Nama Dwaar Newsletter – October 2021

The Divine Name Muralidhara

‘Muralidhara’ that wonderful divine name of our beloved Master is the sweetest of all the infinite names of Bhagavan. Because it stands for Bhagavan as a Guru; as one who intends to attract us all to His lotus feet…

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Navaratri – A Celebration of Divine Shaktis 

Festivals are always meant to cheer our spirits with enthusiasm and enhance our journey towards divinity by thinking of and thanking Bhagavan and the nine days of Navaratri festival are dedicated exclusively to acclaim, think, cherish, and receive the blessings of Devi in different forms.

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Gratitude Note from a Yuva Bhagavata

Rudransh Rajaram, a 12th grader from G.O.D. Satsang Dallas, was inspired to conduct a global chess tournament as a fundraiser for G.O.D. He shares his gratitude to those who have inspired him, not only in conducting this event, but also in his journey of relishing Bhagavata Dharma and connecting with divinity.

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Reminiscing the Wit and Wisdom of Sri Chandrashekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji

The aradhana of Jagadguru Sri Chandrasekhara Bharati Mahaswamiji, the 34th Acharya of Sringeri Sharada Peetham, was celebrated recently. Here are a few excerpts from his life narrated by HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji (Sri Guruji).

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Govinda’s family – Govindanukku Aatpatta Kudumbamamma 8

Image source: MadhuraMurali magazine

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.

“pErAsai paDamATTOm, pAsatthilE vizhamATTOm… We shall not feel greedy; we shall not fall into attachment…..,” sings Sri Swamiji.

Click here to read the eighth article in this series…


GOD North America celebrates Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji’s 60th Thirunakshatra via zoom

By the divine grace of Sri Swamiji, GOD USA and GOD Canada are celebrating Deepavali Mahotsavam and Sri Swamiji’s 60th Thirunakshatra with 60 days of daily satsangs from Sep 9 to Nov 8. Read about all the events that were conducted as part of the celebrations and events coming up.

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Global Puranava Online Quiz Contest 2021-22

Calling All Quiz & India Enthusiasts to participate in the PURANAVA Virtual Quiz, an international, online, Indian Heritage quiz

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Relishing Sri Madhurageetham – Durga Thunai Iruppal Namakku

Durga Thunai Iruppal Namakku

We are relishing, little by little, the rasa in Sri Madhurageethams, compositions of HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, in the form of ‘questions to relish’, which we call as a ‘quelish’, as shared by his disciple Sri Ramanujamji.

This month, read more about the rasa in the Madhurageetham – Durga Thunai IrupAl

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Answers and Beyond

In this series of “Answers and Beyond”, we shall read, understand and enjoy Sri Swamiji’s lucid answers to some thought-provoking questions posed by various devotees. 

Questions this month:

  1. Some people often get darshan of mahatmas and God in their dreams. What is the use of that?
  2. Some discuss their adversity with a mahatma and get their blessings. It materializes for some and it does not for others. Why?
  3. How do we take the highs and lows of life?

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“I Am Awed!” Series – Self-Effort vs Destiny

Which is more powerful – Self Effort or Destiny?

Many people have this question – what are the deciding factors for an end result? Does a result depend on self-effort or on destiny? Which is more powerful?

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Quiz-Time

Indian Women Saints – Sri Panna Dai

Quiz is based on iconic women from India. 

How much do you know about Sri Panna Dai

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News of the Month ( Sept – Oct 2021)

GOD North America celebrates Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji’s 60th Thirunakshatra

Namadwaar Houston celebrates Navaratri with Madhura Geethams on Radha Devi and beautiful rangolis

Raleigh GOD chapter celebrates Navaratri with Sundara Kandam parayanam and Katha Shravanam on Sabari Moksham

Namadwaar Virginia celebrates Navaratri with Sundara Kandam Parayanam

Special Navaratri satsangs and Srimad Bhagavata Saptaham in Atlanta Namadwaar

 

Other News:

Pearland Mayor visits Namadwaar Houston, Tx

 


Upcoming Events:

Please reach out to any G.O.D. North America regional coordinator or email newsletter@godivinity.org for more details or Zoom information.

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