Archive for May, 2010

After crossing Ganga, Rama reached Chitrakuta forest

After crossing Ganga, Rama reached Chitrakuta forest

Accompanied by Sita and Lakshmana, Rama crossed the river Ganga.
Proceeding ahead in the forest, Rama reached Chitrakuta, as directed by the venerable sage Bharadvaja.

-Sri Swamiji (31.5.10)

Rama bids farewell to Sumantra

Rama bids farewell to Sumantra

At Srungiberapuram Rama bid farewell to Sumantra, a minister of the King.

-Sri Swamiji (30.5.10)

Rama befriends Guha, the leader of hunter community

Rama befriends Guha, the leader of hunter community

Moving further, Rama befriended Guha, the leader of the hunter community at Srungiberapuram on the bank of the river Ganga.

-Sri Swamiji (29.5.10)

As Sita accompanies Rama, the citizens bid farewell to Rama

As Sita accompanies Rama, the citizens bid farewell to Rama

Just as the star Rohini is always with the moon, Sita accompanied Rama.
The citizens and Dasaratha followed to some extent to bid farewell to Rama.

-Sri Swamiji (28.5.10)

Sita, the daughter of King Janaka

Sita, the daughter of King Janaka

Sita became the daughter of the King Janaka due to the divine power of illusion.
She is the repository of all virtues. She is the best of the women-kind.

-Sri Swamiji (27.5.10)

Sita, the wife of Rama

Sita, the wife of Rama

Sita is the dear wife of Rama, whom He considers as His own life.

-Sri Swamiji (26.5.10)

Lakshmana, the obedient brother accompanies Rama

Lakshmana, the obedient brother accompanies Rama

Lakkshmana, a son of Sumitra (Dasaratha’s second wife) is an obedient, dear brother of Rama.
Lakshmana accompanied Rama due to his intimate friendship with the latter.

-Sri Swamiji (25.5.10)

Rama left for forests

Rama left for forests

In accordance with His father’s command and as cherished by Kaikeyi, Rama, the hero of great valour left for the forests.

-Sri Swamiji (24.5.10)

Dasaratha sent Rama to forest

Dasaratha sent Rama to forest

Confining himself to his truthful utterance and abiding by righteousness,
Dasaratha sent His dearest son Rama to the forest to stay for 14 years.

-Sri Swamiji (23.5.10)

Kaikeyi’s request of two boons

Kaikeyi’s request of two boons

Earlier, she had two boons promised by the king.
She asked Dasaratha to give the two boons as follows:
(a) that Rama should live in the forest for 14 years and
(b) that Bharata to be coronated as the King.

-Sri Swamiji (22.5.10)

Dasaratha wishes to coronate Rama as King

Dasaratha wishes to coronate Rama as King

With a view to benefit and please the people, Dasaratha wished to coronate Rama as the King.
Kaikeyi, the third wife of Dasaratha came to know about the preparations of the celebration of Rama’s coronation.

-Sri Swamiji (21.5.10)

King Dasaratha

King Dasaratha

Rama is the eldest son of the King Dasaratha.
He is very virtuous. He is the dearest to the King.
Due to his good nature people liked Him very much.

-Sri Swamiji (20.5.10)

Thank god for what you are!

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In each single day, we smile & laugh so many times!
We never thank god after every smile !
But we do blame him for every tear we cry!!
How strange but true!!

So learn to thank god for every thing in life.
Jgd

-Appaji

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God of righteousness

God of righteousness

His charitable disposition is like that of Kubera (the deity of north side).
He is as truthful as Dharma Devata (the God of righteousness).
Rama is truly valorous. Moreover his truthful conduct is superb.
He has a vast wealth of virtues.

-Sri Swamiji (19.5.10)

Valour of Lord Vishnu

Valour of Lord Vishnu

He has as much valour as Lord Vishnu.
He is as charming as the full moon.
His righteous indignation is as fierce as the horrible fire at the time of the annihilation of the Universe.
He has as much patience as the earth.

-Sri Swamiji (18.5.10)