janakpur

No One Like Him

“In that city lives the leader of all men, Maharaja Janaka. He has every good quality, and during that time there was no other king like him.” (Janaki Mangala, Svayamvara Ki Taiyari, 6) janaka nāma tehiṃ nagara basai naranāyaka| saba… Read More ›

Every Kind of Happiness

“Supremely famous is that city of Janakpur, where Sita Devi, the goddess of fortune herself appeared, making it like an ocean full of every type of happiness.” (Janaki Mangala, Svayamvara Ki Taiyari, 5) taham̐ basa nagara janakapura parama ujāgara| sīya… Read More ›

Tilaka

“That country is looking so beautiful, and the Vedas have described its purity. Known in the three worlds, Tirahut [Janakpur] is the tilaka of the earth.” (Janaki Mangala, Svayamvara Ki Taiyari, 4) desa suhāvana pāvana beda bakhāniya | bhūmi tilaka… Read More ›