ramayana

How To Take Seriously A Story Involving Talking Monkeys And Ten-Headed Kings

“Then the ten-necked one, who was hiding nearby, quickly assumed the form of a wandering mendicant and approached Vaidehi.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Aranya Kand, 46.2) Download this episode (right click and save) तदासाद्य दशग्रीवः क्षिप्रमन्तरमास्थितः। अभिचक्राम वैदेहीं परिव्राजकरूपधृक्।। tadāsādya daśagrīvaḥ kṣipramantaramāsthitaḥ।… Read More ›

Fixed In Orbit

“O chief of the Vanaras, who can withstand Rama, the destroyer in battle, fixed in determination like the elephants of the quarters of the earth, whose arrows resemble the rays of the sun at the end of a yuga, along… Read More ›

Conquering The Immeasurable

“O best of the monkeys, how could any other ordinary person reach this land, crossing the immeasurable ocean?” (Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 37.41) Download this episode (right click and save) प्राकृतोऽन्यः कथं चेमां भूमिमागन्तुमर्हति। उदधेरप्रमेयस्य पारं वानरपुङ्गव।।।। prākṛto’nyaḥ… Read More ›