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Of Unsound Mind

“Other than you, who in the three worlds would even think of desiring me, for I am the wife of that pious-soul, as Shachi is to Indra?” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 22.14) māṃ hi dharmātmanaḥ… Read More ›

Pioneers Take the Arrows

“Indeed, there is no person here who desires your welfare, no one to stop you from these reprehensible acts.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 22.13) nūnam na te janaḥ kaścidasti niḥśreyase sthitaḥ | nivārayati yo na… Read More ›

Wishing You the Best

“Indeed, there is no person here who desires your welfare, no one to stop you from these reprehensible acts.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 22.13) nūnam na te janaḥ kaścidasti niḥśreyase sthitaḥ | nivārayati yo na… Read More ›

I Disappear

“Along with Lakshmana my husband Rama will very soon draw out your life breath with His arrows, like the sun does a puddle of water.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.33-34) kṣipraṃ tava sa nātho me… Read More ›

Reversal of Fortune

“Seeing all these reverses affect devotees, one should not be disturbed; one should simply understand that in these matters there must be some plan of the Supreme Personality of Godhead. The Bhagavatam’s conclusion is that a devotee is never disturbed… Read More ›

Just One More Hour

“O son of Kunti, the nonpermanent appearance of happiness and distress, and their disappearance in due course, are like the appearance and disappearance of winter and summer seasons. They arise from sense perception, O scion of Bharata, and one must… Read More ›