Month: July 2016

Halo In The Night

“The city of Lanka, filled with Rakshasas, was entered by me. I have seen Ravana and you, who are stricken with grief.” (Hanuman speaking to Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.71) lankā ca api mayā rātrau praviṣṭā rākṣasa ākulā… Read More ›

The Ebbs And Flows Of The Devotional March

“All the monkeys, headed by Angada, reached the seashore. With a strong desire to see you, they were frightened by the ocean and thus again became worried.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.69) aṅgadapramukhāḥ sarve velopāntamupasthitāḥ | cintām jagmuḥ punarbhītāstvaddarśanasamutsukāḥ… Read More ›

Utsaha

“Being very much delighted and satisfied, those monkeys enthusiastic to see you arrived at the northern shore of the ocean.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.68) vindhyādutthāya samprāptāḥ sāgarasyāntamuttaram | tvat darśana kṛta utsāhā hṛṣṭāḥ tuṣṭāḥ plavamgamāḥ || Download this… Read More ›

Ramayana-katha

“Hearing those words of Sampati, our joy having increased we left that place, with our leader Angada.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.67) tasya tat vacanam śrutvā sampāteḥ prīti vardhanam | angada pramukhāḥ sarve tataḥ samprasthitā vayam || Download this… Read More ›