depression

Na Muhyati

“I trust that He is not depressed, agitated, or bewildered about what to do. I trust that the prince is set out towards executing the interests of man.” (Sita Devi speaking to Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.16) kaccin na… Read More ›

Emaciated By Grief

“Thus inspired with faith by the reasons given and the marks shown, Sita, who was emaciated due to grief, believed him to be the messenger of her husband.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.84) evam viśvāsitā sītā hetubhiḥ śoka karśitā |… Read More ›

Who Else But Hanuman

“To please Rama I have searched Lanka in so many ways, yet I still do not see the daughter of Videha, Sita, whose every limb is beautiful.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 13.3) bhūyiṣṭham loḍitā lankā rāmasya caratā priyam |… Read More ›