Namadwaar Newsletter December 2017

Let Us Chant The Divine Names!

Namadwaars have been inaugurated in Melbourne, Australia and Atlanta, United States of America, on the November 8 2017, with the blessings of Sri Swamiji. The same day a Namadwaar was opened at Periyakulam, India by the holy hands of Sri Swamiji. The inspiring benedictory address by Sri Swamiji for the inauguration of Melbourne Namadwaar is shared here.

Click here to read the entire message


 Cherished Memoirs – 55

Sri Swamiji and Lord Sundara Srinivasan

This series chronicles interesting experiences recounted by the devotees of HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji. These articles are translations from the series, “Madhuramaana Mahaneeyar” that is published every month in Madhuramurali Tamil monthly magazine.

In his dhyana… Sri Swamiji walks up the holy hill of Tirumala doing Nama kirtan and moved by the enchanting hills; bathing in Swami Pushkarini with great joy he goes and has darshan of Lord Bhoovaraha; then, passing the divine guards Jaya and Vijaya at the entrance of the main sanctum sanctorum, Sri Swamiji stands on the Kulasekara step and worships the Lord even as he recalls the words of Kulasekara azhwar….

Click here to read about what happened next


 Vedanta Aathicudi – 3

Irumai Poyyaam

“Athichoodi” is a type of poetic work (in Tamil) that comprises of a collection of one-line philosophical verses. HH 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 third verse 


 Kids’ Contribution

Nama Mahima – Janabai and cow dung cakes

Krishnabandhu Rajesh from CA has narrated a beautiful episode  from Janabai’s life that highlights the power of Nama.

Click here to read the story

 

 


Crossword Time

Devotees of Lord Panduranga

Over the last year, we have presented a series of quizzes on the devotees of Lord Panduranga. In this final quiz in this series, here is a fun ‘summary’ crossword for you to solve!
Click here for the crossword.


News of the month (Nov-Dec 2017)

**Sri Poornima ji’s Satsangs in the US

Dec 2017

Nov 2017


UPCOMING EVENTS

Sri Poornima ji’s Fall Programs

Sri Poornimaji, a senior disciple of HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji, who is touring the US between September to December 2017 will conduct spiritual discourses and a variety of youth educational programs, which includes personality development and enablement lectures in schools and colleges, mainly catering to children and young adults across different parts of the country.

January Schedule

JAN 1: Mahamantra Mass Prayer at Houston
11 AM, Guruvayoorappan Temple
Call 281-402-6585 for more info

Jan 5 & 6: Madhurapuri Pathe Akhilam Madhuram, Minneapolis
Call 425-445-0157 for more info

In Jan-Feb 2017, Poornimaji will visit Denver, Columbus and several other cities in the US. Please email contact@godivinity.org for more information, or follow updates on GOD’s website.

OTHER UPCOMING EVENTS

DEC 31 DALLAS: AKHANDA MAHAMANTRA KIRTAN
4 PM to Midnight
Call 469-964-9302 for more info

DEC 31 JACKSONVILLE: AKHANDA MAHAMANTRA KIRTAN 
6 PM to Midnight, Shirdi Sai Temple
Call 904-47-8821 for more info

DEC 31 NEW JERSEY: NEW YEAR’S EVE PROGRAM & NEW YEAR PRAYER 
Call 609-647-9555 for more info

DEC 31 DETROIT: AKHANDA MAHAMANTRA KIRTAN 
8 PM to Midnight, Sri Balaji Temple
Call 248-390-6534 for more info

DEC 31-JAN 1 ATLANTA: MADHURA UTSAV & RADHA KALYANAM
5 pm to Midnight on Dec 31, 9 am to 1 pm on Jan 1
Call 404-788-7391 for more info

DEC 31-JAN 1 RICHMOND, VIRGINIA: AKHANDA MAHAMANTRA KIRTAN & SATSANG
6 PM to Midnight on Dec 31st, 3-4 PM on Jan 1st
Call 804-306-8198 for more info

JAN 1 BAY AREA, CA: AKHANDA MAHAMANTRA KIRTAN 
7 AM to 7 PM
Call 408-431-5688 for more info

JAN 1 BOSTON: MAHAMANTRA KIRTAN MASS PRAYER
10 AM at Acton, 5:30 PM at South Grafton
Call 617-458-0516 for more info

JAN 1 RALEIGH: AKHANDA MAHAMANTRA SATSANG
11 AM to 4 PM
Call 810-335-4194 for more info

JAN 6 MINNEAPOLIS: MADHURAGEETHAM 2018 MUSIC COMPETITION
2:30 PM, Nath Auditorium, Hindu Temple of Minnesota
Call 425-445-0157 for more info

JAN 6 ORLANDO: NEW YEAR NAMA & SATSANG
Call 321-231-4363 for more info

JAN 6 VARIOUS US CITIES: Global Nama Relay
Mahamantra will be chanted as a relay in several countries and cities across the world. Email contact@godivinity.org for more information OR contact your local GOD satsang coordinator for the chanting time in your city.

JAN 21 HOUSTON: BODY MIND & SOUL RETREAT
Call 832-515-1251 for more info

FEB 24 HOUSTON: PURANAVA Indian Cultural Fest and Quiz Competition
Call 281-402-6585 for more info

FEB 25 HOUSTON: SACRED SOUND FESTIVAL
Sound meditation for happy living
Call 832-515-1251 for more info


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