Rama

Starting from March 31, 2014, Ramayana will be recited/read for nine days at several temples and holy places around the world, culminating in the auspicious Rama Navami (birthday of Sri Rama) on April 8. In commemoration of this auspicious time …

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1. In which season in Vasantha Navaratri celebrated? A. Winter B. Spring C. Summer 2. What is the other name of Vasantha Navaratri? A. Sharadha Navaratri B. Paush Navaratri C. Chaitra Navaratri 3. Which goddess is worshipped during Vasantha Navaratri? …

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Lord Hanuman went to Lanka in search of Sita devi. There, after he met Sita devi, he allowed himself to be captured by Ravana’s army. In Ravana’s court, he was teased, troubled, and finally ordered to be killed. Vibhishana was …

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Of the twelve Azhwars, Kulasekara Azhwar, a great Rama Bhakta, celebrates Rama in ways that Valmiki did not. Likewise Periyazhwar celebrates Lord Krishna’s lilas. But what is more remarkable is that such a Krishna Bhakta also enjoys the lilas of Rama! Periyazhwar …

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Once when Ravana visited Sita Devi at Ashoka Vana to coax her to accede to his wishes, out of infinite compassion, the Divine Mother said, “Oh Ravana! Lack of satsang is making you act thus. Unfortunate indeed! Do you think I am …

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Who can refute the fact that it is only due to the grace of the Almighty that everything happens in this world? But this does not mean we should refrain from carrying out our duties. That will only be escapism. Nor can …

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The Divine Names that one chants are his true protection. In fact, the Divine Names serve as protection to the very owner of the Divine Name! In Krishna avatara, the Divine Name of Krishna served as a protection to Lord Krishna …

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Pages of Inspiration–Book Review Book: The Song of Rama Author: Devi Vanamali Publisher: Blue Dove Press, First Edition 2001 The Lord takes an avatara  out of mere compassion towards His creation. With Maya as His veil, the Lord mingles with …

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Attaining moksha is considered to be the highest goal of life and our scriptures prescribe various ways to reach that supreme goal. The same scriptures also emphasize that in this Kali Yuga, there is only one possible route to the …

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Once upon a time, in a forest, there lived a woman by name Sabari. She wandered about the forest, ate whatever she came across and lived more like an animal. One day, she happened to pass by a place in …

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