Columns by Devotees

LAMENT OF A HELPLESS CHILD

1. There are times, our scriptures mention, When a sage’s curse has made one mad. I sure deserve to be cursed by them for my countless sins and deeds so bad. If I were ever cursed to be mad, I have
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Sri Sridhara Venkatesa Ayyaval – 1

The Holy land of India has witnessed the incarnation of countless saints. Srimad Bhagavatam proclaims that Lord would incarnate in this land in this age of kali in the form of Saints. True to the
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Sri Sridhara Venkatesa Ayyaval (Part – 2)

After leaving Tirichirapalli, Sri Shridhara Ayyaval passed through many cities and villages before reaching the city of Tanjavur. During the course of his journey, his mother attained the Feet of the
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Anandamayi Ma

“Each type of soil specializes in producing certain type of crop. The Indian soil produces Mahans!” — Sri Sri Swamiji Since time immemorial Mother India has been giving birth to Jivan
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Thondaradipodi Azhwar

Divyasooris or Nityasooris are those who live close to the Lord in Sri Vaikuntam and serve Him personally. The Lord took ten Avatars on earth; and, the Avatar of the ten Azhwars came about to
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Bhakta Chokamela

Pandarpur is glorified as the bazaar of Nama. The most favorite of the presiding deity, Panduranga is Nama Kirtan. There have not been as many bhaktas for any other deities as there have been for
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Swami Vivekananda

Swami Vivekananda is one of the beacons that showed the light of the rich culture and heritage of the Sanatana Dharma to other parts of the world. July 4th happens to be the Mahasamadhi day of Swami
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Swami Abhedananda

If the world were to be imagined as a house, the Bharatavarsha (Indian Sub-continent) can be rightfully called as the shrine of the house. From time immemorial, India has been the spiritual
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