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.)”

Episode 12 – Leadership lessons from Lord Rama’s “Kalyaana Gunas” (Contd.)

In the previous episode we saw the context pertaining to Narada-Valmiki Samvaadham and as part of that, Valmiki initiates the conversation with Sage Naarada with a set of sixteen questions, indicating the sixteen important “Kalyaana Gunas” (Noble Qualities) of an ideal leader. We discussed the first two out of the sixteen qualities yesterday. Today let’sContinue reading “Episode 12 – Leadership lessons from Lord Rama’s “Kalyaana Gunas” (Contd.)”

Episode 11 – The sixteen “Kalyaana Gunas” of Lord Rama – Important lessons on Leadership

In the previous episode, we witnessed the significance of Sage Naarada and in course, we also saw the essential qualities of an “Aacharya” (Spiritual Master). Further, we saw that Valmiki Maharishi poses sixteen questions to Sage Naarada as to who is that one person living on this earth currently as an embodiment of all theContinue reading “Episode 11 – The sixteen “Kalyaana Gunas” of Lord Rama – Important lessons on Leadership”

Episode 10 – Event 1 – “Naarada – Valmiki Samvaadham” – The significance of Sage Narada

In the previous episode, we saw in brief the three main events that aided Vaalmiki Maharishi to commence writing the Ramayana – The first one being the conversation between Sage Naarada and Valmiki Maharishi, the second one being the curse given by Vaalmiki Maharishi to a hunter and the third one being the interaction betweenContinue reading “Episode 10 – Event 1 – “Naarada – Valmiki Samvaadham” – The significance of Sage Narada”

Episode 9: The commencement of Valmiki Ramayana – Three main events!!

In the previous episode we saw the significance of Lord Rama’s incarnation and with that, we thus commence the sequence of activities that lead Valmiki Maharishi to start writing the Ramayana story. There are three important events that took place. Today I shall quickly explain all the three events in brief and in further episodesContinue reading “Episode 9: The commencement of Valmiki Ramayana – Three main events!!”

Episode 8: The purpose of Lord Rama’s Incarnation

  In the previous episode we witnessed the major purposes of Bhagawan’s incarnations on this world – To protect righteous people, to destroy the evil and to restore Dharma (Righteousness) in this world. Today we shall see the importance of Lord Rama’s incarnation. Why was He born? What was the main agenda of his incarnation?Continue reading “Episode 8: The purpose of Lord Rama’s Incarnation”

Episode 7: Purposes behind “Bhagawad Avataars” – An in-depth analysis

In the previous episode we saw the significance of Valmiki Maharishi, who composed the Ramayana text with a great expertise. We also came to know yesterday about the location of Valmiki’s ashram, which is hailed and worshipped as the birthplace of Shrimad Ramayana. Starting from today, we shall go into the excerpts of the ValmikiContinue reading “Episode 7: Purposes behind “Bhagawad Avataars” – An in-depth analysis”

Episode 6: Who was this Valmiki Maharishi?

In the previous episode we saw the uniqueness of Hanuman in the entire Ramayana story and why is he affectionately worshipped as the “Rama Bhakta” and “Rama Dasa”. Further we also saw in brief about the structure of the Ramayana as an epic, written by Valmiki Maharishi in the Sanskrit language. Who was Valmiki Maharishi?Continue reading “Episode 6: Who was this Valmiki Maharishi?”

Episode 5: Hanuman – The “Center-Stage” of the Ramayana

In the previous episode we saw that between the two “Ithihaasaas” (Epics), the Ramayana occupies a special place in the Hindu Literature, due to various reasons. Of course, the Mahabhaarata has it’s own significance, however, the Ramayana is considered as an extremely sacred text in Hinduism. We shall be able to appreciate it as weContinue reading “Episode 5: Hanuman – The “Center-Stage” of the Ramayana”

Episode 4: Ramayana more significant than the Mahabhaarata?

In the previous episode we saw how and why are the “Ithihaasaas” more significant than the “Puraanaas” in the Hindu Literature. In today’s episode we shall look into yet another very important fact as to why is the Ramayana considered more significant than the Mahabhaarata.We shall see a few justifications for the above statement. TheContinue reading “Episode 4: Ramayana more significant than the Mahabhaarata?”