Nama Dwaar newsletter – December 2012

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Greatness of Srimad Bhagavatam

One of the greatest scriptures of the Sanatana Dharma – Srimad Bhagavatam. Many Puranas speak about the greatness of this Scripture. Here is a brief excerpt of how Padma Purana glorifies Srimad Bhagavatam
Read on…

The Birth of Radha Rani

We greet each other with ‘Radhe Radhe’. We reiterate that Bhakti (devotion) is the easiest spiritual path to liberation in this day and age, and Radha Devi is often referred to in the scriptures as the very personification of Supreme devotion and love….And then, we chant the ‘Hare Rama…’ Mahamantra.
Click here to read an interesting story from the scriptures to know how all of these correlate.

Answers and Beyond

Spiritual questions answered by Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji

  • As a parent, how can I impart moral values to my child?
  • I cannot perform ‘Japa’ or meditation. However I can listen to stories (like Srimad Bhagavatam) if narrated by someone. Will it suffice?

HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji answers these questions in this week’s ‘Answers and Beyond’.
Read here.


Kids Story time

There were eight gems of Mahatmas that originated from Karnataka – known as ‘Ashta Daasas’ – and one among them is Kanakadasa.
It is said that faith and devotion can shake mountains. Out of his sheer devotion and love, Kanakadasa shook verily the Lord.
Click here to read more about this great Saint – Kanakadasa.

Trivia: Kanakadasa

Kids Trivia

All set to test your knowledge on this Saint – Kanakadasa? Click here for the challenge!

News this month

Sri Ramanujamji’s visit to Dallas was a grand satsangs as a huge number of devotees were drenched in the nectar of Bhagavata Katha.  Bhagavatam satsang was held at Sri Guruvayurappan Temple in Dallas.  “Sri Krishna Sharanam Mamah” was a 4-day long utsav celebrated in DFW temples, with Krishna Jananam, Damodar Leela, Govardhan Leela and Rukmini Kalyanam.

A 3 day series on “Inner Transformation” was also held at Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple in Frisco, TX.

Inner transformation workshops were conducted in California Bay area and Pearland, TX.

Upcoming Events

GOD USA welcomes Sri M. K. Ramanujam, disciple of HH Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji
Sri M. K. Ramanujam is currently visiting different cities in the USA, and conducting discourses, mass prayers, secular workshops and corporate programs. Click here to read a brief profile of Sri Ramanujam.


Dec 21-28 — Srimad Bhagavata Saptaha Mahotsava
Daily Bhagavata Parayanam, Purappadu, Kirtans, Guru Smaranam, Children’s performances and more: Houston Namadwaar, 3642 Bailey Ave, Manvel TX 77578
Daily Srimad Bhagavata Pravachan by Sri Ramanujam ji, Dec 21-27: Sri Meenakshi Temple, Pearland TX
Contact: Jeevan Santha 281-573-8087, Sriram 832-515-1251;

Click here to see the complete schedule of Sri Ramanujam ji and check out the event flyers.

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