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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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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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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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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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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Sri Narayana Thirtha

There are numerous devotees who have sung the glory of Lord Krishna in their native tongues – Oothukkaadu Venkata Subbaiyer in Tamil, Purandaradasa in Kannada, Pandarpur devotees in Marathi, Meera
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