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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

Vairaagya and Sri Rama

Sri Gurubhyo Namaha

The Valmiki Ramayana, for the most part, describes the Lord’s avatara as a human being who is a stickler for Dharma and a paragon of Vairaagya (renunciation).  2,909 more words

Scriptural Verses And Stories

Mattancherry Palace

In the bustle of Mattancherry lies an artefact of the Portuguese overtaken by the Dutch and ultimately returned to the local rulers. It is the Mattancherry Palace, also known as the Dutch palace – although this is a misnomer as the palace is actually a legacy of the Portuguese. 264 more words

Kids

Shubh Hanuman Jayanti!

Hanuman Jayanti, which falls on the full moon day (Purnima) of the Hindu lunar month of Chaitra, is celebrated to commemorate the birth of Lord Hanumanji who is commonly depicted in the form of Vanara in the Ramayana. 215 more words