janaki mangala

Good Day To Be Alive

“It is the good day of the svayamvara, which gives auspiciousness. By hearing of this Sita and Rama stay in the heart.” (Janaki Mangala, Svayamvara Ki Taiyari, 3) subha dina racyau svayaṃbara mangaladāyaka | sunata śravana hiya basahiṃ sīya raghunāyaka… Read More ›

Auspicious Invocation

“[obeisance to]Guru, Ganesha, Shiva, Parvati, Brihaspati, Sarasvati, Shesha, Shukadeva, Vedas, and the sincere and intelligent saints.” (Janaki Mangala, Mangalacharana, 1) gurū ganapati girijāpati gauri girāpati | sādara seṣa sukabi śruti santa sarala mati || Goswami Tulsidas herein begins his wonderful… Read More ›