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My Choice

“Tulsi says that one who insults Hari has their entire society and kingdom go to dust, like with what happened to Duryodhana, his family, and everyone associated with him.” (Dohavali, 67) tulasī hari apamāna tēṁ hō’i akāja samāja | rāja… Read More ›

Not Excluding Anyone

“Tulsi says for one who doesn’t naturally love Rama it is useless to shave their head and leave home.” (Dohavali, 63) tulasī jau pai rāma soṃ nāhina sahaja saneha | mū’da mu।dāyo bādihīṃ bhā’da bhayo taji geha || Download this… Read More ›

Sannyasa and Women

“Giving up His very valuable upper garments, that very celebrated one put aside any thoughts of the kingdom and told me to stay with His mother.” (Sita Devi speaking to Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 33.26) sa vihāya uttarīyāṇi mahāarhāṇi… Read More ›

Growing Up A King’s Daughter

“According to your particularly poor condition, your divine beauty and your clothes showing austerity, surely you must be Rama’s queen.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 33.13) yathā hi tava vaidainyam rūpam cāpyatimānuṣam || tapasā cānvito veṣastvaṃ rāmamahiṣī dhruvam | Download… Read More ›

Charity In Pure Goodness

“While Krishna was going to the fruit vendor very hastily, most of the grains He was holding fell. Nonetheless, the fruit vendor filled Krishna’s hands with fruits, and her fruit basket was immediately filled with jewels and gold.” (Shrimad Bhagavatam,… Read More ›

Forgetting Time

“Shrimad-Bhagavatam and, primarily, the Bhagavad-gita are both meant for delivering a person from the misconception of ‘I’ and ‘mine,’ and Shrila Vyasadeva transcribed them for the deliverance of the fallen souls. The living entity has to be situated in the… Read More ›