Month: February 2014

Karma Yogi

“A person who works very hard, no matter in what occupation, and who offers the result of the work to the service of the Supreme Personality of Godhead, Krishna, is called a karma-yogi.” (Shrila Prabhupada, Shrimad Bhagavatam, 3.20.34 Purport) Download… Read More ›

From Taking To Giving

“Entrusting Sita and all daughters to Him, again and again looking at Rama, with folded hands she requested:” (Janaki Mangala, 167) sīya sahita saba sutā saunpi kara jorahin | bāra bāra raghunāthahi nirakhi nihorahin || Download this episode (right click… Read More ›

Ecstasy in Loss

“Then when she heard Rama ask for permission to leave, she became filled with sadness. Without hesitation and with much love and ecstasy she touched His feet.” (Janaki Mangala, 166) mānge vidha rāma ko taba suni karūnā bharīn | parihari… Read More ›

When It’s Polite To Stare

“The mother-in-law did the arati and offered gifts, following tradition. Looking at His dark face again and again, she felt happiness in the heart and great attachment.” (Janaki Mangala, 165) sāsu utāri āratī karahiṃ nichāvari |  nirakhi nirakhi hiyan haraṣahiṃ… Read More ›

Return Trip

“Being restless, all of the men and women of the city prayed to the demigods. Again and again they asked when Rama would come again.” (Janaki Mangala, 163) Download this episode (right click and save) khagabhara nagara nāri nara bidhihi… Read More ›

Insomnia

“When the king’s wife heard that the barata party was leaving the next morning, being so sad that sleep couldn’t come to her the night passed.” (Janaki Mangala, 162) prāta barāta calihi suni bhūpati bhāmini | pari na biraha basa… Read More ›

Bhusura

“Actors, singers, soldiers, sons, and the people who were watching all praised the king and spoke of his deeds. The king, with joy and without hesitation, gave away jewels and elephants to the groups of brahmanas.” (Janaki Mangala, Chand 20.2)… Read More ›