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What is karma? What is dharma? To perform actions, as shown by scriptures, for one’s own benefit is karma. To perform the same actions for the welfare of the world is dharma. | HH Maharanyam Sri Muralidhara Swamiji

For the abundant grace showered by the Guru, I thought I can only prostrate unto him! While thinking so, I also thought, for that grace bestowed, how many times do I keep prostrating? For how long should I keep prostrating …


To be humane is good; to love all that can feel our love is truly great| Maharanyam Sri Muralidhara Swamiji

There is debate even in the matter of Rama — Is the Sita carried away by Ravana the real one or ‘chaaya’ (shadow) Sita? why did Rama kill Vali from behind the tree? Why was Sita asked to enter the …


Only when you have faith that the deity you are devoted to can bestow anything, will you be able to do bhakti with faith. Other deities may help you in some matters and fail you in others. Hence we should …


Prostrating with one’s chest, head, mind, body, word, feet, knees and arms touching the earth amounts to performing ashtanga namaskara with eight parts.| HH Maharanyam Sri Sri Muralidhara Swamiji

A person puts in tremendous efforts throughout his life and undergoes numerous travails in order to attain wealth, position and honor, but does not take any of these things with him after death. Instead, he only carries with him the …


All of one’s emotions are relative to time, space and person only. | HH Maharanyam Sri Murlaidhara Swamiji

Try to leave ‘I’, ‘I’ in each saying and happening. Instead, try to catch ‘Krishna’, ‘Krishna’ (‘He’) in every happening and saying. | HH Maharanyam Sri Muralidhara Swamiji

God has not given man the capacity to see his own back. Do you know why? That is because God intends to say – Don’t worry about the past that has gone behind you. Start chanting Nama from today and …


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