saguna

Lifesaver

“Meditation on saguna is not very tasteful, and nirguna remains far away from the mind. Therefore, take the life-giving remedy of Shri Rama’s holy name, says Tulsi.” (Dohavali, 8 ) saguna dhyāna ruci sarasa nahiṃ nirguna mana te dūri |… Read More ›

Protective Coverings

“In the same way that a golden jewelry box holds the most precious gem inside, while remembering the nirguna aspect in the heart and keeping the saguna aspect in front of the eyes, place Shri Rama’s supremely auspicious holy name… Read More ›

The Gem in the Box

“In the same way that a golden jewelry box holds the most precious gem inside, while remembering the nirguna aspect in the heart and keeping the saguna aspect in front of the eyes, place Shri Rama’s supremely auspicious holy name… Read More ›

Passing The Baton

“Even a decision made after judging between what should be done and what shouldn’t doesn’t come out successful (when undertaken by a careless messenger). Messengers who think themselves learned (but act carelessly) kill all chances for success in the mission.”… Read More ›

From Weakness to Strength

“Certainly the monkeys are always restless in mind, O best of the monkeys. Being without their sons and wives, they will not abide by your orders.” (Hanuman speaking to Angada, Valmiki Ramayana, Kishkindha Kand, 54.9) nityam asthira cittā hi kapayo… Read More ›

Divine Arrangement

“Then, after hearing that the success of the mission lay with Hanuman, and knowing Hanuman very well, Raghava reflected.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Kishkindha Kand, 44.8) Hearing from Sugriva, the great-monkey king, of Hanuman’s virtues, abilities and attributes, Shri Rama, the Supreme… Read More ›