Month: September 2014

Attached Though Detached

“Then, having been ordered by Sugriva, thousands of monkeys, who could assume any shape at will, searched in all directions for that goddess.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 31.13) sugrīveṇāpi sandiṣṭā harayaḥ kāmarūpiṇaḥ || dikṣu sarvāsu tām devīm vicinnvanti sahasraśaḥ… Read More ›

Not a Sour Grapes Renunciation

“Having killed Vali, then Rama, a conqueror of others’ cities, gave away that kingdom of monkeys to the very powerful Sugriva.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 31.12) tataḥ sa vālinam htvā rāmaḥ parapuranjayaḥ || prāyacchatkapirājyam tatsugrīvāya mahābalaḥ | Download this… Read More ›

Rama’s Friends

“Along the path towards finding the irreproachable and goddess-like Sita, in the forest that Rama met the monkey named Sugriva, who became His friend.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 31.11) sa mārgamāṇastām devīm rāmaḥ sītāmannditām || āsasāda vane mitram sugrīvam… Read More ›

Rama and Ravana

“Hearing of the killing in Janasthana and the killing of Khara and Dushana, unable to tolerate the offense Ravana took away Sita by deceiving Rama using the illusion of the form of a deer.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 31.10)… Read More ›

Demon Slayer

“In that great forest, while going around hunting He killed many valiant demons who could assume any shape they desired.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 31.9) tena tatra mahāaraṇye mṛgayām paridhāvatā | rākṣasā nihatāḥ śūrā bahavaḥ kāmarūpiṇaḥ || Download this… Read More ›

Not Ready To Say Goodbye

“Those who sing of the auspicious occasion of the initiation and the wedding of Sita and Rama with excitement get countless auspicious blessings day after day, says Tulsi.” (Janaki Mangala, Chand 24.2) upabīta byāha uchāha jē siya rāma maṅgala gāvahīṁ… Read More ›

Sharing With The World

“Those who sing of the auspicious occasion of the initiation and the wedding of Sita and Rama with excitement get countless auspicious blessings day after day, says Tulsi.” (Janaki Mangala, Chand 24.2) upabīta byāha uchāha jē siya rāma maṅgala gāvahīṁ… Read More ›

Doing The Work For Us

“Those who sing of the auspicious occasion of the initiation and the wedding of Sita and Rama with excitement get countless auspicious blessings day after day, says Tulsi.” (Janaki Mangala, Chand 24.2) upabīta byāha uchāha jē siya rāma maṅgala gāvahīṁ… Read More ›