The inauguration of Sri Rama Mandiram in Ayodhya sparked a resurgence of Bhakti among millions of Hindus prompting them to connect to their roots, thus making true the prophecy that so long as the mountains exist & rivers flow, Ramayana will flourish
As we witness the momentous occasion of Pranpratishtha of Rama Mandir in Ayodhya today, author pauses to reflect on Rama’s PAdukA through the Divine Odyssey of Paduka Sahasram by Swami Vedanta Desika
Andal’s Thiruppavai, a symphony of bhakti, turns each Uṣā into a divine melody with immense ātmānubhūti during Margazhi. From captivating kīṭabhṛṅganyāyaḥ to Godha’s poignant śaraṇāgati, it’s a celebration of Prem & śraddhā
This article resonates with the soul of Bharatam, where Kṛpālu (benevolent) kings were not just rulers but embodiments of kṛtajñatā (generosity). King Raghu’s audacious pursuit of gold coins to honor a Brahmana’s dedication, Kautsa’s humble acceptance of just what he needed, and King Nala’s unwavering karuṇā weave the tapestry of dāna & praapti, rooted deeply in our ancient Sanskriti.
Dhruva’s unwavering bhakti & Narada’s guidance teach us that an Acharya’s blessings pave the way to success while the tale of Mahabali reminds us that heedless of an Archarya’s counsel can lead to unforeseen consequences
Kalidasa’s Raghuvamsham is a divine masterpiece of poetic verses painted in hues of Viraha and Vedana (pain of separation) that transcends the boundaries of mortal love