overcoming obstacles

From Suicide to Redemption

“Or I will kill the ten-headed Ravana of great strength. Whatever has happened to Sita, at least her abduction will be avenged.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 13.49) rāvaṇam vā vadhiṣyāmi daśagrīvam mahā balam || kāmam astu hṛtā sītā pratyācīrṇam… Read More ›

Sea of Sorrow

“Having thus considered many kinds of troubling thoughts within his mind again and again, that elephant among monkeys could not cross over his despair.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 13.48) evam bahu vidham duhkham manasā dhārayan muhuḥ || na adhyagacchat tadā… Read More ›