Controlling the Mind – The Reality!
It is said that one should first control the senses before controlling the mind. But it is not possible for us to even forego a single course of meal!
Our thoughts and actions are largely influenced by various factors prevalent in our environment. There is no shortage of negative happenings around us like diseases, accidents, natural calamities, riots and violence. The average human life span is also very short, in this age. In such a pitiable situation, is it possible at all for us to keep our mind steady and in a state of equanimity?
Cherished Memoirs 68
His Portrait is No Different from Him
It was a sunny morning. After his morning ablutions, Sri Swamiji started out to Premika Bhavanam. As we were on our way, suddenly Sri Swamiji summoned me to go to a devotee’s home.
Madhurageetham: Sri Krishna Leela – 3
The 10th canto in Srimad Bhagavatam 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.
It is now time for Bhagavan’s descent into His unique avatar as the sweet little Krishna. Read here about the time of Bhagavan’s descent and Sri Swamiji’s kirtan that describes that momentous occasion.
Rishabhadeva is one of Bhagavan’s popular 24 avatars. His story or charitra is told in the fifth canto of Srimad Bhagavatam.
8 year-old Samhita Srinivasan from Edmonton, Canada tells us his story this month.
Cultural and Heritage Sites Around India
Quiz series based on famous monuments in India. Happy answering and learning!
This month’s quiz is based on important Cultural as well as Natural Heritage sites from all around India.
News of the Month (January & February 2019)
Sri Poornima ji’s Satsang News Across the US:
SRI POORNIMAJI’S PROGRAMS
Bay Area, CA
Feb 27 to Mar 3: ‘Nama Prabhavam’, Discourse series by Sri Poornima ji & Sri Ramaswamy ji, Contact Ramya ji at 408-431-5688
Mar 5: ‘Nama Parathe Sadhana Naahi’ Discourse by Sri Poornima ji – Click here to view the flyer
Mar 8 to 10: ‘Chala Pandarila Javu’ – Discourse series by Sri Poornima ji – Click here to view the flyer
Mar 15 to 17 : ‘Chala Pandarila Javu’ – Discourse series by Sri Poornima ji – Click here to view the flyer
Mar 16: Krishna Premamayi Radha – A Thematic Sampradaya Bhajan Youth Ensemble
Mar 23: Puranava 2019 India Culture Fest
Culture Fest with Rath Yatra – Click here to view the flyer
Puranava – Youth competitions – Click here to view the flyer
More info and competition registration at www.puranava-usa.org
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