Month: October 2014

How To Bring Rama’s Messenger

“Lamenting greatly, deceived by fear, piteously saying ‘O Rama, O Rama’ and ‘O Lakshmana,’ while aggrieved by lamentation that noble lady cried in diverse ways in a low voice.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 32.5) vilalāpa bhṛśaṃ sītā karuṇam bhayamohitā ||… Read More ›

Friendly Eyes

“She saw there a monkey who was humble and beaming like a collection of blossomed Ashoka flowers, who spoke sweet words and had eyes that resembled molten gold.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 32.2) sā dadarśa kapim tatra praśritam priya vādinam… Read More ›

Humble and Beaming

“She saw there a monkey who was humble and beaming like a collection of blossomed Ashoka flowers, who spoke sweet words and had eyes that resembled molten gold.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 32.2) sā dadarśa kapim tatra praśritam priya vādinam… Read More ›

Likely Never To See Again

“Looking sideways, up, down and even below, she then saw that Hanuman of inconceivable intelligence, minister to the lord of monkeys, and the son of the wind-god, looking like the rising sun.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 31.19) sā tiryag ūrdhvam… Read More ›