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A bout of fresh air in Ramayana

To retell the story of Ramayana – the holy epic that is found in almost every Hindu household, and exuberantly promoted in the television – needs a lot of courage and diligence, and it is here that Ravi, the author of the book: “The Exiled Prince” has passed the litmus test! 607 more words

Musing

Movie Review: Take One

Sita is the epitome of chastity and purity, and Indian society expects women to live by her standards. Sita has to stand the test of fire, prove her piety for having spent many a night with a man who was not her husband. 503 more words

Film

The Ecstasy of Gold

“That same lady, for whom thousands upon many thousands of monkeys have been searching everywhere, in all directions, has been found by me.” (Hanuman, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 30.3) 1,234 more words

Hare Krishna

A Garden of Eden

“Seeing that devi, situated like a divine lady in the Nandana Gardens, the Vanara then reflected over many thoughts.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 30.2)

avekṣamāṇaḥ tām devīm devatām iva nandane | … 1,049 more words

Hare Krishna

Ram

It was Lord Ram’s birthday the other day and we couldn’t have missed it if we had tried as the temple he is worshipped in locally sits about 50m from our front door. 603 more words

Gayathri Mantra For Kids and Next Gen-Prana Kishore

Gayathri Mantra For Kids and Next Gen

Universal, holy Mantra recited by any person, of any religion country, race,sex, for supreme Happiness and success in everything… 1,437 more words

Sanatana Dharma

Ramayana

Today I stumbled upon the ancient text the Ramayana – it was commissioned in the 17th century by the royal court of Rajasthan and was then split between India and Britain, and is now reunited here.

Thoughts On Being