Nama Dwaar newsletter – May 2011

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A War to Remember

Memorial Day, which is observed on the last Monday of May in the USA, commemorates all the soldiers who died while in military service. Wars and battles have been a part of the world since time immemorial. However, there is a set of soldiers who fought in a particular war who were the most fortunate among all the soldiers who had ever fought a war or would ever fight in the future!

Read on to find out more….


A Win-Win Situation

We all aim to win—be it arguments, the best deals in the market, or even intangibles like friendships and favors. But somewhere along the way, we have forgotten how to accomplish that and instead scramble while trying all possible shortcuts in the book. All but the simplest shortcut of…
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Bharata Pradakshina – Kashmir

The heavenly land of Kashmir gets its name from Sage Kashyap. Many a saint has travelled to this holy place to impart spiritual knowledge and establish schools of learning. It is said that Adi Sankara was so pleased with the knowledge of the locals that he called Kashmir an abode of Goddess Saraswati. It is no wonder then that Kashmir has a plethora of native saints who showed the easiest path to attain God.

Click here to read about the Mystic Poetess of Kashmir…


Kids’ Storytime – Simple Service, Wondrous Fruit!

Shankara went to a nearby gurukulam (school) to learn the Vedas and the Shastras. Shankara was very good in studies. During the course of his studies, as per the brahmacharya dharma, he had to go from house to house to collect bhiksha (food given as alms).

Click here to read who this Shankara was and what he did…


Kids’ Quiz – Balarama Trivia

Lord Balarama was the elder brother of Lord Krishna; an avatar of Adi Sesha. He descended to the earth to be with his beloved Lord, although throughout this avatar he played the role of doting elder brother to perfection. Let’s see how much you know abut Lord Balarama.

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News of the month

Dallas GOD satsang welcomed springtime with Madhura Utsav 2011, a weekend filled with a plethora of fulfilling satsangs Click here for a detailed report.

Seattle GOD satsang conducted two exciting, innovative Sampradaya camps in April
Click here to read the teen camp report.

Sri Narayananji conducted a Srimad Bhagavata Saptaham in Boston at a devotee’s residence
Read more here.

Akhanda Nama sankirtan was held at Houston Namadwaar with prayers for rains in Texas and in Nashua, NH to commemorate Rama Navami and Tamil New Year’s Day.
Read the Namadwaar report here
Read the Nashua report here

Monthly Gopa Kuteeram sessions were held at Chicago, IL as well as at Holland, MI. Read the Chicago report here


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