Month: October 2011

Unparalleled

“Sita is not capable of associating with any other man, even if he were the lord of the demigods; for there is no one equal to Rama, not even among the demigods.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 11.3) na anyam… Read More ›

Always In Yoga

“It is to be understood that among all the cows of Nanda Maharaja, several of mother Yashoda’s cows ate only grasses so flavorful that the grasses would automatically flavor the milk. Mother Yashoda wanted to collect the milk from these… Read More ›

Then Show Me

“With my hands folded, bowing my head I pray to them as I sing about the marriage of Sita and Rama as I understand it.” (Janaki Mangala, Mangalacharana, 2) hātha jori kari binaya sabahi sira nāvauṃ | siya raghubīra bibāhu… Read More ›

Say Krishna

“Say Krishna, think of Krishna, and chant Krishna-nama. Krishna is your father, mother, life and all. Krishna has come for your sake to deliver you all. Surrender to Him, do not anything that is wrong.” (Chant of Haridasa Thakura and… Read More ›

On Second Thought

“Separated from Rama, that noble lady is not able to sleep, eat, drink, or even decorate herself.” (Hanuman thinking about Sita, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 11.2) na rāmeṇa viyuktā sā svaptum arhati bhāminī | na bhoktum na api alamkartum na… Read More ›

Tinkling of Bells

“When They were crawling like that, They pleased Their mothers. The bells tied to Their waist and ankles sounded fascinating, and They would move around very pleasingly.” (Krishna, The Supreme Personality of Godhead, Vol 1, Ch 8 ) The two… Read More ›

I’m Ready For More

“My dear Baladeva, best of our family, please come immediately with Your younger brother, Krishna. You both ate in the morning, and now You ought to eat something more.” (Mother Yashoda, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 10.11.16) No amount of affection previously offered… Read More ›

Mahatma

“Thereafter, the heart of that great soul, who had contemplated on the self in many ways, had a disciplined mind, had good eyesight, had ranged about everywhere in Lanka and had followed the righteous path, became filled with grief over… Read More ›

Knowledge Means Power

“The Lord had some talks with the Moulana and his companions, and the Lord convinced the Moulana that in the Koran also there are descriptions of Bhagavata-dharma and Krishna. All the Pathans were converted to His cult of devotional service.”… Read More ›