Month: March 2016

Gaura Purnima 2016

“Shri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was an ideal acharya. An acharya is an ideal teacher who knows the purpose of the revealed scriptures, behaves exactly according to their injunctions and teaches his students to adopt these principles also. As an ideal acharya,… Read More ›

Doubting The Scriptures

“Seeing those ornaments while keeping them in His lap, that Lord, appearing like God Himself, lamented in many ways.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.40) tāni anke darśanīyāni kṛtvā bahu vidham tataḥ | tena deva prakāśena devena paridevitam || Download… Read More ›

Does God Remember Me

“Seeing those ornaments while keeping them in His lap, that Lord, appearing like God Himself, lamented in many ways.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.40) tāni anke darśanīyāni kṛtvā bahu vidham tataḥ | tena deva prakāśena devena paridevitam || Download… Read More ›

Time Standing Still

“Those jewels which were offered to Rama, delivered by me, dispersed on the ground and made a sound, as He lost consciousness.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.39) tāni rāmāya dattāni mayā eva upahṛtāni ca | svanavanti avakīrṇanti tasmin vihata… Read More ›

Reminded Of Unalloyed Devotion

“Those jewels which were offered to Rama, delivered by me, dispersed on the ground and made a sound, as He lost consciousness.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.39) tāni rāmāya dattāni mayā eva upahṛtāni ca | svanavanti avakīrṇanti tasmin vihata… Read More ›

Feeling Sorry For The Divine

“Hearing the words spoken by Lakshmana, the king of monkeys became excessively gloomy, like the sun being overcome by a bad star.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.36) sa śrutvā vānara indraḥ tu lakṣmaṇena īritam vacaḥ | tadā āsīn niṣprabho… Read More ›

Don’t Have Too Much Fun

“Then Lakshmana informed Sugriva, the king of monkeys, of the grief of Rama of unwearied action caused by your loss.” (Hanuman speaking to Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.35) tataḥ tvan nāśajam śokam rāmasya akliṣṭa karmaṇaḥ | lakṣmaṇo vānara… Read More ›

Numerical Strength

“There is no difference between the holy name of the Lord and the Lord Himself. As such, the holy name is as perfect as the Lord Himself in fullness, purity and eternity. The holy name is no material sound vibration,… Read More ›

When The Questions Continue

“The Lord [Maha-Vishnu], although lying in the Causal Ocean, came out of it, and dividing Himself as Hiranyagarbha, He entered into each universe and assumed the virat-rupa, with thousands of legs, arms, mouths, heads, etc.” (Shrimad Bhagavatam, 2.5.35) sa eva… Read More ›