great devotee of Lord Panduranga. Who came to help her with the household chores? a. Her friend, Meera b. Her neighbor, …

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Ashadha Ekadashi Pandharpur Wari – A Pilgrimage of Devotion and Joy Ashadhi Ekadashi, which typically falls in the month of July, is very auspicious and special for the devotees of Lord Vitthala of Pandharpur. The devotees take part in their …

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Gopa Kuteeram kids around the US are being taught stories from Srimad Bhagavatam, Srimad Ramayanam and Bhakta Charitrams as part of their regular classes and are encouraged to write what they learned. The following article is from Fremont, CA Gopa …

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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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Pandharpur is known for many great devotees of Lord Panduranga. One such exceptional devotee was Gorakumbhar. He was a potter by profession, and yet he was always engrossed only in chanting Lord Vittal’s (Panduranga’s) name. Once a tragic incident happened …

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

We conclude the Panduranga bhakta quiz series this month with Sant Jnaneshwar, a great devotee who was indeed an incarnation of the Lord himself. Happy learning! 1. What did Lord Panduranga tell Sant Jnaneshwar’s father Vitthoba to do? a. The Lord …

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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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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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As we continue with the Panduranga bhakta series of quizzes, this month let’s learn more about a unique devotee of Panduranga – Sant Tukaram – who, though was a merchant by profession, was a great bhakta who left to the …

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