Month: April 2013


“Seeing that woman of intoxicating eyes, Hanuman shed tears of joy and offered respectful obeisances to Shri Rama.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 17.31) harṣajāni ca so’śrūṇi tām dṛṣṭvā madirekṣaṇām | mumuce hanumānstatra namaścakre ca rāghavam || Download this episode (right… Read More ›

Moral and Right

“The highest life of moral principles is to become a devotee of the Lord because a pure devotee of the Lord has all the good qualities of the Lord.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 2.9.40 Purport) Download this episode (right click… Read More ›

Whatever You Want

“There is a well-known verse spoken by Hanuman in which he says, ‘My dear Lord, if You like You can give me salvation from this material existence, or the privilege of merging into Your existence, but I do not wish… Read More ›

Actions Have Consequences

“The intricacies of action are very hard to understand. Therefore one should know properly what action is, what forbidden action is, and what inaction is.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 4.17) Download this episode (right click and save) “How can God let… Read More ›

Retirement Age

“Materially, when a man becomes tired by rendering service in his physical body, he is allowed retirement, but in the transcendental service there is no feeling of fatigue because it is spiritual service and is not on the bodily plane…. Read More ›

Full Dependence

“In any condition, any man can live in a small cottage, plant a tulasi tree, water it in the morning, offer it prayers, and continuously chant the Hare Krishna maha-mantra. Thus one can make vigorous spiritual advancement.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Chaitanya… Read More ›

Witch-hunt Riding Through

"Day after day countless living entities in this world go to the kingdom of death. Still, those who remain aspire for a permanent situation here. What could be more amazing than this?" (Maharaja Yudhishthira speaking to Yamaraja, Mahabharata, Vana-parva, 313.116)… Read More ›

So Much Space

“When the bow broke, the sound that was heard was such a ghastly roar that the earth and mountains shook. The pearl of Rama’s fame spread through all the worlds, like a box being filled with treasures.” (Janaki Mangala, Chand… Read More ›

The Lion’s Den

“Examining her love, Rama broke the bow, like a young lion routing a great elephant.” (Janaki Mangala, 104) prema parakhi raghubīra sarāsana bhanjeu | janu mṛgarāja kisora mahāgaja bhanjeu || Download this episode (right click and save) “Though this youth… Read More ›

What’s Bugging You

“As antaryami, Shri Rama knows everyone’s maladies. Raising the bow, in curiosity He is drawing the string to His ear.” (Janaki Mangala, 103) antarajāmī rāma marama saba jāneu | dhanu caḍhāi kautukahiṃ kāna lagi tāneu || Download this episode (right… Read More ›