Nama Dwaar newsletter – August 2016

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Bhagavatam and Our Ego

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Ego is a tall hurdle in any walk of life, but more importantly, in spiritual progress, it is the tallest. Only true mahatmas who epitomize perfection, lead a life of complete humility devoid of any pride. For all others, it is a goal. It is the killing of the pride that Lord Sri Krishna’s famous sports show us in Srimad Bhagavatam….

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Cherished Memoirs 39

Mental Peace; Physical Comfort

Sri Swamiji_chinmudraThis series chronicles interesting experiences recounted by the devotees of HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji as well as certain divine experiences of Sri Swamiji himself. These articles are translations from the series “Madhuramaana Mahaneeyar” that is published every month in Madhuramurali Tamil monthly magazine in India.

When we start the journey towards the Guru and Satsang, we can have both fulfilled – worldly desires and spiritual comforts. A lady from Virudhunagar, recently experienced both during her journey to Sri Swamiji’s birthplace.
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Madhura Geetam – Prayer Series: 13

You Gave Me Much Unasked; Now Give me What I Ask For!

PrayerIn this series, we present, each month, a prayer kirtan composed by His Holiness Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji. These kirtans underline the importance of prayers and beautifully show us how we should pray.

This month, we look at Sri Swamiji’s kirtan, “Ketkamale Pala Nanamaigalai”, set in Reetigowlai raga, in which Sri Swamiji tells the Lord that He has given him much even though he never asked for it, and yet He keeps from him that which he has been begging for.
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Krishna and the Poisonous Snake

11 year old Arjun Arunachalam narrates the story of how Krishna subdued the poisonous snake Kaliya and danced on its 1000 heads.

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Quiz – Divya Desam Series 9

There are 108 Divya Desams – temples/abodes of Lord Narayana that have been sung by the Azhwars. This month, take the quiz to learn more about Srivilliputhur in Tamil Nadu, the kshetra where Sri Andal lived and loved Krishna. Read more…


News of the month (July – Aug 2016)

Guru Poornima Celebrations in the US:

** Minneapolis MN Click here for detailed report

** Orlando FL Click here for detailed report

Shri Rama Kathasudha, A Dance Performance in Minneapolis MN
** Click here for detailed report


Upcoming Events

HOUSTON
** Sep 10, Annual Life and Soul Health Fair, Houston, TX
** Gopakuteeram classes begin in August-September in various centers across the US. Please contact newsletter@godivinity.org or the center coordinator for details.


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