Nama Dwaar newsletter – July 2014

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The Greatest Path and The Highest Achievement

Guru Poornima Message

Sri G on Guru Poornima 2014So which is the greatest path to God? Is it dhyana (meditation) or Raja yoga or Vedanta vichara (self-enquiry) or sanyasa (asceticism) or……..? And why?

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The Ghosts of the World

Cherished Memoirs

Sri Swamiji_chinmudraThis series chronicles interesting 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” by Dr. A. Bhagyanathan, personal secretary to Sri Swamiji, that is published every month in Madhuramurali Tamil monthly magazine, in India.
In this issue – “Many ghosts have come and are sitting around me. They are all scaring me in different ways. What shall I do?” said Sri Swamiji, his eyes filled with tears.
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Mattapalli Nrisimha

Madhura Geetam – Bharata Pradakshina

MattapalliOn the banks of River Krishna is the town of Mattapalli, home to one of the five famous temples in Andhra Pradesh for Lord Nrisimha. Here, Lord Nrisimha is found to be sitting in Padmasana posture and is about one foot tall. Here is a beautiful kirtan by Sri Swamiji on this particular Nrisimha in a befitting raaga.
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Lilas of Lord Guruvayurappan

Story Time

GuruvayurappanTwo true-life incidents that occurred in the lives of two devotees of Lord Guruvayurappan were narrated by Sri Swamiji during the Guruvayur Sapthaha Shathakrathu Mahotsavam in 2008.
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Kid’s Quiz – Gurus from the Scriptures

July 12, 2014 was celebrated as Guru Poornima, an auspicious day to celebrate, worship and extol the greatness of the Guru. On this occasion, let’s see if you know who were the Gurus of some famous Indian personalities. 

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News of the month

‘Radhe Radhe – A Story of Love to the Supreme’ Dance ballet in Minneapolis, MN
**The ‘Radhe Radhe’ classical dance ballet depicting the Supreme Prema Bhakti (Unconditional Divine Love) of Sri Radha Devi for Sri Krishna, put together by Minneapolis GOD chapter was a grand success.  Click here to read the report.

‘Crazy Kishkinda Camp’ in Cypress TX
**A 3 Day ”Crazy Kishkindha” Ramayana-themed Summer Camp was conducted in Cypress area of Houston, for kids aged 8-12 yrs was held between June 13-15 in Lone Star CY-Fair Library campus and was a great hit with the kids. Click here to read the report.

‘Vibrant India’ Summer Camp at Namadwaar Houston  
**”Vibrant India” a 3-day camp themed around India’s wonderful diversity in all areas was conducted in Namadwaar Houston in Pearland area from June 20-22, and was a great success. Click here to read the report.

Madhura Utsav in Richmond, VA
**A 5 -day Madhura Utsav was conducted in grandeur by the Virginia GOD satsang members, with Akhanda Mahamantra kirtan, Srimad Bhagavata parayanam, pravachan, daily processions, Divya nama sankirtanam, puppet show, performances by Gopa Kuteeram kids and local artists, and beautifully culminated with Rukmini kalyanam, Raj bhog seva, Janavasam and Sri Radha Kalyanam Vaibhavam. Read the detailed report here.


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