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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 ›

When The Questions Continue

“The Lord [Maha-Vishnu], although lying in the Causal Ocean, came out of it, and dividing Himself as Hiranyagarbha, He entered into each universe and assumed the virat-rupa, with thousands of legs, arms, mouths, heads, etc.” (Shrimad Bhagavatam, 2.5.35) sa eva… Read More ›

Serpent Arrows

“The heroic one who will soon kill Ravana in battle by angrily releasing arrows that resemble blazing flames…” (Hanuman speaking to Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 34.33) Download this episode (right click and save) nacirāt rāvaṇam samkhye yo vadhiṣyati… Read More ›

Not Frozen In Time

“Employing the form of a deer, he distracted Rama and then took you away from that empty hermitage. You will see the fruit of that action.” (Hanuman speaking to Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 34.32) Download this episode (right… Read More ›

Going To War

“He strikes with anger only at the appropriate time. He is the best maharatha in the world, and the entire world is supported by the arms of that great soul.” (Hanuman speaking to Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 34.31)… Read More ›

Grief Upon Grief

“After hearing those words of Sita, who was overwhelmed with sadness upon sadness, Hanuman, the leader of the monkeys, gave the following comforting reply.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 34.1) tasyāḥ tat vacanam śrutvā hanūmān hari yūthapaḥ | duhkhāt duhkha abhibhūtāyāḥ… Read More ›