Month: March 2013

Why Not Every Day

“Devotees of the Supreme Lord are twenty-four hours daily engaged in glorifying the pastimes of the Supreme Lord. Their hearts and souls are constantly submerged in Krishna, and they take pleasure in discussing Him with other devotees.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Bhagavad-gita,… Read More ›

Inventing Traumas

“By tapasya only can one get the profit of human life, and not by a polished civilization of animal life. The animal does not know anything except sense gratification in the jurisdiction of eat, drink, be merry and enjoy. But… Read More ›

Never Have to Leave

“From the highest planet in the material world down to the lowest, all are places of misery wherein repeated birth and death take place. But one who attains to My abode, O son of Kunti, never takes birth again.” (Lord… Read More ›

Men Are From Mars

“In the cycle of evolution, the living entity changes bodies one after another. When the world was full of water, the living entity took an aquatic form. Then he passed to vegetable life, from vegetable life to worm life, from… Read More ›

What To Wear

“Indeed, for a woman, the supreme ornament, above all others, is the husband. Therefore, this lady, though worthy of decoration, does not look beautiful, as she is bereft of her husband.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 16.26) bhartā nāma param… Read More ›

Looking Their Best

“Indeed, for a woman, the supreme ornament, above all others, is the husband. Therefore, this lady, though worthy of decoration, does not look beautiful, as she is bereft of her husband.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 16.26) bhartā nāma param… Read More ›

I Got My Mind Set On You

“She sees neither the female Rakshasas nor these trees with flowers and fruits. With her heart fixed on one thing, she undoubtedly only sees Rama.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 16.25) na eṣā paśyati rākṣasyo na imān puṣpa phala drumān… Read More ›

Consciousness My Only Friend

“Giving up all desires and enjoyment, devoid of the company of relatives, she maintains her body through her hope of meeting Him again.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 16.24) kāma bhogaiḥ parityaktā hīnā bandhu janena ca | dhārayati ātmano deham… Read More ›

Rama’s Real Treasure

“Indeed, gaining her back, joy will return to Rama, like a king who regains the land of his kingdom after having lost it.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 16.23) asyā nūnam punar lābhād rāghavaḥ prītim eṣyati | rājā rājya paribhraṣṭaḥ… Read More ›

Finding a Well

“Like a thirsty man desiring to find a well, Rama desires to see her, who is endowed with character and has been harassed by Ravana.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 16.22) imām tu śīla sampannām draṣṭum iccati rāghavaḥ | rāvaṇena… Read More ›