Nama Dwaar newsletter – February 2017


This Month, That Year

This Nama Dwaar newsletter of GOD USA was started in Aug 2008 and has published over 100 issues. In this new series, we will re-present some insightful, popular, relevant articles from previous issues. We hope you enjoy revisiting them.
This month’s flashback is a tribute to the ‘Day of Love’ in February. Article was originally published in Feb 2011 issue.

The Supreme Secret

Click here to read the article.


Snippets from the Gita

Source: commons.wikimedia.com

This article is by a young listener of Sri Ramanujamji’s recent exposition of the Bhagavad Gita’s 12th Chapter on Bhakti Yoga in Jan 2017 at California. The listener writes here about what she gleaned and what touched her, from the enlightening lecture series.

Read the insights here.

 


Cherished Memoirs 45

Grace at work in Singapore

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.

In this episode, Dr. Bhagyanathanji describes the experiences of Jagan and Vidya, devotees from Singapore and how they first came to Sri Swamiji.

Click here to read more.


Madhura Geetam – Sloka Series: 2

Sri Radhika Panchakam

PVMS 2In this new series beginning this month, we will present, each month, divine verses and slokas of praise and prayer composed by His Holiness Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, and their meaning.

This month, we will look at Radhika Panchakam, a set of 5 slokas on Radha devi.

Click here for the panchakam.


Quiz-Time

Panduranga Bhakta Series 1 — Sant Gnaneshwar

Dnyaneshwar2From this month, we are starting a new quiz series on the great bhaktas of Lord Panduranga. Hope this is another exciting journey of learning, discovery and appreciation for all our readers!

This month’s quiz is on the famous Sant Gnaneshwar.

Click here to take the quiz.


Kids Contribution

Krishna Steals Butter

krishna-stealing butter

 

Read this timeless, endearing story told in the words of an 8 year old from Dallas.

 

Click here to read it.


News of the month (Jan – Feb 2017)

Detroit, MI
** Feb 27:  Gopakuteeram Kids Performance

Minneapolis/Twin Cities, MN
** Feb 24:  Special Mahashivaratri Satsang
** Feb 19:  Samskriti by Gopa Kuteeram of Minnesota
** Feb 12:  Sri Thyagaraja Vaibhavam in Twin Cities

New Jersey
** Feb 19: Special Satsang in West Windsor


Upcoming Events

HOUSTON, TX

Houston Namadwaar Anniversary Celebrations

Mar 4, Saturday (@Marie Flickinger Fine Arts Center)
3.30PM :  “Sri Ramanuja” Tamil Drama by Meenakshi Theaters for GOD
On the occasion of Sri Ramanujacharya’s 1000th birth anniversary
And Namadwaar Prayer House’s seventh anniversary
Click here for flyer.
Contact: 281-402-6585

Mar 5, Sunday
9 AM – Anniversary commemorative address by Sri Guruji’s disciple from India
10 AM – Group Mahamantra Sankirtan
11 AM – Hari Katha on Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu by Uma Ranganathan ji
2 PM – “Walk with a Doc” community 3K walk starting and ending at Namadwaar (see flyer here) Register here
3 PM to 6 PM – Nama continues at Namadwaar

SEATTLE, WA
Feb 16 – Mar 14 – Seattle GOD chapter is conducting Mahamantra Nakshatra Yagnam, 27 consecutive days of chanting Mahamantra for 30 minutes every day. (http://tinyurl.com/h6g28br) Contact: 206-399-1058

NEW JERSEY
Mar 11th weekend –  12 hr Akhandanama as part of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi celebrations. Contact: 609-647-9555

BOSTON, MA
Mar 12 
– Madhuragitam Mahayagnam 03, Mahamantra kirtan and Divyanamam. Contact: 617-458-0516

RICHMOND, VA
Mar 10
– Virginia Namadwaar’s first anniversary celebrations. 24 hour Akhandanama. Mar 10 (Fri) 6pm – Mar 11 (sat) 6pm. Contact: 804-306-8198
Mar 13 – Mar 19: Daily Mahamantra chanting


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