Nama Dwaar Newsletter – March 2021

Govinda’s family – Govindanukku Aatpatta Kudumbamamma 1

This series was originally published in Tamil MadhuraMurali monthly magazine in India as a 12-part series. Based on Sri Swamiji’s Madhurageetham, “Govindanukku Aatpatta Kudumbamamma Engal Kudumbam”, it speaks beautifully of how the family members of our satsang lead/need to lead their lives.

Read the translation of the introductory piece here.


The Story of I-ness and Mine-ness – Appreciating the Intricate Beauty of Srimad Bhagavatam

Courtesy shutterstock.com

Srimad Bhagavatam is an incredible grantha. When we have a little shraddha, openness, interest, and a lot of Guru’s grace, Bhagavatam reveals its amazing beauty to us. Here is an example of one of the numerous wonderful, intricate points presented in Bhagavatam.

Click here to read and appreciate the underlying philosophical, psychological, and scientific beauty in the story of Hiranyakashipu and Hiranyaksha.


Cherished Memoirs 93 – My Guru As I See Him

Krishna Comes Home!

This series chronicles interesting experiences recounted by the devotees of HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji and divine experiences/words of Sri Swamiji.

Read about how Krishna really came home to a devotee of Sri Swamiji’s through another mahatma, Sri Ammalu Ammal.

Click here to read the entire article.


MADHURAGEETHAM: SRI KRISHNA LEELA – 24

Brahma Stuti – Part 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.

This month, we shall enjoy another beautiful sloka from Brahma stuti – where Lord Brahma himself glorifies the inhabitants of Brindavan, along with a Madhurageetham in the same bhavam.

Click here to continue enjoying the slokas from Brahma stuti


‘I am Awed’ – Hindu Youth Q&A Series – 6

Why do we Bow to the Lord’s “Feet”?

A series of sessions were conducted to explore the greatness and depth of Hinduism through questions posed by global Hindu Youth to Sri Ramanujamji.

The excerpts of each of these questions and answers are being presented every month by our youth.

Question for this month: Why do we Bow to the Lord’s “Feet”

Click here to know the answer.


Youth Contribution 

Jada Bharatha

Read this story of Jada Bharatha narrated by Gopa Kuteeram student, 10 year old Sanjith Thanneeru.

Click here to know more.


Quiz-Time

Indian Women Saints – Sri Gargi

Quiz is based on a women saints from India.

Sri Gargi was an ancient Indian philosopher, highly accomplished in Vedic precepts and philosophical debate. Her life adds to the ample evidence that women were highly revered in ancient Indian culture and that they were also educated and involved in the study of scriptures and philosophy.  Let’s learn more about her.

Click here to take the quiz.


News of the Month (Feb – Mar 2021)

G.O.D. Remote Nationwide Satsangs:

Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi Celebrations in North America
Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu Jayanthi Celebrations in North America

New Jersey G.O.D. Chapter
365 Days of Continuous Chanting by New Jersey GOD Chapter

Atlanta Namadwaar
Ekadasi 12-hour Akanda Nama by Atlanta Namadwaar
Prathishta Day in Atlanta Namadwaar

Seattle Namadwaar
Divine Chants: A Seattle GOD Nama Bhiksha Initiative
Special Nama at “Enthuziastic” by Seattle Nama Bhiksha Initiative


Upcoming Events:

NORTH AMERICA-WIDE SRI RAMA NAVAMI CELEBRATIONS
April 21, 2021
– Sundarakandam parayanam
– Mahamantra kirtan
– Sri Ramanujamji’s pravachan
Online via Zoom
Please reach out to any G.O.D. North America regional coordinator or email newsletter@godivinity.org for more details or Zoom information.

________________________________________________

To receive this monthly newsletter by email, send a request to newsletter@godivinity.org
To read earlier newsletter issues and interesting articles, please click here.

Leave a reply