Month: March 2011

Necessity for Meditation

“Since Krishna is the cause of all causes, He is worshiped by all kinds of sages and saints by observance of the regulative principles. When there is a necessity for meditation, great personalities meditate on the transcendental form of Krishna… Read More ›

Careful Deliberation

“To accomplish this great task, the proper time for me to enter the city of Lanka is at night in a form which is not visible but still capable of meeting the target.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 2.35) lakśyālakśyeṇa… Read More ›

In The End

“While contemplating the objects of the senses, a person develops attachment for them, and from such attachment lust develops, and from lust anger arises.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 2.62) In the realm of sports, the rules of the game dictate that… Read More ›

The Cloak of Darkness

“All the Rakshasas, who have extraordinary energy, great prowess and also much strength, must be deceived by me while I look for Janaki.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 2.34) ugraujaso mahāvīryā balavantaśca rākśasāḥ | vañcanīyā mayā sarve jānakīṃ parimārgatā Sometimes… Read More ›

Always the Best Policy

“In my present form I will not be able to enter the city of the Rakshasas, which is protected by cruel and powerful Rakshasas.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 2.33) anena rūpeṇa mayā na śakyā rakśasāṃ purī | praveṣṭuṃ rākśasairguptā… Read More ›

CEO In a Box

“Then, that elephant-like monkey, standing on that mountain peak, pondered for a moment how Rama’s interests could be met.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 2.32) tataḥ sa cintayāmāsa muhūrtaṃ kapikuñjaraḥ | giriśṛṅge sthitastasmin rāmasyābhyudaye rataḥ A principle followed in successful enterprises… Read More ›

Never Fail

“O king of the Vanaras, he who possesses all these four qualities of courage, vision, intellect and skill as you do never fails in the performance of his actions.” (Celestials praising Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 1.198) yasya tvetāni catvāri… Read More ›