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Ranni Hindu meet from February 18

PATHANAMTHITTA: The 61st Ranni Hindu meet, organised by the Ranni Haindava Seva Samithi, will be held on the sand bed of the Pampa at Ranni from February 18 to February…

World Peace Yagam in India

KANNUR : A yagam to promote world peace, which was last held 1180 years ago, will be held over 16 days in Kannur, Kerala state, India starting from April 16…

A month of two Youth icons

A month of two Youth icons

Month of January provide us a golden opportunity to pay our tributes to two greatest person of their time. These two luminaries could be none other than Swami vivekanand and…

Sanskrit to bounce back as 22nd century language

WHO SAYS Sanskrit is a dead language? It’s the most live script on your ‘fingertips’—it is contemporary because it’s computer-friendly. That was the sentiment of the Sanskrit scholars who gathered…

Seminar on Textual Tradition of Ayurveda

KOCHI: The second day of the International Seminar on Textual Tradition of Ayurveda, at Sree Sankaracharya Sanskrit University, Kalady, saw experts debating the need for more research and studies on…

Yugantarkari, a novel on Shri Guruji, released

“Shri Guruji successfully established the view of social harmony during his life. Once, he told a swayamsevak that the day the last person of the society has tears of happiness…

Heavy rush in Sabarimala to witness “Makaravilakku”

SABARIMALA: The sacred hill of Sabarimala is witnessing heavy rush of pilgrims as the Lord Ayyappa Temple is all set to celebrate the “Makaravilakku” on Sunday. The auspicious “Makara Samkrama…

Bagavata Saptaha Yajna in New Delhi

NEW DELHI: Navodayam unit of Mayur Vihar Phase III, is organising a Bagavata Saptaha Yajna at Shri Ishta Sidhi Vinayaga Mandir, Mayur Vihar Phase III, from 1st to 8th April 2007.…

Ramana Maharshi : Bharat’s most revered Rishi

30th December 2006 was the Birth anniversary of Bharath’s most revered Rishi Ramana Maharshi     RAMANA MAHARSHI is one of the most celebrated saints of modern India. Ramana Maharshi symbolizes…

‘Pentheyyam’ performed at Thekkumbad temple

KANNUR: The ‘Pentheyyam’ (woman theyyam) – known as ‘Devakoothu’ – performed at the Thekkumbad Kulombhagavathy temple in the district here is the only one of its kind in the state.The…

Story of Vivekananda Rock and Cross

Here is a great and inspiring epitaph to a noble and monumental mission successfully accomplished against heavy odds by a truly great personage of recent past, Shri Eknath Ranade. It…

Only Ram temple should be built in Ayodhya : Sri Sri Ravi Sankar

CHENNAI : The founder of the art of living, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar emphasized that in Ayodhya, only the temple of Sree Ram should built since only the temple of…

The Versatile Sardar -K. M. Panikker

                                              By M. P. Ajithkumar (Lecturer in History, Sanathana Dharma College, Alappuzha)                           One who moves in with the lights of the present,                              falling in with own ethics, and…

Mangalamayi Mahayagam

Mangalamayi Mahayagam

Thiruvananthapuram: Mangalamayi Mahayagam has started from today in Putharikkandam Maidan.From Today December 9th to December 17th Maidan will turn to a yagabhumi. The yagam was started with Maha Ganapathi Homam…

Your experiences with Swamiji requested for Maha Samadhi Smaranika

Thiruvanantapuram: On the  occasion of the 41st day of the mahasamadhi of Swami Satyananda Saraswati, on 3rd january 2007, a journal will be  published and released by Sri Ramadasashramam at Chengottukonam. Those…

‘Ayyappan Vilakku’ at Kerala’s only Lava- Kusha temple on Dec 9

Pulpally, Wayanad district: The annual Ayyappan Vilakku festival of the Seetha- Lava- Kusha Temple here in the district will be celebrated on December 9, the Festval Celecration Committee officials announced…

Chakkulathukavu pongala Today

Chakkulathukavu pongala on Monday www.newindpress.com ALAPPUZHA: The annual pongala festival at Chakkulathukavu Sri Bhagavathi temple, known as ‘women’s Sabarimala’, will be held on Monday.Lakhs of people are expected to visit…

Sri Sri Ravishankar in Kannur on Saturday

KANNUR: Sri Sri Ravishankar will be accorded a reception by his followers and the public at the Police Maidan here on Saturday.Sri Sri Ravishankar who is scheduled to arrive here…

Punarjani ritual: Devotees to crawl through holy tunnel

Hundreds of devotees will crawl through the Punarjani tunnel, a ritual known as Punarjani Noozhal, on the rocky hills near Vilwadirnatha temple in Thiruvilwamala in Thrissur district on Friday.  …

Spread message of happiness: Sri Sri Ravishankar

KOCHI: The silver jubilee celebrations of the Art of Living Foundation and the Punarnava-2006, happiness and meditation course, was formally inaugurated here on Tuesday.Governor R L Bhatia inaugurated the function…

Thunderous applause ushers in Sri Sri

KOCHI: Thousands of people flocked to Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday for the silver jubilee celebrations of the Art of Living Foundation.The highlight of the evening was a 30-minute mohiniyattom…

The dynamic spirit of Swamiji continues

Sri Ramadasa Ashram, Chenkottukonam, Thiruananthapuram has selected Sri Brahmachaitanya as the next spiritual guide and President of Sri Ramadasa Mission Ashram after the Mahasamadhi of Jagatguru Swami Sathyananda Saraswathi.  …

Kochi geared up for AOL Jubilee celebrations

City geared up for jubilee celebrationsSource:www.newindpress.com  KOCHI: More than a thousand dancers will stage a mohiniyattom performance here at Jawaharlal Nehru stadium on Tuesday as part of the silver jubilee…

Kerala Hindus Orphaned

By SYNONYMOUS   The untimely demise of Jagadguru Swami Sathyananda Saraswathi of Sree Rama Dasa Mission (SRDM) has orphaned the vulnerable majority community of Kerala to a very great extent.…

Brahmachari Brahmachaitanya new head of SRDM

New head for Ashram THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Brahmachari Brahmachaitanya yesterday assumed charge as president of the Sree Rama Dasa Ashram, Chengottukonam following the demise of former head, Swamy Satyananda Saraswathy. Brahmachaitanya, a…

Sri Sri Ravishankar arrives to a festival

T’PURAM: As dusk settled over the rain-drenched ashram, the crowd had thickened. Devotional music blared from the loudspeakers as police scrambled to keep people at bay. By 7.30 pm the…

Swamiji-A Front runner for Hindu unity

Tribute to Swamiji by J.sisupalan,Chairman, Hindu aikya vedi   Swami Satyananda Saraswati was a pioneer among the much revered sanyasi clan of Kerala in re-charging and organising the Hindu activists…

Sastha Pancha rathnam-The five gems on Sri Dharma Shaastha

Sastha Pancha rathnam-The five gems on Sri Dharma Shaastha

The Translation of Shaastha Pancharathnam  (The five gems on Shaastha)By Shri P.R.Ramachander (Shaastha is the son born to Lord Vishnu when he took the form of a woman called Mohini and…

Art of Living silver jubilee celebrations on Nov 28

Silver jubilee celebrations of the Art of Living movement will be held from November 28 to December 1 in Ernakulam.     From November 28 founder of the movement Sri…

Swami Satyananda Saraswati passes away

Swami Satyananda Saraswati passes away

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Jagadguru Swami Sathyananda Saraswati, head of Sreeramadasa Ashram and a frontline campaigner of several Hindu rights movements in Kerala, passes away today morning. Swamiji was 71 and was keeping indifferent…

Importance of Vegetarianism-Vyakthi Dharma part 2

THURSDAY MESSAGE  (23rd  NOVEMBER 2006)The  body is to  be built with good food for an eco friendly sustainable health. Those foods which create no deleterious effects to our body are need…

Sri Sri Ravishankar to launch ‘Punarnava’

Sri Sri Ravishankar to launch ‘Punarnava’ on November 29Source:www.newindpress.com  KOCHI: On the occasion of the silver jubilee celebrations of the Art of Living in the state, Sri Sri Ravishankar will…

Puranas helped Ananthu win title

T’PURAM: Where dance floors decide the superstar in any event, ‘Puranams’ and poems bring home the title for a 12-year-old boy.Ananthu S is far from bharatanatyam or Kuchipudi and has…

Dr.N.Gopalakrishnan &IISH:”In quest of our Heritage”

LimeLight : Science and not fiction by Manjula Ramakrishnan He is a senior scientist working in CSIR, Trivandrum and Honorary Director for Indian Institute of Scientific Heritage. He has amassed…

Sreekrishna Divyaleelamrutham-A devotional album

Krishna Kaleidoscopewww.newindpress.com Kochi:Here’s something in store for all devotees of Lord Krishna. SreeKrishna Divyaleelamrutham, a semi-classical album that has hit the stands recently, takes you through the different phases of…

Sabarimala shrine opens

Pathanamthitta:The hill shrine of Lord Ayyappa at Sabarimala was opened on Wednesday evening for the 41-day Mandalam pilgrimage season. The Mandalam pilgrimage season which starts on the first day of…

Vyakti Dharma

We think and feel proud that we are the most developed creature among the creations of the nature. It is wrong to think like that. You know we are the only…

Ayyappa Unity Movement to hold study camps

T’PURAM: The Ayyappa Unity Movement will hold 50 study camps for the propagation of Ayyappa dharmam during the Sabarimala pilgrimage season.Ayyappa Unity Movement general secretary Swami Ayyappa Das told a…

Guruji birth centenary celebrations entered in to last phase

NEW DELHI : The politics being played in the country in the name of backwardness and appeasement of the minorities by crushing – the interests of majority Hindus is taking…

GOD-‘G’eneration-‘O’bservation-‘D’estruction

We learnt about  our mind to a  very small  extent. Our Rishies were continuously using their mind, intellect, wisdom for saadhana  for  learning   ourselves  and  everything outside ourselves.  Finally they…

‘Our attitude to Sanskrit must change’

KALADY: The attitude of people towards Sanskrit must change, said UGC Vice-Chairman Mool Chand Sharma here on Tuesday. Sanskrit, unlike other languages in India, is holistic, bears the rich tradition,…

Chakkulathukavu pongala on December 4

T’PURAM: The pongala at Chakkulathukavu Sri Bhagavathy Temple will be held at the temple on December 4.Chief priest Radhakrishnan Namboothiri will light the pongala fire at 9 am. Lakhs of…

Guru Nanak birth anniversary celebrated

Kochi: The 537th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak was celebrated in the State with traditional fervour. Kirtans and ardas were held at the gurudwara here since Sunday morning. This is…

World Hindu Conference

Dear Hindu Brothers & Sisters,   You will be pleased to know that Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) is organizing the World Hindu Conference III  from February 11-13, 2007 at the…

Sreevidya-Nightingale of Guruvayur

GURUVAYUR: Srividya was considered the nightingale of Guruvayur. She had won the hearts of thousands here with her melodious voice and sweet smile.Srividya is very popular as an ardent devotee…

Eswaran Namboodiri selected melsanthi of Sabarimala temple

SABARIMALA: Eswaran Namboodiri was today selected as ‘melsanthi’ (head priest) of the Sabarimala temple for a one year-term by draw of lots at the Sannidhanam here. The selection was made…

UN invitation of Swami Ramdev-A slap to Indian commies

UN invitation of Swami Ramdev-A slap to Indian commies

UN invitation to Shri Baba Ramdev to address UN Millennium Summit is recognition to Bharateeya culture,  Yoga and Ayurveda moreover this invitation is a slap to those commie brigade led by…

Swami Sathyananda Saraswathi’s 72nd Jayanthi celebrated

Swami Sathyananda Saraswathi’s 72nd Jayanthi celebrated

Chempazhanthi:Swami Sathyananda Sarswathi’s 72 Birth anniversary was celebrated un Sree Rama Dasa Ashram.   As part of celebrations Kodi Archana, Maha Ganapathihomam, Maha Mrutyunjayahomam,Aghandanamayajnam,Aghanda Ramayana parayanam,Bhajan, Sreerama Pattabhishekam and other…

Attukal pongala makes it to Guinness Book

T’PURAM: The pongala festival at the Attukal Bhagavathy temple has found a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.The festival, which draws millions of women devotees every year to…

World this is merely a big Idea in our mind!

World this is merely a big Idea in our mind! Vedantic philosophies treat the world as illusory. Here is an attempt to visualize this complex concept and that of the…