Month: May 2013

What You Should Work For

“We are all intended to attain peace and happiness, but whatever peace and happiness we find in this material world is limited. If we but purify our existence and attain spiritual existence, we will experience unlimited peace and happiness.” (Shrila… Read More ›

Try Your Hardest

“In this endeavor there is no loss or diminution, and a little advancement on this path can protect one from the most dangerous type of fear.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 2.40) Download this episode (right click and save) “Kids, if you… Read More ›

Poetic Insults

“Devoted to one husband, being born into a pure family and having obtained one also, I am incapable of doing such a reproachable act, one that ought not to be done.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand,… Read More ›

Fulfilling Desire

“Take your mind away from me and put it back on your own wives. Like a sinner asking for the highest perfection, it is not appropriate for you to pray for me.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara… Read More ›

Susiddhim

“Take your mind away from me and put it back on your own wives. Like a sinner asking for the highest perfection, it is not appropriate for you to pray for me.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara… Read More ›

Creating the Ideal Conditions

“She looked as if she were travelling to the side of the self-realized Shri Rama, a lion among kings, using a chariot of desires yoked with horses of determination.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 19.7) samīpam rājasimhasya rāmasya viditātmanaḥ | saṅkalpahayasamyuktairyāntīmiva… Read More ›

The Mind’s Chariot

“She looked as if she were travelling to the side of the self-realized Shri Rama, a lion among kings, using a chariot of desires yoked with horses of determination.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 19.7) samīpam rājasimhasya rāmasya viditātmanaḥ | saṅkalpahayasamyuktairyāntīmiva… Read More ›

A Tale of Two People

“Offering obeisances to Rama and Lakshmana, the very powerful Hanuman, delighted in seeing Sita, became hidden.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 17.32) namaskṛtvā rāmāya lakśmaṇāya ca vīryavān | sītādarśanasamhṛṣṭo hanumān samvṛto’bhavat || Download this episode (right click and save) Person 1:… Read More ›