Episode 22: Valmiki Maharishi curses a hunter!!

In the previous episode we saw that Valmiki Maharishi and his sishya (student) Sage Bharadwaja go to the banks of the river Tamasa for taking bath. This was after Sage Naarada leaves the Valmiki Ashram after narrating the “Samkshepa Ramayana” to Valmiki Maharishi. What did Valmiki Maharishi and Sage Bharadwaja do after taking bath? DidContinue reading “Episode 22: Valmiki Maharishi curses a hunter!!”

Episode 21: Valmiki Maharishi goes for a bath to the banks of River Tamasa

Till yesterday we saw the various incidents that took place as part of the “Naarada – Valmiki Samvaadham” (The conversation between Sage Naarada and Vaalmiki Maharishi). We saw that Valmiki Maharishi asked Sage Naarada a set of sixteen questions and in turn, Sage Naarada explained Lord Rama’s life in a brief, which is called asContinue reading “Episode 21: Valmiki Maharishi goes for a bath to the banks of River Tamasa”

Episode 20: From “Samkshepa Ramayana” to “Valmiki Ramayana” – The transformation!!

Till the previous episode we saw various important excerpts from the “Samkshepa Ramayana” narrated by Sage Naarada to Valmiki Maharishi. In that we saw primarily the unique physical characteristics of Lord Rama that makes Him beautiful and also His unique personal character that can be a role model for all of us today! What happenedContinue reading “Episode 20: From “Samkshepa Ramayana” to “Valmiki Ramayana” – The transformation!!”

Episode 19 – Excerpts from the “Samkshepa Ramayana” – How long is the “Rama Rajya”?

In the previous episode we experienced the different unique physical features of our beloved Bhagawan in the form of Lord Rama, as described by Sage Naarada to Valmiki Maharishi. Of course, Sage Naarada doesn’t stop with just describing His unique physical features alone and he continues to describe His specialties in various other aspects too.Continue reading “Episode 19 – Excerpts from the “Samkshepa Ramayana” – How long is the “Rama Rajya”?”

Episode – 18 – Excerpts from the “Samkshepa Ramayana” – Experiencing the beauty of Lord Rama

  In the previous episode we saw the continuation of the “Naarada-Valmiki Samvaadham” and as part of this we saw how the “Samkshepa Ramayana” was born. I had given a brief explanation about “Samkshepa Ramayana” that it comprises of 32 slokas (verses) and it narrates the entire story of Lord Rama’s life within this. InContinue reading “Episode – 18 – Excerpts from the “Samkshepa Ramayana” – Experiencing the beauty of Lord Rama”

Episode 17 – “Naarada – Valmiki Samvaadham” – Sage Naarada replies Valmiki Maharishi

Till the previous episode we saw a series of sixteen questions that Valmiki Maharishi asked Sage Narada, upon his arrival to meet him. We discussed each of the sixteen qualities in detail and also tried to relate it to the modern day leadership aspects. In today’s episode let’s continue the conversation between Sage Narada andContinue reading “Episode 17 – “Naarada – Valmiki Samvaadham” – Sage Naarada replies Valmiki Maharishi”

Episode 16 – Leadership lessons from Lord Rama’s “Kalyaana Gunas” – Significance of a “Bhakta” (Devotee)

In the previous episode while continuing our discussion on the sixteen “Kalyaana Gunas” (Noble Qualities) of Lord Rama, we witnessed the significance of the “Aatman” or the “Inner Soul” of every living being in this world. In due course of that discussion we also emphasised that we should give equal importance to our Aatman andContinue reading “Episode 16 – Leadership lessons from Lord Rama’s “Kalyaana Gunas” – Significance of a “Bhakta” (Devotee)”

Episode 15 – Leadership lessons from Lord Rama’s “Kalyaana Gunas” – Significance of the “Aatman” (Inner Soul)

In the last episode, we saw three very important noble qualities that are to be inherited within an ideal leader, and how significant are they in modern-day life. Today we shall continue this discussion forward by talking about a couple of very important noble qualities and how significant are they in the context of modern-day leadership. Aatmavaankaha –Continue reading “Episode 15 – Leadership lessons from Lord Rama’s “Kalyaana Gunas” – Significance of the “Aatman” (Inner Soul)”

Episode 14 – Leadership lessons from Lord Rama’s “Kalyaana Gunas” (Contd.)

In the past three episodes we’ve so far seen eight of the sixteen “Kalyaana Gunas” (Noble Qualities) of Lord Rama, as described by Valmiki Maharishi, as part of the “Narada-Valmiki Samvaadham”. All these qualities that we’re seeing as part of this, are extremely important in terms of modern day leadership. In today’s episode we shallContinue reading “Episode 14 – Leadership lessons from Lord Rama’s “Kalyaana Gunas” (Contd.)”

Episode 13 – Leadership lessons from Lord Rama’s “Kalyaana Gunas” (Contd.)

So far we’ve seen five of the sixteen “Kalyaana Gunas” (Noble qualities) of Lord Rama, from which we’re in the process of learning some important lessons for modern day leadership. Let’s look into some more from the sixteen in today’s episode:   Drudavrathaha – It means, A person who is self-determined, steadfast in his/her attitude towardsContinue reading “Episode 13 – Leadership lessons from Lord Rama’s “Kalyaana Gunas” (Contd.)”