Fence to be Laid for Lush Growth of the Crop ‘Bhakti’
Rare it is for a person to even earn serene devotion for Lord Hari (sattvic Hari Bhakti). Rarer still it is to sustain it. For the lush growth of such Bhakti one should abstain from self-praise. In Ramayana, we see that Lord Hanuman is humble in spite of accomplishing great feats. Only if one is, like Hanuman, without self-praise will the crop of Bhakti grow.
THIS MONTH, THAT YEAR – 2012
The Purpose of A Guru
Guru Purnima was celebrated on July 9 this year. On this auspicious occasion, let us reminisce about the purpose of a Guru.
Cherished Memoirs – 50
Lord Shiva, the “Thyaga” – Raja
On June 8, Sri Swamiji also celebrated the birth anniversary of Sri Kanchi Mahaswami (Sri Chandrasekhara Saraswati Swami of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam). On that day Sri Swamiji reminisced the sacrificing nature of Lord Shiva, that had touched the core of his heart.
Madhura Geetam – Sloka Series: 7
Anuman Vazhi Thunai Aindu
Sri Swamiji has written a set of five slokas on Lord Hanuman, the foremost among the devotees of Lord Rama. In the slokas, Sri Swamiji extols the qualities of Lord Hanuman and prays to Him for protection from all dangers and for guidance in his worldly as well as spiritual journey.
Greatness of Divine Names #4
Countless saints in our Kali Yuga preach the path of chanting the divine Hari Nama, as it is the easiest path to attain the lotus feet of our Lord. In this series, our young writers will share stories and incidents from the lives of devotees that highlight the greatness of the Divine Name.
Sabari – Lord comes knocking at the door
A young writer, Keerthi from California recounts how the Lord went on his own accord to Sabari’s door step who was a simple tribal woman with tremendous faith in her Guru’s words and the Lord’s name!
Panduranga Bhakta Series 6
Test your knowledge on Pundalika and Bhakta Narahari – two unique devotees of Lord Panduranga.
News of the month (June-July 2017)
- 29th: Sri Padhuka Pravesham in Houston Namadwaar
- 9th: Guru Poornima Celebration in Boston, MA
- 9th: Guru Poornima Celebration in Bay Area, CA
- 9th: Special Guru Poornima Satsang in Minneapolis, MN
- 8th: Guru Poornima Celebration in Houston, TX
- 4th: Special Aashada Ekadasi Satsang in Orlando, FL
July 20,27, Aug 3,10 – Boston summer camp for 4-14 years. Flyer
Aug 13 – Sri Krishna Jayanthi celebrations at 5.30 pm. Venue: 1943, 120th street SW, Edmonton. Contact number : 780-722-6691.
Aug 12 – Sri Krishna Jayanthi celebrations at 6.00 pm. Venue: Sri Balaji Temple of Great Lakes, West Bloomfield Michigan. Contact number : 248- 875-5549.
Aug 12 – Sri Krishna Jayanthi celebrations at 4.00 pm. Venue: 1418 Waukon Circle, Casselberry, Fl (residence of Ranjini ji / Nagarajan ji). Contact: 321-214-0702.
Aug 14-21 – Janmashtami utsav, @ Namadwaar, 281-402-6585. Everyday 8 am to 6 pm Akandha nama. 6 to 9 pm special pooja
Aug 18th : 6 to 9 pm jananam
Aug 19th : 6 to 9 pm govinda pattabhisekam
Aug 20th: Radha kalyanam
Sep 16 – ‘Life and soul’ free health fair from 8.00 AM-12.00 PM, New life plaza
For more info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 281-402-6585
Aug 12 – Sri Krishna Jayanthi celebrations Krishna jananam parayanam pravachan, uradi and tug of war for kids. Venue: 1515 Hartford Ter, Alpharetta GA 30004
Aug 13 – Gopa Kuteeram Carnival at 10AM-6PM, Parking lot @ VEDA Sri Venkateswara Temple (18109 NE 76 St, Suite 108, Redmond, WA 98052), Contact: 206-399-1058
Aug 14 – Sri Krishna Jayanthi celebrations at 6PM-8:30PM, VEDA Sri Venkateswara Temple (18109 NE 76 St, Suite 108, Redmond, WA 98052), Contact: 206-399-1058
Aug 12 – Sri Krishna Jayanthi celebrations with Mahamantra chanting for 12 hours, Srimad Bhagavata Parayanam and Madhuragitam Venue: 13476, Bois D Arc Ln, Frisco, TX. Contact: 469.964.9302
Aug 13 – Sri Krishna Janmashtami and Madhuragitam, Archanai, Krishna Jananam with Srimad Bhagavata Parayanam at Smt. Prasanna & Sri Balaji’s home in Bloomington, MN. Contact: 425.445.0157
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