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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Nandanaar

The Tamizh month of ‘Purattasi’ when the star ‘Rohini’ is on the ascent is said to be the day whence Nandanaar mingled with His Beloved Lord Siva in Chidambaram. This year (2008), today (Sep
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Sri Bhadrachala Ramadas – 1

There is an incident(story) exemplifying the glory of Bhadrachalam. There once lived a Brahmin by name Kalakalan. His Guru cursed him because he misbehaved with the Guru Patni (the wife of the Guru).
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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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