valmiki

Showing Dracula the Cross

“Smelling the fragrance of Rama and Lakshmana, like a dog smelling a tiger, certainly you will not be able to stand.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.31-32) na hi gandhamupāghrāya rāmalakṣmaṇayostvayā || śakyaṃ saṃdarśane sthātuṃ śunā… Read More ›

Preaching Strongly

“Smelling the fragrance of Rama and Lakshmana, like a dog smelling a tiger, certainly you will not be able to stand.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.31-32) na hi gandhamupāghrāya rāmalakṣmaṇayostvayā || śakyaṃ saṃdarśane sthātuṃ śunā… Read More ›

Land of the Dead

“O Rakshasa, when your Rakshasa army had been killed in Janasthana, turning it into Hatasthana [land of the dead], being powerless you committed this wicked deed.” (Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.29-30) janasthāne hatasthāne nihate rakṣasāṃ bale || aśaktena… Read More ›

Trivikrama

“My husband, who is capable of conquering the enemy, will soon take me back from you, just as Lord Vishnu took away the brilliant prosperity of the demons by using three steps.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara… Read More ›

Shripati

“My husband, who is capable of conquering the enemy, will soon take me back from you, just as Lord Vishnu took away the brilliant prosperity of the demons by using three steps.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara… Read More ›

Finding Devotees Everywhere

“That very powerful Garuda in the form of Rama will swiftly uproot the great serpents in the form of the Rakshasa kings, just as Vainateya swiftly uproots serpents.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.27-28) rākśasendramahāsarpān sa… Read More ›

Vishnu’s Carrier

“That very powerful Garuda in the form of Rama will swiftly uproot the great serpents in the form of the Rakshasa kings, just as Vainateya swiftly uproots serpents.” (Sita Devi speaking to Ravana, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 21.27-28) rākśasendramahāsarpān sa… Read More ›

Dussehra 2013

“Then a shower of flowers fell from the sky, covering Rama’s chariot, something difficult to accomplish and fascinating to see.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Yuddha Kand, 108.28) Download this episode (right click and save) nipapātāntarikṣācca puṣpavṛṣṭistadā bhuvi | kirantī raghavarathaṃ duravāpā manoharā… Read More ›