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“The wise ladies taught them how to play the wedding games. Winning and losing, they made accusations and gave a ribbing to both queens.” (Janaki Mangala, 150) juā khelāvana kautuka kīnha sayāninha | jīti hāri misa dehiṃ gāri duhu rāninha… Read More ›

Feeling Like Family

“The clever ladies taught the bride and groom all the rituals. Giving curses to the other party in fun, feeding morsels of food to each one equally, they are very happy.” (Janaki Mangala, 149) catura nāri bara kunvarihi rīti sikhāvahin… Read More ›

Son of the Earth

“At that time, Sita’s brother came there from the earth. Performing the rituals and giving blessings, he made himself known.” (Janaki Mangala, 148) siya bhrātā ke samaya bhoma tahan āyau | durīdurā kari negu sunāta janāyau || Download this episode… Read More ›

Not For Me

“Looking at the bride and groom, they again and again gave away clothes and jewels in charity. There is no way to explain the happy feelings and jovial nature of that day.” (Janaki Mangala, 147) nirakhi nichāvara karahi basana mani… Read More ›

To Do Good For All

“As the marriage ceremony happened like this, the three worlds were in happiness. The munis gave their blessings and the demigods rained down flowers.” (Janaki Mangala, 145) Download this episode (right click and save) ehi bidhi bhayo bivāha uchāha tihūm̐… Read More ›

The Uniqueness of Bhakti

“Applying the sindura, performing the homa, offering rice, circumambulating the fire, touching the stone – in doing all of this the enchanting murti of the dark-skinned groom stole the mind.” (Janaki Mangala, Chand 18.2) Download this episode (right click and… Read More ›

Like Father Like Daughter

“Applying the sindura, performing the homa, offering rice, circumambulating the fire, touching the stone – in doing all of this the enchanting murti of the dark-skinned groom stole the mind.” (Janaki Mangala, Chand 18.2) Download this episode (right click and… Read More ›

Still I Stand

“Applying the sindura, performing the homa, offering rice, circumambulating the fire, touching the stone – in doing all of this the enchanting murti of the dark-skinned groom stole the mind.” (Janaki Mangala, Chand 18.2) Download this episode (right click and… Read More ›