Pragyanand Maharaj ji : A Tribute

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Narayan Naraayan Naraayan Naraayan!. To those who are regular with the daily satsang at the Art of Living International Ashram in Bangalore, it’s not just a chant of the name of the divine. It tells of a saint of unusual depth! Maharaj ji, as Gurudev called him was a very gracious being, clad in an… Read more »

Sri Sri and Mysore pak

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One time, in a blessed moment of being in his presence in Ganga kutir at Art of Living Ashram, Gurudev Sri Sri Ravi Shankar gave me a piece of freshly made Mysore pak as Prasad. Not a person particularly fond of sweets, I must admit Mysore pak is an exception.   Once out of kutir,… Read more »

Story of Sakubai

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On the banks of the river Krishna in Maharashtra, in a village called Krar, there lived a Brahmin and his wife with their son and daughter-in-law. The daughter-in-law was called Sakubai. Sakubai was a holy woman who worshiped Lord Krishna of Pandharpur. She was always chanting the name of the Lord. This woman who was… Read more »