Month: May 2017

Like A Golden Lotus

“I hope that His face, having a fragrance like the lotus-flower and golden-like in color, has not dried up due to the sadness and distress of being without me, like the lotus-flower in the waterless pond affected by the sun.”… Read More ›

When A Snake Gets Killed

“I trust that within a very short time I shall see Ravana along with his allies killed on the battlefield by the terrific weapons of Rama.” (Sita Devi speaking to Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.27) raudreṇa kaccit astreṇa rāmeṇa… Read More ›

Four Things Lakshmana Can Do

“And I trust that the heroic Lakshmana, the enhancer of the joy of Sumitra, skilled in shooting, will dissipate the Rakshasas with a network of arrows.” (Sita Devi speaking to Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.26) kaccic ca lakṣmaṇaḥ śūraḥ… Read More ›

With Teeth And Nails

“I trust that Shriman Sugriva, the commander of the Vanaras, will come here for my sake, surrounded by valiant monkeys with teeth and nails for weapons.” (Sita Devi speaking to Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.25) vānara adhipatiḥ śrīmān sugrīvaḥ… Read More ›

Soldiers Beyond Count

“I trust that out of brotherly affection Bharata will send a terrific army of one akshauhini, with banners and protected by ministers, for my sake.” (Sita Devi speaking to Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.24) kaccit akṣāuhiṇīm bhīmām bharato bhrātṛ… Read More ›

Lord Of All Things

“I trust that Raghava, who deserves to be honored, is not suffering bereavement on my account. I trust that Rama’s mind is not occupied elsewhere. I trust that He will come to rescue me.” (Sita Devi speaking to Hanuman, Valmiki… Read More ›