slow and steady

Sea of Sorrow

“Having thus considered many kinds of troubling thoughts within his mind again and again, that elephant among monkeys could not cross over his despair.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 13.48) evam bahu vidham duhkham manasā dhārayan muhuḥ || na adhyagacchat tadā… Read More ›

If At First You Don’t Succeed

“Indeed, perseverance is what always propels one to pursue all profitable objects. It makes the actions it inspires in living beings successful.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 12.11) anirvedo hi satatam sarva artheṣu pravartakaḥ | karoti saphalam jantoḥ karma yac… Read More ›