Nama Dwaar newsletter – March 2014

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TREES, CONSCIOUS AND LIVING!

Earth Day Special – April 22

The tree They take on rain, wind, heat and snow and protect others. With their leaves, flowers, fruits, shade, roots, bark, timber, fragrant sap, ashes, pulp and shoots they offer everything that one desires. See what great saints like Sri Ramana Maharshi and the Lord Himself had to say about trees and plants.
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Mahaprabhu and Mahaveera

Cherished Memoirs

Jay HanumanThis series chronicles sweet 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 issue – read about how Mahamantra chanting began at Madhurapuri and who it brought to the Ashram.
Click here to read more about this.


Pushkar Kshetra

Madhura Geetam – Bharata Pradakshina

Gajendra varadaPushkar Lake or Pushkar Thirth is considered one of the holiest places in India and a dip in its sacred waters, especially during Karthik Purnima is believed to yield salvation. The lake itself is said to be Lord Narayana Himself. It is in this location that the famous episode of Gajendra Moksham is said to have taken place. Here is one of Sri Swamiji’s kirtan’s on Lord Narayana at Pushkar…
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Walk the Talk

Story Time

sweetsThere once was a boy who loved eating sweets. He always asked for sweets from his father. His father was a poor man. He could not always afford to buy sweets. But the little boy did not understand this, and demanded sweets all the time. What did the father do?
Click here to read what happened next.


Ramayana Part – 1

Quiz Time

Starting from March 31, 2014, Ramayana will be recited/read for nine days at several temples and holy places around the world, culminating in the auspicious Rama Navami (birthday of Sri Rama) on April 8.
In commemoration of this auspicious time of the year, we have a two-part Ramayana quiz for you in our March and April issues.
Click here to take the quiz.


News of the month

Orlando,FL
** A 12-hour Akandanama was completed by Orlando GOD Chapter on Saturday February 22, from 7AM through 7PM at the residence of Sri Anand and Prajakta. Read the report here.

Richmond-VA, Raleigh-NC, Minneapolis-MN
**Special artwork sessions were conducted for Gopa Kuteeram kids in many cities in February 2014. Click here to read the report.

Houston, TX
** Radhe.. Radhe.. – A Story of Love for the Supreme BHaratanatyam dance ballet was presented in Houston on March 15 to commemorate Namadwaar Prayer House’s 4th Anniversary. Click here for report.


Upcoming Events

CHICAGO, IL – TRADITIONAL TREASURES
**’An exclusive spring workshop for youth and adults, April 5, 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM.
Click here for flyer.
Contact 630-851-8578, midwest.god@godivinity.org

RALEIGH, NC – SRI RAMA NAVAMI CELEBRATION
**At Shirdi Sai Mandir of NC on April 12.
Contact: gopakuteeram.nc@gmail.com

SAN JOSE, CA – GOPA KUTEERAM SPRING RECITAL
**Evergreen Library Community center, April 27, 3:00 PM
Contact: 408-431-5688

HOUSTON, TX – Gopa Kuteeram Summer Camps @ Pearland and Cypress
**Li’l Gopas Elementary Kids Camp Pearland – June 20-22
**Middle/Junior-High/High School Youth Camp Pearland – July 10-13
**Cypress Summer Camp – Date TBD
Contact: houston.god@godivinity.org
Click here for the flyer


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One Response to Nama Dwaar newsletter – March 2014

  1. Geeta Ramesh says:

    I would like to subscribe to this monthly newsletter.

    Shree Hari, Radhe Radhe.

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