hanuman the messenger

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 ›

Bringing Happiness

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

The Ten Directions

“Having regained his own kingdom, Sugriva called his great and mighty monkeys and sent them in the ten directions to look for you.” (Hanuman speaking to Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.53) sva rājyam prāpya sugrīvaḥ samanīya mahāharīn |… Read More ›

Somebody Caring For Me

“O Devi, thus unity was born between Rama and Sugriva. Know me to be Hanuman, who has arrived here as their messenger.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.52) rāma sugrīvayoḥ aikyam devi evam samajāyata | hanūmantam ca mām viddhi tayoḥ… Read More ›

Kingmaker

“After swiftly killing Vali in battle, Rama made Sugriva the ruler of the entire group of monkeys and bears.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.51) tato nihatya tarasā rāmo vālinam āhave | sarva ṛṣka hari samghānām sugrīvam akarot patim ||… Read More ›

Making Predictions

“O daughter of Janaka, that tiger among men will soon come to you, after killing Ravana and his friends and relatives.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.48) sa tvām manuja śārdūlaḥ kṣipram prāpsyati rāghavaḥ | samitra bāndhavam hatvā rāvaṇam janaka… 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 ›