beauty

Priya Darshana

“Sita thus considered Hanuman a monkey and not otherwise. Then Hanuman spoke to her, who is dear to behold.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.87) hanūmantam kapim vyaktam manyate na anyathā iti sā | atha uvāca hanūmān tām uttaram priya darśanām… Read More ›

The Bathtub Curve

“Actually, nothing comes about automatically. Everything comes about through the intelligence of Krishna, through His fine and accurate powers. If we paint a picture of a flower, we have to arrange many facets, and still the picture will not be… Read More ›

Using Nature To Survive

“If a person goes against Shri Rama, they won’t be able to get firewood from the Vindhyachal forest or water from the oceans, and Kuvera’s house will be empty.” (Dohavali, 72) bindhi na īndhana pā’i’ai sāgara jurai na nīra |… Read More ›

Variety In One

“My dear friend, I have just seen an extraordinary beauty appearing in the person of Krishna. His blackish bodily hue appears just like the indranila jewel. There are reddish signs on His eyes, and small soft hairs are coming out… Read More ›

Always Beautiful

“Covered with various flowers, shoots and buds, that monkey, resembling a cloud, became beautiful to behold, looking like a mountain with fireflies.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 1.51) sa nānākusumaiḥ kīrṇaḥ kapiḥ sāṅkurakorakaiḥ | śuśubhe meghasaṃkāśaḥ khadyotairiva parvataḥ The Sundara-kanda of… Read More ›

Unbreakable

“The conditioned soul may have one kind of body in the present birth, but he has a different body in the next birth. In the material world, the living entity has no fixed body but transmigrates from one body to… Read More ›

Natural Beauty

“My dear sir, Krishna’s form was most wonderful when He appeared on this planet and exhibited the potency of His internal energy. His wonderfully attractive form was present during His pastimes on this planet, and by His internal potency He… Read More ›