Episode 38 – Arrival of the “Paayasam” – The interesting split!

In the previous episode we witnessed that Lord Vishnu, upon the request of the Devas and Lord Brahma decides to incarnate again in this world in order to restore the “Dharma” (Righteousness) amongst the people. We also saw how He planned to incarnate – In the form of four sons to King Dasharata along withContinue reading “Episode 38 – Arrival of the “Paayasam” – The interesting split!”

Episode 37 – Lord Vishnu decides to re-incarnate in this world!

In the previous episode we saw that King Dasharata in Ayodhya, is ready to commence the “Puthra-Kaameshti Yaaga” at the northern banks of the river Sarayu. He’s about to begin and at this time, all the Devas (Celestial Beings) along with Lord Brahma, represent themselves to Lord Vishnu on the evil activities done by theContinue reading “Episode 37 – Lord Vishnu decides to re-incarnate in this world!”

Episode 36 – The “Puthra-Kaameshti Yaaga” begins!! Devas request Lord Vishnu to incarnate!

In the last couple of episodes we witnessed the significance of performing our spiritual practices regularly. Now, we shall continue with what happened further at Ayodhya after the arrival of all the sages and kings from various kingdoms. “Sambhaaraaha sampriyandhaanthe turakashcha vimuchyathaam!” Thus, as the horse returned back successfully to Ayodhya, all the other kingsContinue reading “Episode 36 – The “Puthra-Kaameshti Yaaga” begins!! Devas request Lord Vishnu to incarnate!”

Episode 35 – Why should we perform our spiritual practices regularly? An important message for Shri Ramanavami!

On this wonderful occasion of Shri Ramanavami day, I extend my warm greetings to all of you who continue to read this blog series worldwide. On this auspicious day, let us together pray to the feet of Goddess Sita Devi and Lord Rama for their abundant blessings to this world to maintain peace and happiness!Continue reading “Episode 35 – Why should we perform our spiritual practices regularly? An important message for Shri Ramanavami!”

Episode 34 – Performing our regular Spiritual Practices – A food for thought!!

In the previous episode we witnessed that King Dasharata pays heed to the advice given by his minister Sumanthra and his “Guru”, Sage Vasishta to perform the “Puthra-Kaameshti Yaaga” and approaches Romapada, the king of his neighboring state, Anga Desha for bringing Sage Rishyashringa. Accordingly King Romapada was very happy at Dasharata’s request and heContinue reading “Episode 34 – Performing our regular Spiritual Practices – A food for thought!!”

Episode 33: King Dasharata to perform the “Puthra-Kaameshti” Yaaga

In the previous episode we witnessed that King Dasharata and the entire city of Ayodhya was deeply concerned because he was childless for a long period of time. Worries were growing as to who would succeed the Ayodhya kingdom after Dasharata. At that moment, one of his able ministers – Sumanthra proposed the idea of doingContinue reading “Episode 33: King Dasharata to perform the “Puthra-Kaameshti” Yaaga”

Episode 32 – Sumanthra guides King Dasharata

In the last couple of episodes, we were able to witness the beauty and the significance of the city of Ayodhya, which was the capital of the great Ikshvaaku Dynasty. Valmiki Maharishi had been mentioning numerous good things about Ayodhya, but at the end he says that there is just one worry for the kingContinue reading “Episode 32 – Sumanthra guides King Dasharata”

Episode 31 – Everything is beautiful about Ayodhya… But…

In the previous episode, we began to look into the Ramayana text written by Valmiki Maharishi and in that, we started looking into the significance and the beauty of the city of Ayodhya – The capital of the Ikshvaaku dynasty. Eventually we also saw the various kings who ruled the kingdom and subsequently a short descriptionContinue reading “Episode 31 – Everything is beautiful about Ayodhya… But…”

Episode 30: Commencing the Ramayana story – A beautiful description of the city of Ayodhya

In the previous episode we saw the beautiful and a touching description of how Lord Rama himself listens to the Ramayana story from his two little sons, Lava and Kusha. With that, we shall now move into what Lava and Kusha sang in front of Lord Rama. Today, we shall see a beautiful description ofContinue reading “Episode 30: Commencing the Ramayana story – A beautiful description of the city of Ayodhya”

Episode 29: Lord Rama listens to his own Charithra!

In the previous episode we saw how the slokas in the Valmiki Ramayana are musically aesthetic and so pleasing for the ears of a person to listen to. Also, we saw that Lava and Kusha start singing the Ramayana and Valmiki Maharishi had made sure that the children by-hearted all the 24,000 slokas. In today’sContinue reading “Episode 29: Lord Rama listens to his own Charithra!”