Columns by Devotees

Bhakta Narahari

Hail the glory of Pandarpur which has lured many a great saint, whose hymns called ‘Abhangs’ still stand testimony for their unparalleled devotion to their great Lord Panduranga. In this glorious
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Sri Narsi Mehta (Part – 1)

Narasimha Mehta(or) Narsi, as he was dearly called by everybody, was born in Junaghat village , situated near Porbander, Gujarat. He was born in a family which was very pious and meticulous about
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Sri Narsi Mehta (Part – 2)

Great are the stories of Saints, for, they are completely immersed in the elixir of devotion for the Lord. They remain completely absorbed in the meditation of the wonderful countenance of the Lord
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Sri Narsi Mehta (Part – 3)

The kirtans of true devotees are real gems shining in the glory of its purity and serenity, withstanding the tough test of time and illumining everybody into a devotion filled life. Narsi’s heart
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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 Chaitanya Mahaprabhu

The Moon was eclipsed on the 23rd Phalguna, 1407 Sakabda, with the English calendar showing 18th February, 1486. It was then that in Mayapur in the Town of Nadia, Sachi Devi the devoted wife of the
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Mahatma Gandhi – ‘Bapu’

Ram Naam, which had become part and parcel of the timid, shy boy, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, transformed him into Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhiji showed the path of Ahimsa to the world. Leaders like Martin
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Mahatma Gandhi – ‘Bapu’ – Part 2

Satyagraha movement was extended to forest laws, non-payment of taxes and boycott of foreign cloth, etc. It was felt that Swadeshi movement (producing their own cloth) would deal an economic blow on
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The Last Leaf

O. Henry is the pen name of American writer William Sydney Porter (September 11, 1862 – June 5, 1910). Porter’s most prolific writing period started in 1902, when he moved to New York City to
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Sri Ramakrishna Parmahamsa

The Lord has declared that whenever religion declined and chaos prevailed He would incarnate to protect the good and destroy the wicked and thus reestablish Dharma. Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa is one
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The greatness of Mahans

To depict the greatness of Mahatmas Swami Sivananda used to narrate the following story: The Mogul Emperor Akbar, during his rule from Delhi, hosted a big feast. Many people partook in this feast.
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