Nama Dwaar newsletter – May 2014

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Simple Yet Secret!

Sri Swamiji's holy feet

In the Devikaalottaram, a scripture that has been hailed and translated by Sri Ramana Maharshi, Lord Shiva speaks in detail about the stringent, advaitic path of self-enquiry. But at the very end, He reveals a surprisingly simple but completely unexpected secret!

Click here to  read about the secret shortcut.


Ambareesha: Humility Personified

Learnings from Srimad Bhagavatam

AmbareeshaDevotion is said to be acquired by listening to the glories of the Lord. Even better is to listen to the stories of the great devotees. Here is the story of King Ambareesha, who, though he had inherited the entire Earth and possessed unrivaled power, had exceptional devotion towards the Lord…
Click here to read about the unique quality of the King that attracted the Lord.


“Knock, And It Shall Be Opened!”

Cherished Memoirs

pvmsThis 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” by Dr. A. Bhagyanathan, personal secretary to Sri Swamiji, that is published every month in Madhuramurali Tamil monthly magazine, in India.
In this issue – read how Sri Swamiji’s pooja murthi, Sri Premika Varadan, answered a devotee’s prayer on time.
Click here to read more about this.


Barsana

Madhura Geetam – Bharata Pradakshina

Sri RadharaniAbout 50 kilometers from Vrindavan is the village of Barsana, the birth place of Lord Krishna’s beloved, Sri Radha; who was the epitome of prema bhakti. Here is one of Sri Swamiji’s kirtans where he sings of Sri Radha’s birth in this holy place.
Click here to read more.


Quiz Time – Azhwars

The Azhwars are considered the foremost bhaktas of highest order who descended on Earth to propagate the glory of the Divine Name and Form of the Lord. They didn’t know anyone other than their one and only Lord Sri Hari.

Click here to take a quiz on Azhwars.


News of the month

Sri Rama Navami Celebration by Gopa Kuteeram kids, Raleigh-NC
**Sri Rama Navami was celebrated by the Gopa Kuteeram kids in a grand manner at the Sri Shirdi Sai Mandhir of North Carolina. Click here to read the report.

Sri Rama Navami Celebration by Gopa Kuteeram kids, Dallas-TX
**Sri Rama Navami was celebrated by the Gopa Kuteeram kids in Dallas enthusiastically. Click here to read the report.

Gopakuteeram Spring Recital in Bay Area, CA
**A spring recital program was presented by the Gopa Kuteeram kids at Evergreen Library, South San Jose in a grandeur. Click here to read the report.

Gopa Kuteeram Year-End Performance 2013-14
**Houston area Gopa Kuteeram classes in Pearland and Cypress celebrated another successful year with a year-end program for parents on Saturday, Apr 26 2014 at Houston Namadwaar. Click here to read the report.

Vasanthotsavam at Houston Namadwaar
** A beautiful Vasanthotsavam-themed Madhura Utsav was celebrated at Houston Namadwaar in the presence of the Divine Couple, Sri Premika Varadan and Sri Madhuri Sakhi, who traveled all the way from Dallas, on Saturday, April 12 2014.Read the report here.


Upcoming Events

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – RADHE.. RADHE.. Dance Ballet
**The Southern Theater, June 8, 3:30 PM
Buy tickets at radheradhe.brownpapertickets.com
Visit the Facebook event page here.
Contact: minneapolis.god@godivinity.org

HOUSTON, TX – Gopa Kuteeram Summer Camps @ Pearland and Cypress
**”Crazy Kishkindha” – Ages 8 to 12 – June 13-15 – Cypress, TX
**”Vibrant India” –  Ages 5-10 – June 20-22 – Pearland, TX
** Li’l Gopas Kids Camp – Ages 4 to 7 – July 18-19 – Cypress, TX
** “Why?-5” Young Thinkers Camp – Ages 12-17 – July 24-27 – Pearland, TX
To see the flyers or to register online, go to www.godivinity.org
Contact: houston.god@godivinity.org, 281-303-5828


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