ramayana

Three Ways Rama Could Have Reacted When First Meeting Hanuman

“Abandoning his beggar form and reassuming his monkey form, the elephant among monkeys [Hanuman] placed those two heroes on his back and departed.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Kishkindha Kand, 4.34) Download this episode (right click and save) भिक्षुरूपं परित्यज्य वानरं रूपमास्थितः। पृष्ठमारोप्य… Read More ›

Why Did Rama Implicitly Trust Hanuman

“Abandoning his beggar form and reassuming his monkey form, the elephant among monkeys [Hanuman] placed those two heroes on his back and departed.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Kishkindha Kand, 4.34) Download this episode (right click and save) भिक्षुरूपं परित्यज्य वानरं रूपमास्थितः। पृष्ठमारोप्य… Read More ›

Called Into Duty

“Rama showed His tremendous knowledge of fighting by killing the demon Tataka. The muni then gave to Him knowledge of secret mantras to be used in fighting.” (Janaki Mangala, 36) Download this episode (right click and save) बधी ताड़का राम… Read More ›

What If I Lack Enthusiasm In A Particular Kind Of Worship

“Being very much delighted and satisfied, those monkeys enthusiastic to see you arrived at the northern shore of the ocean.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 35.68) Download this episode (right click and save) विन्ध्यादुत्थाय सम्प्राप्ता स्सागरस्यान्तमुत्तरम्। त्वद्धर्शनकृतोत्साहा हृष्टास्तुष्टाः प्लवङ्गमाः।। vindhyādutthāya… Read More ›