Nama Dwaar newsletter – May 2015

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Faith is greater than God!

Lord NarasimhaFaith is the complete belief we have in someone or something. When someone has faith, he can see God even in mere stone. Devotees like Prahlad and Sabari had this kind of faith in the Lord and their Guru. But, is it attainable for normal people like us? Read on to find out
Click here to read the article.


 

Cherished Memoirs

In the complete care of a Guru

Sri Muralidhara Swamiji

This series chronicles interesting 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, and are written by Dr. A. Bhagyanathan, personal secretary to Sri Swamiji.

In this episode, Dr A. Bhagyanathan recounts the experience of Sri Prem who is an ardent devotee of Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji. He once encountered a grave accident. Doctors treating him had no hopes about his recovery. How did he recover?
Click here to read how Guru’s grace worked wonders.

 


Madhura Geetam – Bharata Pradakshina

Parikkal – Sri Lakshmi Narasimha

ParrikalIn this series, we will go on a pradakshina of Bharata desha as we present, each month, a kirtan composed by His Holiness Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji on a particular kshetra, starting from south India and then going north and back.

This month we will visit Sri Lakshmi Narasimha temple in Parikkal which is more than 1800 years old. Sri Swamiji has composed a beautiful song on this Lord.
Click here to read Sri Swamiji’s kirtan on the Lord – Deivam kANIre.

 


KIDS’ CORNER

Who has a place in heaven?

Once a scholar, a priest and a poor farmer went to heaven. They were stopped at the entrance by the guard. The guard said, “To enter heaven, list the good deeds you have done.”
Click here to find out who was qualified to enter heaven.

 


Quiz Time – Lord Narasimha

Lord NarasimhaNarasimha Jayanthi was celebrated on May 2 this year. Take the quiz to see how much you know about Lord Narasimha.

Click here to take the quiz

 


News of the month (Apr – May 2015)

Bhakta Charitram by Sri Poornimaji in Houston, TX

** Apr 11-12 and Apr 17-19 – Sri Poornimaji gave a wonderful discourse on the lives of three devotees – Sri Thyagaraja, Sant Mira Bai and Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu.   Click here to read the report

Navayogi Upakhyana discourse by Sri Poornimaji in Houston, TX

** April 24-26 – Sri Poornimaji delivered a discourse on Navayogi Upakhyana from Canto 11 in Srimad Bhagavatham in Houston, TX. Click here for the detailed report

Vasanthotsavam in Houston, TX

** May 8-10 – Spring festival was celebrated for the joyous couple – Sri Madhurisakhi and Sri Premika Varada in Houston Namadwaar. Click here to read the detailed report.

Bhaktha Vijayam series in VA, DC and MD

** May 13-16 – Sri Poornimaji delivered a series of lectures on the lives of devotees in various places in Virginia, Washington DC and Maryland. Click here for the report.

MN GOD Satsang at Bhakti Sangeet Competition

** May 3 – Minnesota GOD Satsang members participated in Bhakti Sangeet Competition and won the first place. Click here to read the report.

Mahamantra Writing Contest Results:

** The Annual GOD Mahamantra writing contest for the year 2015 was announced during Sri Rama Navami across US. Here are the results. Click here to read the report

UPCOMING EVENTS

SRI POORNIMA JI’S VISIT TO USA

Sri Poornima jiSri Poornima ji, a senior disciple of HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, will be touring the US between March and June 2015. She will conduct spiritual discourses and satsangs, Vasanta Utsavs, Bhagavata Retreat programs and more in various cities across the USA.

Please stay tuned to godivinity.org for details on each of her programs.

Dallas, TX
** May 28-31 – Gems of Ramayana at the DFW temple, Irving, TX
For more details contact dallasnamadwaar@gmail.com

Houston, TX
** June 5-7 – Satsangs at various devotee residences by Sri Poornimaji
For more details contact 281-402-6585 or houston.god@godivinity.org

Minneapolis, MN
** June 14 – ‘Bhakti Sugandham’ – The Fragance of Devotion – A Classical Indian Dance Ballet with Live Music Ensemble at The Southern Theatre, MN. For more details contact priyasubs@gmail.com

Detroit, MI
** June 21 – ‘Radhe Radhe’ – A Story of Love for the Supreme – A Classical Indian Dance Ballet  at Clawson High School Auditorium, MI. For more details contact 248.390.6534

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