Nama Dwaar Newsletter – December 2018

A Look Back at 2018 for G.O.D. in North America

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.

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‘What is Real Meditation!

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 in front of him and does nothing else would it not amount to a state of just staring? What is then real meditation

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Know Faith, No Fate – Part 2

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 Secretary of Sri Swamiji.

In this episode, read how mountain like sorrow caused by wrongful accusations disappeared magically like dew drops and bestowed peace of mind to Mr.Angappan, a devotee of Sri Swamiji.

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Madhurageetham: Srimad Bhagavatham – 1

Purpose of Avatar –  Paarthilayo Govinda…..’

The 10th canto in Srimad Bhagavatham is known as “Ashrayam” or “refuge” for Lord Krishna’s devotees for it talks about the Lord’s incarnation and his sweet lilas on this Earth. Sri Swamiji has written beautiful kirtans on these various lilas of Lord Krishna. So, in this series we will relish those lilas of Lord Krishna through Sri Swamiji’s kirtans.

Every incarnation of the Lord has a purpose. This month we look at Sri Swamiji’s kirtan Paarthilayo Govinda… in which he extols the purpose of various incarnations of the Lord.

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Kid’s Contribution

Dhruva

Kannan Santhanam from New Jersey narrates the story of Dhruva from Srimad Bhagavatam.

Click here to read the story


Quiz-Time

Dakshineswar

Source: Knath [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0)], from Wikimedia Commons

Quiz series based on famous temples and monuments in India. Happy answering and learning! 

This month’s quiz is based on Dakshineswar temple in West Bengal.

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News of the month (December 2018)

Other News

Narayaneeyam Shathakruthu in Bay Area, CA – Click here for a detailed report

Paduka Pravesham in Orlando, FL – Click here for a detailed report

Utsavam Utsaaham in Orlando, FL – Click here for a detailed report


Upcoming Events

Virginia
Dec 31st, 6 pm – 12 am – (New Year’s Eve) Gratitude time – Akanta Mahamantra Kirtan. Venue: Virginia Namadwaar, 22495 Landora Bridge Road, Ruther Glen, VA.

Jan 1st, 11 am, – New Year celebration – Radha Kalyanam. Venue: Virginia Namadwaar, 22495 Landora Bridge Road, Ruther Glen, VA.

Hanumath Jayanthi Celebrations
Jan 2nd – Jan 4th – 10:30 am and 6:30 pm- Sundara Kandam Parayanam
Jan 4th, 6pm – Hanumath Jayanthi Celebrations
Venue: Virginia Namadwaar, 22495 Landora Bridge Road, Ruther Glen, VA.

Seattle – Jan 1 New Year celebrations

 

 

 

 

Houston, TX – Puranava – Indian Cultural Fest

 

 

 

 

Jan 1 Kalpataru Day Mass Prayer: View Live at www.namadwaar.org

 

 

 

 

 

 

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