lord rama

In Your Dreams

“Those who lack worldly assets even in their dreams and are denied entry into the path of attaining spiritual assets can eliminate their torments and pains by remembering Shri Rama’s holy name, says Tulsi.” (Dohavali, 17) svāratha sukha sapaneham̐u agama… Read More ›

From Low to High

“By remembering Shri Rama’s holy name, even those who are born into a low caste become worthy of fame, just as the wild trees that line the streets in the heavenly realm are famous throughout the three worlds.” (Dohavali, 16)… Read More ›

Creating Shelter

“Those who have chanted Shri Rama’s holy name, keeping it on the tongue, have become auspicious and most happy. But those who are lazy about chanting will meet with destruction sooner or later, says Tulsi.” (Dohavali, 12) rāma nāma japi… Read More ›

Gone Today or Tomorrow

“Those who have chanted Shri Rama’s holy name, keeping it on the tongue, have become auspicious and most happy. But those who are lazy about chanting will meet with destruction sooner or later, says Tulsi.” (Dohavali, 12) rāma nāma japi… Read More ›

From Drug to Devotee

“In the Kali Yuga, Shri Rama’s holy name is like a kalpataru that gives full refuge and auspiciousness. By remembering that name, Tulsidas has transformed from bhang into tulasi.” (Dohavali, 11) nāmu rāma ko kalapataru kali kalyāna nivāsu| jo sumirata… Read More ›

Keep the Home Fires Burning

“If you wish to light both your inside and outside, place the jewel-decorated lamp of Shri Rama’s holy name at the doorway of your mouth, says Tulsi.” (Dohavali, 6) rāma nāma manīdīpa dharu jīha deharī dvāra | tulasī bhītara bāharehum̐… Read More ›

Rama Navami 2011

“Today is the most auspicious day; the time and circumstance are joyous and beautiful. Shri Rama, the abode of beauty, character and divine qualities, has appeared in the king’s palace.”  (Gitavali, 1.1.1) āju sudina subha gharī suhā’ī | rūpa-sīla-guna-dhāma rāma… Read More ›

The Transcendental Touch

“By what means shall I be able to see Maithili, the daughter of King Janaka, without being recognized by Ravana, the evil king of the Rakshasas?” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 2.37) kenopāyena paśeyaṃ maithilīṃ janakātmajām | adṛṣṭo rākśasendreṇa rāvaṇena… Read More ›

Careful Deliberation

“To accomplish this great task, the proper time for me to enter the city of Lanka is at night in a form which is not visible but still capable of meeting the target.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 2.35) lakśyālakśyeṇa… Read More ›

In The End

“While contemplating the objects of the senses, a person develops attachment for them, and from such attachment lust develops, and from lust anger arises.” (Lord Krishna, Bhagavad-gita, 2.62) In the realm of sports, the rules of the game dictate that… Read More ›