A Special Offering of Lotuses to the Lord

The divine Hari-Har Love Story by Pujya Bhaishri Rameshbhai Oza Lord Śiva is considered to be the greatest ‘Vaiṣṇava’ (or devotee of Lord Viṣṇu) and so too is there no greater ‘Śaiva’ (or devotee of Lord Śiva) than Lord Viṣṇu. This mutually excellent and deeply profound love of the Lord of sustenance (Viṣṇu) for the Lord…
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Significance of Holi Utsav

Decoding ‘Holi Utsav’: Significance of the sacred bonfire and divine color Festival;Three facets of the Fire & Pujya Bhaishri’s Sandesh  Hutāśṇī – Prior to consuming the first crop, this sacred offering to the Fire God is a mark of gratitude to all elements.  The Fire God plays the role of ‘couriering’ offerings and nourishment to to all divine energies (Devatā)…
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Water – a vital resource!

– Inspiration by Pujya Bhaishri on ‘World Water Day’  Water is Life and for all of existence to survive and thrive, water needs to be valued as both a vital resource and a source of inspiration for how to truly live Life!  Pujya Bhaishri Rameshbhai Oza shares the Seven Life Lessons worth learning from Water…
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Man’s Quest for Lasting Happiness

An International-Day-of-Happiness Special | March 20, 2021 ‘Happiness. Bliss. Peace. The burning desire for these is certainly Universal, yet the earnest ‘quest’ for these often appears to be in vain. When the Lord is described to be an infinite storehouse of happiness and an ocean of bliss, and if all living beings are a part of the…
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Krishna’s Boon to Sarasvati—The Reason why we Worship the Goddess of Learning on Vasant Panchami

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On Tuesday, 16th February, 2021, ShriHari Mandir (Porbandar) is celebrating Vasant Panchamī (also known as ‘Māgha Śukla Panchamī’). ShriHari Mandir is situated within the vidyātīrtha (seat of education) that is Sandipani Vidyaniketan—established by Pujya Bhaishri in the famous port city of Porbandar, Gujarat. When the Sun enters into the house of Pisces (Mīna Rāśī), Spring…
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Sundarkand—Strength in Adversity

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‘Swagatam Shri Ram Katha’ Sundarkand Paath 6/6 by Sandipani Vidyaniketan and Sanskruti Foundation UK, recited by Rishi Shri Shyambhai Thakar. As part of the ‘Swagatam Shri Ram Katha’ (February 13th-21st, 2021), the sixth of six devotional chantings to invoke the Grace of the Lord, concluded on Saturday, February 6th, 2021, with devotees from around the…
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Swagatam Shri Ram Katha

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प्रथम सुन्दरकाण्ड पाठ एवं पूज्य भाईश्री द्वारा ईसा के नए वर्ष का संदेश – दि.०१/०१/२०२१, शुक्रवार श्रीहरि मंदिरके १५वे पाटोत्सव अंतर्गत आयोजित तीनों ताप को हरनेवाली शशीकिरन समाना श्री रामकथा में श्री हनुमानजी महाराज का आवाहन करने की भावना से श्री रामकथा के पूर्व छह सुन्दरकाण्ड पाठ का आयोजन हुआ है । सान्दीपनि के ऋषियों द्वारा…
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Shri Sita-Ram Vivaaha Mahotsav

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Until body identification is not removed, lust prevails. Love is the purest and highest state of existence, which manifests as Sītājī in Videha—a Kingdom representing the state beyond body-identification and the consciousness of being the doer of actions. ShriRāma then arrives there Himself, to wed Her by breaking (Lord Śiva’s) bow of ego. Pujya Bhaishri…
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Garland of Talks – The Lord’s infinite potency

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The third day of this eleven-day ‘Garland of Talks’ on the thousand Names of the Lord by Pujya Bhaishri, delved into the infinite, infallible and invincible nature of the Lord’s Name. oṃ viśvaṃ viṣṇurvaṣaṭkāro bhūtabhavyabhavatprabhuḥ । bhūtakṛdbhūtabhṛdbhāvo bhūtātmā bhūtabhāvanaḥ ॥ ‘Ananta’—Accept Him to be Infinity-Incarnate: The Lord’s Names are infinitely numerous, infinitely powerful and infinitely…
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