Inducing intention into passive consciousness

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Gems from Ramayana

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Gems from Ramayana धर्मात्मा सत्यसन्धश्च रामो दाशरथिर्यदि पौरुषे च अप्रतिद्वन्द: शरैनं जहि रावणिं  प्रत्यक्ष गद्यार्थ =  हे शर: यदि  दाशरथि: राम: धर्मात्मा सत्यसन्ध: च पौरुषे अप्रतिद्वन्द्व: चास्ति , तर्हि एनम् रावणिं जहि | Context : At the end of 3 days (and nights) battle between […]

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Ravana – that decent guy. really ?

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Gems from Ramayana

This entry is part 2 of 3 in the series Gems from Ramayana   The real reason why Ravana did not use force on Sita devi. Taken from conversation between Ravana and his step brother Mahaparshva – महापार्श्व निबोध त्वम् रहस्यम् किंचिदात्मनः | चिरवृत्तम् तदाख्यास्ये यदवाप्तम् पुरा मया || “O, Mahaparsva! Know a little secret […]

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Number system in Treta Yuga

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Gems from Ramayana

This entry is part 3 of 3 in the series Gems from Ramayana These interesting slokas from Ramayana, gives an understanding of the number system used during Thretha yuga शतम् शतसहस्राणाम् कोटिमाहुर्मनीषिणः || शतम् कोटिसहस्राणाम् शङ्कुरित्यभिधीयते | 100 = Shatham 1000 = Sahasram 100,000 = ShathaSahasram (or Sahasranam Shatham or Laksham) 10^7 = Koti 10^12 […]

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