Fond Memories of Bliss

Fond memories of bliss – Part 49

The Madhurapuri Ashram houses a Sama Veda and Yagur Veda Patashala, where a number of young boys study as resident students. Like any other school, every year, during summer, the students get
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Fond memories of bliss – Part 50

Darshanaad eva saadavah’ – says Srimad Bhagavatam. Merely having the darshan of a Mahatma will suffice for one. It will usher in all the auspiciousness in his life that will solve his
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Fond memories of bliss – Part 51

In the life of Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa, we come across incidents when Sri Ramakrishna himself says that he is able to see through the person in front of him, just like one would see everything
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Fond memories of bliss – Part 52

A few days back Sri Swamiji was talking with a devotee. The devotee was asking Sri Swamiji in these lines, ‘Why is it that you keep telling about the worship of Sri Krishna only and not other
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Fond memories of bliss – Part 53

The qualities of a Guru are described in detail in all our scriptures. However, nowhere in our scriptures has there been a mention of the requisite qualities/standards of a disciple in order to be a
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Fond memories of bliss – Part 54

Sri Venkatesan Gurumurthy is an ardent devotee of Sri Swamiji. Just like Sri Venkatesan, his parents are also ardently devoted to Sri Swamiji. In July 2010, his parents undertook a pilgrimage to
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Fond memories of bliss – Part 17

While in Premika Bhavanam, Sri Swamiji usually sits in a corner of His room for meditation. A photo of Sri Premika Varadan is placed just by the side of where Sri Swamiji usually sits. Even on days
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Fond memories of bliss – Part 48

Faith is the greatest wealth, our scriptures say. When one has unwavering faith on the Lord or the Sadguru, it is the duty of the Lord or the Sadguru to save the devotee from any crisis he may be
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Fond memories of bliss – Part 33

One evening a few Bhagavatas visited Mathurapuri Ashram. On that particular day, Sri Sri Swamiji was not keeping well and was very tired and exhausted owing to the fever and hectic schedule. Upon
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Fond memories of bliss – Part 34

Sivakasi is a busy industrial town in southern Tamil Nadu. The unique aspect of this town apart from the industries and printing press is the amazing faith that people have on Nama Kirtan. During Sri
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Fond memories of bliss – Part 35

Mannargudi is a town in the Southern part of Tamil Nadu. This incident happened a few years ago when Sri Sri Swamiji visited this town. After having spent the day meeting devotees in the town, Sri
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Fond memories of bliss – Part 36

It was the time when Sri Sri Swamiji was staying at a place in Chennai different from the current one. I had gone there along with my father to have His darshan. When Sri Sri Swamiji was speaking
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