Month: June 2013

It Must Be Real

“Also glorified are the innumerable pastimes of Shri Krishna, the enemy of the demons, including His childhood pastimes of sucking out Putana’s life air along with her breast-milk, breaking the cart, trampling down Trinavarta, killing Bakasura, Vatsasura and Aghasura, and… Read More ›

The Saint’s Path

“It must be that either there are no saintly people here to follow or that you do not follow them, for your mind is perverse and devoid of etiquette.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.9-10) iha… Read More ›

Santas to Save Me

“It must be that either there are no saintly people here to follow or that you do not follow them, for your mind is perverse and devoid of etiquette.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.9-10) iha… Read More ›

Slated for Ruination

“To a man who is not satisfied with his own wives, fickle and mean-minded and of diverted senses, others’ wives lead him to ruination.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.8-9) atuṣṭaṃ sveṣu dāreṣu capalam calitendriyam ||… Read More ›

Black Heart Scarring Darker

“To a man who is not satisfied with his own wives, fickle and mean-minded and of diverted senses, others’ wives lead him to ruination.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.8-9) atuṣṭaṃ sveṣu dāreṣu capalam calitendriyam ||… Read More ›

If You Can’t Stand the Heat

“O night-ranger, just as you protect your own wives, you should protect the wives of others. Making yourself an example, enjoy with your own wives.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.7-8) yathā tava tathānyeṣāṃ dārā rakṣyā… Read More ›

Extending the Family

“O night-ranger, just as you protect your own wives, you should protect the wives of others. Making yourself an example, enjoy with your own wives.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.7-8) yathā tava tathānyeṣāṃ dārā rakṣyā… Read More ›

It’s You and It’s Me

“Having thus spoken to Ravana, Vaidehi, that celebrated wife, turned her back to Ravana and again spoke these words:” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.5-6) evamuktvā tu vaidehī rāvaṇam tam yaśasvinī || rāvaṇam pṛṣṭhataḥ kṛtvā bhūyo vacanambravīt | Download this episode… Read More ›