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Vishnu Worship

“Whenever a devotee wants something from Lord Vishnu, Lord Vishnu first of all considers whether such a benediction will ultimately be good for the devotee. Lord Vishnu never bestows any benediction which will ultimately prove disastrous to the devotee, He… Read More ›

The Master Key

“I worship the primeval Lord, Govinda. Ganesha always holds His lotus feet upon the pair of tumuli protruding from his elephant head in order to obtain power for his function of destroying all obstacles on the path of progress in… Read More ›

Ash to Ash

“Should Rama look at you with His angry blazing eyes, you, O Rakshasa, would be burned to death in an instant, just as Manmadha [Cupid] was by Rudra [Shiva].” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Aranya Kand, 56.10) This… Read More ›

Praiseworthy

“In one who has unflinching devotional faith in Krishna, all the good qualities of Krishna and the demigods are consistently manifest.” (Shrimad Bhagavatam, 5.18.12) Sita Devi, the wife of Lord Rama, and the female sage Anasuya, mother of Dattatreya and… Read More ›

The Destroyer

“…At the end of the millennium, the Lord Himself in the form of Rudra (Shiva), the destroyer, will annihilate the complete creation as the wind displaces the clouds.” (Shrimad Bhagavatam, 2.10.43) Scriptures of all major religions deal with the issue… Read More ›