Rāmāyaṇa a composition by great seer & first poet Valmiki was composed as means to accomplish four human pursuits & to elucidate the meaning of Vedas ~ a salutatory article presented
वाल्मीकिजयन्तीशुभदिने अनवरतं श्रीरामकथालापिनं वाल्मीकिकोकिलमनुस्मरन् नमस्कारात्मकोऽयं लेखः प्रस्तूयते
Devī-Purāṇa traces origin of Śāradīya-devipūjā to Devas to commemorate killing of demon Ghora (Mahiṣa) by Devī & mentions of continuity of this worship as long as five elements and planets exist.
Even if the soul is reborn, by utterance of name and gotra of deceased with appropriate mantras & faith of performer, the offerings reach the departed soul as food in whichever world they abide.
Recipient of Padma Vibhushan, an outstanding archaeologist, Prof. B B Lal will always be remembered for his monumental contribution to Sri Rama Janmabhoomi case – & his works will serve as guiding light forever
Per Gaudiya aesthetics, Parakīya-bhāva, characterized by unadulterated love transgressing all scriptural injunctions & societal conventions, brings about the sentiment of madhura- rasa of highest order.
Fresh and original exposition of bhakti as a subject matter of aesthetics in his Bhagavad-Bhakti-rasāyana – the elixir of devotion.