ramayana

What Are You Selling

“And O best of the monkeys, if you have been sent by Rama, the knower of the self, then certainly I should speak with you.” (Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.10) arhase ca kapi śreṣṭha mayā samabhibhāṣitum | yadi… Read More ›

Worthy Of Conversation

“And O best of the monkeys, if you have been sent by Rama, the knower of the self, then certainly I should speak with you.” (Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.10) arhase ca kapi śreṣṭha mayā samabhibhāṣitum | yadi… Read More ›

Everyone Against You

“You crossed over the ocean of one hundred yojanas wide, the reservoir of sharks and alligators, as if it were a small puddle.” (Sita Devi speaking to Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.8) śata yojana vistīrṇaḥ sāgaro makara ālayaḥ |… Read More ›

The Ocean Of Suffering

“You crossed over the ocean of one hundred yojanas wide, the reservoir of sharks and alligators, as if it were a small puddle.” (Sita Devi speaking to Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.8) śata yojana vistīrṇaḥ sāgaro makara ālayaḥ |… Read More ›

The Right Combination

“O best of the Vanaras, you are mighty. You are capable. You are intelligent, for by yourself you have infiltrated this place of the Rakshasas.” (Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.7) vikrāntaḥ tvam samarthaḥ tvam prājñaḥ tvam vānara uttama… Read More ›

Vanara Uttama

“O best of the Vanaras, you are mighty. You are capable. You are intelligent, for by yourself you have infiltrated this place of the Rakshasas.” (Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.7) vikrāntaḥ tvam samarthaḥ tvam prājñaḥ tvam vānara uttama… Read More ›

Rama Navami 2017

“Otherwise those two possess enough strength to overpower the demigods even, but still I think the reversal of my misfortune has yet to occur.” (Sita Devi speaking to Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.14) athavā śaktimantau tau surāṇām api nigrahe… Read More ›

Praise Of Hanuman

“You are courageous. You are qualified. You are intelligent. O best of the Vanaras, this place of the Rakshasas has been taken on by you alone.” (Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.7) vikrāntaḥ tvam samarthaḥ tvam prājñaḥ tvam vānara… Read More ›