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The Fruit Of Suffering

“I have brought this ring, given by the high-souled Rama, for the purpose of gaining your trust. All good fortune unto you. Please have confidence that the fruit that was your distress has ended indeed.” (Hanuman speaking to Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.3) 832 more words

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Carrying Something Important

“O most fortunate one, I am a Vanara, messenger of the intelligent Rama. And behold this ring, O Devi, marked with Rama’s name.” (Hanuman speaking to Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.2) 802 more words

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Just As Fortunate

“O most fortunate one, I am a Vanara, messenger of the intelligent Rama. And behold this ring, O Devi, marked with Rama’s name.” (Hanuman speaking to Sita Devi, Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 36.2) 730 more words

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Hampi, ruins of a lost Empire

Hampi is a small village predating and situated in the ruins of Vijayanagara. A bright, sun-soaked land of stark contrasts, it stands on the spot of the ancient capital of the Vijayanagara empire straddling a piercingly green river lined with with lush vegetation amidst a sparse red rock landscape reminiscent of Utah. 1,249 more words

Destinations

Interpreter of Maladies

In Jumpa Lahiri’s short story, the monkeys most likely represent Hanuman, the Hindu “monkey” God. “We call them hanuman” as Mr. Kapasi explained to the Das family earlier on in the story, which was a clever bit of foreshadowing. 200 more words

Book Review : Saraswati's Intelligence by Vamsee Juluri

I had originally written the review for First Post where it was first published. Republishing here with their permission.

The fantasy genre is known to take a story-teller’s imagination to a pinnacle. 973 more words

Literature

Five Times Hanuman Used The Siddhis Of Yoga

“At night, on the sun having set, Maruti contracted his body. Becoming the size of a cat, he was a wonderful sight to behold.” (Valmiki Ramayana, Sundara Kand, 2.49) 997 more words

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