Nama Dwaar newsletter – September 2018

Important, Inspiring Words to Educators and Young Minds

“It is only humans who go to school to learn; who have the ability to learn new skills, arts and subjects. If it were mere teaching that could instill knowledge, then even cows and buffaloes could be brought to school and taught. But it is not so. We possess the extra sense to learn…”. In this article Sri Swamiji shares an inspiring message to educators and young minds about the true purpose of education.

Click here to read the whole article.

 


The Brahmotsav that was!

“My true devotee celebrates festivals for me in grand splendor with music, kirtan and discourses…..”, so says Lord Krishna to Uddhava. When one visits Madhurapuri Ashram which is the abode of our beloved Thakurji – Madhuri Sakhi sametha Sri Premika Varadan on a Janmashtami day, one gets an experience of how this decree of Krishna is followed in letter and spirit to the fullest! In this article, a devotee recounts the blissful Brahmotsav celebrations at Madhurapuri Ashram this year.

Click here to read and be inspired.

 


If only I had…

‘If only I had…’

Such a thought is a sure recipe for personal disaster. Even if the intention is noble, these words and this thought lead one to sorrow and inaction. How then should one lead their life?

Click here to read Sri Swamiji’s explanation.

 


Vedanta Aathicudi – 12

Aushadamam Bhagavan Namam!

“Athichoodi” is a type of poetic work (in Tamil) that comprises of a collection of one-line philosophical verses. H H Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji has composed a “Vedanta Athichoodi”, a poetic work that speaks of life’s most important principles. We had published the entire Vedanta Athichoodi and its overall meaning as part of our Madhura Geetham Sloka Series, earlier this year.

Here we present an in-depth look, into the meaning of each of the lines in this Vedanta Athichoodi.

Click here to read the twelveth verse – Aushadamam Bhagavan Namam


Youth Contribution

Nama Apachara in the Story of Daksha Yagna

Aaditya Karthik from Toronto, Canada narrates the story of Daksha Yagna and the consequences of Nama Apachara.

Click here to read the story


Quiz-Time

Hampi

We recently began a new quiz series based on famous temples and monuments in India. Happy answering and learning! 

This month, test your knowledge on the Hampi.

Click here to take the quiz.


News of the month (September 2018)

Radhashtami Celebration and Other News:

New England blessed with Thakur ji on Radhashtami Day – Click here for a detailed report

Radhashtami Celebration in Dallas Namadwaar, Garland Tx – Click here for a detailed report

Radhashtami Celebrations in Detroit, MI – Click here for a detailed report

Unique Radhashtami Celebrations at Houston Namadwaar – Click here for a detailed report

GOD Houston decorative booth wins First Prize at Houston-wide Janmashtami Fest – Click here for a detailed report

Sri Jagannatha Ratha Yatra in Jacksonville, FL – Click here for a detailed report

Janmashtami Celebration across the US & Canada:

Toronto, Canada – Click here for a detailed report

Edison, NJ – Click here for a detailed report

Jacksonville, FL – Click here for a detailed report

Orlando, FL – Click here for a detailed report

Dallas Namadwaar, Garland TX – Click here for a detailed report

Raleigh, NC – Click here for a detailed report

Minneapolis, MN – Click here for a detailed report

Chicago, IL – Click here for a detailed report

Virginia Namadwaar, VA – Click here for a detailed report

Pleasanton, CA – Click here for a detailed report

Boston, MA – Click here for a detailed report

Edmonton, Canada – Click here for a detailed report

Detroit, MI – Click here for a detailed report

Houston Namadwaar, TX – Click here for a detailed report

Janmashtami with Radha Kalyanam in Pleasanton, CA – Click here for a detailed report

Atlanta Namadwaar, GA – Click here for a detailed report

Seattle & Portland – Click here for a detailed report

San Jose, CA – Click here for a detailed report

 


Upcoming Events

Redmond, WA
Every Saturday – Jai Hanuman temple, (2719, 152nd Ave, NE Redmond, WA 98052). Time: 7.30 pm – 8.00 pm. Phone: 425-818-8277

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