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Glossary

Glossary Many proper names are listed under this glossary with the link reference. These include names of places, people, festivals, organisations, and sacred texts. A Adi Shankara – well-known theologian and founder of the advaita school. Also called Adi Shankaracharya. Advaita – non-dualism, the name of the theology equating the soul with God. Advaitin – […]

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01. INTRODUCTION; THE BANYAN SEED

1. INTRODUCTION; THE BANYAN SEED “I am the seed of all existence. There is no being, moving or still, that exists without Me.” Krishna in the Bhagavad Gita There was once a cobbler who lived a simple and honest life. He was a poor man and had to work hard to support his wife and […]

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STO-702 – Savitri (devotion to the spouse)

STO-702-sec The beautiful princess Savitri was now of marriageable age, but no one had come forward to ask for hand. Her father became anxious and arranged for her to travel throughout the local kingdoms to choose a husband for herself. She visited cities with wonderful palaces and also simple villages. But throughout her whole journey, […]

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STO-321 – The Story of Valmiki (mantra meditation)

STO-321-sec Author of the Ramayana Thousands of years ago there lived a hunter who lived by robbing and looting. He lived in a jungle with his wife and children and no traveller who passed through the jungle was safe. If need be he never hesitated to kill innocent pilgrims to achieve his object. One day […]

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STO-314 – Stories of Krishna

STO-314-sec The Birth of Krishna Once upon a time, Vasudeva, the son of King Surasena, just after marrying Devaki, was going home on his chariot with his newly wedded wife. The father of Devaki, known as Devaka, had contributed a sizeable dowry out of affection toward his daughter. He had given hundreds of chariots decorated […]

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STO-201 – The Butter Thief (the sweetness of God)

STO-201-sec The following is a version of the story told to children. Despite this, this lila (spiritual pastime) has significance for adults (see the prayers at the end of the story demonstrate). Long ago in India, there lived the most wonderful child. His name was Krishna, and he lived very happily with his mother and […]

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STO-202 – Mrigari the Hunter (ahimsa)

STO-202-sec Once upon a time, the great saint Narada Muni was on his way through a forest to bathe at the confluence of the three sacred rivers, the Ganga, Yamuna and Sarasvati.. As he was walking, he came across a deer lying on the path. He saw that the animal was pierced by an arrow, […]

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STO-111 – The Story of Prahlada (the nature of God)

STO-111-sec This story is connected to the fourth avatar of Vishnu, Narasimha (the half-man, half-lion). Prahlada’s Birth Prahlada was the son of Hiranyakashipu, a great demon who conquered the demigods and took over the universe. Once while Hiranyakashipu was engaged in austerities, trying to become immortal, the demigods captured his wife, Kayadhu who was at […]

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(E) Savitri (devotion to the spouse)

STO-702 The beautiful princess Savitri was now of marriageable age, but no one had come forward to ask for hand. Her father became anxious and arranged for her to travel throughout the local kingdoms to choose a husband for herself. She visited cities with wonderful palaces and also simple villages. But throughout her whole journey, […]

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(P) The Story of Valmiki (mantra meditation)

STO-321 The Story of Valmiki (who wrote the story of Rama and Sita) Thousands of years ago there lived a hunter who made money by robbing other people. He lived in a jungle with his wife and children. No traveller who passed through the jungle was safe. The hunter didn’t hesitate to kill them and […]

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(E) Mrigari the Hunter (ahimsa)

STO-202 Once upon a time, the great saint Narada Muni was on his way through a forest to bathe at the confluence of the three sacred rivers, the Ganga, Yamuna and Sarasvati.. As he was walking, he came across a deer lying on the path. He saw that the animal was pierced by an arrow, […]

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(E) The Butter Thief (the sweetness of God)

STO-201 The following is a version of the story told to children. Despite this, this lila (spiritual pastime) has significance for adults (see the prayers at the end of the story demonstrate. Long ago in India, there lived the most wonderful child. His name was Krishna, and he lived very happily with his mother and […]

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(T) The Story of Prahlada (the nature of God)

STO-111 This story is connected to the fourth avatar of Vishnu, Narasimha (the half-man, half-lion). Prahlada’s Birth Prahlada was the son of Hiranyakashipu, a great demon who conquered the demigods and took over the universe. Once while Hiranyakashipu was engaged in austerities, trying to become immortal, the demigods captured his wife, Kayadhu who was at […]

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Songs

Selected Songs/Bhajans Download word document: Songs There are four songs listed here, as follows: The Arti Song (“Jay Jagadish Hare”) A Popular Hindi Bhajan – “Krishna Jinka Nama Hai” A Bengali bhajan – “Bhaja Hure Mana” A song in praise of Krishn2, the Butter Thief Numbers 1 and 3 feature of the Audio-CD, the tracks […]

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ART-0507 Guruvayor: Where Heaven Meets Earth

Word document download: ART-0507 Guruvayor is a small but important centre of Krishna worship in South India. Guruvayor is a peaceful city with a spiritual atmosphere and is considered to be “The Dwarka of the South”. The Guruvayurappan Temple is one of the most important and oldest temples in all of South India. This temple […]

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ART-0511 Kanyakumari

Kanniyakumari: The Southern Most Tip of India This spot is connected to Shiva and Parvati and also Lord Rama. It is relevant to the festival of Mahashivratri, the day when Lord Siva and Parvati were married. Kanniyakumari is located at the southern-most point of India, where the Bay of Bengal, the Indian Ocean and the […]

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ART-0527 Tirupati

Tirupati/Tirumala: A Glimpse of the Opulence of God Tirumala is where the Venkateshwara (Shri Balaji) Temple is located. Tirumala is located twelve miles from Tirupati on Vyenkata Hill at an altitude of 2,800 feet. The Venkateshwara temple is 414 feet long, 263 feet wide and covers an area of 2.2 acres. “Venkateshwara” means “The Lord […]