Nama Dwaar newsletter – September 2013

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Perseverance: Victory is Always Thine

Learnings from Srimad Bhagavatam – 4

DhruvaWhen young Dhruva set out to the forest in search of Bhagavan, he did not know where to go, what to do or how he was going to find God. His only possession in his lofty quest was his determination and perseverance. How did that bring Bhagavan to him?
Click here to read on.


Hanumanji in the Sky!

Cherished Memoirs – 4

Sri SwamijiThis series chronicles sweet 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.
Click here to read about this interesting incident that happened at Bangalore.


Sri Rangam Sri Ranganatha

Madhura Geetam – Bharata Pradakshina – 4

RanganathaHis Holiness Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji has composed several hundreds of kirtans glorifying various deities and depicting different bhavas of a devotee – from praise and enjoyment, friendship and motherhood, to love and intense prayer. Sri Swamiji has also composed many kirtans on various kshetras or places of pilgrimage around India.
In this series, we will go on a pradakshina of Bharata desha as we present, each month, a kirtan composed by Sri Swamiji on a particular kshetra. This month’s kirtan is one composed on the famous Sri Ranganatha of Srirangam, Tamil Nadu.
Click here to read about this lovely kirtan.


The Lord’s Answer

Story Time

GuruvayurappanThere was an illustrious devotee in Guruvayur by name Poondhaanam. He was so devoted to the Lord that Lord Guruvayurappan would converse with him everyday. In the same town, there was a person who was afflicted with a grave disease. No medicine could cure his disease and this made him a dejected person. One day, he approached Poondhaanam and told him about his disease. He requested Poondhaanam to ask Sri Guruvayurappan if he would be cured of his disease.
Click here to read what happened next.


Krishna and the Demons

Crossword Puzzle

Krishna faced many demons during His avatara. The lucky ones who died in His hands were Liberated, while other unfortunate ones were not. Let’s test your knowledge about the names of some of these demons, both the lucky and the unlucky ones.

Click here to see the crossword.


Sri Ramanujamji’s Schedule

Bay Area, California Sep 26 – Oct 8
Richmond, VA Oct 9-12
New York / New Jersey Oct 13-16
Toronto, Canada Oct 18-23
Boston/New Hampshire Oct 24-29
Detroit, MI Oct 30-Nov 7
Minneapolis MN Nov 8 – 15
Seattle, WA Nov 16- 21
Dallas, TX Nov 22-Dec 3
Atlanta, GA Dec 4 – 12
Houston, TX Dec 13—27


August News

Dallas, TX
Dallas GOD group hosted a booth at the annual “Anand Bazaar” in Grand Prairie, TX
Janmashtami celebrations at Dallas, TX. Click here for the report

Houston, TX
Houston GOD celebrated Sri Krishna Janmashtami with a wonderful 4-day utsav filled with kirtans, discourses, processions, prasad and special “uriyadi” butter pot-breaking for kids.


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