Nama Dwaar newsletter – June 2018

Wander Like the Dead!

A devotee from Indonesia posed a beautiful question to Sri Swamiji, for which Sri Swamiji too gave a wonderful answer: “Sri Swamiji, I have heard it said – ‘Learn to live with a feeling that I’m dead, in order to be in the state of Happiness’ – What is the true meaning of this?” Sri Swamiji started to reply….

Click here to read the reply and be inspired.

 


This Month, That Year

Yearn for the Lord and the Guru will come!

Sant Kabir’s jayanti falls in the month of June. This June 2012 article will help us to remember him on this auspicious occasion and pray to fill our lives with the names of the Lord and with Guru bhakti.

Click here to read about the great Mahan.


Cherished Memoirs – 61

Divine, Sweet Experiences of Sri Swamiji’s Devotees

This series chronicles sweet and amazing 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.

This article is from the November 1996 issue. Smt. Jayanthi Janakiraman recounts lovingly, the divine experiences of devotees who had tremendous faith in Sri Swamiji and how the Lord himself was protecting them.

Click here to read the article.


 Vedanta Aathicudi – 9

Aimpulan Adakku!

“Athichoodi” is a type of poetic work (in Tamil) that comprises of a collection of one-line philosophical verses. H H 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 ninth verse – aimpulan aDakku 


Youth Contribution

Bhagavan’s purpose of the Varaha Avatar

Krishna Ram from Redding, CA narrates the story of Varaha avatar.

Click here to read the story

 


Quiz-Time

Nalanda University

We recently began a new quiz series based on famous temples and monuments in India. Happy answering and learning!

This month’s quiz is on the famous Nalanda University, one of world’s most ancient universities and once a thriving center of higher education in India.

Click here for the quiz

 


News of the month (May-Jun 2018)

**Cary, NC
Madhura Gitam Music Contest 2018, Cary, North Carolina  – Click here for a detailed report

** Richmond, VA
Vasantotsavam celebrations in Virginia Namadwaar – Click here for a detailed report
Gopakuteeram Annual Day Event – Click here for a detailed report
Sri Jagannath Rath Yatra in Richmond, VA – Click here for a detailed report

**Atlanta, GA
Second Annual Sri Jagannath Rath Yatra in Atlanta, GA – Click here for a detailed report

**Orlando, FL
Sri Jagannath Rath Yatra – Click here for a detailed report

**Detroit, MI
Gopakuteeram Annual Day Event – Click here for a detailed report

**Minneapolis, MN
Gopakuteeram Annual Day Event – Click here for a detailed report

**Houston, TX
G.O.D volunteers at Rogers Middle School- Click here for a detailed report
‘Sampradaya’ and ‘Traditional Treasures’ Gopa Kuteeram Summer Camps held at Houston Namadwaar. Click here for the report.

**Bay Area, CA
Pleasanton Gopakuteeram Annual Day Event “Holy Feet Tiny Hands” – Click here for a detailed report

 


Upcoming Events

TORONTO, CANADA
JUNE 30 – Jagannath Rath Yatra & Divine Food Festival, Mississauga, ON. Click here for the flyer

HOUSTON, TX
JUNE 30 – Body Mind & Soul Retreat, Missouri City, TX. Click here for more info.
SEPTEMBER 15 – Life & Soul Free Health Fair, Manvel TX. Click here for the flyer.

RICHMOND, VA
JULY 1-4 – Nama Pravesham & Radha Kalyana Utsav, Ruther Glen, VA. Contact 804-647-7033

ATLANTA, GA
JULY 2 to 6 – Incredible India Summer Camp – For details, please check flyer here.

DALLAS, TX
AUG 6 to 10 – Gopa Kuteeram Heritage Summer Camp – See flyer with details here.

INTERNATIONAL GOPA KUTEERAM CAMP, CHENNAI, INDIA
JUL 16 & 17 – Gopa Kuteeram Summer Camp – For details, please check the flyer 


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