Hari Om After thorough reading and understanding of the complete Valmiki Ramayana, one would truly appreciate and love the character of the great Hanumanji, the son of the Wind God. There are many great things which one has to learn and adopt from Lord Hanuman. It is extremely impossible to explain or capture by writing … Continue reading Life Lessons to Learn from Lord Hanuman
Hari Om Sri Rama Jayam! Paramacharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam (Sri Mahaperiavaa) in his inimitable simple language has said "There are two powerful 'Taraka Namas'. One is Aum and another is Ramá. All mantras have to be prefixed with Aum for obtaining the benefits of those mantras, whereas there is no need to prefix Aum … Continue reading Rama Nama is the Most Powerful Mantra — From the Thoughts of Sri Mahaperiavaa (Kanchi Paramacharya)
Hari Om According to Vedic cosmology, there is no absolute start to time, as it is considered infinite and cyclic. Also, the space and universe has neither start nor end, rather it is cyclical. The current universe is just the start of a present cycle preceded by an infinite (countless) number of universes and to … Continue reading Parallel Universe and Cyclic Time — Can Mahabharata and Ramayana happen again? Will Maha Vishnu incarnate himself as Lord Rama and Lord Krishna again?
Hari Om Sri Panchamukha Hanumanji, is a representation of Anjaneya, showing five faces, in different directions. It is based on an episode in the Ramayana, where Lord Hanumanji assumes the form to kill, Ahiravana, the king of Pathala, and Ravan’s brother. Apparently when Indrajit was killed, and Ravana was losing the battle against Sri Rama, … Continue reading Sri Panchamukha Hanuman
Hari Om The Ramayana is one of the great epics of Hinduism. This powerful mythology, written by Sage. Valmiki under the instructions of Sage Narada, imparts many treasured lessons on the importance of ‘dharma’, karma, loyalty, commitment to parents and duty towards citizens. There are however, some lesser known parts from this great epic. Hanuman – Incarnation of Lord Shiva … Continue reading Untold Stories from Ramayana
Hari Om Tulsidas, is an ardent devotee of Lord Rama who composed the Ramcharitmanas which is an Awadhi(hindi-like) version of Ramayana. He was born in Rajpur in the Banda district of Uttar Pradesh in the 16th century. Tulsidas is often considered an incarnation of Sage Valmiki and played a crucial role in the life of … Continue reading Tulsidas’s encounter with Lord Rama
Hari Om 1. Good always prevails over Evil In the Ramayana, Goddess Sita is manipulated and lured by evil plans of Ravana. Despite all his wicked plotting, in the end Lord Rama wins back Sita. Irrespective of his extreme wealth, strength, power and blessings from God Shiva himself, Ravana was killed by Lord Rama, for … Continue reading Top 10 Teachings from the Ramayana
Adithya Hrudayam (The heart of the Sun God) Possibly this prayer is the greatest addressed to the Sun God and takes place in Ramayana's Yudha Kanda. Lord Rama was unable to kill him after an endless battle with Ravana and was tired and perplexed. At that time the devas who have gathered in the sky … Continue reading Adithya Hrudayam (by Sage Agasthya) with Meaning