Center: Manikonda

Lanco Hills Centre – Children learnt all 9 prayers/sthothrams of Module 2

I am delighted to announce that we have completed all the ‘sthothrams’ that are in Module 2 Syllabus – (Twilight Prayers – Text Book). Children have worked hard and I appreciate their commitment and interest in learning these. Most of these are not very easy and I am proud of them. Thank you Swami for composing this syllabus, valuable prayers ! All the children

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Dear ma’m – Why do we need a deity when God exists everywhere ?

One student in Prajna Module 2 class asked me – ‘Why do we need Deity when God exists everywhere?’ Before I began to respond, here are a couple of reactions from couple of students : One child said, ‘because you can concentrate when there is a form in front of you rather than simply look at empty space to feel him’ And another child

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Lanco Hills Center – Meditation, Does meditating upon God help God or Me? asked a student

Hasini, a student of Prajna Module 1 asked the following: Can meditating upon God help God somehow ? What does it do to me when I meditate, does it help only me? or God or even others? I was happy to entertain such a question and let the rest of the students ponder and answer the kid who asked that question. Each of them

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Lanco Hills Centre – Prajna Module 2 – Why does a God need weapons ? Why does he have to kill ? asked a student

Goda (a student of Prajna module 2) asked me why God needs weapons when they are learning Pancha:yudha Sthothram as part of Module 2. God does not need a weapon, but there are several devotees of God who want to stay with him forever, and God gives them an opportunity to hang on with him by becoming the holy weapons or ornaments. These weapons

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Lanco Hills Centre – Prajna Module 1 – Why are there no ‘women’ Rushis asked a student

Pranathi of Module 1 Prajna class at Lanco Hills Centre asked me, ‘Ma’m, why are there no women rushis – why is it always men shown as rushis ?, Women never meditated on Lord ?’ Fortunately, timing was good. I have told them about how Go:da / A:da:l , a girl who had conquered the heart of Lord in the most beautiful way, ‘through

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Lanco Hills Center: Ancestors – Monkeys or Rushis , Module 2 – Panchayudha Sthothram

Module 2 – pancha:yudha sthothram completed Module 1 – 17 slokas completed Concept covered: Are our ancestors monkeys or rushis ? Children were amazed to learn that what they learnt as part of evolution theory in science is not what Vedas say about our ancestors. We have also discussed, talked about how science proves something at a point of time, and can disprove the

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Lanco Hills Center: When can I see God ? asked a student in the class…

When can I see God ? asked a student in the class… Another student: When there is a bad person in the world and he is destroying everything, then God comes and kills him One other student: But there are so many bad people now , why is he not coming Ma’m ? Myself: What our Swamiji says is: whenever there is at least

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