Nama Dwaar newsletter – February 2018

What is the Goal?

Everyone who has taken human birth should have a goal in life. Life without a goal would be akin to the lives of animals – taking birth, eating, sleeping, begetting little ones and finally dying. There should be a goal. Well! What should be the life’s goal?

Click here to read the entire article


 Cherished Memoirs – 57

Genuine search for God leads one to the Holy Feet of a Sadguru – Part I

Scriptures and Mahans opine that testimony to one’s genuineness in his search for God is the Lord leading him to the holy feet of a Sadguru. Annette Williams of Australia, had been frequently visiting India in spiritual search.  In spite of her wide travel, wanderings, and sadhanas her mind remained unsatisfied.

Click here to read how a genuine search of an aspirant leads to a Sadguru.

 


 Conversations with Sri Swamiji – Part 2

Vital Questions on Sampradaya(Tradition)

In a free-flowing conversation, Sri Swamiji answers four vital questions on our sampradayam (tradition) to a devotee, who questions with humility and simplicity.

Devotee: Sri Swamiji, I have a question… it is about our sampradaya. Is our sampradaya in line with Sri Adi ShankaraBhagavadpada’s or Sri BhagavatRamanujacharya’s or Sri Madhvacharya’s sampradaya?

Click here to read the whole conversation

 


 Vedanta Aathicudi – 5

Uzhalvadellam Uyarvadharke

“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 most important principles. We had published the entire Vedanta Athichoodi and its overall meaning as part of our Madhura Geetham Sloka Series, earlier this year.

Here we present an in-depth look, into the meaning of each of the lines in this Vedanta Athichoodi.

Click here to read the fifth verse 

 


Kid’s Contribution

Thukiri Paati

Meera Srinivas from Bay Area, CA narrates the story of Lakshmi Paati who was branded as a symbol of ill-luck became the most auspicious one by the power of Rama Nama.

Click here to read the story

 


Quiz-Time

Guruvayoor Temple

This month we begin a new quiz series based on famous temples and monuments in India. Happy answering and learning! 

This month, test your knowledge on the Guruvayoor Temple in Kerala, South India.

Click here to take the quiz!

 


News of the month (Jan-Feb 2018)

**Sri Poornima ji’s Satsangs in the US

**Portland
Click here for detailed report

**Satsang in Irvine, CA
Click here for detailed report

**San Deigo, CA
Click here for detailed report


**Other News

**Satsangs in East Bay Area and Sacramento
Click here for detailed report


Upcoming Events

Sri Poornima ji’s & Sri Ramanujam ji’s Programs

Sri Poornimaji, a senior disciple of HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, who is touring the US between September to December 2017 will conduct spiritual discourses and a variety of programs across different parts of the country.

 

 

Sri Ramanujamji, disciple of HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, will visit the US in Feb-Mar 2018. He will also participate in and conduct several programs in the US during his visit.

 

AUSTIN & SAN ANTONIO, TX
FEB 16-18: Sri Poornimaji’s programs
Contact 832-515-1251

HOUSTON, TX
FEB 21-23: Bhavayami Raghuramam
– Ramayana Discourse Series by Sri Poornimaji
Cypress Area. Click here for the flyer.
Contact 832-229-4666

Feb 24: Body Mind & Soul Retreat
With Sri Ramanujamji & Sri Poornimaji
Burroughs Park, Tomball. Click here for the flyer.
Contact 832-515-1251

FEB 25: An Ode to Harmony
Houston Namadwaar’s 8th Anniversary Celebrations
In presence of Sri Ramanujamji & Sri Poornimaji
Stafford Civic Center. Click here for the flyer. Click here for tickets.
Contact 281-402-6585

DALLAS, TX
MAR 1 – GRAND INAUGURATION OF THE NEW DALLAS NAMADWAAR
In the presence of Sri Ramanujamji and Sri Poornimaji
Contact 469-964-9302. Click here for the invitation.

ATLANTA, GA
MAR 15 to 18 – Kali Dharma Undiyar Discourse Series by Sri Ramanujamji
MAR 18 – Consecration of Marble Sri Madhuri Sakhi sametha Sri Premika Varadhan 
In the presence of Sri Ramanujamji and Sri Poornimaji
Contact 404-788-7391

OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS

MINNEAPOLIS, MN
FEB 17 – Nama Sankirtanam Satsang
Maple Grove, MN. Click here for flyer.
Contact 952-334-7379

ORLANDO, FL
FEB 24 – Monthly Akhanda Mahamantra Sankirtan and Madhurageetham
Devotee residence
Contact 865-898-8452

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