US Namadwaar Bhoomi Pooja Celebrations — Excerpts from Sri Swamiji’s Benedictory Message
Bhakti is one of the simplest and most elegant paths to reach the Lord.
bhaktAyA sulabho bhagavAn, it is said. The Lord gets easily attracted to bhakti! The innumerable life stories of the Lord’s devotees are a solid proof of this fact.
Aasthikas & Bhaktas
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 issue – Who is a bhakta? And who is an aasthika?
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Tiruvallikeni – Sri Parthasarathy
Madhura Geetam – Bharata Pradakshina
The next kshetra that we will cover in this Madhura Geetham series is located in the heart of Chennai city. Triplicane or Tiruvallikeni is one of the oldest neighborhoods in Chennai, and lies near the seashore. It is so old that in fact, it has been mentioned by Tirumangai Azhwar in one of his pasurams (divine hymns).
Be Grateful! Be Happy!
Divya’s 3rd grade teacher had given them an interesting assignment. They had to write about “One thing that I am grateful for, and Why.”
Divya was happy because she had learned the real meaning of the word during her summer holidays in India. She knew what she would be writing.
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Kid’s Quiz – Thanksgiving Special!
It’s Thanksgiving time in the USA! But do you know gratitude is an extremely important, inherent attitude in Indian culture from time immemorial?
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News of the month (Oct-Nov 2014)
**Sri Ramanujamji’s Programs in Virginia, Michigan, Minnesota, Georgia and Florida
– ‘Govinda Damodara Madhavethi’ – 3 Day Lecture Series in Richmond, VA
– Special Gopa Kuteeram Performance in Richmond,VA
– Srimad Bhagavatha Saptaham in Detroit, Michigan
– An Evening of Introspection, Minnetonka, MN
– ‘Om Shanti: An Ode to Harmony’ at Bloomington Art Center, Bloomington, MN
– First satsang in Rochester, MN and Press Meet with ‘Panipookal’
– ‘Madhura Utsav’ – A Week in Divinity in Edina, MN
– Bhagavatha Saptaham in Atlanta, Georgia – 2014
– ‘Bhagavatha Dharma Made Simple’ – A two-day lecture series in Casselberry, FL
– Radha Kalyanam in Orlando, FL
SRI M. K. RAMANUJAM JI’S VISIT TO USA
Sri M K Ramanujam ji, a senior disciple of HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, will be touring the US between October and December 2014. He will conduct spiritual discourses, Madhura Utsavs, Youth Leadership programs and more in various cities across the USA.
He is currently in Dallas, and in Dec he will visit New York (Yorktown Heights and Rochester), Dallas, Seattle and Houston.
Please visit this page for details on each of his programs.
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