religion

Never Off Duty

“Then those two brothers, wearing clothes made of bark and carrying the best bows, arrived at the pleasant place of Rishyamukha mountain.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.27) tataḥ tau cīra vasanau dhanuḥ pravara pāṇinau | ṛśyamūkasya śailasya ramyam deśam… Read More ›

Tigers Among Men

“Those two tigers among men anxiously desire to see you. Searching the whole earth, they came together with us.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.23) tāvubhau naraśārḍūlau tvaddarśanasamutsukau | vicinvanau mahīm kṛtsnāmasmābhirabhisamgātau || Download this episode (right click and save)… Read More ›

Different Ways of Showing Affection

“His invincible half-brother Lakshmana, the son of Sumitra, is also just like Rama in affection, appearance and qualities.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.22) bhrātā ca tasya dvaimātraḥ saumitriḥ aparājitaḥ | anurāgena rūpeṇa guṇaiḥ caiva tathā vidhaḥ || Download this… Read More ›

Complete With Everything

“His invincible half-brother Lakshmana, the son of Sumitra, is also just like Rama in affection, appearance and qualities.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.22) bhrātā ca tasya dvaimātraḥ saumitriḥ aparājitaḥ | anurāgena rūpeṇa guṇaiḥ caiva tathā vidhaḥ || Download this… Read More ›

Apportioning Power

“He is devoted to the truth and righteousness. He is glorious and seeks the kind treatment and favor of the people. He is cognizant of time and place, and speaks dearly to the entire world.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand,… Read More ›

A Period of Procrastination

“The supreme occupation [dharma] for all humanity is that by which men can attain to loving devotional service unto the transcendent Lord. Such devotional service must be unmotivated and uninterrupted to completely satisfy the self.” (Shrimad Bhagavatam, 1.2.6) Download this… Read More ›