Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sa Mattakoyastibhakaan Paadapaan Pushpasaalinah.
Udvahannuruvegena Jagaama Vimale Ambare. -45-

While flying in the sky, He took along with him, because of the force of His thighs, trees shining with flowers and with fattened lapwing birds.

-Sri Swamiji
(June 1st, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Samutpatati Tasmimstu Vegaatte Nagarohinah.
Samhrtya Vitapaan Sarvaan Samutpetussamantatah. -44-

While He was flying up, due to that force, all trees on that mountain flew away in all directions, drawing together all their branches.

-Sri Swamiji
(May 31st, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Evamuktvaa Tu Hanumaan Vaanaraanvaanarottamah.
Utpapataatha Vegena Vegavaa Navichaarayan.
Suparnamiva Chaatmaanam Mene Sa Kapikunjarah. -43-

The best among Vaanaraas, Hanuman, spoke in this way to Vaanaraas and then without thinking about anything else, flew up with lot of vigor.
That great monkey also thought himself equal to Garuda, the king of birds.

-Sri Swamiji
(May 30th, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Yathaa Raaghavanirmuktah Sarah Svasanavikramah.
Gacchettadvadgamisyami Lankaam Raavanapaalitaam. -39

Na Hi Draksyaami Yada Taam Lankaayaam Janakaatmajaam.
Anenaiva Hi Vegena Gamisyaami Suraalayam. -40-

Yadi Vaa Trideive Sitaam Na Draksyaamakrtasramah.
Baddhvaa Raakshasaraajaanamaanayisyaami Raavanam. -41-

Sarvadhaa Krtakaaryohamesyaami Saha Sitayaa.
Aanayisyaami Vaa Lankaam Samutpaatya Saraavanaam. -42-

“I will go to the city of Lanka, ruled by Ravana just like an arrow released by Rama will go, with wind-like speed.
If I do not see the daughter of Janaka there, I will go with the same speed to the abode of gods.
If I do not see Seetha there in heaven, I will get Ravana the king of raakshasaas tied up in chains without any effort.
I will, in all events, return successfully along with Seetha or I will get Lanka along with Ravana after uprooting it.”

-Sri Swamiji
(May 29th, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Padbhyaam Drdhamavasthaanam Krtvaa Sa Kapikunjarah.
Nikuchya Karnau Hanumaanutpatisyanmahaabalah.
Vaanaraan Vaanarasreshtha Idam Vachana Mabravit. -38-

That mighty Hanuman, equal to an elephant among monkeys and the best among Vaanaraas, stood firmly with his legs, bent his ears and before flying spoke these words to the Vaanaraas.

-Sri Swamiji
(May 28th, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Maargamaalokayan Duraadurdhvam Pranihiteksanah.
Rurodha Hridaye Praanaanakaasha Mavalokayan. -37-

With his eyes raised up, seeing the way from a distance, viewing the sky, he held his breath in his heart.

-Sri Swamiji
(May 27th, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Samhritya Cha Bhujau Srimaan Tathaiva Cha Sirodharaam.
Tejassattvam Tathaa Viryamaavivesha Sa Viryavaan. -36-

Bending shoulders and neck, that mighty and glorious Hanuman, increased his energy, strength and courage.

-Sri Swamiji
(May 26th, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Baahu Samstambhayaamaasa Mahaaparighasannibhau.
Sasaada Cha Kapih Katyaam Charanau Sandhukocha Cha. -35-

Hanuman firmly supported his arms (on the mountain surface) which resembled huge iron clubs, crouched the waist and contracted his feet.

-Sri Swamiji
(May 25th, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Tasya Laangulamaaviddha Maattavegasya Vrsthatah.
Dadrse Garudeneva Hriyamaano Mahoragah. -34-

Receiving his vigor, the tail curled at his back was seen like a great serpent being stolen by Garuda.

-Sri Swamiji
(May 24th, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Aanupurvyena Vrttam Cha Laangulam Romabhischitam.
Utpatisyan Vichikshepa Pakshiraaja Ivoragam. -33-

About to fly, Hanuman jolted his tail, which was rolled into a circle from top to bottom, and which was covered with hair, just as Garuda, the king of birds would jolt a snake.

-Sri Swamiji
(May 23rd, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Dudhuve Cha Sa Romaani Chakampe Chaachalopamah.
Nanaada Sumahaanaadam Sumahaaniva Toyadah. -32-

He, who is equal to a mountain, shook his hair, quivered his body and let out a great roar like from a vast cloud.

-Sri Swamiji
(May 22nd, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Iti Vidyaadharaah Srutvaa Vachasthesaam Mahaatmanaam.
Tamaprameyam Dadrsuh Parvate Vaanararsabham. -31-

Vidyadharas thus listened to the words of those great people and looked at the incomparable Hanuman, best among Vanaras, standing on the mountain.

-Sri Swamiji
(May 21st, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Raamaartham Vaanaraartham Cha Chikirsan Karma Dushkaram.
Samudrasya Param Paaram Duspraapam Praaptumicchati. -30-

“Hanuman has decided to perform an impossible task for the sake of Rama and Vanaras, and wants to obtain the other side of ocean which is hard to obtain.”

-Sri Swamiji
(May 20th, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Esa Eparvatasankaaso Hanumaanmaarutaatmajah.
Titirsati Mahaavegam Samudram Makaraalayam. -29-

“This Hanuman, who is equal to a mountain, who is the son of Vayu, and who has great speed, wants to cross the ocean which is abode to crocodiles.”

-Sri Swamiji
(May 19th, 2013)

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Sundarakaanda – Prathamah Sargah

Susruvuscha Tadaa Sabdamrshinaam Bhaavitaatmanaam.
Chaaranaanaam Cha Siddhaanaam Sthitaanaam Vimale Ambare. -28-

Then they heard words of Charanas, Siddhas and pure hearted Rishis who were located in that clear sky.

-Sri Swamiji
(May 18th, 2013)